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Orthodontics Care for Beautiful Smiles
When your teeth are overcrowded or crooked, or if you're generally unhappy with the appearance of your smile, orthodontics is often the ideal solution. Orthodontics can improve your smile and your self-esteem while also improving your overall oral health.
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Orthodontics Care for Beautiful Smiles
When your teeth are overcrowded or crooked, or if you're generally unhappy with the appearance of your smile, orthodontics is often the ideal solution. Orthodontics can improve your smile and your self-esteem while also improving your overall oral health.

Helping Patients Achieve Beautiful Smiles

Shawn D. McCarthy, DDS, MS

Specialist in Orthodontics

763-201-6960

Education:
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology (2007) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (2011) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Certificate in Orthodontics (2013) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Master of Science, Dentistry (2013) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
“Working as an orthodontist has allowed me to make a difference in the lives of others by creating beautiful smiles.”
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Our Orthodontics Locations

Blaine
12904 Central Ave NE
Blaine, MN 55434-4147
Coon Rapids / Riverdale
3360 Northdale Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448-1825
Maple Grove – We’ve Moved!
15701 Grove Circle North
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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Orthodontics is Often The Ideal Solution

Common reasons for orthodontics include:

  • Fix spacing issues caused by excessive gaps or overcrowded teeth
  • Properly align your bite by eliminating overbites, underbites and other alignment issues
  • Create room for erupting teeth
  • Promote healthy jaw growth and enhance the appearance of your smile

When these issues aren’t properly addressed, patients can experience a wide range of health and self-esteem issues. You may develop speech problems or eating difficulties. Being self-conscious about the appearance of your smile can cause many emotional and social disorders. Fortunately, orthodontics can reduce these feelings and give you a smile you’ll be proud to share.

Not Just Braces

Although people typically associate orthodontics with braces, there are many different options for patients that don’t involve a full set of traditional metal braces. The orthodontists at The Dental Specialists fully evaluate your mouth and oral health history to help you determine the right treatment plan for you. Unlike risky online treatments, our doctors are with you throughout the entire process. During your initial consultation, we’ll explain all your treatment options as well as the estimated time and approximate cost.
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