At Kurti Orthodontics, we work tirelessly to ensure that all of our patients have the beautiful, healthy smile they deserve. Whether you are dealing with crooked teeth, jaw problems, crowding and spacing, or an uneven bite, the friendly, caring team at Kurti Orthodontics is here to help. We offer a number of non-surgical, comprehensive dental services, including:
Young or old, the best way to determine whether you have an orthodontic issue is through an exam or consultation. By age seven, children should visit their orthodontist to receive an evaluation. By this age, your doctor will be able to discern any existing issues, as well as any possible concerns.
Our 3D X-rays are both lower radiation and faster to take than a full set of X-rays. These 3D X-rays give us, the provider, a greater understanding of our patients soft tissue, teeth, bone and airway structures. They allow us to move beyond pure diagnosis to include treatment planning and image guided treatment simulations. We strive to make our treatments cost effective, efficient and biologically sound.
Using one of the newest, most advanced techniques in braces allowing:
More biologically sound, smoother movement of the teeth
Less pain due to lighter forces
Longer time between appointments which involves less time missed from school or work
Often shorter treatment length
No expanding appliances or headgear needed
Aside from wisdom teeth permanent teeth are seldom removed giving a wider, more attractive smile and younger looking face well into adulthood
The braces are generally a silver metal but for a small upcharge clear braces can be used on the upper &/or lower anterior teeth for an almost invisible look
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Selected cases may elect to have treatment done without braces. After we have done impressions of your teeth a clear plastic tray system (similar to bleaching trays) is set-up with multiple trays of graduated changes to move the teeth to the desired position.
In order to ensure fast turnaround and quality results, Kurti Orthodontics has a lab on site that processes most of our aligners, which we call these Kurti Correction trays (KCTs), and retainers in house.
No orthodontic treatment can guarantee that the teeth will not move without the use of retainers following treatment. Some of the types are:
Generally only to be worn at night (Hawley - made of acrylic and wire.
These are normally worn all of the time except when you are eating. They are clear and almost invisible to the naked eye.
A a wire "glued" to the back of 2 to 4 front teeth, upper &/or lower - intended to be permanent (lifetime) with replacement or repairs done as needed.