Dr. Eric Dellinger practices Orthodontics in Fort Wayne, IN. Comprehensive orthodontic treatment includes metal wires that are inserted into orthodontic brackets, which can be made from stainless steel or a more aesthetic ceramic material. The wires interact with the brackets to move teeth into desired positions. Being advanced in the field, Dr. Dellinger may also use Invisalign or other aligner trays that have been designed to align a patients? smile. As an orthodontist, Dr. Dellinger must recognize various characteristics of a malocclusion or dentofacial deformity, define the nature of the problem, including the etiology if possible, and design a treatment strategy based on the specific needs and desires of the patient.
Dr. Dr. Eric L. Dellinger, D.D.S., M.S.D.'s Expert Contributions
There are lots of options for straightening one tooth! Retainers with wires, clear - aligner retainers, or a limited segment of braces. As your question notes, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, so it’s always best to consult with an American Board of Orthodontists certified Orthodontist to prevent unwanted side effects. To find a qualified Orthodontist, follow find a Board Certified Orthodontist at: https://www.americanboardortho.com Dr. Eric Dellinger READ MORE
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Get to know Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopedist Dr. Eric L. Dellinger, who serves patients in Angola, Indiana.
Dr. Eric Dellinger has been an orthodontist in the Midwest region for over 20 years. He earned his undergraduate degree at Indiana University, his dental degree at the Indiana University School of Dentistry and his master’s degree at St. Louis University.
Dr. Dellinger has published several scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, is a lifetime board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, is an associate professor at the Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne Campus, is a past president of the Indiana Association of Orthodontists, Councilor for the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Dellinger is an active member in many leading dental and orthodontic organizations, such as the: American Association of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists, Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists, Indiana Association of Orthodontists. He is also a member of: American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Isaac Knapp District Dental Society, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists.
Dr. Dellinger is very active in his community, participating with the Steuben County Well Child Clinic and Kid’s First Cleft Palate Team. He also very active with his family. Dr. Eric and his wife Katie stay busy with their 6 active children and 2 dogs. Days away from the office are spent watching their children play various sports and traveling with the family. Dr. Dellinger also loves to cook for friends and family.
Dentofacial orthopedics is one of the many areas that a dentist can specialize in. This is a dental specialty that involves treating any imbalances of the jaws and teeth. The goal of dentofacial orthopedics is guide facial development and growth so that the teeth line up normally.
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