Long-Distance Consultations for Orthodontics, Orthotropics, TMD, Airway or Sleep Apnea Treatment
If you live outside of California, it’s possible to do a “Long Distance Consultation.” We offer this service both for patients and other doctors. This is a Zoom or phone call to discuss preliminary treatment options. More definitive recommendations may require additional records and an exam, but we can assess much of your situation by reviewing adequate imaging. Here’s what is needed:
2. Email orthodontic photographs, a gallery view showing four views of the face (lips relaxed closed, smiling, profile and profile smiling) and five views of the teeth (front, left, right, occlusal upper and occlusal lower). Like this:
If you must take your own photographs, follow the instructions in this video.
Email your records to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send them by mail to:
Brian J. Hockel, DDS
2651 Oak Grove Rd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
The records and photographs will not be returned, so you should send us copies. However, emailing the necessary information is best.
There is a $450 fee for the Long-Distance Consultation. Please send a check payable to Brian J. Hockel, DDS, or call us to arrange payment by credit card. When payment has been made and records have been received, Dr. Hockel will review your information and contact you. The Long-Distance Consultation will be limited to 30 minutes.