Board Certified Orthodontists
Upholding the Highest Orthodontic Standards
Board Certification signifies that Dr. Nick and Dr. B adhere to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. By choosing a board-certified orthodontist, patients can have confidence in our abilities, and trust that they will receive the best possible orthodontic care.
Treatments We Specialize In
Orthodontic treatment involves a wide range of issues, including teeth alignment, jaw positioning, and bite correction. Our Board-certified orthodontists have the expertise to address complex orthodontic cases and offer a variety of treatment options tailored to individual patients’ needs. We take the time to understand patients’ concerns, goals, and expectations, and develop customized treatment plans to address their unique orthodontic concerns.
Dr B and Dr Nick are committed to staying current with the latest advancements and techniques in orthodontics. We engage in ongoing professional development and continuing education to ensure we are utilizing the most effective and innovative treatment approaches. This dedication to lifelong learning enables us to provide our patients with the best available orthodontic care. Our mission is to make you smile!
Dr. Nick serves as the Craniofacial Orthodontist for Hasbro/Rhode Island Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, focusing on patients with craniofacial abnormalities, such as cleft lip and palate, jaw deformities, facial asymmetries, and other congenital or acquired craniofacial conditions.
Dentofacial orthopedics is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. The goal of dentofacial orthopedics is to achieve not only straight teeth, but also a balanced facial profile and harmonious dental and skeletal relationships.
Surgical orthodontics, also known as orthognathic surgery, is a branch of dentistry that combines orthodontic treatment with corrective jaw surgery to address significant dental and skeletal irregularities. It is typically used for cases where orthodontic treatment alone cannot fully correct the functional and aesthetic issues.
Orthodontic treatment can be used to correct Temporomandibular Dysfunction. By properly aligning the teeth and jaws, orthodontic treatment can help alleviate the strain on the TMJ, reduce symptoms, and improve overall jaw function.
Early intervention orthodontics, also known as interceptive orthodontics or Phase I orthodontic treatment, refers to the early detection and treatment of orthodontic issues in children. It involves addressing orthodontic problems at an early age, typically during childhood, before all permanent teeth have erupted.
The primary goal of airway orthodontics is to optimize the airway passage and improve breathing function, particularly in individuals with obstructed or compromised airways. It recognizes that certain orthodontic and facial skeletal abnormalities can contribute to airway problems, such as sleep-disordered breathing, snoring, and obstructive sleep apnea.