Your Orthodontist in Baytown

At Johnston Orthodontics in Baytown, TX, Dr. Johnston combines extensive orthodontic expertise with a deep commitment to personalized patient care, ensuring every smile is both beautiful and healthy.

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Baytown’s Orthodontist

Meet Dr. Fayth Johnston

After completing her education in her hometown of Bethlehem, PA, Dr. Johnston ventured to southern New Jersey. There, she honed her skills in a private practice setting for three years before moving to Baytown in the fall of 2015.

Embracing the warmth and community of Texas, she now proudly calls Baytown home.

Understanding the Expertise of Orthodontists vs. Dentists

While both dentists and orthodontists focus on oral health, they serve different roles. Dentists take care of general dental needs such as cleanings, fillings, and crowns, which are essential for maintaining overall dental hygiene. Orthodontists, however, specialize further after dental school, receiving 2-3 additional years of training focused exclusively on correcting misalignments of the teeth and jaw. This specialized training makes orthodontists experts in diagnosing, preventing, and treating orthodontic problems using braces, clear aligners, and other corrective procedures. Choosing to see an orthodontist for teeth straightening is advantageous because they have the specific skills and tools to not only improve the aesthetics of your smile but also the functionality of your bite, leading to better overall oral health.

The Broad Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment offers extensive benefits that impact not just the mouth, but overall health and well-being.

Physical

Aligned teeth are easier to clean, reducing the risk of periodontal disease and cavities. Proper alignment also corrects the bite, distributing bite forces evenly, which can alleviate issues like TMJ pain and chronic headaches.

Mental

Patients who undergo orthodontic treatment often experience a significant boost in self-confidence. This improved self-image can lead to greater social engagement and willingness to participate in activities they might have previously avoided.

Social

A straight, attractive smile can enhance interactions, with studies showing that people often perceive those with beautiful smiles as more trustworthy and likable.

Professional

The confidence to smile freely can translate into better perceptions at work, potentially leading to career advancement.

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Begin Your Journey to a Perfect Smile

Ready to transform your smile and see how life changes with it? Contact Johnston Orthodontics in Baytown, TX, today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Johnston.

We're here to help you achieve the beautiful, healthy smile you've always wanted. Take the first step towards a new you—call us now!