Orthodontists receive more formal education than dentists to specialize in straightening teeth. Like dentists, orthodontists graduate from dental school. Then, to be an orthodontist, it takes an additional two to three academic years of education in an accredited orthodontic residency program. Orthodontists are dentistry’s specialists in straightening teeth and aligning jaws to create optimal function and form. Orthodontists only practice orthodontics. They treat hundreds of patients a year, drawing on tried-and-true and new orthodontic appliance technologies to get patients to the best results. Orthodontists have knowledge of the full range of orthodontic appliance “tools”—including braces, clear aligners and other orthodontic devices. They know what to use and when because they work with these tools every day. Orthodontists build on their knowledge of orthodontics through on-going continuing education in orthodontic technology and practice.
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SA Orthodontics and its affiliated practices have always complied with protecting our patients' healthcare information. Maintaining patient privacy is part of our mission to serve the needs of the patient first.
The United States government created rules for the use and protection of medical, dental and other health information by healthcare providers. The rules are a result of the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). They are meant to provide all patients in the United States with standard privacy protections. One rule requires dental providers to notify patients how their personal health information is used. Please be assured, that Family Dental and our affiliated practices do not collect any Protected Health Information (PHI) from this web site.