Frequently Asked Questions About Orthodontics

What is orthodontics?
What is an orthodontist?
What's the best age to visit the orthodontist?
How can I take care of my teeth if I'm wearing braces or a retainer?
What are braces?
If I get braces, how long do I have to wear them?
Do braces hurt?
Do I need to brush my teeth more often if I have braces?
If I have braces, do I still need dental checkups every six months?
Will my braces interfere with my school activities like sports, playing an instrument, or singing?
How do I schedule my next appointment?