Dr. Deborah Sema, DMD

Dr. Deborah Sema, DMD

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Orthodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o
(431)

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Dr. Deborah Sema, DMD is an orthodontics practitioner in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 20 years. She practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read her story

Oxmoor Valley Orthodontics

415 W Oxmoor Rd

Birmingham, AL 35209
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Sema's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sema "Dr. Debbie Sema has practiced dentistry and orthodontics since 1998 and works to give the best care possible to her patients. Education Dr. Sema is a graduate of Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 1994. She remained there to complete a year of Advanced Education in General Dentistry before entering the master’s program in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, which she completed in 1998. Advanced Education Dr. Sema has been awarded a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics – another example of her continued pursuit of excellence in her practice of orthodontics. She completes more than the required continuing education each year in order to keep fully up-to-date in her profession. She is certified as a Preferred Provider for Invisalign and Invisalign Teen and is also trained in systems including Damon Braces and Insignia Advanced Smile Design. Volunteer positions Dr. Sema is a Past President of the Alabama Association of Orthodontics and the Alabama Orthodontic Alumni Foundation. She is currently serving in the Executive Council for the Birmingham District Dental Society and Dean’s Leadership Council for the School of Dentistry. Community Positions Dr. Sema is a member of the Rotary Club of Homewood and Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the Safe and Healthy Homewood Coalition, which is an organization dedicated to helping children and all members of the community remain drug and alcohol free. Professional memberships Dr. Sema’s professional memberships include: American Dental Association Alabama Dental Association Birmingham District Dental Society American Association of Orthodontists Southern Association of Orthodontists Alabama Association of Orthodontists "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sema "All of us here at Oxmoor Valley Orthodontics are committed to providing high quality orthodontic care in our unique setting that is fun, warm, and comfortable. We welcome the opportunity to build relationships with our patients as we care for them like family. We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person who walks through our doors."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

18  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Underbite

26  Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Damon® Clear Braces
  • Damon® System
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Insignia™ Dental Appliance
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Jaw Surgery
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

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Education

  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Sema's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sema

4.9

Based on 431 reviews

5 Stars
95.1276102088167%
(410)
4 Stars
3.7122969837587005%
(16)
3 Stars
0.9280742459396751%
(4)
2 Stars
0.23201856148491878%
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