Frequently Asked Questions

At Dream Smiles Orthodontics we are committed to providing each of our patients with exceptional care in order to deliver the best results possible. If you have questions about our available treatments, read a selection of our most frequently asked questions below or contact us to speak with a member of our experienced orthodontic team.  


Why should I choose Dream Smiles?

At Dream Smiles, we strive to make you feel comfortable and at home! Dr. Khara and our Dream Team of happy, caring, highly-trained professionals. 

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What services do you provide?

Currently, our orthodontic office offers the following orthodontic treatments: 

  • Invisalign® 
  • Invisalign® Teen 
  • Traditional braces 
  • Early Orthodontic Treatment 
  • Clear Braces and Colorful Braces for Kids 
  • Rapid Palatal Expanders 

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Do you offer Invisalign?

Yes! We offer Invisalign services including Invisalign First for kids, as well as Invisalign clear aligners for teens and adults. 

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What age groups do you work with?

Dream Smiles offers orthodontic care to children, teens, and adults. We recommend starting orthodontic care as early as 7 years old. 

What treatment options are right for me/my child?

At Dream Smiles Orthodontics, we offer a variety of treatment options customizable to your needs and price point. Schedule a free initial consultation and our team with examine your smile and make recommendations for the best treatment plan for your circumstances. 

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Can I still get braces as an adult?

Absolutely! We offer braces for all ages. Visit our Braces for Adults page to learn more about what you can expect.  

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What insurance does Dream Smiles accept?

As a courtesy, Dream Smiles accepts and bills to all insurance companies. 

Where is Dream Smiles Orthodontics located?

Our office is conveniently located off Garner Station Blvd in Raleigh, NC. 

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Does Dream Smiles offer payment plans?

Dream Smiles provides several payment options to help make orthodontic treatment accessible and affordable for our patients. We work with your budget, offering flexible monthly plans, and low down payments. Additionally, patients have the option to apply for HFD financing which guarantees a 100% approval rate. 

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Do you accept credit cards?

Our office currently accepts the following types of payments: Cash, Checks, American Express, Mastercard, Visa and Discover.  

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What will my first appointment be like?

During your complimentary initial consultation, we will: 

  • Review your dental and medical history forms 
  • Provide a complete oral exam, with x-rays 
  • Determine if treatment is necessary 
  • Help you create a customized treatment plan 
  • Discuss all financial information, insurance options and payment plans 

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How can I refer a patient to your Orthodontics office?

In order to make a referral, please visit our Refer A Friend page and complete the contact form with your referral’s name, email address, and phone number. 

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Achieve Your Dream Smile

At Dream Smiles we deliver expert orthodontic care from a warm and welcoming environment. With our team, you don’t have to choose between results and excellent customer service. Ready to get started?

Call today to schedule your initial consultation. If you have any questions, a member of our staff would be glad to help! Contact us and learn how you can achieve a straighter smile with Dream Smiles Orthodontics.