Braces

Braces use constant, gentle pressure over a period of time to move teeth into their proper positions. Your braces are at constant work during your orthodontic treatment.

Braces

Braces use constant, gentle pressure over a period of time to move teeth into their proper positions. Your braces are at constant work during your orthodontic treatment.

Braces

Braces use constant, gentle pressure over a period of time to move teeth into their proper positions. Your braces are at constant work during your orthodontic treatment.

Traditional Braces in Kewaskum, WI

The two main components of braces are the brackets that are placed on the teeth and the main archwire that connects them. The bracket is a piece of shaped metal or ceramic that affixed to each tooth. The archwire is bent to reflect your “ideal” bite and the way we want your teeth to look after treatment.

The wire threads through the brackets and as the wire tries to return to its original shape, it applies pressure that moves your teeth. Also elastics, or rubber bands, can be placed on the brackets and exert the proper force that creates the right amount of pressure to move teeth. For this force to remain constant, elastics must be worn at all times and changed every day.

Different Types of Braces

Metal braces are most popular with kids and teenagers. This age group loves using different colors of ligature ties. These days, braces are much smaller than ever before.

By eliminating the use of ligature ties, self-ligating metal brackets reduce friction between brackets and wires. This in turn reduces the total treatment time.

Translucent clear ceramic braces are most popular with adults. They are virtually unnoticeable. Because they are ceramic, however, they are more fragile.

Specializing in Braces For Children and Teens

Let us meet your child’s orthodontic needs as early as possible!

Two Phase Treatment

Phase One

Arch Development – Age 5 to 12

Early Treatment should be initiated for:

  • Habits such as tongue thrusting and thumb-sucking.
  • A constricted airway due to swollen adenoids or tonsils.
  • Bone problems (i.e. Narrow or Underdeveloped Jaws).
  • Mouth breathing or snoring problems.
  • A bad bite.

Phase Two

Braces – Ages 12 to 14

Teeth are straightened with braces. Braces usually take about 1.5 to 2 years

Our dental office takes pride in achieving excellence in dental health.

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends children be seen by an orthodontist by age 7

How do you know if your child should be seen for early orthodontic treatment? We know this can be a confusing time, but we are here to help. Here are 4 signs you should look for:

Early or late loss of baby teeth - Causes teeth misalignment

Mouth breathing - Affects the growth of teeth and jaw

Crowded or missing teeth - Results in chewing or biting problems, as well as irregular teeth alignment

Misalignment of jaw position - Can cause overbites, underbites or crossbites

“Being able to help and treat children with an orthodontic functional approach at an early age gives me great satisfaction both professionally and personally. I treat every child like they were my own, knowing that the procedures are completed in a safe, systematical manner and the outcomes will improve their overall health and self-confidence for years to come!”

– Dr. Sara Klasinski, DDS

Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

Why Our Membership Plan Might Be Right For You

No dental insurance? Children and adults can still receive the same great dental care with our membership plan.

  • Yearly membership plan to cover routine cleanings and exams and even emergency visits
  • Save money and receive the dental care you deserve
  • Payment options available

Love this place! Great thorough cleaning, great staff, great fee schedule and a great bonus therapy dog!
carole connor
14:30 24 Sep 22
They get you in on time, no pain with any of the procedures. And when Gibbs comes in to check on you is the best.
Anthony Harrington
10:59 21 Sep 22
It has been to a dentist in a number of years. They were gentle and explained everything in detail to me. It’s been one visit and I’m glad that I made the switch. I’ll be here for years to come
Jared Krajenka
23:01 15 Sep 22
Outstanding dentist…great personality and very knowledgeable highly recommend
Jessica Skibba
23:06 10 Aug 22
After a number of terrible experiences at the last 3 dentists, it was a joy to walk into a friendly, clean, office and have a pleasant experience like I was used to in the past. Straight forward, no surprises or weird practices like wanting to have me come back at another time for the cleaning I was expecting. Thank you so much for giving me the peace of mind I've been looking for, and an end to the nightmare I was in.
Dee Ecker
11:21 20 Jul 22
Great friendly, honest professionals that look out for your best intrest and health. And being greeted by Gibbs is always a great way to start the day:) Shout out to Jenny and Jodi for always checking with insurance before recomending procedures.
Carol Marx
10:56 15 Jul 22
My experience at Kewaskum Family Dentistry was exceptional. As a first-time client, I was accorded highly professional treatment throughout the visit.Dr. Klasinski and her staff were uniformly helpful and accommodating. I especially appreciated their willingness to explain their procedures and continuing concern for my comfort.Dr. Klasinski and her team were patient, responsive and transparent. I was treated well in every respect. They delivered quality service and care. I was impressed.
Jim Hutchinson
01:35 14 Jul 22
My teeth cleaning was very professional and thorough and my hygienist did a fantastic job!
Hailey Haas
00:20 13 Jul 22
Kind staff, great service, and office dog! Gibbs sat on my lap through my entire cleaning! I love dogs so this was, hands down, the best cleaning of my life!
Michelle Harrington
14:36 12 Jul 22
Great team. great listeners. great outcomes.
Jean Weeden Yahr
00:26 12 Jul 22
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