Here at Merna Tajaddod Orthodontics, Dr. Tajaddod and her orthodontic staff are always excited to meet new patients during their first visit to our office. Your initial complimentary orthodontic appointment will consist of an: · Office tour · Thorough examination · Discussion of potential treatment options · Review of financial options
This important 30-45 minute visit will give us insight into your orthodontic needs. We know your time is valuable, so to expedite treatment, we may also reserve time following the exam for diagnostic records.
The records include a few additional X-rays and impressions for study models, and are necessary for developing and confirming the final treatment plan.
During the initial examination for each patient, Dr. Tajaddod and our staff will address the following questions that cover the basics of orthodontic treatment, we also encourage patients to ask any questions that may surface throughout the initial examination. · Is there a condition that orthodontic treatment can address? · Is treatment needed now or should treatment be delayed until appropriate growth, tooth eruption or other factors have occurred? · Can Invisalignor Clear Braces be used to correct the problem? · Do any permanent teeth need to be removed? · How long will treatment take? · How much will it cost? · What are my payment options?
Some of these questions, Dr. Tajaddod will be able to answer during the initial examination; we will address specific areas after careful analysis of the diagnostic records. Dr. Tajaddod feels that it is important to analyze each patient's specific needs, because in-depth planning leads to superior results and higher patient satisfaction.
We insist that our patients leave the office with a clear understanding of their specific needs, what the treatment will consist of and how long it will take. Please assist us by providing the following information at the time of your first visit: · Any panoramic X-ray taken within the past six months. · If you have orthodontic insurance, bring your insurance card. By providing this information at the first visit, we will be able to give you an estimate of your costs.