Orthodontic Consultation

Peter Jahn'Shahi, DDS -  - Orthodontist

Park Slope Orthodontics

Peter Jahn'Shahi, DDS

Orthodontist located in Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Jahn’Shahi helps patients throughout New York City understand their options when it comes to braces and the different options and benefits. He provides orthodontic consultations services from Park Slope Orthodontics, in Park Slope & Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, New York, ensuring each patient gets the best braces option for his or her unique needs.

Orthodontic Consultation Q & A

What is the purpose of an orthodontic consultation?

An orthodontic consultation is the best way to learn about the options that can be used to help straighten your teeth, as well as the steps involved in treatment. Today, there are several types of braces available, and each one offers specific advantages for different types of alignment problems. Not every type of orthodontic device is ideal for every patient, and your consultation will be focused specifically on reviewing your needs. During your braces consultation, you'll learn about the different options for straightening your teeth so you can feel confident in the treatment you receive to get a beautiful, healthy-looking smile.

What kinds of braces options are available?

Today, Dr. Jahn’Shahi provides a variety of orthodontic options including traditional metal braces, clear braces, Invisalign® clear aligners, and lingual braces that are fitted to the backs of the teeth, so they're completely invisible. If you think you might need orthodontic treatment, make an appointment with Dr. Jahn’Shahi at Park Slope Orthodontics for a consultation.

How long will it take for my teeth to become straight?

That depends on the alignment issues you're facing. Many patients complete treatment within two years, but some patients require slightly more time. After Dr. Jahn’Shahi fits you with the best device to straighten and realign your teeth, you will have regular check-ups to monitor the progress and adjust or refit the treatment. When your treatment with braces is complete, you'll also need to wear a retainer to help your teeth adjust and become stable in their new positions. You'll learn more about your treatment, including the anticipated duration, during your consultation appointment.

How much will my braces cost?

Again, that depends on the type of braces you have and whether you have insurance that will cover the costs or a portion of them. Some insurance companies do not cover the full cost of orthodontic treatment, but we can help you find a payment plan or financing arrangement that helps make your treatment affordable.