News By Tag
* Orthognathic Surgery
* South Carolina
* More Tags...
News By Place
Pitner Orthodontics Now Offers Digital Imagery for Orthognathic Surgery
Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) treats and corrects abnormalities of the facial bones, jaws, and the teeth. Computerized treatment planning minimizes treatment times, recovery periods and the overall efficacy of your surgery.
By: Jack Heape
Using the latest in digital imaging technology, Pitner Orthodontcis can demonstrate the overall functional and aesthetic benefits of orthognathic surgery. Computerized treatment planning minimizes treatment times, recovery periods and the overall efficacy of your surgery. State-of-the-
Orthognathic surgery may be unnecessary if orthodontic treatment can correct the problem. With the latest advances in orthodontics, this is sometimes the case. Dr. Pitner will determine if orthognathic surgery is the correct treatment option for you.
Dr. Leslie Pitner graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 2002, where she was elected to membership in OKU, a dental honor society. She also completed her specialty certificate at UNC and received her Master of Science in orthodontics in 2005.
Dr. Pitner brings an eye for beauty and detail from her training in art and an enthusiasm for bringing that beauty to each patient’s smile. In 2007, she completed a unique Masters degree in Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She uses this education to encourage patients to grow in their strengths through the challenges of orthodontics and enjoy the positive power of a smile.
For more information about the general and cosmetic dentist braces offered by Dr. Pitner or to schedule your free consultation, visit their website, http://www.drpitner.com. For more general information about dental care and teeth, visit her blog at http://bracesdentist.net.