We understand that everyone is busy, and that your time is very valuable. We do strive to see you on time for your appointment.
Should you arrive late for an appointment, if time permits, we will attempt to treat you. However, we may not be able to complete all of the scheduled procedures and may need to reschedule to a time that’s suitable for you.
As we strive to see all of our patients on time, you may be required, in some instances, to reschedule your appointment.
Please allow the following time for each appointment type:
- Initial Visit (including initial records and consultation): 30 minutes
- Treatment plan, if not a part of the initial visit: 30 minutes
- Scan: 30 minutes
- Braces Appointment: Allow 60 minutes. At this appointment we give you lots of instructions. How we put the braces on and what to expect. Then after your braces are on we show you how to look after them and yourself.
- Adjustments: 15 to 20 minutes
Appointment are generally 6-8 weeks apart for adjustments. it is imperative that you do not miss a scheduled appointment.
Without continual checks there is the potential to develop caries and gum problems.
If there has been a breakage this can increase these risks and move the teeth in an undesirable fashion.
Missed appointments also delay treatment. We do, however, realize that some circumstances cannot be avoided, and you will occasionally need to reschedule.
Please advise the staff as soon as possible if you need to reschedule your appointment