What We Do?
Preventive & Interceptive Orthodontics
For Children and Adults
Clear or Metal Braces
The American Association of Orthodontists recommends all children get a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7.
Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontics is generally initiated at an early age to decrease the severity of many jaw discrepancies and irregularity of teeth.
Following the initial evaluation, your Orthodontist will determine if a child needs early intervention or needs to be on observation follow up for future Orthodontics.
Comprehensive Orthodontics includes treatment for children and adults. The choice of Orthodontic appliances and individualization of treatment approach to treat the malocclusion of teeth/jaws in harmony with the muscles and anatomy of the face constitutes Effective Orthodontic Treatment.
By emphasizing the musculature and employing innovations, tooth alignment can be attained in harmony with jaws, joints, muscles and function. New techniques which include “lingual braces” (braces behind the teeth), “invisible aligners”, and muscle exercises can all be employed for “Effective Orthodontics”.
Orthodontics as an adult is a difficult decision.
Innovations in Orthodontic appliances help make this decision easier.
The best part is that only you know about it!
Lingual Braces are placed behind your tooth surface so they are not seen when you smile.
Q & A: What are Lingual Braces?
Lingual Braces are braces specifically designed to be placed on the inside surfaces of all teeth. With the advancements in science and technology, Lingual Orthodontics is an innovative method that allows for fixed Orthodontic appliances to help with bite correction and teeth alignment.
The strategic position of Lingual braces allows creation of beautiful and healthy smiles without impacting everyday work.
TMJ Concerns/ Grinding/Clenching
"TMJ" clicking, many headaches, and facial muscle pain/soreness are often related to clenching, grinding and unfavorable jaw positions. Personalized Orthodontics and specific jaw exercises can help to address these conditions.
Q & A: How can we help with Grinding or Clenching habit, Headaches & Sore Facial Muscles?
The muscles and joints of the jaw affect the jaw relationship, occlusion or bite (position of teeth in the jaws) and facial aesthetics.
“TMJ” clicking, certain types of headaches, and facial pain are often related to clenching, grinding and unfavorable jaw positions. With “Effective Orthodontics” specific jaw exercises combined with innovative techniques can accomplish significant reduction or complete elimination of clicking, headaches and facial pain along with straightening of teeth.