Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores
26210 Harper Avenue, Suite 100, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081

Adults Are Flocking to the Best Orthodontists

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If you’re an adult with misaligned, crowded, or crooked teeth, it’s never too late to correct your smile. The best orthodontists in your area provide braces for adults as well as teenagers. Orthodontic treatments do more than just enhance your appearance; they can actually improve your oral health. Misaligned teeth are often difficult to clean properly, and the resulting plaque buildup leads to periodontal disease and eventual tooth loss. With orthodontic correction, you’ll be able to clean your teeth more effectively. It will also help you to chew properly, which benefits your gastrointestinal health. 
 



Know Your Options
for Orthodontic Treatments

A range of orthodontic treatments is available for adults. If you opt for traditional braces for adults, you can choose either metal, ceramic, or clear brackets. Each has its own benefits. If you have severe bite problems or crooked teeth, metal braces may be more effective at moving your teeth into position. Clear braces are generally effective for moderate problems, and they provide a natural-looking appearance that may be preferable if the idea of wearing visible braces makes you feel uncomfortable. However, clear braces are more expensive, and the adhesive used to hold the brackets in place can become stained from smoking or food.

The Best Orthodontists Can Improve Your Smile

Today’s orthodontists understand the special needs of older patients, and they can help you decide which treatment options are the most practical for your dental problems and your lifestyle. You may have to wear braces longer than a typical teenager because your bones have stopped growing, but the benefits of your great new smile will be worth the wait.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in St. Clair Shores, call Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores today at (248) 850-1809 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in St. Clair Shores. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I went I went in for my appointment and they said to me I had three teeth that needed to be pulled I sort of freaked out for a minute and then when she started she explained to me that the needle was […]
Bridget A.
Everyone is so sweet especially Kathy, she made the whole experience at the office so pleasant. Definitely recommend this dentist to anyone especially if you are a little nervous about dentists like […]
Heather D.
The staff really care about my kids’ dental health. They treat you like family. I’m so glad I started bringing them here.
Annemarie H.
I love Them!!! They are family oriented, respectful, flexible and do a great job!!!!
Jacquelyn S.
They were friendly and helpful.
Jasmen B.
Great, congenial and professional all the way. Wow!
Anthony L.
Honestly, the best experience that I have ever had at a dentist.
Jon W.
Such an amazing staff all around. Kathy, Dr. Ascano and Dr. Duan are all so knowledgeable and kind. They made me feel so comfortable even though I was a pain to them and have a crazy fear of the […]
Allissa B.
Everyone was helpful and friendly. Very accommodating!
Dianne P.
Awesome care from the whole team!
Cari W.
Best experience I’ve had at a dentist. I’ve always been afraid of dentist visits. I was very nervous to have 3 wisdom teeth pulled but my dentist, Dr. Duan, was very nice and supportive. She made […]
Brian U.
Dr. Ascano and his entire staff are always so nice that I feel like I’m visiting with friends! They do a wonderful job and are very patient with my daughter. I highly recommend Gentle Dental on […]
Brad B.
It took me over 20years to get to the dentist. If I would have known Dr. Ascano was out there I would have gone sooner. From the very first visit he took all my fears away and made me feel […]
Sandra M.
I always have the best dental experience here! They are the nicest and most friendly staff. I always walk out of Gentle Dental in St. Clair Shores with a smile on my face. :)
Lydia K.
As always, had a great cleaning and check up at Gentle Dental. Sarah is the best!
Meagan L.
This experience was GREAT as always!! Very courteous and compassionate staff from the assistant to the hygienist to the dentist himself!! I’m very pleased!!!
Clifford V.
Love the staff and people here! They get you in and out with NO PAIN but leave with a AWESOME SMILE!!
Eddie J.
Dr. Ascano is very caring and personable. He really makes a point to get to know his patients. The staff at Gentle Dental are VERY helpful too!
Satyra J.
This is the best and the funniest ever. My teeth feels wonderful and I am now 10 times more confident to smile in every picture I take. I would give 10 stars if I could because I don’t know what I […]
Douglas A.
We got a last minute urgent appt for a tooth when our usual dentist was on vacation at another location. The staff were great and friendly. They alleviated my daughters anxiety at having a tooth […]
Serena L.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (248) 850-1809
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