Orthodontics in Downingtown and Phoenixville, PA

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities using a variety of corrective devices.

Orthodontic TreatmentOrthodontic problems are generally referred to as malocclusion and include conditions like gaps between teeth, crowded teeth, or misaligned jaws. Most of these conditions are congenital while others have been caused by accidents, thumb sucking, or losing baby teeth later than normal.

Orthodontic treatment corrects these conditions but, in the process, and most important of all, orthodontic treatment results in a great smile and improved self-esteem!

When to see an orthodontist?

According to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) if you notice any of the following conditions or behaviors, a consultation with an orthodontist would be helpful.

  • Early or late loss of baby teeth
  • Difficulty chewing or biting
  • Mouth breathing
  • Sucking the thumb or fingers
  • Crowded, misplaced or blocked-out teeth
  • Jaws that shift, make sounds, protrude or are recessed
  • Speech difficulty
  • Biting the cheek or biting into the roof of the mouth
  • Protruding teeth
  • Teeth that meet in an abnormal way or don’t meet at all
  • Facial imbalance or asymmetry (features out of proportion to the rest of the face)
  • Grinding or clenching of teeth

When should orthodontic treatment begin?

Orthodontic Children TreatmentThe ideal age for starting orthodontic treatment ranges from three to twelve years of age. Depending on conditions, three years of age is certainly not too early especially for a consultation but also because some interceptive therapies can begin at that age and head off problems in the future. For example, orthodontic braces can help to correct continued thumb and finger sucking or the use of a pacifier.

Although Orthodontic treatment of children is preferred, age should not be a condition for consulting an Orthodontist for treatment of almost and orthodontic problems. (See Adult Orthodontics)

Free Consultation! During the initial examination and consultation, we will determine the best possible treatment option (see Invisalign) for your individual needs. The doctor will outline the treatment, along with the expected duration, and give you the approximate cost. Payment options are available.

Call us today at either of the above numbers to set up a free consultation!

What Our Patients Are Saying

  • Harry W.6/14/2019

    Reardon Dental clinic is a excellent careing professional dental clinic. Everyone dentist and staff go out of their way to make your visit safe pleasant and stress free. I had knee replacement and I forgot I needed a antibiotic before my cleaning. They caught it thank God . Your records are checked before your treatment starts. Medications list are checked in case of changes. My son and wife tell me every time they have an appointment how safe pleasant and stress free their visit went. The staff is always mentioned how they went the extra mile to make the appointment a success. Looking forward to future visits. Never did I think I was overcharged or a procedure was pushed . Pricing is perfect. Financing is explained if needed. Honest dental care.

    simplysuie6/12/2019

    First appointment of the day and seen right on time. Wonderful visit. Professional. Clean. Friendly. I travel further now but would not go anywhere else. Thank you

  • Kathy W.6/12/2019

    My children and I have been going to Dr. Reardon's office since we moved to Phoenixville 26 years ago. The care we have received is excellent. Every employee we have met over the years has been personable, courteous and has made us feel comfortable. Janice has been my hygienist for several years and knows all my family. It is nice to be able to relax and feel comfortable because really I dread going to the dentist. Not so with Dr. Reardon's practice. Dr. Reardon is one of the best dentists that I have met. All of the dentists he has had in his practice have been phenomenal. I highly recommend this practice to anyone no matter what age. No need for a pediatric dentist...this practice is super with children. My 4 children and grandchildren are growing up using this practice.

    Lisa E.6/08/2019

    Everyone is pleasant and professional. They fit me in after my temp filling came out, expected long wait but was in and out in 20 minutes. As always, pleased...

  • Peter D.6/07/2019

    I always get a great check up from Natalie.She’s very thorough and always has your bestdental health in the forefront. Peter DiMaio

    Chris C.6/06/2019

    Excellent experience as always. Vanessa does an amazing job and is a huge asset to the practice!!

  • alison h.5/15/2019

    Thank you for all that you do! Not afraid to come to the Dentist any more! Reardon Dental is always friendly, gentle, and efficient!

    Shannon K.4/03/2019

    We have been going to Reardon Dental in Downingtown for years. We have never had anything less than exceptional service! Reardon is always friendly, and extremely accommodating. Anytime someone is looking for a dentist, I highly recommend Reardon!

  • Kitty M.4/03/2019

    I had my first visit at Reardon Dental in Phoenixville recently and I can say I found my go to practice for dental needs! It had been years since I've seen a dentist so I was nervous about going for a cleaning. Leann was my dental hygienist and she listened to my concerns. She helped calm my nerves by explaining the process of each step and what to expect. When I showed any signs of discomfort she addressed them right away and made sure I was doing okay. Dr.O'Brien came over to evaluate the health of my mouth after the cleaning and everything checked out great. I opted for the $25 fluoride treatment (I did Berry and I liked the flavor but they also had Bubblegum, mint, and Orange) as well. Overall a great experience and for once I'm looking forward to my next cleaning.

    Samantha M.3/21/2019

    My routine cleaning was great! My hygienist was quick, efficient, and super friendly. Everyone at Reardon is so nice and really great at what they do, you can feel their passion for their patient's satisfaction!

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