Orthodontics

Stevensville General Dentistry & Orthodontics

At Thompson Creek Dental, we offer orthodontic services including traditional braces as well as clear aligners for patients of all ages. Though popular during adolescences, more adults are choosing to straighten their teeth for both aesthetic and practical reasons. With innovative aligners that are less noticeable, removable, and part of a personalized treatment plan, straighten teeth has never been easier.

Benefits of our orthodontic services include:

  • A nicer smile
  • Better chewing
  • Healthier gums
  • Improved speech
  • Positive self-image

LAELAYE SHIMELES, DDS, PC

Dr. Shimeles – Orthodontist

Dr. Shimeles is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) and the American Dental Association (ADA), and is eligible for board certification by the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). He is also Invisalign certified. Other associations include the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society-Maryland Chapter and the National Dental Association. In 2008, he was named Dental Student of the Year and profiled in Maryland Magazine. Other honors include a National Academy of Science Scholarship and the Harry E. Kelsey Award from University of Maryland, Department of Orthodontics, which is given to individuals recognized to possess personal qualities, such as patience and kindness, of the highest professional character.

Advances in the field of dentistry allow us to prevent alignment issues with interceptive treatment that directs growth for patients who still have their primary, or baby teeth. While our orthodontic services are recommended early, while the patient still has their primary teeth, it’s never too late to get that straight and beautiful smile you have always wanted. For more information or a free orthodontic consultation, contact us today.