Starting Your New Smile
Easy & Painless
The first visit to a doctor’s office can sometimes seem intimidating, especially for kids. But, your first visit to Dietrich Orthodontics will be completely painless.
Your first visit to our orthodontic office is a chance for you to get to know us, meet Dr. Dietrich, and learn about the treatments and services we offer.
You should plan to spend at least an hour with us the first time. That’s to ensure that no one has to rush and that you have plenty of time to ask any questions you may have.
You will meet one of our treatment coordinators, who will lead you on a tour of the office. Then it’s time for some diagnostic work and an exam.
Let’s Make a Plan
Your goal for your first appointment is to help us determine what treatment you need and whether we should start now or wait until a later time. Dr. Dietrich will prescribe treatment when necessary, not before.
Our procedure starts by taking a set of photographs of the teeth in their present state, the profile and the smile. Next, we’ll take a series of digital X-ray images.
These enable us to see what’s going on underneath the gums: the position and growth of bones and joints, and the teeth that are still below the gum line.
After that, it’s time for the exam. You’ll meet Dr. Dietrich, who will look at the X-rays and photos, and perform a quick, yet careful and thorough first examination. Besides looking in your mouth, he’ll ask you some questions.
After reviewing your records, Dr. Dietrich will join you in a private consultation room to discuss your individualized and unique treatment plan.
Dr. Dietrich will point out specific areas of concern and show you what kind of corrections you can expect by showing photos and videos of similar cases.
He’ll take as much time as you need to answer your questions and decide what kind of treatment is best for you. Dr. Dietrich and hiswill then walk you through the process.
They’ll explain everything—from scheduling to expected discomfort levels, to finances and payment options.
Start Your Treatment the Same Day
The orthodontic treatment process involves a series of orthodontic visits. We value the relationship that we’ll build with you and your family throughout that process and want you to be confident that you’re receiving the best orthodontic care possible.
Once you feel like we've answered all of your questions and concerns, you can start your treatment at Dietrich Orthodontics that same day.
We value your time, and we know you want to make the most of your visit.
If you forget a question or need to review something, don’t hesitate to call us after your exam.
Our treatment coordinators are always here to assist you. When you leave our office, we think you’ll better understand how we can help you obtain the best possible smile.
So why not take the first step now—call us for a consultation!
Dr. Dietrich and the team at Dietrich Orthodontics are ready to help you get the smile of your dreams.