Lakewood CO Pediatric Dental Care & Orthodontics
Dr. Timothy Hardy - Orthodontist
Dr. Timothy Hardy is a Tufts University BS Engineering graduate. Tufts University School of Dental Medicine awarded him his dental degree. Later, he received his Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) from Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, before returning to Tufts University to earn his Certificate of Orthodontics while also serving as the class president.
Kids and Adults Orthodontist Near Me
Recent improvements in orthodontic methods and technology have reduced the time it takes to finish treatment as well as the number of visits to the office to attain straighter teeth. During your one-on-one appointment with Dr. T.C. Hardy in Lakewood, CO, the both of you will decide on the best orthodontic treatment plan for your needs. This will not only treat your aesthetic concerns, but it will also address the structural and functional issues with your smile (for example, fixing Open bite malocclusion, crowded teeth, Under bite, Gaps in teeth, jaw alignment, Cross-bite).
Invisalign Clear Aligners
Invisalign is comparable to Clear Braces in that it has a more discreet appearance and feel, but that's where the similarity ends. Each transparent aligner is composed of clear plastic that does not contain Bisphenol A, making it more pleasant than traditional metal or lingual braces. Patients can remove these orthodontic equipment when brushing, eating, speaking, or rinsing their mouths with fluoride mouthwash because they are removable. Without the brackets and wires of traditional braces, Invisalign clear aligners allow you to show off your teeth and give you the confidence to smile. Invisalign is also ideal for children's orthodontics.
Invisalign Express is an orthodontic treatment that works in the same way as standard Invisalign aligners but takes less time to complete. It's primarily used to cure minor crowding and spacing concerns, orthodontic relapse, or to assist prepare the teeth for bonding, veneers, or other restorative cosmetic dentistry treatments.
We treat Teenagers with Invisalign specially for Teens.
Invisalign First is used for kids, childern under 12 years of age.
Dental braces are orthodontic devices that align and straighten teeth, as well as help position them in relation to a person's bite, with the goal of improving dental health. Braces can also close gaps. They are frequently used to repair underbite, malocclusions, overbites, open bites, deep bites, cross bites, crooked teeth, and a variety of other dental and jaw abnormalities.
Traditional braces are constructed of metal and are one of the most tried and true ways for aligning and straightening teeth. It was the first therapy for straightening teeth and adjusting bite alignment, and it is still in use today. The braces are made of high-quality materials such as stainless steel or titanium alloys, which are corrosion-resistant and safe to wear in the mouth for lengthy periods of time.
Lingual Braces - InBrace
Brackets, bands, and an archwire are used in lingual braces to provide tension to the teeth and gradually shift them into the right position. They are positioned on the back of the teeth (behind the teeth, hidden), tongue-facing. This makes them almost unnoticeable, which is one of the key reasons for their attractiveness. They're perfect for anyone who plays a wind instrument or participates in sports. Because this treatment necessitates more education and expertise, not all orthodontists provide it.
The operation of clear bracket braces is identical to that of standard wire braces. The archwire, which runs along the teeth in the jaw, is the most important component. The corrective action of braces is similar to that of traditional wire braces. The wires, even in ceramic braces, must be metal in order to pull the teeth into the proper position, but they can be manufactured to match the color of the teeth, frosted, or silver. Brackets are glued to the teeth directly or with orthodontic bands, which are held in place by a wire and tooth-colored elastic bands.
About Lakewood, CO
With a population of 142,980 as of 2010, the City of Lakewood is the most-populous municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, the fifth-most-populous city in Colorado, and the 172nd-most-populous city in the United States. Located west of Denver, Lakewood is the Home Rule Municipality, one of the principle cities of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, and a major city of the Front Range Urban Corridor.
Lakewood has one of the best views of the Rocky Mountain foothills and is easily reached by light rail service from Union Station. The City is a mostly commercial strip, with its "downtown" section in a modern shopping district known as Belmar. Its downtown, complete with shops, restaurants, a movie theatre and pedestrian-friendly spots, has emerged as a local hangout that attracts visitors from surrounding areas.
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Lakewood also features extensive cultural programming and recreation areas. The 38,000-square-foot Lakewood Cultural Center boasts a 300-seat theater and gallery space, while the Lakewood Heritage Center includes 10 historic structures and 30,000 artifacts, plus a popular outdoor amphitheater. Recently named a Certified Colorado Creative District, 40 West Arts along the West Colfax Corridor in the heart of Lakewood has more than 20 public art installations, multiple performing arts venues and a dozen galleries.
With more than 80 maintained parks, Lakewood is also one of Denver's top places for outside activities. Bear Creek Lake Park is the city's most popular playground. Filled with a large fishing lake, paved and dirt biking and hiking trails, picnic areas and a summer water-skiing concessionaire. For mountain lovers, the steep terrain at Lakewood's Hayden Park on Green Mountain offers a great workout and scenic mountain views. (wikipedia)
Lakewood, CO Points of Interest
- Everitt Farms Lakewood
- Colorado Mills Lakewood
- Green Mountain Beer Company Lakewood CO
- Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park
- Addenbrooke Park Lakewood
- Lakewood Surfside Spray Park
- Carmody Recreation Center Lakewood
- Bear Creek Greenbelt Park Lakewood
- Great Frontier Brewing Company Lakewood
- Lakewood Rodz & Bodz Museum Movie Cars & More
Lakewood, CO Neighborhoods
- Belmar Lakewood
- Eiber Lakewood
- Southern Gables Lakewood
- Morse Park Lakewood
- Green Mountainside Lakewood
- Victoria Village Lakewood
- Glennon Heights Lakewood CO
- Lakewood Pines Lakewood CO
- West Line Village Lakewood
- Oak Run Lakewood CO
Zipcodes & Neighborhoods we serve in Lakewood, CO
Hardy Orthodontics serves 80123, 80127, 80214, 80215, 80225, 80226, 80227, 80228, 80232, 80235, 80401
Belmar, Belmar Park, Morse Park, Jefferson Gardens, Southern Gables, Lakwood Green Homes, Eiber, O'Kane Park, North Alameda, Green Mountain Townhomes, Estates at Mountainview Terrace, Hearthside Townhouses, Marston Slopes, Ammons Park, Heverly Heights, West Gate, Country Club, Belmar Commons, Rural Acres, Victoria Village, Quailridge Townhome, Foothills, Holbrook Park
2 min (0.7 mile) via S Wadsworth Blvd and W Alameda Ave