A Healthier Smile with Professional Treatment

A Healthier Smile with Professional Treatment

Why Should I Go to an Orthodontist for Treatment?

Orthodontic treatments are about more than just looking good. Proper alignment affects periodontal issues, tooth decay, jaw issues and more.

An orthodontist specializes in treating those with malocclusion — a condition in which teeth aren’t positioned properly resulting in an improper bite. We also treat and control the development of the jaw and practice dental esthetics, which helps improve appearance. We use a range of medical dental devices, including braces, bite correctors such as American Orthodontics PowerScope and Invisalign to:

  • Close wide gaps between the teeth
  • Correct an improper bite
  • Align and straighten teeth
  • Improve speech or your ability to chew and eat
  • Improve the long-term health of your teeth and gums
  • Prevent long-term excessive wear or tooth trauma

We have the training and experience to give you the best smile possible.

Common Problems That Require Orthodontic Treatment

Everyone’s orthodontic issues are unique. But these are the most common problems we see in our office.

Overjet/Upper Front Teeth Protrude

With this common problem, the the upper teeth stick out much farther than the lower teeth.


With this condition, the upper teeth cover the bottom teeth when the mouth is closed. It’s a severe overlap.


The lower jaw comes forward and the lower teeth overlap the upper teeth.


When there’s not enough space in the mouth on the upper and/or lower jaw for the normal number of adult teeth. Teeth are too large for the jaw.


When the teeth are smaller than normal or the jaw is larger than normal, gaps can form between teeth. When teeth do not fill the entire jaw, spacing issues can result.


This occurs when the upper teeth fit into the wrong side of the lower teeth.

Open bite

This malocclusion occurs when the upper and lower front teeth don’t overlap, creating an opening straight into the mouth.

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