2176 West St #320
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone: (901) 726-3878
Your Memphis orthodontist
Dr. Kyle Fagala graduated summa cum laude from Harding University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then completed dental school at the University of Tennessee before being accepted into the University of Tennessee Department of Orthodontics. Dr. Fagala graduated in May of 2013 with a certificate in orthodontics, as well as a master's degree in Dental Science for his thesis on three-dimensional imaging of the airway.
Dr. Fagala is a Board Certified Orthodontist, a designation that is held by only 30% of orthodontists. He is also the course director and lecturer of Development of the Occlusion, a class for 1st-year dental students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Fagala is well-known in orthodontic circles for his expertise in orthodontic social media and digital marketing. He lectures regularly on the topic to large audiences of orthodontists and even hosts his own web series called The Digital Orthodontist. In 2016, Dr. Fagala became a speaker and Key Opinion Leader for 3M Oral Care, a global leader in orthodontic technology, innovation, and research.
Dr. Fagala is also a member of the following professional organizations:
Memphis braces are an excellent choice for correcting complex tooth issues. Because they can sometimes work faster at aligning teeth and closing gaps than other treatments might, overall treatment time may be slightly reduced. Braces don’t need some of the more complex technology or expensive equipment that newer treatments can. This means Memphis braces are a cost-effective orthodontic option.
Traditional braces are one of the most efficient orthodontic tools we have. They’re made out of metal or ceramic brackets that are attached to the teeth, then connected by wires and tiny rubber bands or elastics. These brackets, wires, and bands work together to apply the gentle pressure that will gradually move the teeth into the positions we want them to be in as long as you have regular adjustments with our doctors.
Invisalign is incredibly popular with both patients and orthodontists and is the top alternative to traditional braces. Instead of brackets and bands, the Memphis Invisalign system uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually straighten your teeth.
Invisalign aligners are made of a comfortable plastic material and customized to fit snugly over your teeth. To keep your teeth moving in the direction you want them to, you’ll need to switch your invisible trays out for the next one in the series every 1-2 weeks. The Invisalign system can only work if the recommended guidelines are followed exactly! Aligners should be worn 20-22 hours per day throughout treatment. If patients neglect to wear the aligners as directed, it can impede the results and also add time to the orthodontic process.
Invisalign is at its most efficient when correcting many of the most common orthodontic issues. For some complex cases, Invisalign may not be a good option. A free consultation with Saddle Creek Orthodontics will allow us to determine your eligibility for Invisalign.
Memphis Braces and Invisalign: the right treatment for your smile
Our doctor has lots of experience providing customized treatment plans for each individual patient. When you visit our Memphis office for a complimentary consultation, our talented team will pay special attention to your particular orthodontic needs, as well as your specific tooth shape, the lip movement, and face shape. Using these as the basis for braces of Invisalign treatment results in a beautifully aligned smile that’s just right for you.