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Why Choose Elevated Orthodontics?

When it comes to selecting an orthodontic provider to treat yourself and your family, we understand how difficult it can be. Here at Elevated Orthodontics, treating patients is not just our job, it’s our passion. Our office possesses a warm and welcoming atmosphere and you will be treated with exceptional care from the moment you walk in. We treat kids of all ages, starting around age 7, and adults…

Remember, braces aren’t just for kids! When you start treatment at Elevated Orthodontics, you don’t just become a patient – you become part of our family! We value our patients and their families and never forget that it is an honor that you have chosen us to care for you. We are confident in our ability to provide premium orthodontic care.

Dr. Rodgers is one of a few orthodontists in the area that is a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Rodgers is also trained in craniofacial orthodontics, proficient in treating special needs patients, as well as those with craniofacial anomalies. Let Dr. Rodgers and our experienced team show you how healthy and beautiful your smile can be!

With Dr. Rodgers, you never have to worry about a one-size-fits-all approach to your orthodontic care – her all-inclusive treatment plan will be customized specifically to your orthodontic needs and lifestyle. We don’t just straighten your teeth – we also help you achieve a healthy, functional bite that will last you a lifetime!

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Your First Orthodontic Visit

Your first visit to our orthodontic office is an exciting time! It’s a chance for us to get acquainted, and for you to learn about the treatments and services we offer. When you walk in the door, you may notice that our office looks similar to your regular dentist’s office; what we do here, however, is a little different – and a lot more fun! It all starts with the initial consultation.

A big part of our job on your first visit is to determine what treatment is necessary to correct any problems we may find — and whether we should begin treatment now, or wait until a later date. Our visit starts by taking a set of photographs and radiographic (x-ray) images. These enable us to see what’s going on above and also underneath the gums: the position and growth of your bones and joints, and if there are teeth that are still below the gum line that we can’t see in your mouth just yet.

We will also take a scan of your teeth. This lets us visualize an exact replica of your teeth and your bite, which helps us understand exactly what the problem is and how best to treat it.

After that, it’s time for the evaluation! Dr. Rodgers will carefully look at the photos and x-rays, and perform a thorough examination inside your mouth. Besides looking in the mouth, we may also ask questions, such as whether the jaws make noise when the mouth is opening or closing, or if there are any problems chewing or swallowing. Taken together, this information will allow us to make a proper diagnosis and finalize our treatment plan.

Following the exam, we may tell you that things are just fine — or, we may recommend treatment. Treatment might begin on the same day or at a later time, depending on the developmental stage of the teeth and jaws.

Let’s Make a Plan

There are five essential questions that we will cover during the initial examination:

  • Is there an orthodontic problem, and if so, what is it?
  • What must be done to correct the problem?
  • Will any teeth need to be removed?
  • How long will the treatment take to complete?
  • How much will the treatment cost?

When you leave our office, you will have a thorough understanding of how we can help you get the best possible smile. So why not take the first step now — call us to schedule a New Patient Consultation!

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At Elevated Orthodontics, we pride ourselves in making a real difference in our patient’s lives when it comes to their confidence, comfort, and overall oral health. To see how we can make a difference in your life too, call today or click below to schedule your first appointment!