5-Star Rated Grand Rapids Orthodontist For Surgery Free Orthodontics

Grand Rapids Orthodontist Serving Grand Rapids, Cascade, Forest Hills, Rockford, East Grand Rapids, Lowell, Caledonia, Grandville, Kentwood, Jenison, Belmont & Ionia, Michigan (MI)

Herbst Appliance

An Herbst appliance is used to correct an overbite within 12 months. Over time, the appliance encourages the movement of the lower jaw and upper molars into proper alignment. Herbst is most commonly used in younger patients, while the jaw is still developing.

How Does Surgery Free Orthodontics Works?

The Herbst appliance works by keeping the lower jaw from shifting backward during the opening and closing movement of your mouth. The appliance is attached to your back molars on the upper and lower jaws with bands that are set into position. Patients using the Herbst Appliance do not have any concerns about learning how to chew food with their lower jaw in this new position.

Palatal Expander

The Palatal Expander is used by applying light pressure to the upper jaw. This pressure is utilized to expand your upper jaw. Dr. Karl will be able to provide simply instructions to ensure that the expansion of your jaw is in proper alignment. In order to retain your results, your palatal expander should be worn until instructed by your orthodontist to solidify your treatment.

Learn More About Surgery Free Orthodontics At Karl Orthodontics Of Grand Rapids, MI

If you live in or around Grand Rapids, Cascade, Forest Hills, Rockford, East Grand Rapids, Lowell, Caledonia, Grandville, Kentwood, Jenison, Belmont or Ionia, MI, and you’d like to learn if surgery free orthodontics may be an option for you or your child, call Karl Orthodontics at 616.459.7171 today for a complimentary, no-obligation consultation.

5-Star Rated Orthodontist For Braces & Invisalign In Grand Rapids, MI
"I truly love your office. I have been offered nothing but awesome customer service. I am glad I made the choice to visit you for your services."
Linda M.
"Wonderful staff!! You will not be disappointed with this orthodontics office. Accommodating, fun and excellent customer service. Highly recommend!"
Deja D.
"The staff is awesome with all of our boys and makes them look forward to our appointments. Everything is always explained well, laid back and super flexible. Highly recommend!!!"
Jeff R.
"Karl Orthodontics is amazing! Dr. Karl and my favorite dental assistant, Kim, are always kind, caring and professional. The results show in my smile."
Jack F.
"So happy we chose to get braces from Dr. Karl's orthodontics. They made it very easy to schedule around work and school. He and his staff are very nice and always kept us informed on how the braces were working."
Susan O.
*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Dr. Karl Orthodontics. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.
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3989 Cascade Rd. SE,
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Dr. Paul Karl, our award-winning Grand Rapids, MI, orthodontist offers the most advanced braces for children, braces for teens and braces for adults, including metal braces, clear braces, self-ligating braces and Invisalign. Karl Orthodontics provides early orthodontic treatment for children, surgical orthodontics, surgery-free orthodontics, sleep apnea treatment and jaw pain treatment. We can even help you get straight teeth up to 50% faster at Karl Orthodontics!
Come experience Karl Orthodontics and you will see we offer effective orthodontics with a smile to patients in and around Grand Rapids, Cascade, Forest Hills, East Grand Rapids, Rockford, Lowell, Caledonia, Grandville, Kentwood, Jenison, Belmont and Ionia, Michigan.
Call 616.459.7171 today for your free, no-obligation consultation for braces at our Grand Rapids orthodontics office.
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