Treating Kids, Teens & Adults

Dr. Katie B. Lewis believes everyone should benefit from exceptional orthodontic care and a brand new smile.

At KBL Orthodontics, we’re proud to offer a variety of orthodontic treatments for children, teens, and adults at our office in Dothan, Alabama.

Dothan Braces & Invisalign

You can find cutting-edge fixed and removable orthodontic appliances to choose from at KBL Orthodontics, like:

  • Clear aligners from Invisalign & 3M Clarity
  • Clear braces
  • Modern metal braces
  • Dentofacial orthopedic appliances
Braces & Invisalign

Orthodontics for Children

Your children's smiles grow right alongside them! That's why Dr. Katie B. Lewis treats your children as her own by giving them the best possible orthodontic care around Dothan.

The American Association of Orthodontists and Dr. Lewis recommend that your child get their first evaluation no later than age seven.

By this age, your child's teeth have developed enough to allow Dr. Lewis to find subtle problems with emerging teeth and jaw growth before your child loses all of their baby teeth.

In some cases, your check-up with KBL Orthodontics may reveal that your child's bite is fine, and they won't need braces at this time.

Other times, Dr. Lewis may find an issue but recommend monitoring your child's growth for the time being. Afterward, our team can start your child's treatment at the right time if Dr. Lewis still thinks it's appropriate.

By choosing the right time to start treatment, Dr. Lewis can achieve results that may not be possible once your child's face and jaws have finished growing.

Early treatment at our office in Dothan can prevent more serious problems from developing and make treatment at a later age shorter and less complicated.

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Orthodontics for Teens

For teens in the Dothan area, the most common time for orthodontic treatment at KBL Orthodontics is between the ages of 11-16.

Expert orthodontists like Dr. Katie B. Lewis can examine your teen at this age and diagnose issues with spacing, crowding, bite, and alignment. On top of that, your teen’s bone and jaw structure are formed enough to begin orthodontic treatment.

At KBL Orthodontics, your teen can choose between state-of-the-art and affordable treatment options. These options include clear aligners, metal braces, and clear ceramic braces.

Each of these choices offers your teenager unique benefits while improving their smile.

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Orthodontics for Adults

Your smile can impact how others see you and, more importantly, how you see yourself. That’s why you need a smile that helps you shine.

You’re never too old to receive orthodontic treatment with Dr. Lewis, and that’s why we offer orthodontics for adults at our Dothan office.

Here’s a fun fact: your teeth don’t stop moving after your teen years! Teeth that seemed straight when you were younger can shift positions as you get older. These changes can lead to jaw pain, trouble brushing, or a smile you’re unhappy with.

If you leave misaligned teeth untreated, you may end up with other dental problems such as tooth decay and gum disease.

You may also notice abnormal wear on the surface of your teeth or finding difficulty chewing or speaking.

Lucky for our Dothan patients, Dr. Lewis can address these issues and more through orthodontic treatment. Our team can correct orthodontic problems with KBL Orthodontics just as easily for adults as for children so that you can enjoy a better smile no matter your age.

Our team uses orthodontic procedures to move teeth in the same way for adults and children, and you’ll notice changes in your smile in no time.

Why Orthodontic Treatment?

Straight Teeth Are Good for Oral Health

After Dr. Lewis moves your teeth into a better position, it’s easier for you to clean them through regular flossing and brushing. This helps prevent other oral issues, including problems affecting your overall health.

On top of that, orthodontic treatment can encourage patients to build a more thorough oral hygiene routine as they learn to clean around their appliances.

A Straight Smile Builds Self-Esteem

Successful orthodontic treatment at KBL Orthodontics can help boost your self-confidence, improve your quality of life, and help you smile more freely.

Untreated Oral Issues Can Get Worse

If you put off orthodontic treatment when Dr. Lewis recommends it, you may experience long-term health issues down the line that could cost you more.

At KBL Orthodontics, our team knows that children, teens, and adults have different dental needs, so we give each age group personalized care.

We’ll work with you to make sure you receive the most appropriate treatment at our professional office in Dothan.

Start With a Free Consultation

Start your journey towards a better smile today! Schedule your free consultation with our expert orthodontist, Dr. Lewis.

When you visit our KBL Orthodontics team in Dothan, we’ll discuss your options and develop an orthodontic treatment plan for your unique goals.