Orthodontic FAQs

Choosing to start treatment is a big decision, and we want you to feel informed every step of the way. That’s why we’ve taken the time to compile some answers to commonly asked questions about orthodontics for you.

What is orthodontics?

What is a Specialist Orthodontist?

Do I need orthodontic treatment?

When should my child start orthodontic treatment?

How long does orthodontic treatment take?

Does orthodontic treatment hurt?

Am I too old for orthodontic treatment?

How much does orthodontic treatment cost?

Should I still have dental cleanings during orthodontic treatment?

Will I be able to have Invisalign® treatment?

What do I do if I lose my Invisalign® clear aligners?

Will I need a retainer?

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Orthodontic FAQS

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SmileLux Specialist Orthodontic Centre
12 Whittle Court
Knowlhill
Milton Keynes
MK5 8FT

01908 398 068 Directions & Opening times