Orthodontics in Edmonton

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Orthodontics Could Take Your Smile to the Next Level

While many people feel self-conscious about crooked or irregularly spaced teeth, alignment issues aren’t necessarily just cosmetic. Problems like these can lead to bite issues, decay, and possibly even painful conditions like TMJ.

Orthodontic services help detect, manage, and potentially even prevent spacing and alignment issues; setting you up for a future of potentially stronger oral health. Request your orthodontic consultation today.

All services are performed by a general dentist.

What Is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a series of treatments designed to gently shift teeth into the correct position through the application of pressure over a long period of time. These treatments take place over relatively long time periods, spanning from a few months to a few years.

Typically, orthodontic treatments require regular adjustments to ensure the right amount of pressure is being applied to the correct places. The pressure is applied using different appliances.

Conditions Requiring Orthodontic Treatment

  • Underbite: When the mouth closes, the top teeth sit behind the bottom teeth, rather than slightly in front.
  • Deep bite: When the mouth closes, the top teeth sit too far down, covering too much of the bottom teeth.
  • Overjet: The front teeth sit at an angle, protruding forward rather than sitting straight up and down.
  • Open bite: When the mouth closes, the top and bottom teeth at the back of the jaws touch, while there is still an open space between the top and the bottom teeth at the front of the mouth.
  • Gapped teeth: There is more space than there should be between the teeth.
  • Crossbite: When the mouth closes, the top teeth do not align properly with their corresponding bottom teeth.
  • Crowded teeth: Teeth are overlapping each other or there is not enough space in the jaw, forcing teeth to erupt in incorrect places of the mouth.

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For Your Convenience

  • Free parking
  • Free wifi
  • Evening and weekend hours
  • Accessibility for people of different abilities
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For Kids

For Kids

  • Children’s playroom with a TV
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
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For You

For You

  • Blankets and pillows (washed after every use)
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
  • Warm wipes after your appointment
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  • Free parking
  • Free wifi
  • Evening and weekend hours
  • Accessibility for people of different abilities
  • Children’s playroom with a TV
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
  • Blankets and pillows (washed after every use)
  • Ceiling mounted TVs
  • Warm wipes after your appointment

Visit our South Edmonton Location

Our Convenient Location

Find us conveniently located just off of Whitemud Drive in Southgate Centre.

Where to park?

We’re located in a shopping plaza with ample free, easy to find parking.

Address

10831 51 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6H 5T1

Contact Information

Hours

Monday
7 AM8 PM
Tuesday
7 AM8 PM
Wednesday
8 AM8 PM
Thursday
7 AM8 PM
Friday
8 AM4 PM
Saturday
8 AM2:30 PM
Sunday
Closed

Our Services

You should love your smile! Southgate Dental Centre can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted with esthetic dentistry. Ask us about our whitening and veneer services!

Esthetic Dentistry

If you have a broken or weak tooth, it may need a little TLC. Dental crowns improve the look, shape, and function of damaged teeth. Ask us about our restorative dentistry at Southgate Dental.

Crowns

Straighten your smile with Invisalign! This revolutionary aligner is a clear, affordable alternative to traditional braces and is suitable for patients of all ages. Ask us how Invisalign can help you.

Invisalign

At some point, you may need dental surgery. From tooth extractions to root canals, you can trust your experienced surgical team at Southgate Dental. Ask us how we can make your procedure comfortable.

Dental Surgery

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Do you know how long your toothpaste lasts? Does it matter how long that tube has been kicking around in your bathroom? Old toothpaste is never a danger to your health. But it can lose its ability to protect your teeth over time. During your dental exam and cleaning, your dentist will make sure that […]

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