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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUniversity of Delaware
University of Pennsylvania, DDS, MS (Physical Anthropology)
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency:
University of Washington, Orthodontics
Treatments offered at Orthodontic Associates of Mercer Island
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Great question! A general dentist with Elite ranking clearly has a lot of Invisalign experience and may provide care comparable to that provided by an... READ MORE
It is rare that palatal expansion is possible in an adult because of the maturation of the upper jaw. If one is used after the palate has matured... READ MORE
From what I can see, the projected outcome appears to be within acceptable limits and the tooth movement sequence realistic. Both aligners and... READ MORE
Using composite bonding to close the space you describe is probably the most conservative approach. If done properly, flossing should not be a problem... READ MORE
Chances are that your Invislaign treatment did not "cause" the black triangles. It is common for gum tissue between severely rotated teeth... READ MORE
In most patients, clear retainers work great to ensure that beautiful smile will last for a lifetime. Sometimes a wire attached to the inner surface... READ MORE
Teeth have the possibility of changing position throughout life. This is true whether or not there has been orthodontic treatment. So, for the best... READ MORE
While it is not possible to know for certain based on just the photos submitted, I suspect that there is an element of your crossbite that is not due... READ MORE
THE DEGREE OF SPACE THAT YOU SHOW IS LIKELY TOO EXTREME TO SUCCESSFULLY CLOSE WITH ALIGNERS. MY GUESS IS THAT IF SUCH TREATMENT WERE ATTEMPTED THE... READ MORE
The choice of treatment depends on the underlying nature of your jaw relationship and tooth position. If the underbite is due to imbalance in jaw... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. McNeill
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