Do I need to be referred by a general Dentist

smile2Most people are referred by their dentist and this is a good idea as the teeth and gums need to be healthy to carry out orthodontic treatment. If we see you without a referral, you might need to see a general dentist for some initial work before we can start your orthodontic treatment.

There are many specialist areas and different treatment alternatives in dentistry today. Some problems are best treated with other techniques such as crowns, veneers or implants. Your general dentist can advise you whether orthodontic treatment is best option for you