• Lukasz Biskup

    a month ago
    Highly satisfied from this place. Staff are great, always do a good, quick job. To add to it, they are very energetic and chatty which makes a monthly visit not the end of the world as it is at most offices I've been to. The friendliness and up-going personalities of the staff make it that much better. Great place, I give it 5 stars.
  • Chastity Seliga

    2 weeks ago
    This is our second kid experience with Dr. Sumsion and his wonderful staff. Great experience all around and the results are wonderful. We've been very happy with them.
  • Susannah Barnes

    a month ago
    Dr. Sumsion and his entire staff have always been so sweet and kind to my daughter. She is anxious every time she goes andy they are patient and good humored. They are excellent in their communication and are incredibly accommodating when something unexpected ones up and we need to be see right away.
  • Andy Krumel

    2 weeks ago
    Dr. Sumsion and his staff are meticulous, friendly, and passionate about great smiles. A life changing experience.
  • Paula Seeley

    3 months ago
    I highly recommend going to Park City Orthodontics. Both myself and son had braces and the quality of service was excellent. Great staff, top notch equipment, and Dr. Sumsion is of the highest quality when it comes to orthodontists. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
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Short Treatment Time

Not all children require early treatment

Most are simply evaluated early and monitored periodically until the right time to start braces. However, some kids do need a two-phase treatment plan. A short first phase directs jaw growth and development to allow room for permanent teeth.

Dr. Sumsion finds just the right time to start treatment and this keeps the time in braces as short as possible.

We do not want anyone to wear braces longer than is necessary to obtain an ideal smile. By choosing the right time to start the braces, treatment time can be greatly reduced.

The AAO recommends that your child get an orthodontic checkup no later than age seven. By this age, orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth while some baby teeth are still present. That’s important, because some orthodontic problems may be easier to correct if they’re found early. Some severe problems need early treatment with a short first phase of 6-9 months, followed by a second phase when all the permanent teeth have erupted at approximately age 12 or later. Many patients can be treated in just one phase when most of the permanent teeth have erupted.

Everyone’s treatment time varies; however, using the latest technology and “glued-in” devices helps to decrease the time in braces. State-of-the-art braces, super elastic titanium wires, and springs (see about Damon) help in obtaining an ideal result. This technology also allows patients to come in every 8-10 weeks rather than every four weeks.

We use “glued-in” devices whenever possible to reduce treatment time.

We want to save parents and patients time and frustration of losing an orthodontic device. Some of the devices can be used instead of a headgear. In some situations we can use springs, which we place in the mouth, to replace rubber bands which the patient would have to place in the mouth.