Dentofacial Orthopedics - All Star Orthodontics

Dentofacial Orthopedics

Dr. Huong Le specializes in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, this is one of the nine specialties sanctioned by the American Dental Association.

Orthodontics entails the management of tooth movement and dentofacial orthopedics focuses on the guidance of facial growth and development. These type of issues occur during childhood and can be treated by Dr. Huong Le. She has made this her area of expertise and can correctly diagnose your child and suggest what type of appliances like headgear, expanders, or braces are needed to treat the issue.

Instances might occur where orthopedic treatment may precede conventional braces, but the two can be used at the same time for effective treatment. In that instance, your child is undergoing orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.

Questions about this procedure or if you’re curious about whether your child might be a candidate for this procedure give us a call to schedule your complimentary consultation.