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Orthodontists For Children, Teens & Adults In Fairfield & Bridgeport CT Area

First Impressions Orthodontics is centrally located in Fairfield, CT and provides expert care to children, teens and adults all over the surrounding area. Our orthodontists are highly trained in the latest orthodontic technology and braces technology including:

  • Modern metal braces
  • Lingual braces (hidden behind the teeth)
  • Invisalign® Clear Aligners

Choose First Impressions Orthodontics Because...

First Impressions Orthodontics is a leading, family-focused orthodontics practice in Fairfield & Norwalk that provides outstanding orthodontic treatment to children and adults living, working, or going to school in the following communities:

  • Fairfield
  • Bridgeport
  • Stratford
  • Westport
  • Norwalk
  • Weston

We use the most advanced, modern practices in orthodontic medicine and offer several treatment options ranging from conventional braces to Invisalign® so we can accommodate the needs of each of our patients.

What Makes Us Unique

There are many reasons why you, your friends, and your neighbors should choose us as your family orthodontist including:

New Modern Office We are excited to share our recently opened new high tech office. While at First Impressions Orthodontics in Fairfield, you can expect state-of-the-art treatment and care. While many dental offices offer some types of orthodontics treatment, our office consists of certified orthodontic specialists. This means that our orthodontists have completed the required training general dentists need, as well as several years of post-graduate training in orthodontics.

We Offer You Thorough, Obligation-Free Initial Examinations Because orthodontics is a big decision to make, we want you to make that decision armed with as much information as possible. We provide comfortable, obligation-free consultation appointments that help you learn more about orthodontic treatment and its benefits. This way, you will better understand your needs and the treatment options available to you.

You Get Individualized Treatment We provide each patient with individualized, compassionate care and make you a part of our orthodontic family! Because every patient is unique, we always develop an individualized treatment plan for each patient we serve. This way, we can provide you with the best possible results, which is a straight, healthy and beautiful smile you can wear proudly for the rest of your life!

We Provide Convenient Online Services Thanks to the internet, we live in a very connected world. Our practice provides an abundance of information on our website for your convenience. From offering online directions to our Fairfield & Norwalk orthodontic offices, to allowing our patients to schedule appointments on our website, we make finding the information you need fast and easy.

We Focus Solely On Orthodontics While many dental professionals offer orthodontic treatment, we are orthodontic specialists who focus solely on orthodontics. Our doctors are certified orthodontic specialists wherein they have completed several years of post-graduate training in orthodontics. This allows us to provide you with the most effective and long-lasting treatment to ensure you have a beautiful, straight and healthy smile for the rest of your life.

We Use The Latest, Most Advanced Technology We use the latest, most advanced technology in orthodontics to provide you with accurate, fast and comfortable treatment. To help us stay abreast of the latest orthodontic technology and advances, we regularly attend continuing educational courses and seminars.

We Have Two Centralized Locations While many orthodontic practices have offices spread out over several cities, counties and even states, we have two centrally-located orthodontic offices in Fairfield and Norwalk, CT. This helps our patients gain easy access to the orthodontic treatment they need.

Sterilization We always adhere to the strict guidelines for bacterial control and sterilization set forth by the CDC and OSHA. We use disposable tools and materials whenever possible and what tools must be re-used are always thoroughly cleaned and sterilized between patients.

Retention The day your braces come off is when you start the retention phase of your treatment. Because we want you to enjoy your great new smile for a lifetime, the cost of a retention system is included with your orthodontic treatment.

 

Meet Our Doctors

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    Dr. Fred Friedman

    Dr. Friedman joins us with over 30 years of orthodontic excellence. 

     Dr. Friedman is a highly skilled orthodontist. His passion for orthodontics does not just come from creating beautiful smiles but also from building lifelong relationships with his patients & dental team. He loves hearing about his patients’ hobbies, vacations, friends and family, and everything in between. He likes to tell funny jokes which may be considered “dad jokes” today! 

    Dr. Friedman had his own practice in Westchester, NY for 30 years and has, in multiple years, been recognized as a Top Doc in Orthodontics and Invisalign for outstanding patient care. 

    When he is not at work, you can find Dr. Friedman working in the yard, playing piano, spending time with friends and family, bicycle riding, kayaking, or canoeing. He is also an avid ping pong player. 

    Dr. Friedman lives in the beautiful suburb of Westchester County with his loving wife, Cristina, their 13-year-old daughter and their new Cavapoo puppy, Cole. 

    Profile photo of Dr. Fred Friedman,

    Dr. Fred Friedman

    Dr. Friedman joins us with over 30 years of orthodontic excellence. 

     Dr. Friedman is a highly skilled orthodontist. His passion for orthodontics does not just come from creating beautiful smiles but also from building lifelong relationships with his patients & dental team. He loves hearing about his patients’ hobbies, vacations, friends and family, and everything in between. He likes to tell funny jokes which may be considered “dad jokes” today! 

    Dr. Friedman had his own practice in Westchester, NY for 30 years and has, in multiple years, been recognized as a Top Doc in Orthodontics and Invisalign for outstanding patient care. 

    When he is not at work, you can find Dr. Friedman working in the yard, playing piano, spending time with friends and family, bicycle riding, kayaking, or canoeing. He is also an avid ping pong player. 

    Dr. Friedman lives in the beautiful suburb of Westchester County with his loving wife, Cristina, their 13-year-old daughter and their new Cavapoo puppy, Cole. 

    Profile photo of Dr. Fred Friedman,

    Dr. Fred Friedman

    Dr. Friedman joins us with over 30 years of orthodontic excellence. 

     Dr. Friedman is a highly skilled orthodontist. His passion for orthodontics does not just come from creating beautiful smiles but also from building lifelong relationships with his patients & dental team. He loves hearing about his patients’ hobbies, vacations, friends and family, and everything in between. He likes to tell funny jokes which may be considered “dad jokes” today! 

    Dr. Friedman had his own practice in Westchester, NY for 30 years and has, in multiple years, been recognized as a Top Doc in Orthodontics and Invisalign for outstanding patient care. 

    When he is not at work, you can find Dr. Friedman working in the yard, playing piano, spending time with friends and family, bicycle riding, kayaking, or canoeing. He is also an avid ping pong player. 

    Dr. Friedman lives in the beautiful suburb of Westchester County with his loving wife, Cristina, their 13-year-old daughter and their new Cavapoo puppy, Cole. 

    Profile photo of Dr. Brijesh P. Chandwani, DMD, BDS, FOP

    Dr. Brijesh P. Chandwani , DMD, BDS, FOP

    Brijesh Chandwani is board certified in Orofacial Pain and he focuses on management of complex facial pain disorders in New York and Connecticut. Dr. Chandwani currently holds an academic position as Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Diagnostic Sciences at Tufts University, Boston and at the St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. Dr. Chandwani underwent his dental training (DMD) at Tufts University in Boston, where he also did his post graduate fellowship training in Temporomandibular Disorders and Sleep apnea. He completed his Acupuncture training from Harvard Medical School, Boston.

    He has authored a number of publications and has presented at National conferences on Headaches and Bruxism. He incorporates mainly physical medicine approaches to managing these problems including acupuncture, trigger point needling, and stretching in addition to Oral appliances, Botox injections and nerve blocks.

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    Dr. Ian Gibbs , DMD

    Dr Gibbs is double Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He works in private practice and is an Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven, CT. His educational credits include dental school at Temple (Kornberg) University, Graduate Practice Residency at the University of Southern California, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Internship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Howard University Hospital.

    Dr. Gibbs is disciplined in all branches of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with a concentration in Pathology, Orthognathic and Trauma surgery as well as wisdom teeth extractions, biopsies, dental implants, and sedation for anxious patients.

    He is an active member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and Connecticut Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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    Schedule your next, or first, visit with us! We are centrally located in Fairfield, CT and provide our expertise to patients of all ages in Bridgeport and the surrounding communities.  Please contact us at our office to schedule your appointment.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

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