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Mercer Island Orthodontist
2817 80th Ave. S.E.
Mercer Island, Washington 98040 US
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53 years experience
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Memberships

American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)

Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges

Dr. McNeill has hospital affiliations at Not Applicable.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    University of Delaware
    University of Pennsylvania, DDS, MS (Physical Anthropology)
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency:
    University of Washington, Orthodontics

Treatments offered at Orthodontic Associates of Mercer Island

Most popular answers from R. William McNeill, DDS, MS

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Dentist vs Orthodontist for Invisalign?

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

How Much Do Palate Expanders Cost and How Long Does a 20-year Old Have to Wear It For?

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

Invisalign Clincheck Video: Can Canines be Better Placed?

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

Black Triangle Gap Between my Two Front Teeth

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

What Can I Do About "Black Triangles" Caused by Invisalign Treatment?

Chances are that your Invislaign treatment did not "cause" the black triangles. It is common for gum tissue between severely rotated teeth... READ MORE

After Invisalign Treatment, What Type of Retainer Will I Get?

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

How Long Do I Need to Wear a Retainer After Invisalign Treatment?

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

Is my Crossbite Too Severe for Invisalign? (photo)

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

Best Way to Close a Wide Gap, Braces or Aligners?

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

I Have Crowded Lower Teeth and Grade 3 Malocclusion/underbite. Which Braces Would Be Best?

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

R. William McNeill, DDS, MS has shared 2 before and after pictures with 15 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 53 year.
Memberships
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges
Dr. McNeill has hospital affiliations at Not Applicable.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    University of Delaware
    University of Pennsylvania, DDS, MS (Physical Anthropology)
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency:
    University of Washington, Orthodontics

Treatments offered at Orthodontic Associates of Mercer Island


Before and After Photos




Dentist vs Orthodontist for Invisalign?

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

How Much Do Palate Expanders Cost and How Long Does a 20-year Old Have to Wear It For?

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

Invisalign Clincheck Video: Can Canines be Better Placed?

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

Black Triangle Gap Between my Two Front Teeth

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

What Can I Do About "Black Triangles" Caused by Invisalign Treatment?

Chances are that your Invislaign treatment did not "cause" the black triangles. It is common for gum tissue between severely rotated teeth... READ MORE

After Invisalign Treatment, What Type of Retainer Will I Get?

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

How Long Do I Need to Wear a Retainer After Invisalign Treatment?

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

Is my Crossbite Too Severe for Invisalign? (photo)

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

Best Way to Close a Wide Gap, Braces or Aligners?

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

I Have Crowded Lower Teeth and Grade 3 Malocclusion/underbite. Which Braces Would Be Best?

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

Treatments offered at Orthodontic Associates of Mercer Island

Treatments offered at Orthodontic Associates of Mercer Island

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