You will be asked for details of your past medical and dental history, specifically those that are related to possible orthodontic problems.
The orthodontist will take impressions and do a detailed examination of your face, jaws and teeth.
To determine a course of treatment, a comprehensive x-ray and photographic investigation is usually required.
X-rays of the teeth, jaw, bones of the face as well as clinical profile photographs may be taken.
At a follow-up consultation, the exact nature of the orthodontic problem will be discussed with you. The precise nature of the treatment as well as the duration and cost will be indicated.