Adolescent Treatment/Phase II Treatment

Each patient’s orthodontic condition requires a treatment plan based on a specialized diagnosis of the case. The treatment process involves X-rays, photographs, and occasionally dental impressions. Orthodontics has one aim: to use gentle pressure to move teeth into proper alignment. Treatment time varies depending on age, patient compliance and the severity of the condition. Generally, treatment lasts 18-24 months and is facilitated by ideal patient cooperation.