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Welcome to the one-of-a-kind orthodontic office of Dr. Stephanie Whitehead, where we give you a reason to smile. Since 1988, Dr. Stephanie Whitehead has served Birmingham, AL with state-of-the-art orthodontic care in a unique, family-centered environment. Dr. Whitehead and her team of orthodontic specialists provide high-quality comprehensive care for kids and adults. Every patient is special and every case is unique. As such, we will spend time building relationships, discovering your concerns, and developing a roadmap to achieve the beautiful smile you desire.

SERVICES

Phase 1 or Early Treatment

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children have their first orthodontic visit at least by the age of 7. This allows the orthodontist to evaluate the growth of the jaw and the development of the teeth.

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Full Orthodontic Treatment

We offer both metal and ceramic brackets to achieve straight teeth for kids and adults. The average age for for most full orthodontic cases is 10 - 12 for girls and 11- 13 for boys. However, orthodontic treatment can be done at any age.

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Correcting Abnormalities of the Facial Bone

Orthodontic Treatment in conjunction with Orthognathic Surgery is often necessary in a non-growing adult or teenager who has malformations of the jaw.For more information, click the link below.

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TMJ (Temperomandibular Joint) Therapy

Pain, popping or locking in the jaw usually indicates the disc in the joint is slipping or has become dislodged. If diagnosed early, wearing a rigid acrylic splint can help. Click below to find out more information.

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Removable Acrylic Retainers for Minor Teeth Movement.

A retainer is always the final step in conventional orthodontic treatment to help maintain your beautiful smile. However, minor tooth movement can be accomplished using a retainer as well.

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TEAMour valuable team

Suzanne Orthodontic Assistant

Suzanne Wallace

Orthodontic Assistant

Kerri Orthodontic Assistant

Kerri Brooks

Orthodontic Assistant

Laura Orthodontic Assistant

Laura Whitehead

Orthodontic Assistant

Linda Office Manager Treatment Coordinator

Linda Bryant

Office Manger/ Treatment Coordinator

Terri Treatment Coordinator

Teri Lynn Hosmer

Treatment Coordinator