Meet the Doctors

Both Dr. Tara and Dr. Jerry exceed the required continued education hours each year and are committed to staying on the cutting edge...

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Location / Contact Us

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Practice Events

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Metal Braces

Metal braces are the most common type. They are made of high-grade stainless steel. Today's metal braces are smaller, more comfortable and more attractive.

Invisalign®

The Invisalign® System is a series of clear overlay templates—called aligners—that have been generated by computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to adult patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. Ask us if you are a candidate for the Invisalign® system.

Invisalign® Teen™

We went to leading orthodontists, parents and teens themselves to custom-design an Invisalign system just right for the dental needs of teenagers. With a Blue Dot Wear Indicator to show how long each aligner has been worn, six free replacement aligners in case some are lost or broken, and other changes designed to accommodate growing mouths, Invisalign Teen is the perfect teeth-straightening system for today's teens' busy lifestyles!

Retention

When we remove your braces, we will begin the retention stage of your treatment. The retention phase lasts for a minimum of 24 months. Your final orthodontic result depends on your retainers, so follow through with the hard work you've put in so far. Remember to remove your retainer before brushing, and brush your retainer before placing it back in your mouth.

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Invisalign Preferred 2013 Invisalign Teen American Association of Orthodontists Smiles Change Lives Missouri Dental Association
Greater Springfield Dental Association American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association American Association of Women Dentists Midwestern Society of Orthodontists