Thank you for voting us Best Orthodontist 3 years in a row!

The Woodfin Cabassa Orthodontics team is thrilled to announce that we were voted “Best Orthodontist” in Inweekly’s Best of The Coast 2021! We are so proud to serve this amazing community. Thank you for this honor, Pensacola!

Drs. Woodfin and Cabassa have over 50 years of combined experience in the orthodontic field – the highest of any orthodontic practice in the Gulf Coast region. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation– in person, or virtually! Visit us online at www.gulfcoastbraces.com, or call us at any of our local offices: Pensacola: (850) 477-2180, Gulf Breeze: (850) 934-2828, Perdido: (850) 477-2180

New Normal, New Smile!

At Woodfin Cabassa Orthodontics we’ve noticed a trend over the past year: more and more people are looking to straighten their teeth with orthodontics. Adults have always been interested in having a great smile but we think there’s a reason for this sharp increase in requests: they are looking to the future and ready to navigate the new normal with a new smile. As we return to our pre-covid (mask-less) routines again, many are seeking a Zoom-ready smile while they work from home while others who are heading back to the office are seeking that new and beautiful smile that they’ve always wanted for their grand return!

It’s not just any orthodontic treatment they’re after Invisalign is the most highly sought. Invisalign Clear Aligners are the way to go for adult orthodontic treatment. Not only do they take less time than traditional braces, but they’re virtually invisible! Plus, we can treat only the elements of your smile that are most important to you.

Get that new smile as we go fully maskless again!

Here’s how it works: we start with a digital scan of your teeth and then Dr. Woodfin and Dr. Cabassa use our digital imaging technology to map out a unique treatment plan and create custom aligners to guide your teeth along their journey. It will be important that you wear your aligners 22 hours per day – and since we’re all home more often these days, good hygiene will be easier to attain.

We know there are a lot of direct to consumer options out there – here’s why we think it’s important to seek orthodontic care at a local practice: Orthodontists MOVE BONES IN YOUR FACE. Your teeth are bones! Without proper x-rays you could cause serious damage to your jaw, bite and smile. Local orthodontists, like Dr. Woodfin and Dr. Cabassa, have spent years studying in dental school and then additional years of education to gain an Orthodontic specialty degree. The team at Woodfin Cabassa Orthodontics has also been treating patients in the Pensacola area for over 25 years and is trusted by thousands of families in our community.

Ready for a new smile? Schedule an appointment with us today! Contact us today for a complimentary virtual or in-person consultation! Visit us online at www.gulfcoastbraces.com, or call us at any of our local offices:  Pensacola: (850) 477-2180 Gulf Breeze: (850) 934-2828 Perdido: (850) 477-2180.

Invisalign Teen: The Choice is Clear!

Many parents know about Invisalign®, the virtually invisible way to straighten teeth without metal braces that we now have over 20 years of experience providing for all patients. But we’re often asked for more information about Invisalign® Teen– a treatment option we have offered since 2008.

Our doctors, Drs. Greg Woodfin and Sal Cabassa have over 50 years of combined experience in the orthodontic field – one of the highest of any practice along the Gulf Coast area. With all of our team’s experience as Premier Invisalign Providers, we are happy to offer the answers to the top common questions that we’re asked about Invisalign Teen. It is a high priority to us that our patients are educated on what we’re doing every step of the way so that they understand their treatment plans and feel comfortable with our process and timelines – that goes for teens and parents! We hope you find these answers helpful!

What’s Invisalign Teen?

In short, rather than wires and brackets, Invisalign® Teen uses a series of clear, removable aligners that have been custom-made for your teen’s teeth, a result of precise images we take with the sophisticated iTero Scanner. Your teen simply wears these aligners over their teeth and changes them out for a new set of aligners periodically—most often every two weeks. Little by little, your teen’s teeth gradually shift into place.

Can Invisalign Teen be as effective as wearing traditional braces?

When worn according to the customized plan we set in place, Invisalign Teen can be as effective as traditional braces. The chances are very high your teen will be a candidate for Invisalign as it can treat many of the common issues we see.

What are some of the responsibilities of wearing Invisalign Teen?

It’s very important that aligners are worn the majority of the day. Compliance and cooperation is critical to any orthodontic care but especially Invisalign. Invisalign Teen is most effective when worn 20 to 22 hours per day and changed approximately every two weeks. In fact, Invisalign Teen aligners have blue indicators that fade over time when used as directed so we can track compliance.

What sets us apart?

Our team wants to help boost all teen’s confidence! Research shows that parents underestimate the extent to which teens feel self-conscious about their smile—and their appearance in general. Wearing braces can often make this lack of confidence even worse. Invisalign Teen removes a potential source of anxiety, giving them more confidence during what can be a challenging time in their lives. Our team will support your teen throughout their treatment while educating them on the importance of following all of the steps that are included in the treatment process. Although this approach is not for every situation, we feel it should be considered when making your choices for teen, as well as adult, orthodontic treatment.

At Woodfin & Cabassa Orthodontics, we pay personal attention to every patient and make sure our patients are educated on what we’re doing every step of the way. You’ll never feel out of the loop or pressured into any decisions at our practice. We take the time to make sure our treatment plans are clear and we work hard to get excellent results for every single patient and their family.