Orthodontic Treatment in Wakefield and Westerly, RI

Improve Your Smile

A visit to the dentist biannually can help keep your oral health in check. However, when it comes to orthodontic problems, an orthodontic specialist is usually needed. At DeQuattro Orthodontics, Dr. DeQuattro and our dental team are dedicated to enhancing your smile for years to come. 

Orthodontist specialists are dental professionals with the skills and experience to best treat orthodontic problems. They specialize in ensuring your teeth and jaw are in their proper position for optimal health. If you’re in the southern Rhode Island area and you’re looking for an orthodontist to fix your dental issues, Dr. DeQuattro can help.

What Is Orthodontics?

Orthodontic treatments help ensure proper function and create healthy, beautiful smiles. Teeth that are misaligned are harder to clean and maintain and can cause abnormal wearing of tooth enamel which can lead to extensive and expensive dental procedures. Experts in this field are able to fix many orthodontic problems, including:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Crowding or gapped teeth
  • Protrusion (under or overbite)
  • Jaw growth problems

Most problems are inherited — such as spacing, and extra or missing teeth. Others can be a result of thumb and finger sucking, dental disease, accidents, the early or late loss of baby teeth, or other causes.

Orthodontic Treatments

Our goal is to ensure our patients get the stunning smile they desire while also ensuring they’re maintaining their optimal health. Our Westerly and Wakefield office offers a variety of options to align your teeth, including:

  • Invisalign
  • LightForce
  • Retainers
  • Gum Procedures
  • Tooth Width Adjustment

For children, we also provide treatments to prevent their teeth and jaw position from worsening, these include:

To learn more about our orthodontic treatments, call our Wakefield office at (401) 783-9890 or our Westerly office at (401) 596-2264.

Frequently Asked Questions

When should my child get their first check-up?
Do I need to visit an orthodontist?
When should my child get their first check-up?

The best time for treatment is when an orthodontic problem arises, but as a general rule, your child’s first visit should be around age seven. There’s usually an optimal time in your child’s life to achieve the best results, so you won’t regret getting an early consultation from an orthodontic specialist.

Do I need to visit an orthodontist?

If you have misaligned teeth, we encourage visiting an orthodontist like Dr. DeQuattro to fix your misaligned teeth. Both adults and children can benefit from orthodontic treatments. Receiving orthodontic treatment isn’t just for cosmetic reasons— orthodontic treatments can help keep your oral health from worsening. When teeth are misaligned, it doesn’t just give a flawed smile, it can lead to:

  • Gum disease
  • TMJ Disorder
  • Digestive issues
  • Speech and eating difficulties

A Custom Smile Just For You

If your misaligned teeth are causing you trouble and can’t stand the look of your smile, orthodontic treatment is what you need. At DeQuattro Orthodontics, we want you to feel confident in your smile while also ensuring your oral health is maintained. 

Call our Wakefield office at (401) 783-9890 or our Westerly office at (401) 596-2264 to schedule an appointment with us. You can also fill out our online contact form and one of our staff will get back to you promptly. We’re proud to provide services to Wakefield and Westerly as well as Narragansett, South Kingstown, Charlestown, Weekapaug, and the surrounding areas.

Orthodontists receive an additional 2 to 3 years of specialized education beyond dental school to learn the proper way to align teeth and correct bites. Only those who successfully complete this formal education may call themselves orthodontists, and only orthodontists can be members of the American Association of Orthodontists.

Learn more: aaoinfo.org.

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(401) 783-9890 or (401) 596-2264
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