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A Positive Orthodontics Experience

Edmonton Clear Braces & Orthodontics

Welcome to Align Orthodontics, the Edmonton & area offices of orthodontists Dr. Karen Hesse, Dr. Brian Nebbe and Dr. Paul Major. Our Edmonton orthodontic doctors are all trained specialists providing personalized orthodontic treatment and braces to children, teens and adults, with no referral required, in the Edmonton and Sherwood Park areas of Alberta. Our Edmonton orthodontists know what a significant difference in health and self-esteem a beautiful smile can make, which is why we are dedicated to giving each of our orthodontic patients the beautiful, healthy smile they deserve!

Orthodontic Treatment in Edmonton & Sherwood Park

At Align Orthodontics in the Edmonton region, we welcome your inquiries and will suggest techniques and treatments best suited to the individual needs of each patient. We pride ourselves in having a strong, integrated team of orthodontic specialists, dental assistants, dental technicians, and administrative coordinators who are committed to providing quality care and orthodontic services to our Edmonton patients. We will work to achieve and maintain optimal dental health and a smile to be proud of!

At Align Orthodontics in Edmonton, we encourage early intervention treatment and growth modification when necessary. We recommend first visits at age 8 to determine if your child could benefit from orthodontic treatment or braces. We offer quality treatment utilizing metal braces, ceramic braces, Invisalign® aligners, as well as full growth modification appliances. If you are in the Edmonton region and searching for a way to straighten your teeth that is less noticeable, our orthodontics team are fully certified and experienced in providing the Invisalign® system, a series of invisible braces.

Align Orthodontics in Edmonton is proud to offer you the expertise of an in-house orofacial pain (TMJ) professional Dr. Reid Friesen. Dr. Friesen practices in the diagnosis and treatment of jaw joint and sleep apnea dysfunction as well as in oral diseases and disorders. Dr. Friesen’s Edmonton practice is located and operated independently within the Align Orthodontics facility.

*Dr. Karen Hesse, Dr. Brian Nebbe and Dr. Paul Major are authorized orthodontists and preferred providers of INVISALIGN products made by Align Technology, Inc. Align Orthodontics Inc. is an independently owned and operated practice and is not owned or affiliated in any other way with Align Technology, Inc.

First Visit

At Align Orthodontics, we understand the importance of a beautiful smile and a healthy, functional bite. We want to learn what is important to you.

Making your smile achievable

Your orthodontic treatment is an investment that lasts a lifetime. Understanding your dental benefits is essential and our experienced Edmonton administrative team will assist you to determine your orthodontics coverage.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to see results?

Every patient is unique, therefore it may take a longer or shorter time period to see any changes depending on the person. Teeth straightening with dental braces may take anywhere between 6 months to 2 years. The orthodontists at Align 0rthodontics will be able to give you an accurate estimate of how long your braces treatment will take based on their experience.

Does it hurt to get braces?

There should be little or no pain when you first get your braces on. However, after the first few hours, you may experience some discomfort for a day or two. Remember, your orthodontic treatment is an investment that lasts a lifetime.

Do you offer invisible aligners?

Yes, Dr. Karen Hesse, Dr. Paul Major and Dr. Brian Nebbe are certified orthodontists who can support you with complex dental treatment corrections and services using invisible aligners. Ask us if you are a candidate for Invisalign ® treatment.

Do I need a referral?

No, our certified orthodontists are all trained specialists providing personalized orthodontic treatment and braces to children, teens and adults in Edmonton and Sherwood Park with no referral required.

Why choose Align Orthodontics for my braces treatment?

At Align Orthodontics, our orthodontists are passionate about setting smiles straight and have dedicated their practice to providing the healthy, beautiful smile and functional bite patients desire. Our team has the expertise to provide an extensive range of treatment options and the experience to deliver the best possible results. For more information about our braces and other services, contact us today!