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By: Mary T.
About Faces And Braces
If you are looking for a great Orthodontist and staff this is the place to go. The staff is courteous and friendly, and Dr. Shawn is the best orthodontist I have gone to, he is caring, friendly and explains everything before any work is done. Trust me, you will not be disappointed.
By: Karina J.
About Faces And Braces
Dr. Shawn and Dr. Coleman are very professional and knowledgeable, their staff is very friendly and available. You could not go to a better place where you know that you and your children will always be treated with respect and to get the best orthodontic treatment.
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By: Jan wallace L.
About Faces And Braces
Love, Love, Love Dr Shawn and his staff at About Faces and Braces!!! They are so professional and when it comes to the patient, they are just the BEST!!!
Tips & Advices
While going to the orthodontist can be difficult, sometimes it's necessary. If you are concerned about tooth alignment, feel your jaw shift, or are experiencing problems like difficulty chewing or grinding your teeth, it's time to see an orthodontist.
There are generally three types of braces patients can be fitted for at the orthodontist:
  • The more traditional option, bands, wrap around most of a patient's tooth.
  • Brackets are the most popular, applied directly to the tooth in metal or plastic form.
  • Lingual braces are brackets attached to the back of teeth.
People of all ages can wear braces to straighten their teeth, but it is most common to be fitted for these adjustments between the ages of 10 and 14. This is the time when teeth are better able to be straightened because the head and mouth are still developing.
The American Board of Orthodontics recommends finding a dental specialist that is board-certified, offers free or reduced-price consultations, and displays qualities such as trustworthiness, ability to communicate effectively, and attentiveness.
Orthodontists must complete a four-year undergraduate program to gain admission to dental school. After earning a Doctor of Dental Science degree at an accredited four-year dental program, students must then either complete a post-degree training program or one to two years residency in orthodontics. Then they need to earn a state license in order to practice. Certain states also require board certification.

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