Our Commitment

smiling patient of the braces place Our commitment to the highest level of orthodontic care through the years has included the following:
  • Emphasize Early Treatment as a preventative program 1969
  • Include parents in the treatment area with patients 1969
  • Non-Extraction Approach as primary goal 1969
  • Surgical Orthodontics 1969
  • Exclusively use Stage I Treatment to reduce the time and cost of Stage II and the total orthodontic fee 1970
  • Functional Appliances 1971
  • Use a Non-Appliance Thumb/Finger Sucking program to stop the habit 1973
  • Myofunctional Therapy 1975
  • Recognize and use Ear Nose and Throat Specialists to correct Airway Breathing Problems and Dental Crossbites 1977
  • TMJ Therapy 1979
  • Determine the connection between extreme tooth sensitivity and mineral deficiency 1981
  • Use Permanent Lower Retainers 1981
  • Use Indirect Bracketing 1983
  • Permanent Retainers for early treatment to prevent costly lost retainer replacement 1985
  • Lingual Braces 1988
  • Use a lower splint to maximize patient comfort 1990
  • Use a multidisciplinary approach to TMJ issues 1990
  • Computer Imaging & Diagnostics to determine optimum treatment 1992
  • Include temporary bonding tips of teeth before removing braces to insure stability 1994
  • Invisalign 2000
  • TAD mini implants to accelerate the treatment for complicated cases 2004
  • Adult Treatment up to age 81
  • Accelerated Adult Orthodontics 2005
    Reduce treatment time by 75%
  • Braces on 13 dentists and dental laboratory personnel
  • Sliding Brackets first used in 1985. Currently use 4 types of sliding brackets which are individualized to fit the patientís treatment.
  • 2008-2009 MBT 2 Year Advanced Orthodontic Course
  • 2009 iBraces (Invisible Braces System)

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