Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics is the formal name of the dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, interception, guidance and correction of bad bites. The purpose of orthodontic treatment is to create a healthy bite—straight teeth that properly meet opposing teeth in the opposite jaw. A good bite makes it easier for you to bite, chew and speak.


If your teeth are crowded, protrusive, spaced too far apart, meet in an abnormal way, or do not meet at all, correction may be recommended. Braces and aligners are the “appliances” orthodontists most commonly use to guide your teeth into their proper positions. Retainers preserve and stabilize the results of your orthodontic treatment.


In the past, orthodontic treatment was associated with children and teens, but today many adults seek orthodontic treatment to correct long-standing problems, or problems that stem from maturational changes. Dr. Creisher can help people of any age achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.


Types of Braces


Dr. Creisher has several techniques for delivering your perfect smile.


The most traditional way is the silver braces you remember from childhood. Using silver braces can be the most cost effective and time effective method of treatment.


Ceramic braces use all the same time-proven methods of Silver braces but some of the pieces are made of clear ceramic and are less noticeable to others.


Dr. Creisher is a Preferred Provider of Invisalign.  Invisalign are clear aligners that fit over teeth and are worn full time.  Many times treatments using these clear aligners can be completed over a shorter span of time than with traditional metal braces.  Please contact our office to schedule a complimentary Invisalign evaluation to determine if you or your teenager would be a candidate for this course of treatment. More About Invisalign.


When orthodontic care is complete, it is important to keep straightened teeth aligned with retainers that are usually just worn at night.

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