Lincoln, NE – Orthodontists diagnose, prevent, and treat facial and dental irregularities to help patients align bites, jaws, and teeth. Although they share many similarities with dentists, orthodontics straighten teeth while providing the foundation for proper oral health support for other procedures. Schoettger Orthodontics has provided care for almost 40 years in Lincoln under Dr. Bob Schoettger. His son, Dr. Jared Schoettger, joined him in practice in 2015, and his daughter Dr. Anna Schoettger in 2022. Together, the family of board-certified orthodontists Lincoln has prescribed hundreds of smiles to the local community to improve residents’ self-confidence at any age. Having multiple specialists means patients receive well-rounded treatment approaches, more appointment times, and a family atmosphere that fosters values and relationships.
Schoettger Orthodontics is one of the SureSmile braces providers in Lincoln to shorten overall treatment time and make braces more precise. As an iTero digital practice, an Orthodontist can scan teeth for an accurate model of a patient’s mouth, preventing gooey impressions and highlighting areas of most contact in a bite. The digital scans also show patients an outcome simulator that depicts how their actual teeth could look after their treatment plan. Depending on their needs, personalities, or styles, they can choose clear ceramic braces for a barely noticeable look, traditional stainless steel brackets, or new champagne finish braces.
Invisalign opens up new opportunities for better health and greater confidence, as it eliminates common woes associated with conventional braces to address crowding, spacing, and mild/moderate bite issues. Invisalign clear aligners are a nearly invisible way to get a bright smile because they are easy to clean, make eating uncomplicated, and require fewer follow-up visits besides regular cleanings or checkups. Schoettger Orthodontics is a top 1% Diamond Invisalign Provider, one of the highest levels of commitment to using clear aligners as a tool for a perfect smile. An orthodontist first creates a 3D image of the patient’s mouth and jaw to make a series of custom plastic aligners that apply pressure to the teeth, gradually shifting them into their proper place.
As permanent teeth replace baby teeth, the face and jaws also grow, giving orthodontists information about existing or developing problems to advise parents or recommend treatments. While there’s a difference between an orthodontic checkup and starting treatment, only a few issues need braces Lincoln, Invisalign, or other interceptive options. An orthodontist can use the Herbst appliance, lower lingual arch, nance, pendulum, and Rapid Palatal Expander to guide jaw growth, improve appearance/self-esteem, correct harmful oral health habits, and improve how lips meet.
Patients can begin orthodontic treatment by scheduling an in-person or virtual consultation on the website or through (402) 423-8000. Once they pick their payment plan for braces or Invisalign, they undergo digital scans and begin treatment to correct their smiles or bite issues. Click here to learn more about their Lincoln office. Schoettger Orthodontics is at 8000 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68512, USA.
Dr. Jared and Bob Schoettger
8000 South 13th Street
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