ABOUT ORTHODONTICS

Orthodontics is not just about straightening teeth. It is about achieving the beautiful, healthy smile you deserve for confidence that lasts a lifetime. Orthodontic treatment may not only improve your smile, but it can improve your health! Dr. Whitehead uses digital imaging and a detailed examination to create a customized treatment plan that results in a beautiful smile, a well-functioning bite and healthy jaw joints. Teeth that are better positioned are easier to keep clean! An accurate bite improves jaw function, increases chewing efficiency, provides long-term health to the jaw muscles and joints, and sustains

the health of the gum tissue. Dr. Whitehead and his team pride themselves on offering excellent customer service and an exceptional orthodontic experience to all patients. It is their goal to provide the highest quality orthodontic treatment in a professional, caring and fun environment where patients are the top priority and where getting braces is a pleasant experience!

Orthodontic Treatment Has Never Been Better

There has never been a better time to consider orthodontic treatment at any age! Technology has significantly advanced the field of orthodontics, and there are so many options available to our patients. We offer traditional silver braces, or a more esthetic clear option. There are even removable options! Patients may often choose colors for their braces.

Teeth move to their determined positions with gentle, constant force that is carefully controlled. The latest materials are so advanced, and designed to move teeth more efficiently with greater comfort.

Your Treatment Time

Dr. Whitehead will discuss your treatment time with you, as orthodontic treatment times can vary. Several factors may affect your custom treatment time, but overall the average treatment time is about 18-24 months. The best way to stay on track to a successful treatment plan is stay involved, and be an active participant in your plan. This means schedule and attend all appointments on time so that can help you meet your goals.

Before your journey begins, schedule your first complimentary visit with Dr. Whitehead! He will provide a complete clinical diagnosis regarding the nature of the concern, a written summary of the findings, and a detailed plan that outlines your treatment, goals, and estimated fees.