Whether you’re looking for orthodontic treatment for yourself — or your family — it is essential to find the right orthodontist for you. However, you may find there are many orthodontists in your area. So how do you decide which orthodontist is the absolute best?
There are some key factors to consider when choosing an orthodontist. Let’s discuss those factors so you can feel confident and excited about moving forward with treatment.
Choosing the Right Orthodontist: 5 Things to Consider
Choosing the right provider may feel stressful. We get that! When looking for an orthodontist that fits your needs, there are five things you may want to consider, including:
Education and experience are the basic qualifications for practicing orthodontists. Orthodontists must earn an undergraduate college degree, attend dental school for four years, and complete a Master of Science in Orthodontics program.
Our team of skilled orthodontists provides custom care for every patient. Additionally, all of the superstars at Lund Orthodontics are experts in providing our patients with five-star service in a family-oriented setting. You will feel confident knowing our team has two generations of helping people achieve lasting results with orthodontics.
Office Environment and Convenience
Orthodontic treatment often requires patients to come in for regular office visits. Because you will occasionally travel to and from the office, it is essential to choose an orthodontist near your home. Also, be sure that they offer appointments that fit your family’s schedule.
Meeting the orthodontist and the staff during your initial consultation appointment is an opportunity to see how they interact with patients. Is the office clean? Comfortable? You’re going to spend a lot of time with the staff during your treatment, so you want them to be friendly, compassionate, knowledgeable, and professional.
Lund Orthodontics has three award-winning locations in Lake Stevens, Kirkland, and Snohomish that are clean, comfy, and customized for your total enjoyment. We can’t wait to roll out the red carpet for you and your family!
There are lots of orthodontic treatments available to fit your lifestyle, including traditional braces, clear ceramic braces, Invisalign, and more. Having a wealth of treatment options ensures you can choose the one that fits your needs and your budget.
As an Invisalign Diamond provider, our expertise in aligner technology is unmatched. At Lund Orthodontics, our forward-thinking orthodontists only provide innovative, top-of-the-line treatment plans, so you can be confident you’re getting premium treatment.
Knowing the cost and payment options are some of the most important factors when choosing an orthodontist. At Lund Orthodontics, we file many different insurances to serve our patient’s needs.
We believe that everyone deserves the perks of a healthy smile. That’s why our patients enjoy 0% interest-free monthly payments, no required down payment, in-house financing, and a lifetime guarantee on your service. We stand by our work and are always happy to revisit your smile if you need more attention down the road.
Most people look up online reviews of restaurants before heading out to dinner to make sure they’re going to get a good meal. You should apply the same research when searching for an orthodontist! Past patients will usually share their experiences so new patients will know what to expect. You should also contact neighbors, friends, or co-workers to see if they have any experience with providers in your area.
We have treated countless families in the communities surrounding Lake Stevens, Kirkland, and Snohomish love Lund Orthodontics! We encourage you to check out our glowing reviews on Yelp, Facebook, Google, and more!
What Happens During Your Orthodontist Consultation?
Consultation appointments are the perfect chance to ask questions and express concerns about your smile. You will first complete paperwork regarding your dental and medical history. Generally, the orthodontist will visually examine your teeth. Depending on what treatment you choose, we may also take x-rays or do 3D digital scans.
Once our superstars understand your needs, they will be able to provide you with:
- Treatment options.
- Expected treatment time frame.
- The estimated cost of care.
That’s not all that happens during your free exam! The best way to understand what happens during your consultation is to schedule an exam with Lund Orthodontics today.