Brian E. Bailey, DDS, PC
Benjamin Bailey, DDS, PC
General Dentists
989.631.6075

Improving Smiles with Braces

Straighter and whiter is what we do every day!

Doing braces is truly one of our passions. We read more articles about braces than we do about hunting, fishing, or football. Each case is treated as if it were our child or brother or sister. Dr. Brian Bailey and Dr. Benjamin Bailey have a combined 20+ years of diagnostic experience, which has taught us when to start a case, how to treat a case, and when to refer to specialists.

- Braces Consultation Video
- Braces Hygiene Video
- Braces expectations
- Explanations for Ortho- Removable appliances
- Retainers

We are proud to offer traditional braces, Invisalign™ and Invisalign™ Teen clear aligners.

Benefits of a general dentist who does braces and tooth alignment

  • Cases are observed and taken care of for years, not straightened and dismissed
  • Partial braces, aligners, or minor tooth movement can create great results with a faction of the time and money
  • Whitening can be done during treatment to make teeth straight AND white
  • Bonding can be done during treatment to correct misshaped teeth
  • Caseload is kept to about 50 active cases at a time, instead of hundreds
  • Children are seen at routine cleanings and precisely diagnosed when treatment should start
  • If extractions are needed, they can be done at the same office at the same time
  • Braces can easily be combined in treatment with crowns, bridges, laminates, implants, etc., to 'rehabilitate' a mouth

Technology continues to improve, but some things remain constant

  • Most cases can be treated nicely without removing permanent teeth
  • Most cases are better waiting than starting too early
  • In some cases, early treatment is very important
  • All cases benefit from long-term (more than one year) retainers - 80% of lower front teeth relapse to crowded teeth with typical retainers