Commonly asked questions about orthodontics

Diving into the world of orthodontics can be overwhelming at first, but we are here to ease you into this life-changing journey. We’ve compiled answers to some of the questions we hear most from our patients at The Brace.


What is orthodontics and how does it work?

Does orthodontic treatment hurt?

How long does orthodontic treatment take?

How much does orthodontic treatment cost?

Will braces affect my speech?

Do you offer Invisalign® treatment?

How soon can I start my treatment?

Will I need to avoid any foods during orthodontic treatment?

Can I still play sports during treatment?

As an adult, am I too old for braces?

Can I choose which sort of brace I have?

How important is it to keep my teeth clean when I’m wearing braces?

What happens if my braces break?

How often do I need to come in for check-ups during treatment?

I have crowns/bridges; can I still have orthodontic treatment?

Will I have to have teeth removed?

If I am unhappy with the service or my treatment, how do I complain?

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