Common Questions

How long will I have to wear my braces or clear aligners?

As every patient is unique and will have a different route to that beautiful smile, treatment times may vary. However, Greenway Orthodontic Studio understands that patients want that beautiful smile as quickly as possible with the fewest office visits needed. This is the main reason why we chose to use the highest technologies to reduce treatment time and office visits needed by a patient while still achieving a high quality result that you deserve.

Do braces or clear aligners hurt?

There have been many advancements in Orthodontics in the past few years with one of those being lower force arch-wires. As these arch-wires apply lighter and more gentle forces to your teeth the treatment discomfort is greatly minimized. At Greenway Orthodontic Studio, we understand patients want the most comfortable treatment possible and we will go out of our way to ensure we use these patient friendly, light force arch-wires.

Will braces interfere with my school activites like sports
or playing a musical instrument?

Absolutely not. With the smooth braces we offer or clear aligners, patients should expect to continue to participate in their sporting activities or continue to play their musical instruments during treatment without any problems.

At what age should a child see an Orthodontist?

The American Association of Orthodontics recommends children are seen by an Orthodontist by the age of seven. At this complimentary appointment, Dr. Ana Ortiz will take baseline records to make sure teeth are coming in where they should and that the bones are forming correctly.

Do I need a referral from my general Dentist to make an appointment?

It is not necessary for you to need a referral to visit Greenway Orthodontic Studio. If you would like to schedule a complimentary consultation please click here or call us at (480) 448-1451.


How much do braces or clear aligners cost? Are there financing
options available?

To meet the needs of the patient, we have many different treatment options available and therefor the cost of treatment varies.  At Greenway Orthodontic Studio, you choose what type of treatment you want and what fits your budget. We also understand and are sensitive to a patients budget, therefore we offer in-house, interest free financing. One area we take pride in our office is working with our patients to make a comfortable payment plan that fits your family’s monthly budget.

Can I wear braces or clear aligners even though I have
crowns, implants and/or missing teeth?

Yes, absolutely. Many Orthodontic patients have crowns, implants and / or missing teeth and are treated to a beautiful Orthodontic result.

Do you have clear braces as a treatment option?

Yes, Greenway Orthodontic Studio offers both clear braces and clear Invisalign aligners to meet the patient needs. We also offer braces that go behind the teeth for patients who want to keep treatment discrete and hidden.

How long will I have to wear reatainers after treatment?

As Orthodontic treatment is an investment in your teeth, patients should wear their retainers for life. As time passes, retainers will be worn less and less to the point where a patient only wears them during the night. At Greenway Orthodontic Studio we ensure that your retainers fit properly so that they are comfortable and easy to wear. We also have a Life Long Retainer program we offer our patients to ensure your beautiful smiles lasts forever.



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