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Unveil Your Radiant Smile: Begin Your Journey to Confidence


Braces not only enhance your appearance but also promote optimal oral health by addressing common issues like gaps and misalignments, preventing cavities and infections. Discover the transformative power of braces—a journey that goes beyond achieving a dazzling smile.
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Why Should I Get Braces?

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    Braces not only straighten teeth but also enhance the overall appearance of your smile. Say goodbye to crooked teeth and hello to a confident, radiant smile that you'll be proud to show off.
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    Oral Health

    Beyond aesthetics, braces play a crucial role in maintaining optimal oral health. Misaligned teeth and gaps can trap food particles, leading to cavities and potential infections. By correcting these issues with braces, you can safeguard your oral health and enjoy a brighter, healthier smile for years to come.
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    Bite Correction and Jaw Alignment

    Proper bite alignment is essential for preventing dental issues such as tooth wear, chipping, and even temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. Braces can help align your bite and jaw, reducing the risk of dental damage and alleviating discomfort associated with TMJ issues.
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    Prevention of Common Problems

    By addressing common orthodontic issues such as overcrowding, spacing, and misalignment early on with braces, you can prevent more significant problems from developing later. Investing in braces now can save you from potential dental complications and costly treatments down the road.
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    Building a Strong Foundation

    Just as you wouldn't build a house on a shaky foundation, it's crucial to address underlying structural issues before focusing on cosmetic improvements. Braces help to correct the alignment of your teeth and jaws, ensuring a solid foundation for a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime.
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    Phases of Treatment

    Embark on your orthodontic journey with confidence as we guide you through the comprehensive phases of treatment designed to achieve your ideal smile.
    • Phase I

      In the initial phase of treatment (typically for children under age 12), we focus on addressing underlying dental facial bone issues, reducing crowding, and preparing the foundation for optimal alignment. Through the use of specialized appliances, we gently guide the growth and development of the facial bones, setting the stage for successful orthodontic correction. Please note that Phase II treatment, if later required, will be covered by a separate contract.
    • Phase II or

      Phase II (if previously had Phase I Treatment) or Comprehensive (one complete phase): For older children (around age 12 and up) and adults, braces or aligners are utilized to align the teeth and perfect your smile. Our expert team will customize a treatment plan to suit your unique needs and preferences, incorporating both bone and teeth alignment to achieve comprehensive results.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Braces

    What ages do you treat?
    We welcome patients of all ages at our practice, from children to adults. Orthodontic treatment can be beneficial at any stage of life, so whether you're considering braces for your child or looking to improve your own smile, we're here to help.
    How long will treatment take?
    The duration of orthodontic treatment varies depending on the complexity of your case and the type of treatment you undergo. On average, treatment can last anywhere from several months to a few years. During your initial consultation, we'll provide you with a personalized treatment plan and timeline based on your specific needs.
    Will orthodontic treatment hurt?
    It's normal to experience some discomfort or soreness, especially after adjustments to your braces or aligners. However, this discomfort is typically mild and temporary, and can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers or orthodontic wax. Our team will provide you with tips and techniques to help alleviate any discomfort and ensure a smooth treatment experience.
    I'm moving to the area. Can I transfer to your practice?
    Absolutely! We welcome new patients to our practice, whether you're new to the area or looking to switch to a new orthodontist. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional care to all patients, and we'll work closely with you to ensure a seamless transition to our practice. However, please note that we do not accept transfers from other local orthodontists, as we want to maintain the continuity of care for our patients. If you're considering transferring to our practice, please contact us to schedule a complimentary orthodontic exam and discuss your options. We look forward to welcoming you to our orthodontic family!

    Retainers and Night Guards

    Explore our selection of retainers and night guards, available for all, regardless of whether you've had treatment with us before. Safeguard your oral health and preserve your smile's beauty with our expertly crafted appliances. Contact us now to learn more and schedule your appointment!

    For emergency orthodontic care, please refer to our detailed document outlining steps to take in case of an orthodontic emergency.

    Further Information

    If you don't see the answer to your question, feel free to contact us at (408) 846-5887.


    Before Your First Visit

    Complete Your Medical History Form Online!

    Save time during your first appointment by filling out your medical history form online. Simply click the link below to access the form and complete it at your convenience. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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    Interested in Aligners?

    Explore the discreet and convenient option of SureSmile® Aligners, perfect for those seeking a modern alternative to traditional braces. Discover how aligners can straighten your teeth with precision and comfort, while fitting seamlessly into your lifestyle.

    Ready to Begin Your Orthodontic Journey?

    Take the first step towards achieving your dream smile by scheduling a complimentary orthodontic exam with our expert team today. Whether you're in need of Phase One treatment to address bone alignment issues or ready to explore braces or aligners, we're here to guide you every step of the way. Don't wait any longer to unlock your smile's true potential—contact us now and let's embark on this transformative journey together!