Our Philosophy

Our Philosophy

We understand that choosing an orthodontist is a big decision.  That is why we believe it is important to share our treatment and team philosophies with our patients and their families.  We hope that by sharing our vision and why we do the things we do, you will better understand the Advanced Orthodontic Specialists brand and what makes us different.

The mission of Advanced Orthodontic Specialists is to give our patients an amazing orthodontic experience and outstanding treatment result in a professional, warm and fun environment.  Each patient’s individual needs are of the utmost importance.  Exceeding the standard of care is what we strive for and are proud of. 

Our treatment philosophy provides our practice with guidance and is considered with every decision that we make.  We are committed to listening to each patient’s question or concern and always have their very best interest at heart.

  • We believe in a conservative treatment approach which focuses on providing treatment recommendations at the most ideal time thus achieving the best results.
  • We believe in utilizing the best orthodontic techniques, technology and products to assure efficient treatment resulting in fewer appointments and shorter treatment times
  • We believe in respecting our patient’s time while delivering a personal and individualized approach to treatment
  • We believe in providing the most comfortable treatment options while giving special attention to each patients needs and wants

Team Philosophy

At Advanced Orthodontic Specialists, our team has a shared passion that providing orthodontic treatment is about more than straight teeth and beautiful smiles.  We believe in treating each patient as an extension of our family and are grateful for the opportunity to play a larger role in the communities they reside.  Dr. Bicknell takes great pride in giving back by sponsoring countless community school events, athletic teams and local organizations.  From collecting donations for Dr. Bicknell’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive to educating local athletics on the importance of sports mouthguard safety, our team is always happy to get involved.



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