Westminster Orthodontics

Prentice Orthodontics proudly serves Westminster. Our office is part of the community. We are one of Northern Colorado’s best orthodontic firms, trusted by many local dentists and patients for giving unparalleled, personalized care. Get an amazing smile, fix your oral health, and restore your confidence today.

About Prentice Orthodontics

In 2006, Dr. Ricarda Prentice founded Orthodontics as a fully computerized practice. We offer state-of-the-art treatment procedures. Dr. Prentice uses a digital scanner and other tools to develop a helpful plan of care, just for you. Our detailed plans have resulted in 13 years of happy, healthy patients. This is because Dr. Prentice believes a great smile is key to one’s ideal self. Contact us right away for more information on how to improve your oral health and smile.

What Makes Prentice Orthodontics Different?

  • Our consultations are FREE (other orthodontists charge $250 or more)
  • Our advanced treatment options result in happy patients
  • Our easy, online payment system makes payment fast
  • Our ability to work with insurance companies will make your life easier
  • Our in-depth blog is filled with great resources
  • Our FAQ page can help answer all your questions
  • Our guarantee that you can contact us anytime with questions or concerns
  • Our comfortable, easy-to-find office
  • Our option to schedule text, email or voicemail communication options to make appointments easy

Meet Dr. Ricarda Prentice

Dr. Prentice worked hard to become one of Westminster’s best orthodontists. She practiced general dentistry for three years before enrolling in the University of Alberta to complete her orthodontic residency. She then earned her Doctorate from Creighton University. Dr. Prentice believes in a holistic approach to treatment and care, striving to fix both medical and aesthetic issues to fix a patient’s well being and state of mind. She understands that great smiles build confidence, and has a passion for helping you achieve your ideal self through a beautiful, healthy smile. This makes her your best choice.

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About Our Staff

Dr. Prentice relies on her expert staff to make patients feel at home. Her treatment team are all certified Registered Assistants and her office employees have years of customer service experience. The main goals of Prentice Orthodontics’ staff are improving your health and making you smile. We’ve seen in our patients first hand how quality orthodontic care leads to better overall health and quality of life, and we want to do the same for you. Learn more about us now.

Prentice Orthodontics In the Press

Dr. Prentice and Prentice Orthodontics have been awarded the Platinum Invisalign Provider 2018 award, plus 5280 Magazine’s Top Denver Dentist 2008-2015 and Broomfield’s Talk of the Town 2015-2018 accolades.

Glowing Reviews and Patient Testimonials

We have a number of illuminating Google and Yelp reviews, as well as many great patient testimonials. Patients simply love Prentice Orthodontics dedication to treatment and care. Customer Ann A. noted “I am impressed by this entire office … the staff and Dr. Prentice do a great job … To me, this is extremely important because it sets the tone for our kids to have optimal success.” 

How to Choose An Orthodontist?

The best way to choose an orthodontist is to make sure they are a consummate professional that provides personalized care. A great orthodontist must be able to evaluate your issue and fix it within a reasonable time frame. They must be able to cure major oral problems, including underbite, crossbite, deep bite, open bite, crowding, spacing, and protrusion. More importantly, they must have a genuine desire to build their patience confidence through a glowing grin. This is a pillar of Dr. Prentice’s practice, and that’s why she coordinates with you and insurance providers to work out the cost of treatment to and bring that beautiful smile within reach.

Read these 5 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing an Orthodontist.

Preparing for Your First Visit

All of the patients at Prentice Orthodontics begin their first visit with a comprehensive evaluation of their overall oral health. Starting with the gums and teeth, the exam will include assessments of alignment, bite, facial balance, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) to ensure that every issue can be corrected through the course of treatment. We know that oral procedures can be intimidating, so we make every effort to provide a welcoming and comfortable office experience, while providing state-of-the art orthodontic treatments.

Treatment Types and Options

Browse our treatment options to review the different types of braces and other appliances available to you. Appliances come in many different styles and some may suit your treatment plan better than others. For example, In-Ovation R braces have some added benefits, like a quicker process for both you and your orthodontist. And Invisalign® invisible aligners typically offer the best aesthetic benefits. Talk to us now about treatment options.

Why Work With Prentice Orthodontics?

At our practice, we focus on helping our patients get their healthiest smile. With us, you’re more than just a number. You are a valued patient, and a friend. We keep your peace of mind a top priority, and only prescribe what is absolutely necessary from consultation to installation to maintenance to aftercare. Learn more about us now.

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Get started today! Request an appointment to schedule your first visit. Have some questions for us before making the next step?


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