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
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.
Amazing office!! They are very patient and offer so much support for the children
LaToya T.
Because I always feel like I’ve been treated kindly and compassionately after every visit.
Jennifer L.
The staff is for the most part courteous and friendly.
Sarah T.
I never thought that I can say that about dental office but I love this place
Jerzy K.
I was referred here by family and I’m very happy I decided to come here! Dr. Duan is such a sweetheart and her team is amazing as well. After having a HORRIBLE experience with my previous dentist, […]
Ashley G.
Dr. Duan, Dr. Ascano and the entire front office make up the best dental staff in all of SE Michigan. Thank you for your quick and painless extractions and your reasonable pricing. Will only […]
Brandon W.
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.
Friendly on time with appointment good service thanks
Bunny P.
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.
Friendliness of staff. Knowledge of insurance. Pricing options. No waiting for long periods of time.
Lesa B.
Very gentle and thoroughly explained all the things going on with my teeth. Itemized all costs and explained why I needed certain services. Created a game plan with me instead of dictated a plan. […]
Angel H.
Very friendly, helped me relax, and talked to me about what I needed to do better.
John P.
Awesome staff and dentist!
Christine V.
They are very friendly and have great service
Kia T.
I love this dental office they do a really great job on cleaning my teeth! Everyone is professional and friendly here! Thank you Sara
Crissy J.
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.
I was so afraid to have my teeth pulled much less three teeth but the whole time she did it she was saying words like beautiful great it helps so much she did a fantastic job and I’m glad it’s […]
Bridget A.
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.
love love love this dentist …. been many years and this staff is by far the best.. and the new orthodontist is amazing
Joanie S.
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 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:30 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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