Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS

Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS

Orthodontics & Dentofacial OrthopedicsMaleAge 53

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS is a Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Practitioner in Joplin, MO and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Dentistry|University of Southern California / School of Dentistry medical school in 1993. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Laferla to book an appointment.


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LaFerla Ortho

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La Ferla Inc2805 E 29th St Joplin, MO 64804
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Dr. Laferla's Reviews

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4.9

Based on 891 ratings

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Check if Dr. Laferla treats your condition or procedure

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

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About Me

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

Biography

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

Education

University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
Residency Hospital
1993
University of Nebraska / College of Dentistry|University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
Medical School
1989
Missouri Southern State University
Undergraduate School

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS?

Call (417) 553-2039 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

Is Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS's top areas of care?

Dr. Laferla frequently treats Clear Dental Braces, Crooked Teeth, and Crossbite. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Laferla treats.

Where is Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS's office located?

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

Does Dr. Michael Laferla, DDS offer telehealth services?

Dr. Laferla has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.