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Orthodontics - Seattle-South Lake Union & Tacoma, WA

Creating Beautifully
Aligned Smiles Collaboratively

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"I Got In and Out Fast For My Orthodontic Treatment Appointments"

Advanced Orthodontic Treatment Under One Roof

With state-of-the-art orthodontic solutions and technology, Kois Orthodontics is your go-to practice for straightening crooked teeth, correcting spacing problems, and improving bite abnormalities with superb cosmetic and functional results. We work with Dr. Brienne Roloff, a highly experienced orthodontist that offers a full spectrum of orthodontics in Seattle-South Lake Union, WA at our modern South Lake Union practice. In collaboration with our cosmetic dentists Dr. Dean E. Kois and Dr. Tara L. Kois, we’ll create the most beneficial treatment plan to fit your unique needs and aesthetic goals, including traditional braces and Invisalign® in Seattle-South Lake Union, WA. Regardless of the type of braces you receive, we customize a solution that efficiently addresses your specific smile and bite issues, as well as your personal preferences.

Please contact Dr. Brienne Roloff directly at  206-515-4006 or at ortho@koisdentistry.com to inquire further about your Orthodontics visit at Kois Dentistry today!

Orthodontics is not just about straightening teeth but about creating a healthy, stable bite that reduces risk for dental problems in the future.”

Please contact Dr. Brienne Roloff directly at  206-515-4006 or at ortho@koisdentistry.com to inquire further about your Orthodontics visit at Kois Orthodontics today!

Father watching his freckled son under go orthodontic braces treatment by Dr. Brienne Roloff.

Benefits of Our Orthodontic Solutions:

Due to advances in orthodontics, traditional braces are comfortable, easier to maintain, and more efficient at straightening teeth than in the past.

Traditional Wire and Bracket Braces

Traditional metal braces with wires and brackets are an effective method for straightening crooked or misaligned teeth in children and adults. Due to advances in orthodontics, traditional braces are comfortable, easier to maintain, and more efficient at straightening teeth than in the past. Traditional braces can be made of either a metal or tooth-colored material, depending on your cosmetic preference. The metal brackets are glued individually to each of your teeth and connected to a thin wire that puts pressure on your teeth and jawline. The wire is adjusted periodically as your teeth slowly move into the desired place. Lingual braces are similar to traditional braces, however, the brackets and wires are installed on the back of your teeth, thereby providing a nearly invisible and highly discreet option. With either type of traditional metal braces, you’ll need to avoid eating certain hard, crunchy, or sticky foods like caramel.

invisalign model

Our Invisalign Options

Invisalign clear braces are a comfortable and nearly invisible straightening option without the need for metal brackets or wires. One of the biggest patient benefits is that clear aligners can be removed for flossing, brushing, eating, or sports. Dr. Roloff is an Invisalign Diamond Plus provider, which means she is in the top 1% of accredited providers in the U.S. and Canada. The entire process can take as little as six months, although average treatment lasts about 12-18 months. We’re proud to offer innovative Invisalign in Seattle-South Lake Union, WA to patients that are suitable candidates.

This newer option is designed to address the unique needs of growing children, ages 6 to 10. Phase 1 or early interceptive treatment is done before all of your child’s permanent teeth have erupted, so they’ll have a mix of baby and permanent teeth. Early intervention can prevent alignment issues from worsening and also provides a solid foundation for permanent teeth to erupt. First aligners are ideal for simple to complex issues, including crowding, aesthetic alignment, tooth protrusion, and narrow dental arches. Since they’re removable, clear braces won’t interfere with brushing and flossing.

Invisalign Teen works the same way to straighten teeth as the regular protocol, except the aligners have built-in compliance indicators on the back. The series of blue dots slowly fade away over the two-week period when the aligners are worn properly. If your teen fails to wear their aligners as recommended, we’ll be able to tell on their next visit!

Orthodontist Dr. Brienne Roloff and female invisalign patient looking at a monitor.

Interdisciplinary Orthodontics

The goal of interdisciplinary orthodontics is to utilize the skills and expertise of different specialists to effectively manage complex issues. Orthodontics may be the first part of treatment or utilized secondarily as a follow-up to other care. Our dental team works in close collaboration with Dr. Roloff to correct a variety of dental problems, thereby ensuring the best possible outcome for our patients. For example, patients with worn-down or damaged teeth may be good candidates for pre-restorative orthodontics. After teeth are straightened, we customize and place crowns, bridges, dental implants, and porcelain veneers to restore perfect smiles.

Orthodontist Dr. Brienne Roloff smiling holding a model of a lower arch of teeth.

Remote Check-Ups with Dental Monitoring®

When you partner with us as an active participant, this is the best way to achieve a perfect, confident smile. To get started, simply download the Dental Monitoring app and coordinate set-up with our office. Once you do so, you’ll be able to take pictures of the inside your mouth, see your own progress, and communicate tooth movement with our orthodontic team. This “virtual orthodontist appointment” provides the convenience of fewer in-office appointments, while keeping Dr. Roloff informed of your progress. The app enables making adjustments to your plan and scheduling visits, only when needed. The Dental Monitoring app allows digital check-ups, asking questions, and real-time advice you’d typically only get during office visits!

Please contact Dr. Brienne Roloff directly at  206-515-4006 or at ortho@koisdentistry.com to inquire further about your Orthodontics visit at Kois Orthodontics today!

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