Braces & Invisalign in Lacey, Lakewood & Yelm
You’ve Got Options
Dental technology is always getting better. You can get the newest orthodontic options at Whitewater Orthodontic Studios to make your new smile fast and affordable.
This technology creates completely customized brackets and trays that are 3D printed for you. These appliances are specifically designed based on each of Dr. Leavitt's patients, leading to fewer appointments and decreased treatment times.
Metal Braces & More
Most patients we treat choose traditional metal braces to straighten their teeth. While metal braces are the most common type of orthodontic treatment, you have several other options.
After your free initial consultation, Dr. Leavitt will talk to you about which treatment would be right for you based on your unique needs and smile goals.
Fixed Vs. Removable Appliances
It’s important to understand the difference between fixed and removable appliances. Fixed appliances, like braces, are attached to your teeth and aren’t taken off until you complete your treatment.
Removable appliances, like Invisalign’s aligner system, are worn about 20-22 hours a day but can be taken off easily. Aside from the obvious differences, Invisalign aligners are best at treating mild to moderate orthodontic problems.
Fixed appliances are generally needed for more serious and comprehensive treatment.
Find the Right Treatment for You
Dr. Andrew Leavitt pairs state-of-the-art technology with his thorough understanding of the movement and growth of the teeth and jaws. This means he can successfully treat many dental issues, like:
- Crowded teeth
- Protruding teeth
- Gaps between teeth
- Impacted teeth