Teeth straightening through Invisalign or braces is becoming a more desirable and common practice today. Having straight, white teeth and a beautiful smile is a reliable self-esteem booster, which can be helpful to remember if you feel fearful or hesitant about getting braces. What can be even more helpful for reducing fearfulness is simply learning more about what it is like to go to the orthodontist for teeth straightening. If you or your child or teen is feeling a bit fearful, this post will help allay those fears!
Dr. Joel Gluck has practiced orthodontics since 1983 when he opened his own office in Nashville. He earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, and his dental degree at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gluck then completed an orthodontic specialty residency at the University of Michigan, one of the top five orthodontic training residencies in the country. He also wrote an original thesis and received a Master of Science degree.