Orthodontics is one of nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. This specialty focuses on how teeth fit together and the treatment of improper bites. Orthodontics is also concerned with neuromuscular and skeletal abnormalities associated with the tissue surrounding the mouth and jaw.
Many people associate orthodontics with braces and the cosmetic benefits this specialty provides. Yet, there is more to orthodontics than braces and an attractive smile. Orthodontic treatment is very critical to overall oral health. Straight teeth that fit together correctly are much easier to keep clean, less likely to wear down prematurely and have a smaller risk of tooth decay, periodontal disease (like gingivitis) and other dental diseases or conditions.
The Orthodontic Clinic offers a range of treatments that include:
- Clear aligners
- Soft tissue laser
- Craniofacial procedures
- TMJ dysfunction treatment
- Early treatment
- Myofunctional training (tongue thrust)
Our providers are dentists pursuing graduate studies in orthodontics. With over 50 years of experience, we remain dedicated to providing the best personalized care possible.
The Orthodontic Clinic accepts self-referrals and dentist referrals.
Center for Dentistry and Orthodontics
159 W. Hospitality Lane, Suite 201
San Bernardino, CA 92408