Straight teeth are hugely desirable in our culture, but who is the right doctor to straighten a dental patient’s teeth with braces?
One general dentist, who refers out all orthodontia cases said, “I believe that only a good orthodontist can get really good, long-lasting results.”
Another general dentist, who refers out very few cases said, “I do all my own orthodontics and I believe the average general dentist is fully capable. It’s just that at dental school it is instilled in us to refer and not touch it!”
The Wealthy Dentist conducted a survey that asked dentists what percentage of orthodontic patients they refer out.
To hear the results of the survey and how dentists responded, Click on Play —
What are your thoughts on general dentists placing braces?