Orthodontics

First Visit

We are always excited about meeting new patients during their first visit to our office. Your initial appointment will consist of a thorough examination and a discussion of potential treatment options. This important 30-minute visit will give us insight into your orthodontic needs. We know your time is valuable, so to expedite treatment, we may also ... Read More

Type of Treatment

EARLY TREATMENT When is the best time to begin orthodontics? Though an orthodontist can enhance a smile at any age, there is an optimal time period to begin treatment. Beginning treatment at this time ensures the greatest result and the least amount of time and expense. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that the initial orthodontic ... Read More

Types of Appliances

Fixed appliances

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In House Aligners

In House Aligners; Dr. Carlson offers In-House Aligners as an alternative for orthodontic treatment when the amount of tooth movement and type of ... Read More

Before and Afters

Check out a few before and afters of a few of our patients... Read More

Additional Treatment

Temporary Anchorage Devices in Orthodontics

Temporary anchorage devices (TAD’s) provide Dr. Carlson with a fixed, immovable anchor that makes many tooth movements easier. Uprighting molars, ... Read More

Wilkodontics

Commonly Asked Orthodontic Questions: Does it hurt? Slight discomfort during chewing for one or two days after adjustment is common. Rarely is... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly Asked Orthodontic Questions: Does it hurt? Slight discomfort during chewing for one or two days after adjustment is common. Rarely is it enough to warrant pain medications. Does it work and will it last? Nearly everyone is pleased with their new smiles and appearance. Keeping the result involves a partnership between the patient ... Read More