Two Ways to Start Your First Free Exam You can see us in our office or virtually—you choose. How Would You Like to Meet?* I want to come to your office. I want to meet on a video call. Schedule an In-Office Consultation Start your smile journey with the form below. You’ll hear from our team as soon as possible to schedule your first free exam appointment. You can also call us at (763) 420-6834.Free Virtual Consultation For New Patients Start your smile journey with our expert orthodontists who understand your life. Learn if you’re a candidate for treatment from your phone. Kottemann Orthodontics will assess your smile and let you know if treatment is right for you. How It Works STEP 1 Take 8 pictures of your smile from these angles. Need help taking photos? STEP 2 Fill out the form below to upload your pictures.Full Name* Email* Phone*Upload Up to 8 Pictures Drop files here or Select files Max. file size: 50 MB, Max. files: 8. How Can We Help Your Smile?CAPTCHASTEP 3 You’re finished! We will assess your photos and get back to you soon. Important Notice PLEASE READ When we send you an email, or you send us an email, the information sent is not encrypted. That means a third party may be able to access the information and read it since it is transmitted over the Internet. If you receive an email, someone may be able to access your email account and read it. HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HIPAA was passed by the U.S. government in 1996 in order to establish privacy and security protections for health information Information stored on our computers is encrypted. Most popular email services (ex. Hotmail®, Gmail®, Yahoo®) do not utilize encrypted email. Email is a very popular and convenient way to communicate for a lot of people, so in their latest modification to the HIPAA act, the federal government provided guidance on email and HIPAA. The guidelines state that if a patient has been made aware of the risks of unencrypted email, and that same patient provides consent to receive health information via email, then a health entity may send that patient personal medical information via unencrypted email. For more information, click here. By sending a request for virtual consultation with email you are accepting the terms and conditions of utilizing non-encrypted email to communicate health information.