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Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry specializing in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of jaw, face and bite irregularities (malocclusions*). Orthodontic treatment is provided by an oral health care provider known as an Orthodontist, who has typically completed two to three years of additional training beyond dental school.

Recent years have brought about many changes within the dental industry, specifically with regards to orthodontic treatment and care. Now more than ever patients are experiencing fewer incidences of cavities and missing teeth due to the heightened awareness of fluoride use and preventative dentistry. This increasing awareness on the health and look of a patient’s smile has fueled the desire for many to seek out orthodontia not only as a medical necessity, but for cosmetic reasons as well.

Whether it’s traditional braces or custom made removable appliances, orthodontics can help you have the healthy, straight, beautiful smile you’ve been waiting for! Below are just some of the many orthodontic procedures and services we regularly provide to our patients – with a gentle touch, and stunning results.

Northford Family Dental and Orthodontics is proudly serving the orthodontic needs of Northford, North Branford, Wallingford, North Haven, Durham, and the greater New Haven area.

Give us a call today (203) 484-9277 and schedule your orthodontic consultation!