Orthodontics Options

Whether you are young or old, looking at orthodontics for you, your children, or other family members, we are here to offer a solution. We are up-to-date with all the latest technology that will provide a healthier mouth, a more pleasing appearance, and teeth that are more likely to last a lifetime.
How do I know if I need orthodontics?

  • Overbite – when your upper teeth lie too far forward
  • Underbite – when your lower teeth lie too far forward
  • Crossbite – a bite that doesn’t mesh comfortably
  • Spacing – gaps or spaces between the teeth
  • Crowding – when teeth are overlapping or impossible to floss
Traditional Braces

Traditional Braces

When you hear the word braces, you most likely think of those bulky metal brackets with wires. However, thanks to modern technology, brackets are now smaller, less noticeable, and just as effective as the older bulkier ones.

Clear Brackets

Clear Brackets

If you’re looking for conventional brackets, we also offer clear brackets that tend to be more popular among our adult patients. These brackets were designed to take the worry out of whether or not your braces are noticeable. At a quick glance, no one will even realize you are wearing braces.

Invisalign

Invisalign

If you just can’t function on a daily basis with brackets on your teeth, Redwood Dental offers Invisalign that can be easily removed on a daily basis but is still able to straighten your smile. Click HERE to learn more.

Questions & Answers

It is always best for orthodontic treatment to occur when you are younger and before most of your adult teeth have arrived. This can save you from a lifetime of side effects that can occur due to crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw. If you are a parent, it is highly recommended to have your children examined to see if there are any skeletal issues that need to be adjusted. That said, orthodontic treatment can still be provided to adults and booking your consultation is the first step.

Braces do not hurt when they are applied. After they begin to shift your teeth some discomfort may be felt. Most patients describe the feeling as more annoying than painful. That being said, we are equipped with several solutions to help you cope along the way.

A healthy set of teeth and gums are required before braces can be placed. If a patient is evaluated and needs intervention before starting regular orthodontic treatment, this is called a two-phase treatment. At Redwood Dental we ensure that your smile is at its optimal potential before proceeding with any orthodontic treatments.

With a two-phase treatment plan, the goal is to maximize the opportunity to accomplish the ideal healthy, functional, and aesthetically pleasing results that will remain consistent throughout your entire life.

At Redwood Dental, we motivate parents to start early orthodontic treatment. We use functional appliances to correct any skeletal problems and aim to avoid any surgical procedures after the child has passed puberty. Once you have passed puberty it becomes more difficult to correct jaw misalignments. An appointment at Redwood Dental can ensure your children’s needs be handled correctly to avoid any future surgery.

Delaying treatment can result in side-effects such as TMJ and periodontal disease. It is best to move quickly on correcting your smile. Book your consultation now to discuss treatment and payment plans.

Depending on the solution required the price is unique to each situation. Book your appointment now to receive a quote built specifically for you.

Please contact your insurance provider to see if your plan covers orthodontics. We will work to create a quote that can be presented to your provider.

Invisalign in Thunder Bay

Dr. Ameen is a preferred Invisalign provider.

What Our Patients Are Saying

John J.

“I had many cavities along with intense pain and redwood centre dentistry were AMAZING, very professional and caring, their crew is very nice. very very happy with their service definitely coming back. thank you guys I’m really thankful.”