Benefits of Braces

A great smile looks good on any résumé.

Be confident: Getting the smile you were meant to have gives you the confidence to become who you were meant to be.

Be memorable: Studies show that your smile matters the most in making a lasting first impression—it’s even more memorable than what you say.

Be prepared: Braces aren’t just an investment in your smile, they’re an investment into your future. Studies show that people with straighter smiles earn 5-10% more annually.

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Why now is a great time:

One of the most difficult things you’ll find after finishing school is having to make important decisions that will affect the rest of your life. Take the decision to get braces, for example. Getting them now will give you the confidence that comes with a perfect smile—confidence that could, in turn, help you land that perfect job or even the perfect spouse. And with options like Invisalign, today’s orthodontic gear is smaller, more comfortable, and more discreet than ever.

You’ll soon realize that this isn’t such a difficult decision, but rather one of the best ways to invest in your future. So don’t wait. Make the smart choice and get started on your new smile today!

Why Choose Birmingham Orthodontics?

See why we are a back to back winner of "Favorite Orthodontist" by Birmingham Parent Magazine

  Expertise – Multiple high-level orthodontists on staff, including our board certified founding orthodontist, Michael F. McCarthy, with over 25 years of experience.

  Innovation – We’re always looking to serve our patients better by using the latest in technology. State-of-the-art equipment like our iTero scanner which accurately captures the details of your mouth and eliminates the need of messy powder or gag-inducing impressions. 

  Value – First visit includes a free comprehensive consultation with an orthodontist – a $249 value.

  Affordable – We offer multiple financing options to fit most budgets.

  Savings – Get braces the same day you sign your contract and receive a 50% discount on our records fee — a $258 value for $129.

  Timely – With Same Day Braces, get in and out in only one appointment – it can take other practices up to 3-4 appointments before braces are placed.

  All-in-One – First visit includes free consultation, X-Rays, financial consultation, AND treatment quality – A healthy smile is, and will always be, our number one priority.

  Lifetime Smile Guarantee – If for any reason you’re not happy with your smile, then we’ll fix it at a substantial discount!

  Friday Hours – Birmingham Orthodontics is now open on Fridays.

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  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Food Bank
  • Fiesta
  • Children's Village
  • Turn Trussville Pink

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We do everything possible to make your first visit as easy as possible. Including the free consultation, your visit takes about 40 minutes (or just over 2 hours if you decide to do Same Day Braces).

And don’t worry! There are no procedures required on your first visit. Just some pictures, a visit from our doctor, and a plan to get you the smile you want! We won’t begin treatment until you decide you’re ready.

  X-Rays – We provide comprehensive X-Rays and digital photography, all free of charge. This ensures we develop a plan specific to your individual needs. And it’s as simple as saying “ahh.”

  Examination by Orthodontist – Regardless of whether you decide to do Same Day Braces, one of our doctors will go over your recommended treatment plan step-by-step.

  Financial Consultation – Our Treatment Coordinator works with you to find the best option for you and your family.

  Getting Started – You begin treatment by scheduling your initial records. If you chose to get braces the same day you sign your contract, we offer a 50% discount on our records fee—a $258 value for $129 .

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