TIMING AND OPTIONS

Re-Evaluation

Your initial orthodontic examination has provided insight into your dental development. Timing of various orthodontic procedures is important to take advantage of available treatment options. Your complimentary re-evaluation appointments are aimed at monitoring jaw growth and development, dental eruption and tooth positioning. Your orthodontist will determine the most appropriate timing and best treatment option for you.

Multi-Phase Treatment

WHY: Space creation for permanent teeth
Address imbalanced jaw development
Take advantage of most rapid growth period

WHEN: Mixed Dental Development

WHAT: Growth modification with fixed or removable appliances
Full braces or Invisalign treatment for final tooth positioning and correction of bite relationship

Making Your New Smile Achievable

Your orthodontic treatment is an investment that lasts a lifetime. Understanding your dental benefits is essential as insurance policies and health spending accounts vary dramatically. Our experienced administrative team will assist you to determine your eligibility for orthodontic treatment coverage.

We offer:

  • Flexible, interest-free payment options
  • Direct billing to most dental benefit plans

Interceptive Treatment

WHY: Correction of tooth position & habits

WHEN: Early Dental Development

WHAT: Eruption guidance and space management
Crossbite correction
Habit Control (thumb/finger habit, tongue function)

Full Treatment

WHY: Tooth alignment and correction of
bite relationship

WHEN: Complete Dental Development

WHAT: Mini-metal brackets
Ceramic brackets
Invisalign®

Interdisciplinary Care

WHY: Impacted or missing teeth
Imbalanced jaw coordination
Gum tissue and bone support

WHEN: Mixed Dental Development
Complete Dental Development

WHAT: Orthodontic treatment with
appliances, Braces or Invisalign®
along with:

  • Surgical tooth exposure
  • Surgical jaw correction
  • Surgical implant placement
  • Periodontal (gum & bone loss) management

YOUR ORTHODONTIST

Dr. Paul Major

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Dr. Karen Hesse

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DR. BRIAN NEBBE

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WHY AN ORTHODONTIST?

There’s More To Your Smile

If you Have:

  • Crooked, misaligned or overcrowded teeth
  • Upper and lower jaws that have not grown in coordination with one another

Your orthodontist will evaluate the alignment of your teeth and jaws, review and discuss your treatment needs and provide you with treatment options.

Get The Specialized Treatment You Desire

At Align Orthodontics we understand the importance of a beautiful smile and a healthy, functional bite. After receiving their dental degrees our orthodontists pursued an additional 2-4 years of specialized orthodontic education. Armed with expertise, diagnostics tools (photographs, x-rays and scans or models) and their experience they recommend the treatment options that take your unique needs and personal goals into consideration.

You trust your heart to a cardiologist; your joints to an orthopedist and your skin to a dermatologist. TRUST YOUR SMILE TO YOUR ORTHODONTIST!

Your Smile Is A Work Of Art

Trust your orthodontist to evaluate and diagnose and create:

  • The best aesthetic and functional relationship for your teeth
  • Establish the best possible relationship between your jaws and supporting bone and gums