Patient Resources


Resource area are divided into three distinct sections.


Section one is for individuals who are considering orthodontic treatment or had been informed that they may need  treatment.  This section provides general information about orthodontic treatments- indications, benefits, risks, and costs.  This section will help patients decide if orthodontic treatment is right for them.


Go to Section One: Orthodontics, is it for me?



Section Two is for individuals who are about to undergo orthodontic treatment.  This section provides detailed descriptions of various stages of orthodontic treatment and what patients may expect during the various stages of the treatment.   Most importantly, this section provide patients with instructions on how to care for their teeth and braces during orthodontic treatment


Go to Section Two: New braces, now what?


Section Three is for patients who have completed their orthodontic treatment or patients who are near the last stages of their active treatment.  This section describes to patients how to care for and maintain the changes achieved during orthodontic treatment.  This section also delves more deeply into various orthodontic topics that patients may find interesting.


Go to Section Three: Retention and Other Topics




  1. JD Orthodontics while providing free orthodontic and dental information on this site for the benefit of the general public wishes to state that the information here is not intended to substitute for the professional advice of your own dental health professional.
  2. Please be advised to contact your own dental health professional with any questions that you may have regarding your own specific dental or orthodontic conditions.
  3. JD Orthodontics will not be held responsible for any interpretation or use of the advice or information on this site. All the information here is meant for general knowledge and not for orthodontic or dental treatment purposes.

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