Orthodontic Treatment

Metro West Orthodontist

Metro West Orthodontics and Periodontics offers orthodontics to La Vista and Greater Omaha patients of all ages. Straighten teeth, align your bite, and obtain a healthier mouth with our orthodontics.

About Orthodontics

Orthodontics is an area of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial conditions. Orthodontics helps you achieve well-aligned teeth while gaining a healthier smile.

Omaha Orthodontist
Omaha Orthodontist

About Our Orthodontist

Omaha Orthodontist

Dr. Kim has restored healthy smiles to patients through orthodontic care. She works to create confident smiles in patients of all ages. Dr. Kim completed her residency training in Orthodontics and received her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research at Boston University.

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Why Choose Us for Orthodontics? We have You in mind:

  • Individualized Treatment Plan: Our focus is you. As no two faces are identical, the same goes for your smile. Your smile should be unique and tailored to your face. 
  • Individualized Treatment Room: All our treatment rooms are private. Your treatment room should be relaxing and comfortable where you don't feel rushed.
  • Innovation: Our practice is equipped with the latest technology and concept to give the most scientific and evidence-based treatment for your needs.
  • Education: Our focus is you. Dr. Kim believes in power of education; "My focus during the initial consultation is education. When patients are empowered with knowledge, the current condition, treatment options, risk and benefit, they will make the best decision for themselves. I believe in my patients."
What to expect on your first visit

Orthodontic Treatment

  • Adult Braces

    Braces have a variety of benefits for adults and can prevent dental problems or the need for excessive dental work later on.

    Adult Braces
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  • Adult Invisalign

    Featuring a clear material molded from your teeth, Invisalign doesn’t have any brackets or wires and can be easily removed for brushing and flossing.

    Adult Invisalign
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  • Child Braces

    Child orthodontics in Omaha has never been easier and more beneficial than it is today. Schedule a consultation now for results that last a lifetime!

    Child Braces
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  • Teen Invisalign

    Instead, Invisalign uses customized, clear plastic aligners that are changed out once a week, and are just as effective as braces.

    Teen Invisalign
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  • Jaw Pain

    Jaw pain can be caused by factors like jaw injury, issues with discs in the jaw, nerve injury, or over stimulation of the jaw joint muscle, parafunctional habit or stress.

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  • Airway Evaluation

    The airway is an integral part of oral development. Airway obstruction/limitation can lead to permanent change not only in oral cavity but also in behavior development.

    Airway Evaluation
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Benefits of Orthodontic Care

Whether you’re an adult, teen or child, braces can make your life better in multiple ways. Braces help correct problems with teeth alignment, but also drastically improve the look of your smile.

Here are some of the top benefits of braces:

Straighten crooked teeth

When teeth are crooked, it makes them harder to clean. Plaque can develop in hard-to-reach areas and eventually cause problems later. Crooked teeth also usually look unpleasant, but braces can straighten them in no time.

Realign the jaw

If your jaw isn’t aligned, it can cause unwanted stress in your jaw and neck muscles. This can develop into a severe problem like temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. But just like they can straighten teeth, braces can realign the jaw into a healthy position.

Crooked teeth

Correct the bite

Do you have an overbite or underbite? Braces can correct them into a healthy bite that looks normal. With a correct bite, you won’t have any problems eating food and can prevent future problems.

Prevent future problems – Imperfect smiles that haven’t been corrected by braces can eventually lead to other oral problems, such as pain while eating or general sensitivity. If you correct the problems in your mouth now with braces, it won’t lead to others later in life.

Correct the bite

Improve self–confidence

When you have crooked teeth or an incorrect bite, it can be embarrassing smiling for photos or meeting new people. With a straight, beautiful smile from braces, you’ll have confidence again smiling every day.

Correct the bite

Cost of Braces

Paying for braces is one of the biggest concerns we hear. Metro West works with your insurance and strives to come up with a payment plan to fit your budget. We have a variety of options for you.

If your insurance covers orthodontic treatment, you will receive the benefit. Many insurance policies have an orthodontic benefit that is distinct from regular dental insurance. Remember that insurance policies vary, and our dedicated Patient Coordinator will review your insurance to determine the appropriate course of action. Once treatment has started, we will file your claims.

There is also the option for third-party financing via Care Credit. You can even get pre-approved.

Contact Dr. Kim today for your complimentary Omaha Orthodontic consult at 402-614-7022. Now taking new orthodontic patients from Omaha, La Vista, Sapry County and more. Dr. Kim is the only orthodontic practice open full time in La Vista NE.

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12225 W. Giles Road La Vista, NE 68128

Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri-Sun Closed