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The Many Benefits of Braces

Better appearance of teeth, smile and face, improved self-esteem, confidence, well-being and feeling of acceptance

A more even bite

Easier to clean teeth

Reduce risk of injury to protruding front teeth

Improve growth in a positive manner

Correct harmful habits

Better jaw alignment, proportion and function

Mirror Test Your Smile:

Look at your smile or your child’s smile in a mirror. If you see the warning signs of a bad bite, we can help you. Give our offices a call!
Top front teeth protrude or are “bucked”
Top front teeth cover more than 25% of the bottom front teeth when the back teeth are biting together
Top front teeth grow in behind the bottom front teeth
A weak chin or a prominent chin
A space exists between the top and bottom front teeth with the back teeth biting together
Crowded, overlapped, misplaced teeth or extra teeth
Some teeth don’t meet at all
Baby teeth falling out too early or very late
The centers of the top and bottom front teeth don’t line up
Often biting the cheek or roof of the mouth
Finger sucking or tongue sucking habit continuing after 6 years of age old
Difficulty chewing or biting with teeth that don’t meet evenly on both sides
Teeth wearing unevenly
Jaws that shift off center when the teeth bite together
Excessive spaces between teeth that persist after the top permanent canine teeth appear
Embarrassing teeth or smile often hidden by hands

What Makes Our Offices Special:

You are seen on time. We know your time is valuable.

You see the same orthodontist each month who knows what was done at your last visit and what you need next.

You receive personal attention from our orthodontist. We don’t deliver your care in assembly line fashion. We take enormous pride in the relationships we build with our patients and families.

We don’t take shortcuts when planning your treatment. We advise complete diagnostic tests (x-rays, photos and impressions of the teeth) at your consultation when treatment is indicated. There is no substitute for having all the diagnostic information. A lack of information can lead to improper treatment. orthodontics

You are offered a choice of many payment options. You don’t even have to write a check because we can do it automatically for you if you desire.

You receive care in a stable practice. The same orthodontist, in the same locations for more than 14 years.

Your treatment is “state of the art”. Computer video imaging, cavity fighting adhesives, latex-free elastics and space age low force wires are all available.

Consultation Reservations:
If you would like to request a consultation reservation with with our Orthodontist, please call us. You may also use our internet orthodontic reservation form and receive our internet special offer.

Braces today, your smile will follow!