Orthodontic Frequently Asked Questions in San Antonio, TX

Welcome to VK Orthodontics, where Dr. Saritha Chary-Reddy, our experienced orthodontist, is dedicated to providing you with top-notch orthodontic care. Below, we have answered some frequently asked questions to help you understand more about our orthodontic services in San Antonio, Texas.

  1. What is orthodontics?
    Orthodontics is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on diagnosing, preventing and correcting dental and facial irregularities. We use various appliances, like braces or aligners, to help achieve a beautiful, healthy smile.
  2. Why should I consider orthodontic treatment?
    Orthodontic treatment not only enhances the aesthetics of your smile but also improves oral health by correcting bite issues, reducing the risk of gum disease and preventing tooth decay.
  3. What age is suitable for orthodontic treatment?
    Orthodontic treatment is effective at any age. Children, teenagers and adults can all benefit from it. We offer personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique needs.
  4. How long does treatment take?
    The duration varies depending on the complexity of your case. On average, treatment can last from 12 to 24 months. Dr. Reddy will provide a more accurate estimate during your consultation.
  5. Do orthodontic treatments hurt?
    You may experience some discomfort when adjustments are made to your braces or aligners, but it is manageable. Our team will provide guidance on managing any discomfort.
  6. How much does orthodontic treatment cost?
    Costs vary depending on the type of treatment and your specific needs. We offer flexible payment plans and will work with you to make orthodontic care affordable.

Ready to start your journey to a straighter, healthier smile? Contact us today at 210-496-6262 to schedule your consultation.