First Visit

Prior to your first appointment at Benko Orthodontics, you are provided a packet of information, including a brochure, a patient information form, and insurance forms (if applicable). Please complete the forms and bring them with you to your appointment. We look forward to meeting you on your first visit to our office!

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What To Expect

During your complimentary consultation, we help you get acquainted with our office and learn about your orthodontic treatment. We understand that each patient’s orthodontic treatment is different, and we promise to give you the personal attention you deserve. Your first orthodontic visit will consist of a comprehensive examination conducted by Dr. Dane Benko, panoramic x-rays and discussion of potential treatment options.

This important visit will address your orthodontic needs to determine if this is the proper time to begin treatment. We will provide you with goals for your treatment and our treatment coordinator will meet with you to discuss the estimated cost as well as flexible payment plan options, and comprehensive strategies for caring for your orthodontic appliances and your mouth, gums, and teeth during the treatment period.

Scheduling Additional Appointments

The approximate duration for additional appointments during your orthodontic treatment are listed below. Your scheduled appointment time has been reserved specifically for you. We do our best to accommodate your busy school or work schedules, therefore we request 24-hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule. We are aware that unforeseen events sometimes require missing an appointment, and appreciate your cooperation. Late arrivals may also be asked to reschedule. For your added convenience, we offer extended evening hours on Monday and Tuesday each week.

Estimated Appointment Times:

  • New Patient Exam – 60 to 90 minutes
  • Banding / Bonding (placing your braces) – 2 hours
  • De-banding (removing braces) – 90 minutes
  • Adjustment Appointment – 15 to 20 minutes
  • Retainer Check-ups – 10 minutes