a custom smile created
just for you
by an AAO orthodontist

 
;  
 

Choose an orthodontist

Trust your smile to an orthodontist and get the specialized treatment you deserve.

CONSUMER ALERT

Questions to consider when researching direct-to-consumer orthodontic companies.

When to see an Orthodontist

Early warning signs or concerns to watch for in children, teens and adults.

Orthodontics for Children

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to your child’s orthodontic treatment. Early orthodontic exams, as the face and jaws are developing, allow orthodontists to advise you on whether treatment is recommended, what form it will take and estimate its length.

4

years of dental school

+

3700

hours of specialized
orthodontic training

=

100%

focused on aligning
teeth and jaws

Adult Orthodontics

Today, one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. Regardless of age, orthodontic treatment creates a better bite, making teeth fit better and decreasing the risk of future dental problems such as tooth decay, gum disease and difficulty chewing.