Early Orthodontic Treatment
To provide the best possible treatment at the most ideal age, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that the initial orthodontic evaluation should occur at the first sign of orthodontic problems or no later than age 7. At this age, orthodontic treatment is most often not necessary, but a simple exam can anticipate the best time to begin treatment.
Adult Orthodontic Treatment
Everyone can benefit from orthodontic treatment. Adults account for about 20% of orthodontic patients today.
Damon Braces are an easier and faster type of orthodontic treatment. Conventional braces can require removal of healthy teeth and the use of palatal expanders to make room in the mouth. This process takes longer and can lead to discomfort and a flattened profile.The Damon system creates full, natural smiles with minimal force. Dr. McKenna is a certified Damon System doctor who will work with you to deliver the results faster and with fewer appointments.
Orthodontist are most commonly known for treating crooked teeth. Our orthodontist Dr. Mark McKenna can also treat a very common disorder found in dental patients called TMJ or Temporal Mandibular Joint disorder.
ClearCorrect Clear Braces
ClearCorrect is the clear and simple choice: No wires, no brackets, just clear, convenient comfort—it’s every reason to smile. With ClearCorrect, your dentist or orthodontist can straighten your teeth using a series of clear, custom, removable aligners. Each aligner moves your teeth just a little bit at a time until you eventually get straight teeth.
Sleep apnea is a condition occurring when your throat collapses while you sleep, blocking your airway. As a result, you experience pauses in breathing which may happen hundreds of times throughout the night. Your brain will rouse you from sleep so that you can resume breathing. One of the most common symptoms of sleep apnea is snoring.