Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS is an orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics practitioner in Joplin, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. He practices orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.

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Dr. Laferla's conditions and procedures:

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

About Me

Our goal is to provide all patients with the highest quality orthodontic treatment. We strive to make orthodontics an enjoyable experience that will create an enhanced appearance, healthy smile and increased self-image. We work to provide the best customer service to each and every person who chooses our practice.

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics


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University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
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University of Nebraska / College of Dentistry
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