Orthodontic treatment

Dr. Tetri Clinic provides orthodontic treatment with braces or aligners, diagnosis according to the standards of gneuromuscular dentistry, and correction of various bite pathologies in adults and children.

Indications for orthodontic treatment

Abnormal bite (distal, mesial, deep, open)
Teeth malalignment
Teeth crowding
Large interdental gaps
Respiratory dysfunction

Orthodontic treatment – price

from $6.000
from $6.000
Sapphire braces
from $6.000
from $6.000
Maxillary Skeletal Expander (MSE)
from $3.500


Braces – non-removable orthodontic structures consist of a metal arch – which creates pressure on the teeth, moving them into position. It also consists of plates which provide pressure.

What kind of braces are there?

This depends on:

  • Plate material: metal, ceramic, sapphire.
  • Placement method: ligature (braces are fixed on the arch with elastic bands), self-ligating (the arch is installed in special locks).
  • Fixation area: lingual (on the exterior of the teeth), vestibular (on the interior).
Modern Air Flow apparatus in Tetri's Smile
Visible on teeth

Some experience psychological discomfort.

Less comfortable

Can rub the mucosa and affect diction in the period of adaptation; there are restrictions in the diet.

A nearly perfect treatment protocol

Braces are a time-tested tool for correcting improper bites.

Successfully deal with any bite anomalies

Even complex problems with pathological occlusion of the teeth that are beyond the capabilities of aligners, can be solved with braces.


Aligners are removable transparent mouth guards that fit tightly over the surface of the teeth. A set of mouthguards is made for a course of orthodontic treatment. Every 14 days, the patient puts on a new guard to move the teeth consistently.


Teeth move into the correct position, and aligners are invisible to others (this cannot be said about braces).

You can take them off

Being able to remove the aligners before a meal or an important meeting facilitates the long process of orthodontic treatment.

Point effect

Aligners can correct the position of individual teeth or the entire row.

Predictability of the result

It is possible to visualize the result in a computer program before treatment begins.

Do not correct severe occlusion abnormalities

Aligners are so-called easy orthodontics; they only help in simple clinical cases.

Longer treatment period

In some cases, braces work faster.

Require self-discipline

They must be removed regularly before eating and brushing your teeth. If you forget to wear them, the treatment plan is disrupted/prolonged.

Treatment near me?

Need an experienced orthodontist in Miami? Dr. Svitlana Koval has visitors not only from different states, but from different countries. If you want a perfect smile and also the right occlusion, Dr. Koval will be glad to help!


It is important to find out how the lower jaw moves as well as the condition of the facial muscles and the temporomandibular joint when examining a patient with a malocclusion. This is the only way for the patient to get not just straight teeth but the correct functioning of the masticatory muscles and perfect occlusion after treatment.

We perform computer tomography for a detailed study of the structure of the patient’s dentoalveolar system and the location of the roots.

We scan the movement of the mandible in three planes. We calculate the central occlusion to a fraction of a millimeter – the place of physiologically correct jaw clamping with uniform tension of facial muscles.

We monitor the activity of the masticatory and temporal muscles in the online mode and identify the presence / absence of deviations of their position from the central occlusion.

Stages of orthodontic treatment

We perform comprehensive apparatus diagnosis according to the standards of gneuromuscular dentistry.
Treatment method
After evaluating the clinical picture, we select the method of orthodontic treatment – braces or aligners.
Oral sanitation
The teeth are cleaned of plaque and calculus. We treat decayed teeth. We stop foci from inflammation of the oral mucosa.
Taking impressions
We take digital impressions with an intraoral scanner and send them to the lab to make a brace system or a set of aligners.
Placing an orthodontic structure
The doctor fixes the braces or aligners. Explains the rules of oral hygiene care. Appoints dates for check-ups.

Retainers – thin metal wires that prevent the teeth from returning to their former position – must be placed for at least 3 years at the end of orthodontic treatment.

Perfect bite at Tetri’s Smile

It is impossible to restore the correct bite, the correct closure of the upper and lower jaws, and the even distribution of the chewing load without knowledge of gneuromuscular dentistry. 

Tetri’s Smile is one of several clinics in Florida that practice neuromuscular dentistry. Dr. Tetri is a student of Dr. Clayton A. Chan, founder of Occlusion Connections – a Center for Gneuromuscular and Orthopedic Advancement.


Does it hurt after braces are installed?

During the first few days, the patient may experience discomfort and moderate pain due to the pressure of the braces on the teeth. Adaptation takes 5-7 days and the teeth gradually begin to move in the right direction.

Can I have braces if I have a crown or implant?

Yes, as long as the crown or bridge is supported by your natural teeth. The orthopedic structure is removed, orthodontic treatment is performed, and then a new crown or bridge is placed. 

The answer is “no” if you have an implant. It cannot be moved; it fuses tightly with the bone. It will interfere with the adjacent teeth.