Mcmurray: (724) 941-2420

Mt. Lebanon: (412) 563-2501

​Waynesburg: (724) 852-1802

Changing Lives

One Smile at a

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ReceiveTreatment from  a Certified Orthodontist 

Frequently Asked Questions?

"Burns Orthodontics is a practice I would recommend.    I received excellent care for my son and he smiles all the time now!"  


Lisa S. 

Mt. Lebanon

If you are considering orthodontic care, you probably have questions. We have answers.  

We have combined a list of the most frequently asked questions with answers.

Please keep in mind that each patient's treatment plan is unique. For specific answers to your case, please call us at any of the office locations.

Treatment Options for Adults

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Orthodontists receive two to three years of specialized education beyond dental school and are specialists in straightening teeth and aligning a patient's bite.

An orthodontist is a certified, healthcare professional who is best qualified to prescribe treatment for straightening and aligning a patient's bite and jaw.

​​Clear Braces

Adult Orthodontics

Cosmetic/Space Closure 

Child Interceptive Treatment
TMJ Therapy

Functional Jaw Orthopedics

Conventional Metal Braces

Accelerated Treatment Options

Mouth Guards

Custom Retainers

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Patient Testimonials

It's never too late to have the healthy, attractive smile of your dreams!      

here are many treatment options available specific to adults.  Depending on your condition, most patients can see results in as little as six months!

​​Our Practice Philosophy :)

Begins with you the patient, 

and continues with respectful, state-of-the-art treatment, and compassionate care!  

               Nikia Burns, DMD, MS  specializes in orthodontic care for children, teens, and adults.                

  Each patient’s treatment plan is customized for his or her individual needs and goals.  

Our goal is to help you achieve the healthy smile of your dreams!  

When your smile is at its best, so are you!  

Dr. Burns  has three convenient practice options for her patients and offers evening appointments.

The practice accepts most dental plans and will work with each patient to maximize your insurance benefit.  If you do not have dental insurance, Burns Orthodontics offers monthly payment options and accepts most major credit cards.

 We provide braces for children, teens, and adults.  Some dental problems can be treated with braces.

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Initial consults are free! Discover  how you can benefit from orthodontic treatment and have the best smile possible.   

With our without orthodontic insurance, we can help you.  Our practice accepts credit cards and offers financing. You can afford a beautiful, healthy smile!

​​​​​​Affordable Braces

Treatment Options

Free Consultation

Because you are receiving care from a certified, licensed,  and trained  professional in the alignment of teeth and jaws. 

Why  an Orthodontist?

Misaligned teeth, spaces, or bad bite are the most common. Review our list to see the signs.

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Signs You Might  Need Braces

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