Orthodontists in Somerville, Massachusetts

female orthodontist
Dr. Goli Kay Parsi, DDS

402 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143
male orthodontist
Dr. Mohamed Hanif Butt, D.M.D

341 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144
617-625-9400     617-718-2963
male orthodontist
Dr. Mouhab Z Rizkallah, DDS MSD PC

30 College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
617-591-9999     617-591-9990
Orthodontist, also called dentofacial orthopedics deals with that area of dentistry concerned with the supervision, guidance and correction of the growing or mature dentofacial structures, including those conditions that require movement of teeth or correction of malrelationships and malformations of their related structures and the adjustment of relationships between and among teeth and facial bones by the application of forces and/or the stimulation and redirection of functional forces within the craniofacial complex. Major responsibilities of orthodontic practice include the diagnosis, prevention, interception and treatment of all forms of malocclusion of the teeth and associated alterations in their surrounding structures; the design, application and control of functional and corrective appliances; and the guidance of the dentition and its supporting structures to attain and maintain optimum occlusal relations in physiologic and esthetic harmony among facial and cranial structures.