Given the choice, most people would prefer a beautiful smile with perfectly aligned teeth over a smile that showed crooked or crowded teeth that diminishes their self-esteem. That’s because most of us know that in our society, an appealing smile is held in high esteem. In addition, straight teeth and aligned jaws are easier to brush and floss, lowering the incidence of cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss. Could orthodontics – the art of placing gentle pressure on teeth to move them into proper alignment – help you smile more?
The type and duration of treatment varies according to each patient’s condition. We’ll examine and assess your teeth, and discuss a treatment plan that’s best for you. Options include the “traditional” braces you’re probably most familiar with: bands, wires, elastics, and removable appliances. A more recently available option is invisible braces – a series of clear, removable aligners called Invisalign.
Are you looking for an orthodontist? Our dentist, Dr. Mark Joe, provides orthodontic care for both adults and children at Dawson Dental. You can come in for a consultation with him, and no referral is necessary.
Dr. Mark Joe graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto in 1987, majoring in genetic biology. He then pursued his dental training at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, where he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1991.
Following graduation, Dr. Joe returned to his hometown of Toronto where he has been practicing general, family and cosmetic dentistry with a special focus on orthodontics. He is a licensed dentist through the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Dental Association, Invisalign Study Club and Dental Town.
In his spare time Dr. Joe is an avid ice hockey player and enjoys reading, photography and spending time with his wife and family fishing on the lakes of Ontario.
Simply fill in our self referral form today to set-up an orthodontic consultation.