How to Choose an Orthodontist
Malocclusion problems are a common dental concern, so most people require the care of an orthodontist at some point. It is important to find an orthodontist who will work to make treatment comfortable, convenient, and effective. But finding the right doctor can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for in an orthodontist.
There are several key factors that patients should consider when choosing an orthodontist, and we believe that Dr. Kellyn Hodges excels in all these areas. Her experience, commitment to care, and the variety of services she provides makes her an excellent choice for patients in Philadelphia, PA, Bala Cynwyd, PA, Bensalem, PA, and surrounding areas.
Experience and Education
First and foremost, it is important to know that an orthodontist has the knowledge and experience to provide quality care. Orthodontics is a specialized field that requires extensive training. Dr. Hodges not only has a degree in orthodontics, but she also has years of additional education beyond dental school.
Her experience and expertise set her apart in the field. Dr. Hodges has even been recognized by her colleagues as one of the top-rated orthodontists in Philadelphia Magazine and Main Line Today.
Expertise is vital to the success of orthodontic treatment, but personalized care is what can truly make an orthodontic experience great. On average, orthodontic treatment takes around 18 months, so it is important to choose an orthodontist that will make that time comfortable and pleasant.
Dr. Hodges offers many amenities that create a positive experience for our patients, including:
- Inviting staff
- Comfortable office setting
- Tailored treatment for patients of all ages
- Assistance in English, Spanish, Arabic, and Nepali
- Ortho bucks reward system
- Patient referral system that can earn free braces
Variety of Treatment Options
Many people do not realize how many orthodontic treatment options there are. Finding an orthodontist who offers several different techniques can be extremely beneficial. Personalized treatment can improve the efficiency, speed, and comfort of orthodontic care.
Dr. Hodges looks at orthodontics as an art form. Her job is to straighten the teeth, but she considers the best way to do that based on the overall appearance of the smile, how the smile affects the face, and the unique needs and desires of each patient.
To provide each of our patients with a treatment plan that works best for them, she offers a range of services:
- Traditional braces
- Clear braces
- Fast acting adult braces
- Wilckodontics® system
- Retainers only treatment
Finances are a practical consideration that must be factored in when choosing an orthodontist. To make orthodontic care an affordable option for patients, Dr. Hodges accepts several different insurance plans. In addition, she offers many other finance plan options. Our office staff is happy to work with patients to choose a financing option that works best within their budget.
If you are looking for an experienced and dedicated orthodontist, you will find what you are looking for in Dr. Kellyn Hodges. To learn more about the orthodontic services we provide, send us a message at your earliest convenience or call (610) 617-0700 to schedule an appointment. We serve patients in Philadelphia, Bala Cynwyd, Bensalem, and surrounding areas.