We found 13 orthodontists who accept Health Net near Clovis, CA.
Dr. Mark Lowe is an orthodontist. Patients gave Dr. Lowe an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Dr. Cory Costanzo practices orthodontics (braces) in Fresno, CA. Dr. Costanzo's areas of expertise include invisalign. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Costanzo honors.
Clinical interests: Invisalign
Dr. Donald Snyder is an orthodontist in Fresno, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Snyder average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Snyder is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Dr. Alfredo Rodriguez-Abrams' specialties are orthodontics (braces) and general dentistry. He practices in Fresno, CA. Dr. Rodriguez-Abrams is an in-network provider for Health Net insurance.
Conditions / Treatments
Orthodontics is the specialty concerned with moving and adjusting the teeth within the mouth in order to enhance their appearance and improve their function. Orthodontists are dentists with additional training, which allows them to straighten teeth and align jaws in order to give their patients a healthier bite.
When teeth are crooked or don’t bite together well it can lead to social embarrassment as well as serious health problems. Poor jaw alignment can strain the muscles that move the mouth, leading to jaw pain and headaches. Crooked teeth are significantly harder to clean effectively, leading to an increased risk for gum disease and tooth decay. In addition, teeth that are seriously out of place can lead to difficulty speaking or eating.
To move the teeth within the jawbone, orthodontists use dental appliances to put pressure on the teeth. Some are fixed in place; others are removable. Examples of appliances include:
- Braces, made of metal, ceramic, or plastic
- Components that enhance braces, such as archwires, elastics, or headgear
- Clear aligners, or invisible customized trays that fit over the teeth
- Retainers to prevent teeth from shifting out of their new position
Whether you have overcrowded teeth, a misaligned bite, an overbite, or some other alignment issue, an orthodontist can help you have a healthy and beautiful smile.