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If you need a veneer, crown, or implant, you'll need a straight smile first to ensure the best results.

At Cary Prosthodontics, we work with specialists called orthodontists to prepare your smile for a dental prosthetic.

Here's how patients in Raleigh and Cary, NC, can benefit from our partnership with orthodontists...

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Drs. Brandon Kofford and Kevin Lim are five-star-rated prosthodontists dedicated to helping patients achieve beautiful, functional smiles.

If you need to correct misalignment or create space between your teeth before you receive a dental prosthetic or dental implant, our doctors can coordinate with trusted orthodontists to complete your treatment.

Our dental practice is located in Cary, NC, making it convenient for patients throughout Raleigh, Durham, and other parts of Wake County.

Request a consultation online or call us to learn more about how our practice uses orthodontics.

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Plus, We're Highly Rated by Patients

Dr. Kofford is a board-certified prosthodontist who has been practicing dentistry for over two decades. Over the years, he has built an excellent reputation in the Cary, NC, community. Dr. Kofford, Dr. Lim, and the rest of our dental team are highly rated by patients and have received dozens of 5-star reviews like these:

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Courtesy Towing


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The dental hygienist was very thorough and patient with me. Will definitely be returning in the future!

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How We Work with Orthodontists

We will work in conjunction with all types of specialists to get the best outcome. Like a general contractor, we have the house plan and hire out the other specialists to create the foundation needed for the restoration.

We may need more space for an implant or may need to create restorative space for a proper restoration. When this happens, we work with orthodontists to create a great outcome for a prosthetic.

Orthodontics Can Create Space for an Implant

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If you have been missing a tooth for some time, nearby teeth may have shifted and begun to fill in the gap.

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Clear braces combine the effectiveness of traditional orthodontics with the discretion of clear aligners.

Complementary Treatments
Take Your Smile to the Next Level

Once you've completed orthodontics, you can choose from several treatments to further enhance the look, function, or health of your smile: 

Teeth Whitening

Professional teeth whitening is designed to safely whiten your smile by several shades in a short amount of time. Our doctors use a special whitening formula to avoid over-whitening, tooth sensitivity, and gum irritation while producing a bright, confident smile.

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Veneers are thin porcelain shells that cover the front surface of your teeth, masking cosmetic imperfections such as chips, stains, or asymmetry. After orthodontics, veneers can help you improve the brightness and balance of your smile.

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Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that cover damaged, cracked, or badly decayed teeth. At Cary Prosthodontics, we take great care in creating crowns. Each restoration is carefully designed to complement your bite and blend in with your other teeth.

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Dental Implants

If you are missing teeth, our doctors may recommend dental implants. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that connect crowns, bridges, or dentures directly to your jawbone. Our doctors use digital technology to precisely plan implant treatment and determine if you need orthodontics before implant surgery.

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More 5-Star Reviews


Patrick Boyle


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Dr. Kofford has assembled a great staff and they act like they have fun at work. Dr. Kofford is wicked smart (he attended Case Western Reserve). Great Prosthodontist.

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Toney Tisdale


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Everybody was knowledgeable about their job and made me feel at ease and the doctor explained everything to me I would tell anyone come to you for dental care thank you

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FAQs from Patients Who Need Orthodontics

Why visit Cary Prosthodontics instead of a general dentist?

At Cary Prosthodontics, we work with highly trained orthodontists to deliver the best possible treatment outcomes. Unlike general dentists, orthodontists specialize in diagnosing and correcting misalignment. They also offer the latest orthodontic treatments including Six Month Smiles.

What about mail-delivery aligners?

We've all seen commercials advertising low-cost, mail-delivery aligners. While it can be tempting to opt for a more affordable option, our doctors do not recommend it. With mail-delivery aligners, there is very little planning involved, and there are no check-ups to monitor your progress. When you work with our office serving Cary and Raleigh, you get a dedicated doctor who will carefully plan your treatment and monitor your progress every step of the way.

Should I get clear braces or clear aligners?

Your orthodontist will offer their recommendation on whether clear braces or clear aligners are right for you. The best type of orthodontic treatment will largely depend on the complexity of your case.

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Cary Prosthodontics

Cary Prosthodontics was founded in 1991 to provide the finest care to residents of Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Morrisville, and surrounding areas. Our compassionate and caring prosthodontists are members of a number of professional associations, including:

  • American College of Prosthodontics (ACP)
  • Academy of Osseointegration (AO)
  • International Team for Implantology (ITI)

For more information about our services, contact our practice online or call (919) 858-8193 to speak to a member of our team today.

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