This is a dentist who has graduated general dentistry and then graduated four years post-graduated training in orthodontics. + What is an orthodontist? + Will I need a palatal expander? + How long does treatment take? + When should my child be seen by an orthodontist? + Do you tighten my braces and will that hurt? + Does it hurt to get braces on? + Will I need permanent teeth removed? + Are all braces the same?