- Comfort – Are you comfortable talking with the doctor? Do you like going to his or her office? What about the staff, do you like them? Once you commit to working with an orthodontist you will likely be spending a good bit of time at their office so you want to make sure you enjoy it!
- Treatment Plan – Do you feel comfortable with what the doctor is suggesting? Did he or she give you different options to consider? All orthodontists are highly trained, but this doesn’t mean their approach to care is always the same. Just like a team who plays a sport, their goal is to win, but how they get there can vary team to team based on many factors.
- Cost – How much do braces cost? That is a huge question that nearly everyone wants to know! This question doesn’t always have a simple answer and can vary based on a case and from office to office. This is why most orthodontists offer a free consultation to examine you or your child to see what the case looks like and can give you an estimate following this meeting.
Have you heard?! We have a new location in Chester, VA! The addition of this office means Bates Orthodontics will be even better suited to serve the Richmond metro area and we are excited to be able to offer appointments to patients at all three locations. If you happen to live down south and are regularly seen in the Chester office, but want to come by the West End or Mechanicsville for your next appointment, we would will be delighted to see you there!
Our one phone number, (804) 934-9292 works for scheduling at all three locations.