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Treatment Timing

At Burleson Orthodontics, our goal is to achieve both a great smile and a healthy bite. We place special emphasis on interceptive and preventive measures for children. The timing of treatment is very important in obtaining an ideal result and preventing future problems with tooth and jaw alignment. Periodic evaluations allow the doctor to determine how and when best to treat your child's particular needs. Assessment of facial growth and supervision of eruption of permanent teeth helps to achieve results, which may otherwise be unattainable if treatment were initiated after the jaws have completed growth. Some problems are best corrected when the patient is young and may be recommended with the objective of addressing problems before they develop into bigger ones, obtaining better jaw balance, and allowing room for eruption of permanent teeth. Treatment at the ideal time will save you time and money and help prevent tooth or jaw problems before they become more difficult and more expensive to fix.

The overriding goal of treatment in our office is to reduce the length of time that you will have your braces on. We pride ourselves on having the shortest treatment times possible and you will find that we are able to complete your orthodontic correction much faster than what is commonly anticipated. A critical part of achieving this goal is proper timing in placing your braces. Our Pre-Orthodontics Guidance Program allows us to time your treatment so that you will have your braces on the shortest amount of time possible to achieve a beautiful result and wise investment.

Guidance Program (Buzz Club)

The Pre-Orthodontics Guidance Program, or "Dr. B's Buzz Club", includes all of the examinations, the necessary radiographs to assess growth and development and skeletal jaw balance, and any indicated prescriptions regarding possible removal of baby or permanent teeth. The fee for this program will be applied to the future active treatment - there is no additional charge for this service.

Burleson Orthodontics takes pride in completing your treatment on time and in having the shortest overall treatment times. In fact, many of our patients find that their braces can be removed earlier than expected. The key is treatment timing, which Dr. Burleson takes very seriously. We will treat you and your child like we would treat our own family members, with ultimate respect for your time.

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