Effective immediately we have suspended all non-emergency dental treatments and services as mandated by the Alberta Dental Association and College.

All regular scheduled appointments have been cancelled and are unable to be rescheduled at this time. We will remain open for emergency patient care.

Our Edmonton office remains open daily from 9am – 3pm. Sherwood Park in rotation. Call or text for emergency care.

  • Only patients are permitted in the office for emergency appointments, guests are asked to observe social distancing and wait in their vehicles
  • Disinfectant and symptom evaluation protocols are in place to protect our team and our patients
  • Patients and family members with symptoms of illness or who have travelled recently will need to wait 14 days from now for emergency care
  • We are implementing virtual emergency evaluation where possible, please contact our front desk for further information

Please note: Our Orthodontists and Team members have not attended the Pacific Dental Conference on March 5 – 7, 2020. We have also not had any attendees attend appointments or provide dental related services in our offices.

A Positive Orthodontic Experience

Edmonton Braces & Orthodontics

Welcome to Align Orthodontics, the offices of Dr. Karen Hesse, Dr. Brian Nebbe and Dr. Paul Major. Our doctors are all trained orthodontic specialists providing personalized orthodontic treatment to children, teens and adults, with no referral required, in the Edmonton and Sherwood Park areas of Alberta. We know what a significant difference in health and self-esteem a beautiful smile can make, which is why we are dedicated to giving each of our patients the beautiful, healthy smile they deserve!

Orthodontists in Edmonton & Sherwood Park

At Align Orthodontics we welcome your inquiries and will suggest techniques and treatments best suited to the individual needs of each patient. We pride ourselves in having a strong, integrated team of orthodontic specialists, dental assistants, dental technicians, and administrative coordinators who are committed to providing quality care and service to our patients. We will work to achieve and maintain optimal dental health and a smile to be proud of!

At Align Orthodontics, we encourage early intervention treatment and growth modification when necessary. We  recommend first visits at age 8 to determine if your child could benefit from orthodontic treatment. We offer quality treatment utilizing metal braces, ceramic braces, Invisalign® aligners, as well as full growth modification appliances. If you are searching for a way to straighten your teeth that is less noticeable, our doctors are fully certified and experienced in providing the Invisalign® system, a series of invisible aligners.

Align Orthodontics is proud to offer you the expertise of our 2 in-house orofacial pain (TMJ) professionals. Dr. Norman Thie practices exclusively in the diagnosis and treatment of jaw joint and sleep apnea dysfunction. In addition to treatment of jaw joint pain and dental sleep dysfunction, Dr. Reid Friesen’s practice also focuses on oral diseases and disorders.

*Dr. Karen Hesse, Dr. Brian Nebbe and Dr. Paul Major are authorized and preferred providers of INVISALIGN products made by Align Technology, Inc. Align Orthodontics Inc. is an independently owned and operated practice and is not owned or affiliated in any other way with Align Technology, Inc.

First Visit

At Align Orthodontics, we understand the importance of a beautiful smile and a healthy, functional bite. We want to learn what is important to you.

Making your smile achievable

Your orthodontic treatment is an investment that lasts a lifetime. Understanding your dental benefits is essential and our experienced administrative team will assist you to determine your orthodontic coverage.