Invisalign – Orthodontist vs Dentist

Invisalign patients should see an orthodontist to have their teeth straightened versus a dentist – Dr. Michael Garvey is a board certified orthodontist in St. Charles, MO, who is licensed to straighten teeth and to do Invisalign. Dr. Michael Garvey is a specialist in braces, an orthodontist, and is a licensed provider for Invisalign. If […]

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Check out our new bracket sealant!

Dr. Garvey is now using a new advanced and improved fluoride sealant when applying brackets to the patients teeth. It is called Opal Seal. Opal Seal is a light cure primer that is used when bonding orthodontic appliances to etched enamel. Opal Seal is 38% filled with proprietary GI particles and nano fillers that release fluoride during orthodontic […]

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Dr. Garvey and Staff

This photo shows Dr. Garvey and his staff in front of the office. Dr. Garvey has been in practice for 32 years, with a staff of combined years of dental experience of 61 years. Garvey Team Orthodontics are committed to giving their patients a positive and happy experience when they come to our office. Some patients on their first […]

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Dr. Garvey is Now a Bee Keeper!

Dr. Garvey is now a bee keeper.  He attends meetings at the “3 Rivers Bee Keepers” and he went to the state meeting.  Shown here, he is installing his bees into one of the four “Top Bar” hives he works.  There are two in front of the “Garvey Organic Farm” near the service road.  Some of his bees […]

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Orthodontist vs Dentist

Did you know…..?  An ORTHODONTIST is a specialist who is concerned with preventing and correcting crooked teeth. ORTHODONTISTS receive an additional two to three years of specialized education beyond dental school to learn the proper way to straighten teeth and align the bite.  The orthodontist’s goal is to provide each patient with the most appropriate […]

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  • April 30, 2012
  • Braces

Sleep Apnea Device St. Charles Orthodontist Dr. Garvey

DynaFlex’s Anti-Snoring and Sleep Apnea Devices Get FDA Clearance DynaFlex, St. Ann, Mo, has received a 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for its DynaFlex Anti-Snoring & Sleep Apnea Devices line of sleep aid products. The devices function by repositioning patients’ lower jaws to improve their ability to breath during sleep. The […]

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Best age for braces in St. Charles, St. Peters, and O’Fallon, MO

Dr. Michael Garvey (orthodontist/specialist in braces) likes to see his patients at an early age.  Unfortunately sometimes the general dentist does not pick up on the patients who can be treated interceptively at approximately age 7.  Moms are often waiting and asking if the patient should be referred to an orthodontist.  Some dentists believe that […]

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