Solutions in Knoxville, TN

Correcting Misaligned Teeth for Optimal Oral Health

A bright and confident smile has the power to transform not only our appearance but also our self-esteem and overall well-being. If you’re seeking orthodontic solutions in Knoxville, TN, look no further than Fountain City Smiles. Our dedicated team, led by Dr. Patel, is committed to providing exceptional care and helping you achieve the smile of your dreams.

We welcome patients from North Knoxville, Marble City, and Old City to experience the Fountain City Smiles difference.

The Importance of Orthodontics

Correcting Misaligned Teeth for Optimal Oral Health

When teeth are overcrowded, crooked, or unevenly spaced, they become difficult to clean. Inadequate oral hygiene can lead to a buildup of plaque, which increases the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath. Orthodontic treatments, such as braces or aligners, align the teeth into their proper positions, making it easier to maintain good oral hygiene and reducing the likelihood of dental problems.

Improving Chewing and Speech Abilities

Misaligned teeth can affect your ability to chew food properly and pronounce certain sounds correctly. By aligning your teeth and jaws, orthodontic treatment can improve your bite and enhance your chewing efficiency. This allows for better digestion and nutrient absorption. Additionally, orthodontics can correct speech impediments caused by dental misalignments, helping you communicate more clearly and confidently.

Preventing Excessive Tooth Wear

When teeth are misaligned, they can put excessive pressure on certain areas, leading to uneven wear and tear. Over time, this can weaken the teeth and cause problems such as tooth fractures or enamel erosion. Orthodontic treatment redistributes the forces exerted during biting and chewing, reducing the risk of tooth damage and preserving their longevity.

Enhancing Facial Aesthetics and Self-Confidence

While the functional benefits of orthodontics are essential, the aesthetic improvements should not be overlooked. Having a well-aligned smile can significantly enhance your facial aesthetics, harmonizing the features and creating a more balanced appearance. When you feel confident about your smile, it positively impacts your self-esteem and self-image.

Our Orthodontic Solutions


Invisalign® is a revolutionary orthodontic treatment that offers a discreet and comfortable alternative to traditional braces. Unlike conventional metal brackets and wires, Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually shift the teeth into their desired positions. These aligners are custom-made for each patient using advanced 3D imaging technology, ensuring a precise and personalized treatment experience.

Financing Your Orthodontic Treatment at Fountain City Smiles

At Fountain City Smiles, we offer various financing options, including CareCredit, Sunbit, and insurance plans. We also accept most insurance plans, working closely with providers to maximize benefits and minimize out-of-pocket costs.

Additionally, we have a Membership Plan that offers comprehensive preventive care for a low monthly subscription fee of $30. This plan covers routine check-ups, cleanings, and necessary X-rays, promoting your oral health throughout your orthodontic journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Fountain City Smiles

2944 Tazewell Pike
Suite #2
Knoxville, TN 37918

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