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Quality Orthodontic Care for Manlius and Fayetteville, NY, Patients

At their Manlius, NY orthodontist practice, Drs. Konys and Dragon, help patients in the Fayetteville and Manlius, NY, areas achieve straighter smiles for better oral health.

Orthodontics is the dental specialty that corrects, diagnoses, and prevents malocclusions or misalignments. This includes misalignment of the teeth as well as the jaw. Drs. Konys and Dragon completed an additional two years of schooling after graduating dental school to become an orthodontist to help young patients and adults alike achieve straight smiles with an even bite. Their dentistry practice has served patients with quality orthodontic care since 1989.


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What Types of Orthodontic Treatments Do Drs. Konys and Dragon Offer?

Drs. Konys and Dragon offer a number of orthodontic interventions. While they all help to straighten teeth and/or align the jaws, each has unique attributes and benefits offered to patients. Examples of services offered to both adults and young people include:
• Ceramic Braces: Also known as tooth-colored braces, these braces use tooth-colored brackets to make the braces less noticeable. While they can be an attractive alternative to metal braces, they are slightly more fragile, requiring extra care during treatment.

• Invisalign®: Invisalign is an alternative to traditional braces that can correct mild to moderate tooth alignment and bite issues using a system of clear plastic aligner trays. Drs. Konys and Dragon will work with you to create a computer-generated image of your desired smile to review with you prior to beginning treatment. You can actually see your final result before starting. He will then give you dental aligners to wear nearly all hours of the day. You will switch the aligners to a new set every other week until you achieve your desired results. The doctors typically schedule their Invisalign patients on 10-week intervals for the convenience of his patient’s busy schedules.

• Metal Braces: The traditional metal braces tend to be the most affordable of all options. They are very strong and are well-suited to correcting more severe dental concerns.
When considering the best orthodontic option for their Manlius and Fayetteville, NY, patients, Dr. Konys and Dragon take into account what will offer their patients the most conservative, long-lasting results. 

What Conditions Do Orthodontic Treatments Correct?

Orthodontic treatments can correct a number of dental conditions. If you are uncertain if your oral health concern can be addressed via orthodontic treatment, schedule a consultation with Drs. Konys and Dragon at their dental practice to determine what treatment is right for you. Examples of conditions that can be addressed include:

• Crooked teeth
• Crowded teeth
• Gapped teeth
• Overbite
• Underbite
Dr. Konys and Dragon offer the latest technology, including digital imaging and digital impressions, to show what a patient's smile could look like after orthodontic treatment. Because they also know a patient's time is valuable, he schedules appropriately so that wait times are minimal during an orthodontic appointment.
For more information on how our office can help you straighten your teeth and jaw alignment, call to make an appointment at our Manlius, NY, orthodontist's office. We happily see patients from the Fayetteville, NY, area as well!

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David M. Konys, DDS, MS | 8076 Cazenovia Rd. Manlius, New York 13104 | Phone: (315) 682-5138 | Driving directions Here