FAQs

Is my child too young to be seen by an orthodontist?

Your child may be too young to start orthodontic treatment, but it’s never too early to be seen.

How often would my child need to be seen once orthodontic treatment starts?

Appointments would be scheduled every three to five weeks.

Would my child need to be excused from school for appointments?

Certain appointments require scheduling during school hours.  These appointments would include the application of orthodontic appliances, removal of orthodontic appliances or repair of broken appliances.  Most visits to the office are scheduled for after school hours.

Should my child see his dentist while he has braces?

Yes, most definitely!  We strongly encourage you to continue to see your dentist for regular check-ups.

What are your office hours?

We are open Monday through Thursday.
Monday: 2p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday open at 10 a.m. with the last appointment scheduled at 4:30.  During the school year we are open one Saturday morning a month.  Summer hours: Monday remains the same, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9a.m. -3p.m.

What happens if my child has an emergency after hours?

Call our office number, 508-697-3315 and follow the prompts for emergency contact.

Is your office handicap accessible and is Dr. Hodge-Spencer experienced treating children with special needs?

Yes, the office is handicap accessible.  Dr. Hodge was treating orthodontist at the Mass. Hospital School in Canton for many years.

Does your office offer Invisalign?
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Yes, we do offer Invisalign as one of our treatment options

Do you treat adult patients?

Yes, we have many adults of all ages in our practice

Our Hours

We have the following office hours Monday through Thursday:

Monday and Wednesday: 2:00p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
(For your convenience, we have added evening hours on Wednesdays during the school year.)

Tuesday, and Thursday open at 10 a.m. with the last appointment scheduled at 4:30.

During the school year we are open one Saturday morning a month.

Summer hours: Monday remains the same, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9a.m. -3p.m.