At your first visit to our office we would like you to find out as much as possible about your teeth and about our office. We will gather some information from you and carefully listen to what you would hope to achieve with treatment. Dr. Heinemann will perform a through visual examination of your teeth and bite
. We will be able to tell you if an orthodontic problem exists and a general idea as to the type of treatment necessary. The treatment can be limited, intermediate, partial or full depending on the severity of the problem and your age. You will also receive an estimated treatment time and fee. Orthodontic records: Impressions of your teeth, x-rays and photographs are diagnostic tools that help Dr. Heinemann provides a thorough diagnosis and the best possible treatment for you. Usually this step can be performed the same day of your exam.