34500 Chardon Rd. Unit 1, Willoughby Hills OH 44094|

For adults in the Mentor area, alternatives to braces are available at Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills

Mentor area dentist, Dr. Michael Stern, is proud to offer alternatives to conventional braces for children, teenagers, and adults. The idea of conventional orthodontics using metal brackets and wires to cover the smile throughout treatment is often the main reason why many patients choose not to realign their bite or dental arch for aesthetic or functional purposes. Our team takes the time to educate potential and existing patients on the advantages of alternatives such as ClearCorrect, Invisalign, and Ortho-Tain. The first option is that of aligner therapy. ClearCorrect and Invisalign are two popular brands of aligner therapy and can be … Continue reading

What alternative to braces are available for Mentor area patients?

Dr. Michael Stern of Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills is a dentist in the Mentor area who understands that patients are often turned off at the idea of traditional braces for addressing areas of malocclusion. Our team believes that alternatives to braces should be available, allowing patients to achieve a more attractive smile without the embarrassment or unsightly appearance of conventional orthodontics. This is why our team offers ClearCorrect, Invisalign, and Ortho-Tain solutions for teenagers and adults interested in improving the alignment of their dental arch and/or bite. Invisalign and ClearCorrect are two different brands of clear aligner tray therapy. This … Continue reading

What methods of orthodontic treatment are available through our practice for Wickliffe area patients?

Orthodontic treatment is one of the most effective ways for Wickliffe area patients to address misalignment of the dental arch and/or the bite. Dr. Michael Stern of Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills is a dentist who offers comprehensive care for patients who are ready to tackle an imperfect smile with orthodontia. Orthodontic treatment often brings to mind metal brackets and wires covering the smile, which can have a negative connotation to many patients in the Wickliffe community considering straightening their smiles. This is why the team of Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills encourages patients to consider alternative solutions that are readily available. … Continue reading

Clear braces alternatives available in Willoughby Hills

Realigning the smile brings to mind the appearance and discomfort of traditional orthodontics. Metal bracket and wire braces are often a source of embarrassment for patients who need to use them to repair the alignment of their dental arch and their bite. However, thanks to continued advances in dentistry, patients have a variety of clear braces solutions which are also readily available at the practice of Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills. First, our practice offers two types of clear braces known as aligner therapy. Aligner therapy works by having patients wear specially-made trays which are made of clear professional-grade plastic for … Continue reading

Which invisible braces options are available for patients in the area of Willoughby Hills?

At the practice of Dr. Michael Stern, patients can enjoy a wide range of cosmetic, restorative, and preventative dentistry procedures. Many patients in the Willoughby Hills area are unaware that they are able to enjoy orthodontic services as well. Orthodontics focuses on the alignment of the bite and the teeth. Not only is this important for aesthetics, but it can also reduce problems associated with poor bite alignment (such as TMJ and TMD) and oral health. When patients are considering realigning their teeth, they may be fearful of dealing with metal bracket and wire braces. Thanks to continued advances in … Continue reading

Are you looking for Invisalign providers in Willoughby Hills?

Invisalign providers such as Dr. Michael Stern of Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills are available to assist patients in rejuvenating their smiles without the need for conventional orthodontics. Metal brackets and wires can cause many patients with misaligned teeth to reconsider how important orthodontic treatment is to them. Most are turned off by the idea of hiding behind metal when smiling, laughing, and speaking to others, which can make many men and women self-conscious about their appearance. Instead, patients can use alternative treatments such as Invisalign to straighten their teeth in a discreet and comfortable manner. Invisalign is an aligner therapy … Continue reading

Clear Correct providers in the Willoughby Hills area

It is common for patients to visit the team at Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills to discuss options for straightening teeth. However, when patients think of the word “orthodontics,” it often stirs up images of unsightly metal bracket and wire braces covering the smile. While teenagers may be accustomed to undergoing this types of orthodontic service, adults who want straighter teeth are not. They are concerned about their appearance in their workplace and about how it may affect their personal relationships. Because of this, Dr. Michael Stern is happy to provide Willoughby Hills area patients with Clear Correct. Clear Correct providers … Continue reading

Clear braces are alternatives for patients in the center of Willoughby Hills

Dr. Michael Stern of Willoughby Hills is the primary dentist in a dental office that focuses on both restorative and cosmetic dentistry. For many patients, this includes orthodontic treatment. However, patients who are undecided about using traditional orthodontics to realign their smiles may want to take the time to learn about alternatives such as clear braces. Clear braces are a common consideration for patients who are uneasy about hiding their smile behind metal brackets and wires with conventional orthodontics. Clear braces are offered through Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills with Invisalign and ClearCorrect, two brands of aligner therapy that are used … Continue reading

Why dentist in Willoughby Hills may suggest orthodontic alternatives such as Ortho-Tain

At Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills, many patients take the time to ask their dentist about alternatives to conventional orthodontics. When patients think about straightening their teeth, they are often associating this with the look of conventional metal wires and brackets covering their pearly whites for months, sometimes years. This can make patients reconsider orthodontic treatment. However, Dr. Michael Stern may discuss alternatives such as Ortho-Tain. Ortho-Tain is a method of straightening the teeth that works a little differently from conventional braces or even aligner therapy. Instead, this particular system uses an oral appliance that is worn at night for early … Continue reading

Clear braces are wonderful alternatives to conventional orthodontics for patients in Willoughby Hills

Willoughby Hills area patients who are considering alternatives to traditional metal bracket and wire braces are often interested in speaking with Dr. Michael Stern about solutions such as clear braces. Clear braces are orthodontic solutions that are much more discreet than traditional methods of metal brackets and wires, which have been used for decades in correcting the smile. With continued advances in dental technology and techniques, patients can now improve the alignment of their teeth and bite with solutions such as Invisalign and ClearCorrect. Both Invisalign and ClearCorrect are clear tray aligner options that are used to reposition teeth. They … Continue reading