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About Ortho

Orthodontics is the treatment of irregularities in the teeth (especially of alignment and occlusion) and jaws, including the use of braces.  Orthodontics for sleep and airway is focused on improving structures that may be stopping the flow of air to the lungs.  Dr. Maruko works with other health practitioners to improve the quality of sleep, their health, and their smile.  As is said in the field of "airway," it takes a village. 


Dr. Maruko's orthodontic approach of opting for the least removal of permanent teeth and the most gain for one's health.  Her work with Spear Study club ensures that a beautiful smile is always the focus, as well.  


Everyone's needs are different; therefore, we have different types of treatments available at our office that best suits your particular case.



Explore the following sections to learn more about orthodontics:

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