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Your smile is special
Trust it to a specialist:
your orthodontist
I thought I just needed
to align my teeth, but
I really needed
an orthodontist.
Want your best smile?
Get the best treatment.
See an orthodontist.
I go to my dentist
for regular checkups.
But I went to an Orthodontist
for my best smile.
Only an Orthodontist is an Orthodontist.
The specialist in straightening teeth
and aligning your bite.
Your smile deserves
a specialist.
And Orthodontics is all we do.

FIND AN
ORTHODONTIST

Selecting a member of APO you can be sure that you are choosing a true specialist in Orthodontics

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Orthodontists, dental doctors with a specialization in orthodontics, are the most qualified professionals in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of any problems related with teeth or jaw malpositions (alignment).
Orthodontists, dental doctors with a specialization in orthodontics, are the most qualified professionals in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of any problems related with teeth or jaw malpositions (alignment)

DENTIST OR ORTHODONTIST?

A Dentist is like your family doctor,
great for fillings but not for orthodontics.

WHAT IS AN ORTHODONTIST?

  • First he obtained a dental degree.
  • Later he completed a recognized 3 year full time program in Orthodontics.
  • Successfully accomplished the board examination of the Portuguese Dental Association, College of Orthodontics.
selecting a
member of APO
ENSURES THAT YOU
ARE CHOOSING A
REAL SPECIALIST
IN
ORTHODONTICS

WHAT IS AN ORTHODONTIST ?

An Orthodontist is a specialist in Orthodontics recognized by the Portuguese Dental Association (OMD).

Orthodontists, dental doctors with a specialization in orthodontics, are the most qualified professionals in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of any problems related with teeth or jaw malpositions (alignment)

CHILDREN

At what age should I take my child to an Orthodontist?

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that the first appointment with an Orthodontist should be no later than seven years-old. Some treatments are easily done at younger ages.



ADULTS

IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT FOR ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT?

Orthodontic treatment improves health, aesthetics and oral function. So, even adults at any age, can benefit from an orthodontic treatment.

Reasons why one should get an appointment with an orthodontist.


events and training

Dia Mundial da Ortodontia 15 de Maio

Segunda edição do Dia Mundial da Ortodontia, 15 de maio de 2018, que tem por lema o mundo une-se quando as pessoas sorriem.

contacts

Largo da Maternidade .Júlio Dinis, 11 / 14
4050-371 Porto

Mobile. 226 099 086

Portuguese Orthodontic Specialists Association

APO® - “Orthodontic Portuguese Association” is a trade mark of the Orthodontic Specialists Portuguese Association (APESORT).

HOW CAN I BECOME AN APESORT MEMBER?

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Any OMD Specialist in Orthodontics can apply for APESORT membership.