Your Mickleton Orthodontist
Dr. Jessica Bowen values the opportunity to get to know and care for people and to be a part of their life-changing transformation. She wants each of her patients to thrive in everything they do, and she believes a healthy, confident smile is a key to success.
Dr. Bowen graduated with high honors from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor's degree in biology. She then continued on to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and completed her Doctorate of Dental Medicine, earning the highest honors in her class. Finally, she completed her orthodontic education at University of Connecticut, where she earned her Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master's of Dental Science.
Dr. Bowen has received the highest possible score on the American Board of Orthodontics Written Exam Module 1, which consists of basic and applied biomedical science questions. This ensures that Dr. Bowen has the knowledge and experience necessary to transform smiles through the practice of orthodontics.
Did you know that traditional braces are one of the most efficient orthodontic tools available? Ceramic or metal brackets are attached to your teeth, then connected by wires and tiny elastics or rubber bands. Through regular adjustments with Dr. Bowen, these components work together to gently apply pressure, which will gradually move your teeth into the desired positions.
Mickleton braces are an excellent choice for correcting a number of tooth issues, from simple and complex. Traditional braces can sometimes work faster at closing gaps and aligning teeth than other options might, and this can shorten your overall treatment time. In addition, braces don't require some of the more complicated technology or expensive equipment that newer treatments can. This makes Mickleton braces a cost-effective orthodontic option for patients on a budget.
The Mickleton Invisalign system utilizes a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually shift the teeth into alignment instead of using brackets and bands. This option is incredibly popular with both patients and orthodontists making it the top alternative to traditional braces.
Invisalign is most effective when used to correct many of the most common orthodontic issues. For certain more complex cases, Invisalign may not be the best option. A free consultation with Bowen Family Orthodontics will be able to help determine your eligibility for Invisalign.
Invisalign aligners are made of a comfortable plastic material and designed to fit snugly over the patient's teeth. The trays are nearly invisible and are typically changed out every 1-2 weeks for the next aligner in the series to keep the teeth moving in the right direction! Aligners must be worn 20-22 hours per day throughout treatment in order for them to have the best results. If you don't wear your aligners as directed you might negatively impact your results, and make your orthodontic treatment process longer.
Mickleton Braces and Invisalign: find the treatment that fits your smile
Dr. Bowen and the skilled staff at Bowen Family Orthodontics are experts in providing personalized treatment plans for each patient we see. When you visit our office for your free initial consultation, you'll discover that we focus on your specific orthodontic needs, as well as your unique tooth shape, the movement of your lips, and the shape of your face. By using these as the basis for your treatment, we can give you a beautifully aligned smile that is just right for you.