Orthodontics is a specialty discipline of dentistry that focuses on alignment of the teeth and jaws to improve a person’s smile and oral health. A General Dentist with specialized orthodontics training or an Orthodontist can diagnose, treat and prevent irregularities of the teeth with the use of braces, removable dental appliances, or invisible aligners. These devices can be used to straighten teeth, correct an irregular bite, close unsightly gaps and bring teeth and lips into proper alignment. Crooked teeth that do not fit together correctly are harder to keep clean and are at risk of being lost early because of tooth decay or periodontal disease.
At Westside Dental we have experience in a broad variety of procedures. They can combine their expertise in cosmetic dentistry with their orthodontics experience to give you the smile of your dreams. There is often no need to go to an Oral Surgeon for one procedure, then to an Orthodontist for another procedure, then back to the General Dentist for the next phase. We can take care of multiple phases of your case all in one convenient location!