Are you seeking orthodontic treatment? At Downtown Orthodontics, we believe you deserve a beautiful smile – whether you’re a child, teenager or adult! We offer exceptional appointment flexibility, including before school, after school, and Friday afternoon appointments. Our Lethbridge orthodontist does all the work on each patient, at every visit. Downtown Orthodontics uses Damon System products for all treatments, and we also use a system of instrument sterilization that checks and guarantees that every instrument has been properly sterilized before use. Do you usually get bored while sitting in reception areas? You can watch a movie or play video games in our waiting room! For more information about our services, give us a call today.
Nervous About Getting Braces?
Check out our frequently asked questions to learn more about what to expect.
Dr. Tkach attended the University of Alberta and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry before entering dental school. Following the completion of dental school, Dr. Tkach practiced general dentistry for two years before entering the Orthodontic Graduate Program at the University of Alberta. He completed his orthodontic education in 1993 and graduated with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Sciences. He began practicing orthodontics in Lethbridge in the fall of 1993. Downtown Orthodontics opened in 2005 after Dr. Tkach relocated the practice to its current 3rd Avenue location.
Education History: BSc, University of Alberta, DDS, University of Alberta, MSc, University of Alberta
Practice History: Established orthodontic specialty practice in Lethbridge in 1993, moved to current location in 2005.
Please call the office immediately if you suspect that you have a problem with your braces, such as any of the following difficulties:
If something looks unusual
If something feels different
If a wire has come out of position
If a bracket has broken
If you think something else has gone wrong
Please do not come to the office without calling first, as we may not have sufficient time to correct your problem. We can conveniently repair almost all problems outside of school hours if you can notify the office as soon as you realize a problem exists.
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Does Your Child Need Orthodontic Treatment?
The best way to find out is to set up a consultation with our orthodontist.
We strive to offer clients the widest possible selection of appointment opportunities, so that they may miss the smallest amount of school, work, and other personal activities. Some longer appointments, such as placing braces, initial consultations, and removing braces occur earlier in the day. This is so we may offer afternoon visits for ongoing treatments, repairs and emergencies. However, we will make every effort to accommodate a request for a specific appointment time. We offer Friday afternoon visits every week, so our clients may have their visits when there is no school! If you are in a hurry, Dr. Tkach can often see a new patient for a consultation within two days, and we can have your braces in place within a week. Contact us to book your appointment today.
Protect Your Teeth While Playing Sports
We provide mouthguards for athletes and those at risk of facial injury.