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Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Launches Orthodontics Program

 
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 8, 2014 - Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has launched an orthodontics program, which will be led by Lindsay Schuster, D.M.D., M.S. This new program will offer comprehensive orthodontic treatment for the prevention and correction of irregularities of the teeth, bite and jaws.
 
“The expansion of the orthodontics practice will provide the best in comprehensive orthodontic care for the entire family,” said Dr. Schuster, lead provider for Children’s Orthodontics. “Our goal is to ensure families receive proper treatment for their orthodontic issues and to enjoy a pleasing smile for a lifetime.”
 
Dr. Schuster received her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut, Orthodontic Certificate and Master of Science degree from the University of Minnesota, and certificate in Cleft and Craniofacial Orthodontics from New York University. She also is the director of the Cleft-Craniofacial Center’s Orthodontics Program at Children’s Hospital and an assistant clinical professor of surgery at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
 
Treatment at Children’s Orthodontics will include:
 
  • Phase I orthodontic treatment to manage dental crowding, crossbites and jaw growth discrepancies
  • Comprehensive orthodontic treatment for children, adolescents and adults
  • Invisalign®
  • Zoom!® Teeth Whitening
  • Ear modeling, including EarWell™ molding, for infants with congenital ear shape irregularities
  • Commemorative hand and foot casting services for infants, children and adults
Children’s Orthodontics services will be offered at the main campus in Lawrenceville. Scheduling is available for this service by calling 412-692-7772 or visiting www.childrenspeds.com/services-and-programs/orthodontics for more information.

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