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How to proceed with orthodontic treatment

1.Free of charge for initial consulting for 30 to 40 minutes

  • Appointments by phone or on the website are necessary.
  • General treatment contents, period and cost will be explained after consulting with the patients and diagnosing the condition of mouth and face. Questions, concerns and requests by the patients will be discussed at this time.
  • After the above explanation, necessary complete examination for diagnosing will be performed upon request.

2.Complete examination for one hour

  • Complete examination for one hour
  • X-ray for front face, side face, entire mouth, gnathic joint and each tooth.
  • Photos for inside of mouth and the face
  • Membrane form of teeth
  • Function examination (examination of jaw movement)
  • Examination of carious risk (examination if it tends to develop cavity or not)

3.Diagnosis (examination and explanation of analysis results) for 30 to 40 minutes

  • Based on the complete examination results, most appropriate treatment policies for each patient and necessary treatment period will be explained.
  • The device to use (for front or back of teeth) will be decided according to the patient's request at this time.
  • Required cost for the treatment and payment terms will be explained.

4.Teeth cleaning and brushing, dietary instruction for 30 to 40 minutes

  • Teeth cleaning using special device
  • Brushing instruction
  • Dietary instruction prevent cavity or to break the device during the treatment

5.Mounting the orthodontic device (Starting the treatment)

  • Each appointment for the upper teeth and lower teeth, not to burden the patients when mounting the orthodontic device (However, one-time appointment is available whom come from remote area upon request.)
  • One hour for mounting the device on the upper teeth
  • One hour for mounting the device on the lower teeth

6.Treatment period

  • There may be some differences according to each patient's age, teeth alignment, size of the jawbone, etc. for the teeth movement period.
    For adult's orthodontic treatment, it will take about 1 to 2.5 years. For the child's case, it may take longer considering of the condition of the jawbone growth, erupted adult tooth, and face growth.
  • Hospital visit will be once in 3 to 4 months.

7.Positioning (Removing the device)

  • The device will be removed after the teeth alignment is settled, however, to make the teeth alignment position into the bone after the treatment, the patients need to use the removable positioning device to stabilize the teeth for 1 to 2 years.
  • Whitening service will be provided upon request by the patients.
  • Hospital visit will be once in 3 to 4 months.

8.After finishing positioning (once in 6 to 12 months)

  • Check up for the teeth alignment if they had returned to the previous alignment or not, cavity or gum disease and dental articulation, and dental cleaning will be provided.

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