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Orthodontic Appliances with Dr. Shirck

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shutterstock_110783549Sometimes you need something more than traditional braces. Having a customized treatment plan is not only important to Dr. Jeffrey Shirck, but it is also important to the wellbeing of your smile. When you come in for your appointment with Dr. Shirck, he will be able to fully assess your smile, and should you require a special orthodontic appliance, there are many to choose from to achieve the best results.

Spring aligners are designed to correct slightly misaligned front teeth. They are also good for preventing slight misalignment in the road. Invisible retainers are custom made to fit your smile and your smile only, and keep your smile from becoming misaligned. Palatal expanders are the first phase in straightening a smile. It can also be used to ease crowding, making your top and bottom teeth fit better together. Lower expanders help traditional braces be more effective by treating crowding.

Tongue cribs, geared more to our younger patients, prevents the misalignment caused by the tongue pressing against the front teeth. The crib will prevent the tongue from pushing against the front teeth, eliminating the misalignment. Thumb cribs prevent our younger patients from sucking their thumbs, which misaligns their teeth.

There are so many ways that Dr. Shirck can help give you the smile of your dreams! If you are curious and would like a consultation with Dr. Shirk, make an appointment at our office, and we will be more than happy to help you!

Call Shirck Orthodontics to schedule an appointment. We’ll be happy to assess your situation and recommend a treatment plan designed around your needs. We serve patients from Westerville, Sunbury, New Albany, Alexandria, Granville, Johnstown, Newark, Blacklick, Reynoldsburg, and beyond.