White Orthodontics is a Kansas City orthodontist office that provides high quality orthodontic care to patients of all ages living in Kansas City, Missouri, Brookside, and Iola, Kansas. We are proud to use the latest in orthodontic technology to ensure each of our patients receives personalized treatment. Whether you're interested in finding an orthodontic practice for yourself or for your child, we have the experience, expertise, and technology that is sure to make you smile!

Metal Braces

The metal braces we use are far different than the metal braces used in the past. Today's metal braces are made from high-grade stainless steel. In addition to being very durable, these braces are also smaller, more attractive and more comfortable than the metal braces used years ago. Metal braces feature brackets that are bonded to the front of each tooth. An arch wire is used to connect the brackets and gently move the teeth into their aligned positions.

Ceramic Braces

Many adults who are seeking Kansas City braces choose to wear translucent ceramic braces because these braces are discreet. Ceramic braces work in the same way as metal braces except they feature clear brackets so they're far less noticeable. There are a couple of disadvantages to wearing ceramic braces. These braces are not as durable as metal braces because the brackets are made of a ceramic material and not stainless steel. And, the elastic ties used with ceramic braces can become discolored with time. However, these elastics are changed when you come in for your regularly scheduled appointments.

Clear Aligners

Our office is proud to offer Invisalign clear aligners to adults and teenagers. Clear aligners are far different than conventional braces that are bonded to the teeth, as clear aligners are removable and use no metal wires or brackets whatsoever. Clear aligners are made of a clear, smooth plastic material. As an Invisalign patient, you are given a series of aligners made specifically for you, which are designed to gradually move your teeth step-by-step into their new positions.

You will be instructed to wear each set of aligners for about two weeks wherein you move on to the next set in the series and so on until the treatment process is complete. Because clear aligners are removable you simply take them out when eating & drinking and when brushing & flossing your teeth. Clear aligners are popular among teens and adults alike due to them being nearly invisible and very convenient to wear.

When you come into our office for your first appointment, one of our orthodontists will examine your teeth and bite to determine what type of orthodontic problem you have. Following your examination, your orthodontist will talk with you about the most appropriate treatment option that will best meet your needs.

Schedule Your Visit Today

We love meeting new patients as much as we enjoy seeing familiar faces in our office! Whether you're interested in metal braces or clear aligners, we will design a treatment plan specifically for you. Our office is conveniently located in Brookside and we gladly extend a warm welcome to patients from Kansas City, Iola and the nearby areas. If you would like to schedule an appointment for yourself or your child, please fill out & submit the 'Appointment Request' form. One of our team members will then contact you to confirm your appointment time. We look forward to meeting you!