Orthodontic Solutions

Effective Orthodontic Solutions in Irving and Farmers Branch

Straighter teeth can benefit much more than just your beautiful smile – it can improve your dental health, reduce oral discomfort, and bolster your overall quality of life for years to come! That’s why our team at Rio Dental & Orthodontics is proud to be able to offer orthodontic services right here in-house for maximum comfort and convenience that’s sure to benefit your family. Instead of sending you to specialists, we bring the specialists to you – Dr. Nathan Coughlin and Dr. Michael Choy are our board certified orthodontists, and they look forward to helping children, teenagers, adults, and everyone in-between by transforming their teeth for the better.

Please contact either our convenient Farmers Branch or Irving, TX location today with any questions you may have, or if you’re ready to schedule an orthodontic consultation.

Orthodontic FAQs

Traditional Braces

Braces have been used to correct misaligned teeth, gaps between teeth, and other common orthodontic issues for many years now, and today, they’re smaller and sleeker than ever before! They’re also a durable, cost-effective option for children and adults alike, providing significant improvements that often can’t be achieved with newer technologies and systems.

When undergoing traditional braces, patients will have silver brackets bonded to the front surfaces of their teeth. These brackets have edges that are known as “wings,” which will have elastic bands attached to them. These hold the orthodontic wires in place, which work to move the teeth while the brackets work as anchors. Over time, patients will return to either of our locations for progress appointments where their wires will be changed out and replaced.

While patients with braces are likely to experience some mild oral sensitivity and irritation at first, this should quickly subside as their mouth “toughens up” to the addition. Younger patients will also love getting to choose their favorite color for their elastic bands! We love offering every shade of the rainbow, including more neutral options for adults who’d like to maintain a neutral, professional look.

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Invisalign® Clear Braces

Of course, there are many image-conscious teenagers and adults who can’t even imagine wearing metal braces. We’ve got an option for you too! Invisalign does away with the traditional model of brackets and wires, replacing them with a set of aligners that are customized for your unique mouth and crafted from clear, comfortable plastic. When worn, these aligners are difficult to spot, and their removable nature allows you to continue eating all your favorite foods throughout treatment. At Rio Dental & Orthodontics, we’ll be happy to take a look at your orthodontic needs and determine whether or not Invisalign is the right solution for your smile.

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  • Appointment Scheduling
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You can play a part in preparing your child for his or her first visit to our office. Informing your child of the visit as an exciting experience for both of you can ease any hesitations. As a parent try to act relaxed, since your child may sense any anxiety on your part.

Explain to your child that the doctor will “count, brush, and maybe take pictures of their teeth”. We also ask that you assume the role of a silent observer. Cooperation and trust must be established directly between the doctor, staff, and your child and not through you. Your child may become confused if receiving instructions from multiple sources.

Baby's First Appointment - You can play a part in preparing your child for his or her first visit to our office. Informing your child of the visit as an exciting experience for both of you can ease any hesitations. As a parent try to act relaxed, since your child may sense any anxiety on your part.

Appointment Scheduling - You can play a part in preparing your child for his or her first visit to our office. Informing your child of the visit as an exciting experience for both of you can ease any hesitations. As a parent try to act relaxed, since your child may sense any anxiety on your part.

Insurance - You can play a part in preparing your child for his or her first visit to our office. Informing your child of the visit as an exciting experience for both of you can ease any hesitations. As a parent try to act relaxed, since your child may sense any anxiety on your part.

Finances - You can play a part in preparing your child for his or her first visit to our office. Informing your child of the visit as an exciting experience for both of you can ease any hesitations. As a parent try to act relaxed, since your child may sense any anxiety on your part.

CareCredit - You can play a part in preparing your child for his or her first visit to our office. Informing your child of the visit as an exciting experience for both of you can ease any hesitations. As a parent try to act relaxed, since your child may sense any anxiety on your part.

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Farmers Branch

2740 Valwood Pkwy #144
Farmers Branch, TX 75234

(972) 810-7351

Irving

1111 W Airport Fwy #201
Irving, TX 75062

(972) 810-3738

Fort Worth

1114 N Beach St
Fort Worth, TX 76111

(817) 768-3838