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“I started practicing general dentistry in 1984. As the son of a dentist who taught me to always provide the finest treatment available for my patients, I was routinely disappointed at the mediocre results that my patients would have once they completed treatment with their orthodontists. Most of the time, my patient’s teeth were straight. However, their smiles were not better, and their bites were almost never corrected properly. I became increasingly frustrated, as the concerns that I expressed on behalf of my patients to the treating orthodontists seemed to fall on deaf ears. Nothing ever changed. Year after year, the results were the same.
One day, as I voiced my exasperation with another dentist, he challenged me to “stop complaining and do something about it!” I accepted his challenge and began a life-long journey to become a world-class orthodontist. I traveled the country and studied with the leading authorities in smile aesthetics, bite correction, jaw surgery, and TMJ and headache treatments. I spared no expense, and these authorities showed me the extra steps – the “secrets” not taught in dental school – that are needed to create amazing smiles and healthy, comfortable bites for my patients.
After successfully treating thousands of patients, I’ve taken the special things that each of these experts taught me and combined them together to create the incredibly effective BDR™ system. With this exclusive approach, I’ve been able to help patients who come to my office in pain. I not only help them get rid of their headaches, but create incredible smiles for them as well. I have also used this system to successfully retreat patients who still had uncorrected problems or unsatisfactory smiles after completing orthodontics with another practice. Most importantly, I routinely take these extra steps for our younger patients to make sure that their braces are done right the first time so they can avoid the pain and expense of wearing braces or Invisalign again as an adult. This amazing system has stood the test of time, as I routinely see patients whom I treated long ago still enjoying straight teeth and comfortable, beautiful smiles.”
Too often, our Richmond, VA, orthodontist Dr. White meets a patient who needs to do orthodontic treatment all over again. When braces, Invisalign, and other treatments aren’t mapped out properly from the beginning, problems can arise soon after the treatment is completed or show up years later. These problems include but are not limited to:
Dr. White’s revolutionary BDR™ system, found exclusively at White Orthodontics, employs advanced diagnostics, precision treatment solutions, and his years of experience and training to make sure that your orthodontic treatment is done right the first time. Dr. White takes the time to plan a uniquely tailored treatment map for your or your child’s individual smile. That means you can count on your braces, Invisalign, or orthodontic treatment to produce your distinctively perfect smile.
In an age where everyone wants everything done “yesterday”, there is a tendency to select the fastest, easiest, or cheapest treatment they can find. The biggest mistake most parents and consumers make is to assume that all orthodontic treatment is the same and, unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth! (Poor quality orthodontic treatment can result in years of pain and frustration and cost tens of thousands of dollars more to properly correct the bite and smile.) But don’t take our word for it; hear what a few of our patients have to say…
“I am the father of 5 children & remember the first time I started looking for an orthodontist for my oldest child. I quickly realized I had no idea how to make sure I was selecting an excellent orthodontist. We did our best, but, unfortunately, we chose an orthodontist who gave my daughter a pretty smile but also a jaw with new clicks, pops, and discomfort as well as recurring headaches. Following relocation, we found another orthodontist who uses unique techniques we learned were called the Roth Williams philosophy. Under this method, orthodontic treatment is used to obtain not only a pretty smile but also healthy jaw function — at the same time. My daughter had to be retreated, but this orthodontist had the techniques to fix the clicks, pops, and discomfort. Dr. White is one of the few orthodontists in the region from the Roth Williams’ school. I was happy to drive 2 hours to Dr. White for my daughters and me. Dr. White and his team surpassed my expectations. Dr. White is amazing & gives 110% to make sure your teeth & jaw are perfect. And his entire team is highly competent & pleasant. We got great results — the first time! I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Love these guys!” -Jim Newberger
“We came to see Dr. White after completing orthodontic treatment with another orthodontist. We were so disappointed with her results which had her teeth in a very unattractive position. Our daughter was resistant at first which was understandable as she was in 8th grade. She now loves her new smile and is happy that she got braces “one more time” to get it right. Dr. White’s staff was very professional and made the visits fun. Dr. White is a perfectionist who has made sure that her bite and smile are just right. The whole staff is very supportive, informative and helpful. Our experience here was so different from the other orthodontist who was considered one of the best in Richmond. There is no comparison to the orthodontic treatment my daughter received here. Dr. White has the latest treatment techniques. We have been so happy that besides my daughter, my son and I also are receiving treatment. I look forward to the day when my own braces come off and with the change so far, know that it will be a great improvement to my bite and smile. We recommend Dr. White to everyone we know who is considering orthodontic care.” -M.R.
“Not only did Dr. White make my teeth absolutely perfect, he literally changed my life. I went in for a consultation just to straighten my front teeth, the ones that had moved from my childhood braces. After examining me, Dr. White told me that I had TMJ. I had been suffering from headaches almost daily and migraines at all times during the month so that I missed work several days each month. I had no idea that TMJ was even a thing, so I was excited when he told me that it was not only treatable, but that it was something that he did. After discussing the treatment plan, I was of course VERY skeptical about all of this. It almost seemed like it wouldn’t be worth it. BUT… I decided to go through with it, and let me tell you- I feel like a new person! It’s now been over a year since my treatment, and I can count on one hand how many headaches that I have had. I have people ALL the time tell me how beautiful my smile is and I always tell them about Dr. White. I would do it all again in a heartbeat! Thank you Dr White and your amazing team of awesome girls for improving my life and my smile!” – Rebecca Stephens
At White Orthodontics, we want to ensure you are confident with your decision for not only your choice in orthodontic treatment, but also for the orthodontic practice you choose to start your treatment. To ensure you are completely confident in your decision, we offer a few no-obligation, no-pressure ways to get started!