Braces in Terre Haute, IN
Helping kids and teens achieve real smile confidence.
Brace Yourself for Success
Throughout the U.S., braces are the most common form of orthodontic treatment, and the Wabash Valley is no exception!
They are so popular due to their high effectiveness…Learn what makes braces a super appliance for healthy smiles… and the various options available.
At Dentistry Just For Kids + TK Orthodontics…Learn more on the homepage…, we are proud to offer three different solutions:
Orthodontic braces work by putting pressure on your teeth and slowly moving them into their proper position. Even though this process…Learn more about the process of Braces… takes time (and patience!), the result is a healthy and beautiful smile that is worth the wait.
Kids and teens commonly use braces, but our team provides this orthodontic treatment for all ages! Why? Because when we talk about having healthy teeth and gums, age is just a number!
Our Options for Braces
A straighter smile is within reach.
Traditional high-grade stainless-steel braces are the most common braces offered by orthodontists. Nowadays, these braces are smaller, and children, teens, and adults can customize their brackets with elastic bands of almost any color!
As their name suggests, this option is made from a translucent ceramic material that blends seamlessly with your tooth’s natural color. This modern twist makes this a popular orthodontic solution for our adult patients.
Want a modern alternative to braces in Terre Haute?
Invisalign® is an orthodontic solution that is practically invisible! This innovative system uses custom-made, clear aligners to straighten your teeth discreetly and effortlessly.
Lauren F. (Patient's Mom)
Both of my children were recently seen here for cleanings and orthodontics. Everyone was amazing! My 12-year-old daughter said it was the best dental experience, and she had three teeth pulled that day! Jamie, who works in orthodontics, is the greatest. She is very personable, and the kids love her. Your kids will feel at ease here!
FAQs About Braces
- What’s the best age to get braces?
The American Association of Orthodontists…Opens a new window to the AAO website… recommends all children get an evaluation with an orthodontic specialist no later than age seven. Early treatment may prevent or intercept more serious problems from developing as well as make treatment at a later age shorter and less complicated.
We also believe you’re never too old for orthodontics. Dr. Kula treats patients of all ages!
- How long is the treatment?
The exact treatment time depends on each patient’s specific needs and treatment goals. Most treatments last approximately from 12 to 30 months.
- Do braces hurt? You should never feel extreme pain while wearing braces, but you may feel mild discomfort when you first get your braces put on and after adjustments. This pain should naturally disappear but, if not, Dr. Kula…Meet our orthodontist… is on standby to provide relief.
- How can I take care of my braces?
Good oral hygiene is always important, so never forget to brush and floss after every meal. Try to avoid hard and sticky foods because they can damage the brackets. Also, make sure you attend all of your orthodontic appointments and follow Dr. Kula’s instructions and recommendations.
- Is there a problem if my kid plays sports while wearing braces?
Not at all! Let your kid be a kid and enjoy the physical activity. You just need to make sure they use a mouthguard when participating in contact sports.
Since 1991, we have been providing high-quality pediatric dentistry and orthodontics to those in the Wabash Valley... opens in a new window to Google Maps... and the surrounding areas.
1107 Ohio Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807