When choosing a practice to provide orthodontic care in Wichita it is important to consider many factors.
What is the difference between an orthodontist and a family dentist? An accredited orthodontist is a dentist that continues on with specialized training related to tooth movement and guidance of facial development. After dental school only a small percentage of the most qualified dentists are accepted to orthodontic programs. An orthodontist has years of advanced training from a university-based orthodontic residency program. Dr. Meschke is an accredited orthodontist who completed his advanced training at the University of Missouri Dental School and has dedicated his practice to orthodontics exclusively for over 25 years.
Dr. Meschke specializes in orthodontics for children and teens. Because we gear our practice to children and adolescents, we are able to concentrate our continuing education on orthodontics for the growing child. Specializing in children and teens allows us to create a treatment environment that is kid-friendly and more fun for our patients. We want our patients and their families to feel comfortable and understand the treatment process. Parents are included in every step and are encouraged to come with their children to the treatment bay area.
The experience and expertise of the support staff is very important to the overall treatment process. Our dedicated and caring staff has worked with Dr. Meschke for a combined total of 135 years. They all share his commitment to provide an awesome orthodontic experience for every patient.
Quality relates to many factors including state-of-the-art technology, continued education, ongoing staff training, and the highest quality in equipment and office procedures. Dr. Meschke proudly utilizes the best and latest in orthodontic technology and clinical practice techniques including The Damon System & Invisalign . We also offer 3D Imagery Scanning, Digital Radiography and state of the art sterilization techniques.
No matter how skilled the doctor and the staff, it is as important that patients feel well cared for. Our goal is to provide the highest quality orthodontic care for our patients in a fun, friendly and caring atmosphere. We welcome parents throughout the treatment process and they are encouraged to stay with their child during each visit. We recognize that each patient has a unique personality and individual orthodontic concerns. We promise to give each patient and their family the personalized, individual attention they deserve. Dr. Meschke and his experienced orthodontic team take pride in creating the most beautiful smiles for their patients. We understand that the confidence of a great smile can build a great future. Our dedication to quality and caring along with our experience and expertise are the cornerstones of our practice. We call this…The Meschke Difference!
Meschke Orthodontics is proud to say our office is 98% Non-Extraction treatment (excluding wisdom teeth). Extraction of permanent teeth is always a last resort considered to alleviate the need for more invasive procedures such as surgery.