Orthodontic Treatment Options – Invisalign®

Invisible braces, or removable clear ‘aligners', can be a wonderful alternative to metal braces. It is possible to create and enjoy a beautiful smile, without changing your lifestyle. While many people can enjoy this option, there are many cases where another type of therapy is needed, depending on the individual case.

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Orthodontic Treatment Options – Dentofacial Orthopedics

Dr. Bianco is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Orthodontics is the management of tooth movement, and dentofacial orthopedics involves the guidance of facial growth and development during childhood.

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Orthodontic Treatment Options – TMJ/TMD

Temperomandibular Dysfunction (TMJ/TMD) is a condition where the joints in your jaw may become sore. Movement of the jaw may be restricted (stiff jaw) with sore facial muscles and headaches. Any of these symptoms may require treatment.

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Orthodontic Treatment Options – Jaw Surgery

While orthodontics is designed to reposition and straighten teeth, in some cases, surgical orthodontic treatment (orthognathic surgery) is needed to correct more severe jaw problems. Surgical orthodontics is used to place the jaw into correct alignment, often improving a person's ability to chew, speak, and breathe. Braces are worn in conjunction with jaw surgery to make sure the teeth stay in a stable, proper position.

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Orthodontic Treatment Options – Restorative Dentistry

Sometimes it is necessary to combine the work of the orthodontist with restorative work by other dentists. Restorative work can provide the perfect answer, once teeth are aligned, and the bite is correct. Some examples would be where some teeth are missing, malformed, worn, or fractured.

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Orthodontic Treatment Options – Sleep Apnea

Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) are medical disorders. They can occur in children, and are also often associated with adults. For some people, OSA can be potentially life threatening. It can also lead to physical and emotional issues.

OSA involves a restricted or obstructed upper airway, especially at the base of the tongue. During sleep, the tongue falls back, blocking the airway, thereby creating an obstruction, and causing symptoms.

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What some of our clients have to say

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"My daughter has gotten her braces off and "wow" what a smile! It's picture perfect. Brittany is very proud and feeling very good with her smile. She has always enjoyed coming to her appointments and we are all going to miss Dr. B and staff."

- Angela K.

"The first time I had braces top and bottom. Recently, I decided to have the bottom front straightened again as I really hadn't followed instructions properly, regarding wearing my retainer at the end of treatment. This only took about eight months and now I'm wearing a retainer for about four months.
PS. May I mention I am 84 years old. You are never too old!"

- Eleanor S.

"I had a great experience! I got to pick different colored elastic bands to help tighten my teeth – there were a lot of colors! There were a variety of flavours to choose from when I had to do molds for my teeth. The staff were really nice and flexible. They gave me appointment times that fitted nicely into my busy schedule."

- Hannah W.