How To Take Photos From Home

Sometimes we ask for you to send in photos. Before you get started you will need a smartphone (or a camera), someone that can take the photos for you, and 2 spoons.

If you are wearing a removable appliance, such as retainers, please take 2 versions of the teeth photos (1 version with retainers in the mouth, 1 version without retainers in the mouth).

Here’s the best method for taking orthodontic style photos:

Once you are done taking the photos, please email them to us at so that the photos can be reviewed. You can create a free account with SendInc, to email us securely with encryption. If you decide to just use regular email, please be aware that there’s always a possibility that a malicious person may try to intercept and misuse your email contents.