Dr. Joseph Philip Giordano D.M.D.
Orthodontist1 Elm Square 1-D Andover MA, 01810
Dr. Giordano graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his D.M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he served as student council ...
Education and Training
Tufts Dental School DMD 1979
American Board of Orthodontics
Dr. Joseph Philip Giordano D.M.D.'s Expert Contributions
The brackets ("braces") are attached to the teeth by a special bonding system and do not harm the teeth or the enamel. Generally speaking, any "damage" done to the teeth, gum tissue, or supporting bone is usually due to the patient's poor oral hygiene (brushing and flossing). In our practice, if we note this issue over several visits, we recommend stopping active treatment and removing the braces. READ MORE
Depending on the type of orthodontic corrections you may need, certain orthodontic appliances may be more effective than others. Common types of "braces" are metal brackets, ceramic (clear) brackets or plastic aligners such as Invisalign. The choice of which type of braces that are best for you and your particular case is a decision made after discussing the pros and cons of each with your orthodontist. READ MORE
My best advice for you and your son is to have a consultation with a reputable orthodontist, preferably one that is Board Certified (by the American Board of Orthodontics). The AAO (American Association of Orthodontists) recommends a first orthodontic consult around age 7, especially if there are any irregularities noted. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Annual Alumni Award 2019 Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association
- Orthodontic Braces For Kids And Teens
- Fellow International College of Dentists (ICD)
- College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
- Member American Association of Orthodontists 1984
- Member American Dental Association 1979
- Fellow International College of Dentists 2009
- Diplomate American Board of Orthodontics 2007
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