Braces and Invisalign | Tyler and Lindale TX | Stephens & Stephens Orthodontics

3707 Brookside Dr. | Tyler, TX 75701 | (903) 561-7861
410 Eagle Spirit Dr. | Lindale, TX 75771 | (903) 882-8513

Office Visits

Complimentary Exam

At this initial visit you will meet with our treatment coordinator, who will explain our examination process and treatment protocol. You will then meet Dr. Marvin or Dr. Cory who will thoroughly examine your mouth to determine what treatment(s) he recommends to accomplish the results you desire. Together, the treatment coordinator and Dr. Stephens will show you and give you what you can expect and give you an estimate on treatment cost and time. Our treatment coordinator can then schedule you for the diagnostic records to be made.

Diagnostic Records

Complete diagnostic records typically include plaster study models of the teeth, photos of the patient’s face and teeth, and x-rays. These records, along with the initial charting and the patient’s medical and dental history, are used to develop a custom treatment plan. They are not only helpful in tracking the progress of treatment as the teeth move under orthodontic care, but can also be used in tracking jaw growth.


Once the doctors have evaluated your records, which takes approximately 1-2 weeks, the treatment coordinator will discuss your treatment with you in detail. At this appointment, treatment cost and your financial options will also be discussed. Our office feels very strongly that all of our patients and/or parents have a clear understanding on what to expect during orthodontic treatment so you can be assured that any questions you may have will be answered at the consultation appointment.

Regular Appointments

The appointment when you get your braces generally takes 1-2 hours. You will then start seeing us at regular intervals 6-8 weeks apart for an adjustment, which can take 20-40 minutes. Our doctors and staff make every effort to be on time to keep the practice running smoothly, therefore our patients are seen by appointment only.


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Tyler Office

3707 Brookside Dr.
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone: (903) 561-7861
Fax: (903) 561-2431

Lindale Office

410 Eagle Spirit Dr.
Lindale, TX 75771-3300
Phone: (903) 882-8513

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