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Litchfield Park Orthodontist Offering SureSmile Braces
Dunn Orthodontics is offering cutting-edge SureSmile technology in Litchfield Park
By: Dunn Orthodontics, LLP
Litchfield Park orthodontists, Drs. Matthew and Courtney Dunn, are proud to be using the latest in computerized, robotic orthodontics – SureSmile. “It is important for us to continue to provide the highest quality orthodontic care along with latest technological advancements for our patients”, said Dr. Matthew Dunn. “When we saw that SureSmile not only lead to greater precision in treatment but also reduced time in treatment significantly, we knew we wanted to offer this technology to our patients in Litchfield Park.”
SureSmile utilizes cutting-edge software and robotics to align teeth more precisely to aid patients in realizing the healthy, beautiful smile they are looking for in less time than ever before. SureSmile can be used on children, teenagers and adults.
Studies have demonstrated that utilizing SureSmile results in approximately 30% less time in braces as compared to older orthodontic techniques. Over the course of an average two year treatment, utilizing SureSmile has the potential to reduce that time by 7 months on average. More importantly, it can do that while providing greater precision than ever thought possible previously.
How SureSmile works: Dunn Orthodontics starts the SureSmile process by using the iTero digital scanner on the patient’s teeth. This handheld scanner works similar to a digital camera. The iTero software is able to put multiple digital pictures together to create a 3-dimensional model of your teeth. By using the SureSmile software, this 3-dimensional model is transformed into virtual teeth that can be manipulated by Drs. Matthew and Courtney Dunn to create the optimal bite and teeth alignment.
Once completed by Dr. Dunn, the 3-dimensional model is transmitted to SureSmile so that their robots can shape and bend the patient’s wires with unparalleled precision. Once received in the office, these wires are placed by Dr. Matthew Dunn or Dr. Courtney Dunn into the braces so that the teeth move as efficiently as possible to their optimal final positions. By using a shape memory alloy for the archwires, treatment is often more comfortable and requires fewer appointments than traditional orthodontic treatment.
To learn more about Litchfield Park SureSmile braces, visit the Dunn Orthodontics website (http://www.dunn-