Understanding the stages of orthodontic treatment increases your results and comfort.
When you or your child needs braces.
Communication is one tool we use ensure you get the best orthodontic care. Before, during and after braces, we pass along valuable information. This guidance helps your entire experience and the quality of your smile.
Orthodontic treatment at Smile951 begins with an initial exam to discover and diagnose treatment options. This before treatment stage is a great way to learn about how orthodontics applies to you.
GETTING YOUR BRACES ON
Getting your braces on consists of a few steps. Cleaning your teeth. Attaching brackets to your teeth. This involves some dental glue and a cool curing laser. The last step is applying the archwire into the brackets. Elastic band application if required. You’ll be comfortable and relaxed throughout the process.
LIFE WITH BRACES
Our gentle advanced orthodontic care is only one part of your treatment. Our care involves following recommendations and tips ensuring your new smile will shine bright. How to care for your teeth matters. Brushing, flossing and maintaining good habits improves the orthodontic treatment experience and outcome. Eating the right foods and good oral hygiene can make living with braces easier.
GETTING YOUR BRACES OFF
Getting your braces off consists of a few steps. Removing your brackets. Removing and cleaning glue from your teeth. Some dental contouring and polishing may apply. Getting a mold made for your new retainer.
LIFE AFTER BRACES
The fun part! New smile. Beautiful smile. Healthy smile. Often many great habits from during treatment such as flossing. Keep it up! Wear that retainer and stay in touch with us! Go to your retainer check-up appointments. Close monitoring during the first six months is important in maintaining your new smile for life.
8 in 10 adults who had braces felt their lives were positively affected.
– National Institutes of Health
Great smile. Great lifestyle. Great benefits for you.
With crooked teeth increased dental plaque buildup is common. Bacterial proliferation between teeth increases potential for gum disease and can lead to heart problems. Straight teeth eases hygiene and can improve your health.
Your smile is one of the first things people notice when meeting you. A smile is a big part of making a first impression. A smiling face tells people that you’re positive, outgoing and worth getting to know.
Emotions are contagious. When you smile your brain releases endorphins and serotonin which improves mood and relieves stress. Smiling makes you feel better inside and appear more attractive to others.
"Smile951 has been my family orthodontist for six plus years. Both my boys have beautiful teeth thanks to Dr. Pesh and his team. I have referred many of my friends & family to Smile951 and honestly I wouldn't go anywhere else. Dr. Pesh and his team are always courteous and professional to my boys and I. Seeing as many patients as he does he still makes us feel like we are his only one each time he sits down with us. Thank you for being our family orthodontist."
"My daughter had an amazing experience the entire 2 years with her braces. All the staff was extremely friendly & knowledgeable! Our office visits became appointments my daughter looked forward to and never dreaded! She has a gorgeous smile now that adds to her beauty and is ecstatic with the results!!"
"Smile951 is such an amazing team. Although I'm excited that I am done with my treatment I am also sad that I will no longer be able to see everyone. This team will stop at nothing to provide excellent treatment. I will definitely recommend them to anyone who needs any type of orthodontist treatment! You've been good to me Smile951 ❤️️"
"Dr. Pesh and his staff are amazing! Reliable, honest and treat you like family!"
"From the minute you meet with Dr. Pesh you realize he cares. And when it comes to your smile, he cares about it even more than you do! Dr. Pesh and the Smile951 staff are serious about improving your life-by giving you an amazing smile. Their attention to detail was impressive. I was super fortunate to have Dr. Pesh treat myself and my daughter!"