Potomac, Maryland
10122 River Rd. #210
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-3993

3 Qualities to Look for in a Good Orthodontist January 17, 2018

Potomac, Montgomery
3 Qualities to Look for in a Good Orthodontist, Potomac, Maryland

For most children, orthodontic treatment is a part of adolescence. It can be an intricate procedure with varying time frames, which is why it’s important to find an orthodontist you like. Building a positive long-term relationship can significantly affect your child’s oral health, and by finding a preferred office, you can count on reliable assistance throughout the treatment duration. If you’re looking for an orthodontist, focus on the qualities below.

3 Traits to Look for in an Orthodontist

1. Experience

Orthodontic treatment can be extremely complex, and every patient’s mouth is unique. To ensure you or your child are receiving the best treatment, find an orthodontist with extensive experience. They should have viable training credentials and proof of any specializations their office provides. Likewise, they should have experience treating many adolescent and adult patients.

2. Treatment Options

orthodontist-rad-orthodonticsOrthodontic treatment can be different for everyone, depending on their condition, age, and preference. For instance, if you prefer Invisalign®, find an office offering it. The same is applicable for traditional and discreet braces options. They should also use a variety of technologies to ensure the most effective treatment. Collectively, these options provide the most comprehensive and personalized care for your needs.

3. Availability

Because orthodontic treatment and equipment are extremely sensitive, there may be times when you have questions or when slight emergencies arise. It’s important to seek immediate treatment in some cases, which is why it’s best to have an orthodontist who will make time for you. This is also an important factor for establishing a healthy, long-term relationship.


Rad Orthodontics proudly serves residents throughout Potomac, MD, and the surrounding areas and provides reliable orthodontic treatments for patients of all ages. They use cutting-edge equipment to ensure the best service and are committed to maintaining a welcoming, comfortable environment. Call (301) 299-3993 to schedule an appointment with an orthodontist at one of their five convenient locations, and visit the website and Facebook page to learn more about the practice.

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