About Kent Lauson, DDS, MS
Kent Lauson, DDS, MS practices in Aurora at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ as an Orthodontist. Dr. Lauson was invited to join RealSelf in 2010, and has achieved "Participating Member" status. The doctor has 38 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).
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Posted by Marissa5280
Dr. L seemed to be the most educated and was definitely the most friendly out of all the Orthodontists I visited. Being in my mid-40's, I wanted to straighten my teeth without braces. Invisalign and Dr. L did the job perfectly. I have since brought my 9 year old son in for Orthodontic treatment. The whole staff is great with kids. The office is also very beautiful, clean and spacious.
Treatments offered at Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ
Blog Posts and Articles
By S. Kent Lauson, DDS, MS “I’m sorry, Mrs. Jones, there just isn’t enough room in the bone structure of Johnny’s jaws for all of his teeth. We need four teeth removed. Then we’ll have enough room to straighten all the remaining teeth.” This communication has been heard...
1. Q. What is the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist who does braces or Invisalign? A. An orthodontist is a dentist, who after graduating from dental school, completes an additional 2 year full-time university based education in an accredited orthodontic residency program. By learning...
The Dental Connection to Sleep Apnea Posted on 30. Jun, 2010 by Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ in Blog Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can cause more than just loud snoring that keeps you and your spouse from getting a good night’s sleep. It can cause heart stress leading to heart attacks,...
Enlarged Tonsils Can Cause Serious Side Effects Posted on 30. Jun, 2010 by Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ in Blog Years ago, it was common for children to have their tonsils and adenoids removed at a young age. Today, however, many doctors believe that these surgeries are unnecessary and risky...
8 Keys to Lower Facial Harmony & Proper Bite Posted on 30. Jun, 2010 by Aurora Orthodontics & TMJ in Blog Key # 1 Upper Jaw (Maxilla) The upper jaw holds the key in many ways to facial beauty and proper function of the lower face and teeth. It should be wide and full to accommodate all normal...
Education / Training
Medical: MD, University of Iowa, Doctorate of Dental Surgery
Periodontics, USAF Dental Corps
Fellowship: International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics