Users' questions

How many hours do orthodontists work?

How many hours do orthodontists work?

Most orthodontists have reasonable work schedules, usually working 35–40 hours a week over four or five days. Occasionally, you might have to see patients beyond normal work hours for special appointments or emergency procedures.

How long does it take to become a orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a specialisation of general dentistry and requires three years of postgraduate study. The prerequisites are an AHPRA-registered general dental degree and a minimum of two years’ clinical experience as a dentist. Contact the institutions you are interested in for more information.

Can you have braces for 7 years?

“If you don’t have the best hygiene, you run the risk of decalcification of the teeth,” he said. Patients who keeps their teeth clean could wear braces as long as seven years and not suffer any harm, he said, but added, “Not that I would advocate that.”

Do braces work overnight?

With braces or aligners worn 20-22 hours per day, we can straighten crooked teeth, close gaps between teeth, correct overbites and underbites, and much more. Wearing an invisible aligner only at nighttime to correct your teeth is like having a broken foot and wearing a cast only when you sleep.

Who is the orthodontist at Brazeau in Wenatchee WA?

At Brazeau Orthodontics, Dr. Lisamarie Brazeau ensures you achieve your best smile: one that’s healthy, stable, and offers ultimate function while allowing your personality to shine! Along with her team, Dr. Brazeau has created a practice that’s served the Wenatchee Valley since 2004.

What kind of braces does Dr Brazeau use?

Dr. Brazeau has been voted as a 2017 Elite Provider of Invisalign and Invisalign Teen clear aligners — a comfortable, convenient, and aesthetic way to get the smile you’ve always wanted without the hassle of metal brackets and wires! In-Ovation self-ligating braces provide you with an amazing orthodontic experience!

Do you wear retainers at night at Brazeau?

It’s been several years now since my orthodontic work was completed, and all is well. Wearing retainers at night is critical to maintain straight teeth, and in doing so, my teeth are as straight as the day the work was completed. I would highly recommend Brazeau Orthodontics to anyone interested in the best experience possible.” ~ Ken T.