DR. SHARLEEN F. TAN, ORTHODONTIST

Treatment Options

Damon® System

Greater comfort, fewer office visits, and better results make Damon System braces a great choice for orthodontic patients who want straight teeth in a short amount of time. The Damon System’s passive self-ligating brackets move teeth into position with less force and without the need for extractions

Insignia Advanced Smile Design TM

Insignia treatment is tailored to the individual patient. Each aspect is precisely calculated to affect tooth movement in the most optimal way, resulting in fewer office visits and exceptional comfort. And because treatment is 100% personalized, patients can often see a reduction in the amount of time they would ordinarily wear braces.

Insignia is ideal for everyone -- from the adult with the hectic schedule to the teen who wants to be out of braces and on with their smile.

Dentofacial orthopedics

Many patients wonder what it means when their orthodontist specializes in dentofacial orthopedics. This specialization means your doctor has training and experience in working with the management of tooth movement (orthodontics) as well as the guidance of facial growth and development (dentofacial orthopedics), which usually occurs during childhood.

Sleep apnea

Do you get drowsy easily without any explanation? Have you started snoring loudly or waking up breathless in the middle of the night for no reason? If you experience any of these symptoms, you may have a condition known as sleep apnea. It affects millions of Americans and can be a serious condition. Sleep apnea can be controlled by working with a sleep specialist who can prescribe safe and effective treatments.

TMJ/TMD treatments

What is TMJ/TMD and why does it matter to you? Temporomandibular Disorder is a condition in which the joints in your jaw become sore, and movement is restricted. Millions of Americans suffer from chronic face and neck pains as well as recurring headaches. These can all be signs of a TMD/TMJ condition that may require treatment.

Surgical orthodontics

Orthodontics is designed to reposition and straighten teeth, but surgical orthodontics may be needed in some cases to correct more severe jaw irregularities. Surgical orthodontics is used to straighten the jaw into alignment, often improving a patient’s ability to chew, speak, and breathe. Braces are often worn in conjunction with orthodontic surgery to make sure the teeth stay in the proper position as well.

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