Gentle Dental of New Baltimore
35521 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore, MI 48047

When an Orthodontist is Right for Your Dental Needs

dca-blog_orthodontics-african-american-woman-smile

Few people are born with perfect teeth. This is why braces have gotten so popular with every age, from kids to adults. Find the best orthodontist in New Baltimore and discover whether your dental problems can be straightened out with braces.

How Do Braces Work?

Wires and brackets are attached to the teeth, which apply gentle pressure to straighten teeth, and move the teeth and jaw into correct alignment. Braces are also used for cosmetic reasons. Orthodontic treatment is provided by specialists called orthodontists. Your dentist can recommend the best orthodontist for your personal needs.

Am I a Candidate for Braces?

Braces can benefit anyone, at any time, for any number of reasons. But the best orthodontist experts recommend that treatment begin in childhood to address developing problems, as well as avoid later treatment. They recommend that children have an orthodontic evaluation as young as age of seven. Yet only a thorough evaluation by an orthodontist can determine whether braces are best for you or your family.

What Are the Stages of Treatment?

Braces have become popular for all ages, but there are preferable times for treatment to start. According to orthodontists, treatment typically follows one of these stages:

  • Stage one focuses on the developing dental problems in children. This is called interceptive orthodontic and is best when performed at a young age because it can be easier to make permanent changes while teeth, jaws, and bone are still developing. The child’s conditions will determine whether braces are best at this time. Following this first phase, a resting period is essential to allow permanent teeth to fully emerge.
  • Stage two begins around the ages of 12 or 13, when it is decided whether a child needs to get braces. If an orthodontist is first seen after this second phase, then care must be customized to meet the older patient’s needs and may include dental extractions to create space for teeth to be properly aligned.

People can benefit from braces at any age. Find the best orthodontist in New Baltimore and discover the difference that braces can make for you.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in New Baltimore, call Gentle Dental of New Baltimore today at (586) 933-5521 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in New Baltimore. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of New Baltimore, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of New Baltimore.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone always greets you with a smile! They are very nice and patient. They do their best to always help you in anyway they can.
Monique R.
Very professional and gentle.
Pam S.
Monica does a very good job of teeth cleaning, she is very thorough and professional.
Karen H.
Got me in same day with no appointment and took care of my problem.
Carron R.
This office has really come through for my family and me when we had emergency dental needs. The doctor makes sure whatever needs doing gets done right, and makes right anything that isn’t perfect […]
Catherine N.
I love the staff, they are always friendly.
Sydney B.
I recommend this office to anyone, they are the best! Dr. Wajeeh explains everything so that I understood and the ladies there are so nice, this is the best dental experience ever!
Michele B.
I have referred several friends and the ones who went to Dr Wajeeh were just as happy as I have been.
Stacy R.
Very nice people and they know what they are doing.
Scott O.
The staff is always very welcoming and puts me at ease. I appreciate the fact that they don’t try to up sell and don’t recommend treatments that really aren’t needed.
Carol S.
You did what you said you do. I appreciate truthful people
Dennis O.
The accommodating and compassionate ways of Dr Wajeeh and his staff
Toni P.
Nice people
Dawn H.
The dentist was very great with my teenage anxious daughter getting her first fillings.
Nicole S.
Always great service from a great group of people!!
Larry B.
Staff is friendly and really make it a pleasant experience.
Ronald S.
Super Nice & Personable, I don’t like going to the dentist because it hurts and is uncomfortable for me but it wasn’t that bad. You are my new dentist and I’m not so afraid to come […]
Tracy S.
Very happy and friendly staff. Really made me feel at ease when I felt nervous
John D.
Dental Hygenist. Very friendly and great lady. She doesnt make parients feel judged which was an issue in the past at other dental offices
Justin F.
The staff, everyone is so nice and friendly. They make you feel welcomed and at ease
Ella H.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (586) 933-5521
Our Location