Mt. Lebanon: (412) 563-2501
Waynesburg: (724) 852-1802
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Questions about your insurance or payment?
No problem, our trained and experienced office manager will help you maximize your benefits and go over all financial options. The practice accepts most insurances, major credit cards, and offers monthly payments at no interest. Most of our patients utilize a combination of both insurance and payment plans. So go ahead and ask, we are here to help make both your care and payment as convenient and comfortable as possible.
Appointment times are available before and after school or work. Each and every appointment with us will be different. It is important to attend every appointment in order to receive optimal results. So, please make every effort to come to every scheduled appointment.
Each member of the team serves a vital role in your care. Following our staff's instructions and suggestions will help your treatment stay on track and achieve optimal results; especially when it comes to brushing and avoiding certain foods during treatment.
The staff is trained and compassionate. You will receive orthodontic treatment and aspects of patient education from our caring staff. Each member is committed to your care and works with our patients in all three of the office locations.
Questions are always welcome, so please ask! The staff has been trained to answer your questions. Dr. Burns values good patient to doctor communication.
An Orthodontist is different from a dentist. Dr. Burns has both a degree in dental medicine and a license to practice dentistry - as well as a degree and license to practice orthodontics.
An orthodontist has (2-3) years of specialized training beyond dental school and is a specialist at straightening teeth and insuring proper form and function. An orthodontist is the only healthcare professional who is qualified to prescribe treatment for your condition.
Dr. Burns is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists.
As a medical specialist, Dr. Burns has completed medical residency beyond dental school and has achieved the credentials to be called an orthodontist. She is a specialist in straightening teeth and ensuring optimal jaw performance.
Dr. Burns strives to provide patients with exceptional experience and through state-of-the art care.
Penn State University - Undergraduate Degree
Nova Southeastern School of Dental Medicine
West Virginia University - Orthodontic Residency Training
Meet Our Staff
“When a patient feels good about their smile, they feel more confident. I truly enjoy helping patients achieve good oral health and a beautiful smile. " Dr. Nikia Burns
Nikia Burns, DMD, MS