puyallup orthodontist

Are you in need of orthodontic treatment? Have you been delaying treatment due to health, appearance, or economic concerns? Dr. Helena Skountrianos, Dr. Bobby Virk, and the team here at Orthodontic Excellence wants to warn Puyallup residents against the dangers of delaying treatment and not seeing an orthodontist, and encourage them to begin treatment as soon as it’s needed!

5 Possible Effects of Waiting Too Long to See an Orthodontist

  1. A more painful process
  2. More complex and lengthier treatment
  3. Increased treatment costs due to increasing complexity
  4. Higher risk of infection or complications
  5. Longer recovery time

While waiting to see an orthodontist may seem like a good idea, the poor conditions of the mouth can often get worse if left untreated. Concerned about your health? Dr. Skountrianos, Dr. Virk, and the team here at Orthodontic Excellence will meet with you and evaluate your oral health before making any decisions about your treatment plan. Concerned about your appearance? That’s why we offer our patients options like Invisalign which allows patients to straighten their teeth discretely! Economic concerns? We’re happy to work with you to establish a personalized payment plan that will help you get the treatment you need, without breaking the bank. Contact us today!


Dr. Helena Skountrianos, Dr. Bobby Virk, and the team at Orthodontic Excellence are experts in orthodontia. If you have any questions pertaining to Invisalign®, Invisalign Teen®, braces and/or clear braces in the 98371 zip code area: Puyallup, North Puyallup, Summer, Alderton, McMillin, South Hill, Summit, or Waller, WA, or would like to schedule an complementary consultation with Dr. Skountrianos or Dr. Virk, contact Orthodontic Excellence at: 253.845.6784