Waukesha/Brookfield

20855 Watertown Rd. Suite 240

Waukesha, WI 53186-1873

(262) 798-1421

New Berlin

15855 W. National Ave. Suite 106

New Berlin, WI 53151

(262) 784-4050

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Myths of Orthodontics

The stereotypical braces wearer – in middle school, with a mouth full of metal brackets – has led to numerous myths about orthodontics that discourage many people from getting the dental care they need. the doctor and our staff would like to put some of these myths to rest.

Myth 1: Orthodontic treatment is for kids. Although teenagers often visit the orthodontist to get braces, adults represent a growing proportion of orthodontic patients. Whether you’re eight or 80, a consultation with an orthodontist can identify problems with your teeth, jaws, or bite that can be corrected by orthodontic interventions.

Myth 2: Traditional, metal braces are my only option. Advances in orthodontic technology have rendered improved braces and other orthodontic appliances that are much less noticeable than the braces of yesteryear. Ask the doctor about Invisalign® braces and other options that make sense for your situation.

Myth 3: Orthodontic treatment is only helpful for crooked teeth. Sure, a crooked smile is a common reason that patients seek orthodontic care. However, orthodontic interventions help with a range of dental health problems. From missing teeth to overbite to jaw misalignment, your orthodontist can help with many problems associated with the teeth, gums, and jaws.

Myth 4: Orthodontic treatment is too expensive. As with any medical procedure, orthodontics can be pricey. However, our Waukesha, Wisconsin team works with patients to find payment plans, insurance coverage, or other payment options that reduce the financial burden.

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Waukesha/Brookfield Orthodontic Office

Monday:

10-6

Tuesday:

8-5

Wednesday:

8-5

Thursday:

7-4

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

New Berlin Orthodontic Office

Monday:

10-6

Tuesday:

8-5

Wednesday:

8-5

Thursday:

7-4

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed