We want you to feel confident about visiting OPD Smiles for ongoing care.

That’s why we are always happy to answer any questions you may have. To get you started, here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about pediatric dentistry and orthodontics.


FAQs about pediatric dentistry

What’s the difference between a pediatric dentist and a family dentist?

When should my child visit the dentist’s office for the first time?

Are baby teeth really that important?

Should I be worried if my child sucks their thumb?

Will you take my dental insurance?

FAQs about orthodontic treatment

What ages do you see for orthodontic treatment?

Why do orthodontic problems happen in the first place?

When should my child have an orthodontic consultation?

Are braces just for kids?

How long will orthodontic treatment take?

I don’t want to wear metal braces. Is there another option?

How much does Invisalign® treatment cost?

I used to have braces, but my teeth have shifted. Can I still get Invisalign® treatment?

I have veneers and crowns. Will Invisalign® treatment still work?

I have bridgework on several teeth. Can I still get Invisalign® treatment?

Is Invisalign® treatment painful?

How much will braces cost?

How long does treatment with braces take?

Will I have to wear a retainer?

Can I wear my retainer for TOO long?

Still have questions?

Our team is happy to help. Give us a call at (972) 646-7774 or ask us during your initial consultation at our office.

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