About Orthodontics

For most people, achieving a healthy, beautiful smile is the reason for receiving orthodontic care. If you're self-conscious about your smile, correcting your concerns with braces will greatly improve the way you look and feel.

When your treatment is complete, you will have the smile you've always dreamed of and the confidence to show it off! We also want you to feel comfortable and confident throughout your entire orthodontic experience, and our practice is dedicated to making sure that you receive the quality care you deserve.

How Orthodontic Treatment Works

Orthodontic appliances are made of metal, ceramic, or plastic. They may be removable or they may be brackets bonded to the teeth. By placing a constant, gentle force in a carefully controlled direction, braces slowly move teeth to the proper position.

Gone are the days when a metal band with a bracket was placed around each tooth. You can now choose clear or metal brackets and, in some cases, the color of your appliance. Wires are far less noticeable, and the latest materials are designed to move teeth faster with more comfort. Today, any age is a great age to wear braces!

Duration of Treatment

Treatment time varies and can last between one and three years, depending on several factors including age, treatment method, and how minor or severe your case is. A big factor in a successful treatment is you! The more involved and diligent you are, the more efficient your treatment will be. For children, receiving interceptive or early treatment can also help provide a quicker treatment time.

Before beginning your orthodontic care, your doctor will discuss all of your options and provide an estimate for how long your full treatment may take. Please contact our practice to schedule an appointment and learn more about orthodontics and the treatments we provide.

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“From start to finish my braces were an amazing experience and I could not be happier with the results! One of the best decisions I have ever made. Dr. Da Silveiria’s practice is 5 stars all around! Thank you for taking such great care of me.” - Patrick E.
“My son receives the very best orthodontic care from Dr. D and her staff. I absolutely trust her, and my son, Jack, thinks she is awesome.” - Cassie H. MD, Pediatrician and Mother
“Who would have thought that going to the orthodontist would be fun? Dr. D was a wonderful practitioner who took the stress out of having braces! I would recommend a visit to her for your orthodontic needs!” - Collin P. Achieved Bee Happy Smiles 6 years ago!

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