Frequently Asked Questions

Orthodontic Q&A Read Answers to Common Ortho Questions

Head Orthodontics offers orthodontic treatment for youths, teens, and adults. Below are some frequently asked questions about orthodontics and their related answers.  If you have any additional questions, please call our office.  To accelerate your understanding and learn more about specific treatment options, consider scheduling a free initial orthodontic consultation appointment with Dr. Head.  

  • Orthodontics is the field of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities.

  • An orthodontist is a specialist who has completed an advanced education program following dental school to learn the special skills required to manage tooth movement and guide facial development.