Orthodontists in Henderson, NV
Orthodontists are dentists who have additional education and specialized training in the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of malpositioned teeth and the jaws. Orthodontics is a specialty within dentistry that focuses on correcting bites, occlusion, and the straightness of teeth.
Do I Need To See An Orthodontist?
You or your child may be referred to an Orthodontist in Henderson, NV for a variety of reasons. Some of which can include speech difficulties, an abnormal or misshapen bite, teeth or jaw, grinding, clenching, or other oral difficulties.
Depending on the needs and situation of the patient, a jaw alignment may be needed by way of braces or another orthodontic appliance.
Sunrise Mountain Dental and Orthodontics in Henderson, NV will prescribe braces to patients who are looking to straighten teeth or correct bad bites. They may be used with other orthodontic appliances prescribed to widen the palate or jaw, or to shape the teeth and jaw. Individual treatment time varies by patient, with an average treatment around two years.
We offer both fixed and removeable braces (also known as aligners). Your Orthodontist in Henderson, NV will recommend the type that is best suited for you.
What To Expect
Your Orthodontist will recommend a treatment path and answer your questions after reviewing your dental x-rays and performing a thorough exam of your teeth, gums, supporting bone structure, and any pre-existing dental work.