Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS

Orthodontics & Dentofacial OrthopedicsMaleAge 55

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS is an orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics practitioner in Joplin, MO and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Dentistry in 1993. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS

LaFerla Ortho

2805 E 29th St Joplin, MO 64804
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Dr. Laferla's conditions and procedures:

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Spacing
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Underbite
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Damon® System
  • Dental Brace
  • Herbst® Appliance
  • Invisalign®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Palatal Expander
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces

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Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide all patients with the highest quality orthodontic treatment. We strive to make orthodontics an enjoyable experience that will create...Read more


Dr. LaFerla is proud to be the first board-certified orthodontist in the Joplin area. He became a Diplomate with the American Board of Orthodontics after...Read more

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics


University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
Medical School
University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
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University of Nebraska / College of Dentistry
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What conditions does Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS treat?

Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS frequently treats the following conditions: Crooked Teeth, Crossbite, and Dental Crowding. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS's office address?

Dr. Laferla's office is located at 2805 E 29th St, Joplin, MO 64804. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

How much experience does Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS have?

Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS has over 29 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.9/5 for Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.


LaFerla Ortho

La Ferla Inc2805 E 29th St Joplin, MO 64804