At long last, Maggie had her orthodontist appointment today. At the recommendation of her dentist, I put her on the waiting list back in the spring. It took several tries to find an orthodontist that was taking new clients, and then the wait was many months. Unlike dentistry, orthodontic work is not free in Norway. Still, the cost is much less than in the United States, and the fee is based on the family's income.
Maggie was greatly relieved to find out that she won't need a full set of braces. Instead, they will attach rubber bands to her back teeth and attempt to correct her cross-bite in a simple manner.