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Andrew S Chase
Specializes in Orthodontics
5 Walnut Avenue
Stoughton, MA
 

Dr. Andrew Chase works as an orthodontist in Stoughton, MA. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
336 Pleasant Street
Brockton, MA
 

Robert E Chavez
Specializes in Orthodontics
5 Walnut Avenue
Stoughton, MA
 

Dr. Robert Chavez is an orthodontist in Stoughton, MA. Dr. Chavez is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
1613 Central Street
Stoughton, MA
 

Dr. Omar Salem is an orthodontist. Patient ratings for Dr. Salem average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
673 Bedford Street; Suite 1
Abington, MA
 

Dr. Francis Antonellis practices orthodontics (braces) in Abington, MA. Dr. Antonellis is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Menachem D Roth
Specializes in Orthodontics
348 N Pearl Street; Suite 3
Brockton, MA
 

Dr. Menachem Roth's specialty is orthodontics (braces). Dr. Roth honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
1058 N Main Street
Brockton, MA
 

Dr. Siri Steinle's area of specialization is orthodontics (braces). Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
25 Belmont Street
South Easton, MA
 

Dr. Mark Halvorsen is an orthodontist in South Easton, MA. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Orthodontics
841 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
 

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Specializes in Orthodontics
41 Highland Avenue
Randolph, MA
 

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What is Orthodontics?

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.