2001 W Busch Blvd, Ste C, Tampa, Fl 33612

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13145 Kings Lake Dr, Ste 105, Gibsonton, FL 33534

Kernagis Dental Excellence

2001 W Busch Blvd, Ste C, Tampa, FL 33612

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5486 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Lithia, FL 33547

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Orthodontic Options

Published on March 20, 2020

Tampa Invisible Braces

Welcome to my Tampa cosmetic dental blog. I’m Dr. Richard Kernagis of Kernagis Dental Excellence.

I have been practicing orthodontics since 2001. During this time, I have developed many rewarding relationships with my patients and staff members.

Many dental patients have chosen orthodontia to adjust crooked teeth. Children with less-than-perfect smiles often feel self-conscious about their teeth. It is extremely satisfying to help a child or teen obtain a smile they can be proud of. Attractive teeth boost self-esteem for individuals of all ages.

What type of braces are available?

  1. Self-ligating
  2. Self-ligating clear ceramic
  3. Invisalign
  4. In-Ovation–Mini-metal and Clear

We will help you choose the best kind for you.

How do braces work?

Braces exert force on the teeth to slowly move. As they move, new bone develops to anchor your teeth in their new, correct locations.

Self-ligating braces

Traditional braces have brackets and an archwire. The brackets are mounted to the teeth. The archwire is attached to the brackets. The archwire is shaped for your bite. With self-ligating braces, the archwire is connected to the brackets with a spring clip. This replaces the plastic color band necessary with old-school metal braces.

Invisalign

Invisalign uses clear aligners instead of metal or ceramic brackets. With Invisalign treatment, you switch aligners every couple of weeks as your teeth shift into place.

If you would like to consider teeth-straightening options, I invite you to schedule an orthodontic dental consultation by calling 813-321-3261

 

 

Contact Kernagis Dental Excellence:

813-321-3261

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

2001 W Busch Blvd Ste C
Tampa, Florida
33612

 

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2001 W Busch Blvd, Ste C, Tampa, Fl 33612
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The health of our patients and staff are a top priority for us, and we are taking efforts to be proactive regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

We want to let our patients and community know that we are here for you! Even though we have temporarily paused non-essential dental services, our dentists and team are here providing care for emergencies or other dental health concerns that you may have. Please give our office a call if you need an appointment or assistance 813-932-3940. Also, we are offering virtual smile consultations that you can take advantage of. We are not limiting our virtual consultations to just smile makeover interests, so click on the link to follow our free & easy process to receive a personal video reply from one of our dentists.

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