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Taking Photos of Your Teeth Tutorial

 

Taking Photos of Your Teeth and Face

Please use mouth retractors instead of spoons if you have them!
Submit pictures of your face (from the side, the front, and smiling) as in the photos above along with your teeth photos and add a “mouth open” shot as in the photos below.
**If you are in Invisalign treatment, please take TWO sets of photos: one with your aligners on and one without. Please email us both sets**

 

Taking photos of your teeth examples

 

Special Message from Lindsay

Hi, everyone!

I’m Lindsay, the treatment coordinator at Gorton & Schmohl Orthodontics. We wanted to let all our patients know that we are here for you guys during this tough time! You can still reach us by phone or text, email or video. I’ll be showing you this tutorial to use for taking photos of your teeth that you can send to us for evaluation.

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