Braces & Invisalign in Owensboro
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If you’re ready to take the first step toward a straighter smile, or if you have questions for us, contact the Wedding Orthodontics team.
We proudly serve patients of all ages from Owensboro and the surrounding areas, so come in for your first free consultation with Dr. Wedding.
A Trusted Orthodontist in Owensboro
Dr. Wedding completed his undergraduate and dental training at the University of Kentucky. He graduated from his orthodontic residency program at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2017. Dr. Wedding served as chief resident in his third year of residency, where he helped transition the program to entirely new faculty leadership.
Dr. Wedding is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics, Green River Dental Society, and Western Kentucky Orthodontic Study Group. He is a delegate to the Kentucky Dental Association, a board member of Daviess County’s chapter of the UK Alumni Association, and a member of the OKU Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Wedding is also proud to be a Gold Plus Invisalign Provider, meaning he is the top Invisalign clear aligners provider in Daviess County and the surrounding areas.
Braces in Owensboro are an excellent choice for correcting complex tooth issues. Since they can sometimes work faster at aligning teeth and closing gaps than other treatments might, overall treatment time may be slightly reduced. Braces don’t require some of the more complex technology or expensive equipment that newer treatments can, meaning Owensboro braces are a cost-effective orthodontic option.
Traditional metal braces are one of the most efficient orthodontic tools we have. They’re made out of metal or ceramic brackets that are affixed to the teeth, then connected by wires and tiny rubber bands or elastics. These brackets, wires, and bands work together to apply the gentle pressure that will gradually move the teeth into the positions we want them to be in as long as you have regular adjustments with our doctors.
Invisalign is incredibly popular with both patients and orthodontists in Owensboro and is the top alternative to traditional braces. Instead of brackets and bands, the Invisalign system uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually straighten your teeth.
Invisalign aligners are made of a comfortable plastic material and customized to fit snugly over your teeth. To keep your teeth moving in the direction you want them to, you’ll need to switch your invisible trays out for the next one in the series every 1-2 weeks as directed by Dr. Wedding.
The Invisalign system can only work if the recommended guidelines are followed exactly! Aligners should be worn 20-22 hours per day throughout treatment. If patients neglect to wear the aligners as directed, it can impede the results and also add time to the orthodontic process.
Invisalign is at its most efficient when correcting many of the most common orthodontic issues. For some complex cases, Invisalign may not be a good option. A free consultation with Dr. Wedding at Wedding Orthodontics in Owensboro will allow us to determine your eligibility for Invisalign.
Owensboro Braces & Invisalign: Find the Treatment for You
Dr. Wedding has lots of experience providing customized treatment plans for each individual patient. When you visit our offices in Owensboro for a complimentary consultation, our talented team will pay special attention to your particular orthodontic needs, as well as your specific tooth shape, lip movement, and face shape. Using these as the basis for braces or Invisalign treatment results in a beautifully aligned smile that’s just right for you.
To learn more about Owensboro orthodontics, click here to schedule your free consultation with Wedding Orthodontics.