Dr. Agata Bartels - Northford Orthodontist
We serve Northford residents from our New Haven office.
CT Braces - New Haven
881 Whalley Ave Rear
New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: (203) 285-3750
|Monday||9:00am to 6:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am to 6:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am to 6:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am to 5:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am to 5:00pm|
|One Saturday per month||8:00am to 12:00pm|
Every Smile Starts with a Consultation
Want a healthier smile? Come to our Northford for office so we can help you achieve a perfect smile. Begin with a free orthodontic consultation, where you can be get familiar with our our professional team and find out more about orthodontics. During your initial meeting, we'll:
- Review your dental and medical history
- Perform a complete oral exam, with X-Rays, to determine whether treatment is necessary
- Work with you to create a customized treatment plan
- Discuss financial information, insurance options, and payment plans
After Your Initial Orthodontic Consultation
After your consultation it's time for your first appointment with your orthodontist. This is when you will be helped to complete paperwork, concerning your orthodontic needs. You also need to schedule a second appointment for you to take x-rays. Our Northford team will make sure you are relaxed and comfortable during your second appointment, which generally last around 2 hours. If you have any questions ask our Northford assistants who can help you get familiar your new orthodontic appliance.
Scheduling Orthodontic Appointments
After giving receiving your orthodontic piece, you will have regular visits every four to eight weeks, where we will check to be sure it’s working correctly. We will work with you to find a time that doesn't disrupt your life. Call our Northford office, and we can find times for your appointments that are convenient for you.
Life doesn’t always go according to plan, and we understand that. We make rescheduling appointments easy. All you need to do call is to our Northford office, and our Northford Coordinator, will work with you to find a time, that accommodates into your schedule.
Common Orthodontic Issues
At CT Braces in New Haven, we treat a variety of orthodontic issues, including:
- Crowding of teeth
- Missing lateral incisors
- Spacing of teeth
- Phase-one: early orthodontic issues
- Open bite: front teeth don't touch
- Deep overbite: lower front teeth bite into palette
- Underbite: lower front teeth in front of upper teeth
- Overjet: protruding front teeth
Northford Orthodontic Treatment Options
Child & Teenage Orthodontics & Teeth Straightening
Children and teens are susceptible to many types of orthodontic problems, sometimes due to late tooth loss, or ealry thumbsucking habits, but more often due to injuries or genetics in children. These problems include: crowding, widely spaced teeth, jaw growth problems, protruding teeth, or bad bites. Do not believe that children’s Orthodontic issues correct on their own, as this is not often the case. The jaw is hardens with age, so it is best to fix children’s orthodontic issues early before it hardens. Adult orthodontic problems can be more tricky and can require orthodontic surgery.
Bring your child in to our Northford office as soon as possible, before they’ll orthodontic issues worsen. Don’t make your child deal with more complicated, costly orthodontic issues that may develop as they reaching adulthood. If your child is seven years or or older, make them an appointment as soon as you can. The problem will not go away on its own. Call our Northford orthodontic office and schedule an initial exam. CT Braces is ready to correct your child's orthodontic issues, so they can show off their confident healthy smile to the world.
Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment
Our Two-stage, three step program, is effective and is a great way to give your child a healthier smile.
- Phase one is when you meet with your Northford orthodontist and they will devise a treatment plan for any jaw growth, tooth crowding or spacing issues. This is phase is about on alignment, so that your child’s teeth grow in properly.
- After this there is a resting period, where your child’s permanent teeth can naturally grow into place without the use of a retainer.
- In Phase Two, our Orthodontic professionals will fit your child with a full set of upper and lower braces that will help with the alignment any permanent teeth.
Contact our Northford office, if you have questions about our orthodontic practices. We are happy to provide more information.
Northford Adult Orthodontics
Is orthodontic treatment just for children? No! Actually, the American Association of Orthodontists found that one in five orthodontic patients are over 21. Adults deserve healthy smiles and orthodontic treatment too! CT Braces of Northford knows that everyone should feel confident about their smile, and can help you achieve this.
Your jaw hardens as you age, this puts adults, at a higher risk of gum or bone loss, worn or missing teeth, or incomplete orthodontic treatment, than children.
CT Braces in Northford knows the right ways to treat adult and child orthodontic needs. Request information from our Northford orthodontic practice and call to set up an initial exam.
Northford Surgical Orthodontics (Orthognathic Surgery)
Surgical orthodontics, also known as orthognathic surgery, is used to treat severe issues in:
- jaw bone formation
- bad bites
- malocclusion – misaligned teeth.
Surgical orthodontics is needed to properly aligning your teeth. After, orthodontic braces are used, to keep your teeth aligned in the proper positions. CT Braces Northford Orthodontist works with an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, who will perform your surgery in a hospital.
Orthodontic surgery can last several hours, and afterwards requires a two week period of rest. Once your resting period ends, you will be fitted for braces. Braces are worn for around six to twelve months, and after that, a retainer to ensure the placement of your teeth. Surgical orthodontics (otherwise known as orthognathic surgery) is a major medical procedure which is commonly performed and has been successfully practiced for many years. You are in good hands choice with CT Braces in Northford taking care of your orthodontic treatments. We provide excellent treatment, and emphasize your comfort. If you would like more information call our office
Northford, CT Invisalign® Options
Northford CT Braces is certified provider of Invisalign®. Invisalign® treatment consists of invisible, removable aligners that will help you achieve a healthy, straight smile without the use of braces. With the use of these comfortable trays, you can still eat, drink, brush and floss during your treatment. You will simply need to have a new set of aligners every two weeks that will slowly but surely help move your teeth to the desired position.
You will meet with Northford orthodontist every six weeks, to monitor your progress and see that your treatment is progressing correctly. Your visits will be consistent, during the entirety of your treatment which on average takes around 9-15 months. For more information please contact our Northford office to discuss the benefits or learn more about Invisalign®.
Northford's Trusted Orthodontist
CT Braces are a trusted name for orthodontic care in Northford and Connecticut. We are known for our reliability, expertise and compassionate team. Our the strength of our name and customer loyalty in Connecticut, has allowed us expand our business across the state, in multiple offices.
We are glad you are choosing or considering CT Braces for your orthodontic needs. Please call our Northford office for more information: 203-403-6273