Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Check out this great article on the advantages of 3D imaging.

SureSmile was featured in the New York Times recently. We are so happy to have a 3D imaging machine in our office in order to provide our awesome patients with the best technology available.

Check out the article here.

Monday, June 7, 2010


We've got two great parties coming up. Our patient appreciation swim party will be on Friday, August 13 from 8-10 PM and our patient referral party will be for the PREMIER of the new Harry Potter movie on Saturday, November 20. More details to come... Hope to see everyone there!

Saturday, February 6, 2010


Invisalign® – Virtually invisible and removable.

Invisalign can give the beautiful straight teeth you’ve always wanted. It works through a series of invisible, removable and comfortable aligners that no one can tell your wearing.

Invisible – so no one can tell you’re straightening your teeth. Now you can smile more during treatment as well as after.

Removable – so you eat and drink what you want while in treatment, plus brushing and flossing are no problem.

Comfortable – because it has no metal to cause mouth abrasions during treatment. And no metal and wires usually means you spend less time in your doctor’s office getting adjustments.

How does it work?

  • You will wear each set of aligners for three weeks – taking them out to eat, brush and floss.
  • As you replace each aligner with the next in the series, your teeth will move – little by little, week by week – until they have straightened to the final position Dr. Feller has prescribed.
  • Total treatment averages 6 to 18 months. As with traditional braces, treatment time vary depending on the patient and how much movement is required.

Common questions about Invisalign.

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is the invisible new way to straighten teeth without braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually straighten teeth without metal or wires.

Does Invisalign really work?

Yes. In both clinical research and in orthodontic and dental practices nationwide, Invisalign has been proven effective at straightening teeth.

How does Invisalign work?

Invisalign uses 3-D computer imaging technology to depict the complete treatment plan from the initial position to the final desired position, from which a series of custom-made aligners are produced. Each aligner moves teeth incrementally and is worn for about two weeks.

For more information visit the Invisalign website.


Less discomfort. Fewer office visits. Shorter treatment time.

It’s no secret that you live a busy life and don’t want to make countless trips to the orthodontist. Well, thanks to the revolutionary SureSmile 3-D digital orthodontic system, you don’t have to.

The SureSmile system helps reduce the number of wire changes and adjustments. This means fewer office visits and less discomfort throughout the course of your treatment. You’ll have a straight, healthy and dazzling smile sooner than you thought possible. Plus, SureSmile has been clinically proven to significantly shorten treatment times. Feller Orthodontics was the first practice to pioneer SureSmile in Salt Lake City and Wyoming.

Tomorrow’s orthodontic technology. Today.

With SureSmile, we capture 3-D images of your teeth using a state of the art Cone Beam CT scanner. We use sophisticated 3-D treatment planning software to build a virtual model of your teeth. Dr. Feller then uses this information to plot individual tooth movements throughout the course of your SureSmile treatment. This “mapping” of tooth movement allows for a more efficient bracket and archwire system to be designed.

Once Dr. Feller completes your computerized treatment plan, it is sent to the SureSmile service center, where your customized archwires created, based on Dr. Feller’s prescription. SureSmile uses state-of-the-art robotic technology to fabricate your “shape-memory alloy” archwires based on the detailed requirements of your individual treatment plan. These “smart” wires, which permanently retain their custom bends, are made from the most effective materials used in orthodontics today. Your teeth are moved to the desired positions more directly, resulting in reduced treatment time.

Leading-edge technology combined with a patient-centered approach provides a positive orthodontic treatment experience with outstanding results.

SureSmile was featured on the hit-show 'The Doctors'. See the clip below:

For more information visit the SureSmile website.

Damon System

Faster, more convenient and comfortable orthodontic care.

Orthodontists straighten teeth by attaching an archwire that exerts enough force to slowly reposition them. With traditional braces, that wire is secured to the bracket by an elastic band, or “ligature.” This method of attachment prevents the wire from sliding, which requires frequent adjustments as the teeth move. The elastic ligatures also stretch and need periodic replacement. They can trap food particles and bacteria, become stained and be difficult to clean.

The Damon System brackets work differently, holding the archwire behind a sliding door, which creates a tunnel that holds the wire while letting it slide freely. With Damon and no elastic ties, cleaning the teeth and braces is much easier and stained elastic ties are a thing of the past.

Damon self-ligation offers many benefits.

The greatly reduced friction of the Damon self-ligating braces causes less discomfort than traditional braces. The sliding wire allows teeth to be aligned more quickly. Without ligatures, cleaning is easier, staining is less likely and there is less opportunity for bacteria to become an issue or to hinder treatment. Other benefits offered by Damon’s self-ligating braces include:

  • Fewer adjustments, fewer office visits
  • Easier adjustments for shorter appointments
  • Thinner wire for less visibility & discomfort
  • Significantly less need for extractions or headgear
  • Appropriate for children & adults
  • Available esthetic brackets for minimal visibility
  • Shorter total duration of treatment

Get excellent results… in less time and with less hassle.

In addition to making orthodontic treatment easier, more comfortable and faster, the Damon System allows Dr. Feller to continue providing extraordinary results. Self-ligating braces straighten teeth with beautiful treatment outcomes. Get a confident, attractive smile in less time, with less discomfort and fewer and shorter appointments.

For more information visit the Damon website.

Rock Springs Office

Our Rock Springs office is located right next to the White Mountain Mall, only a 15 minute drive from Green River.

Address: 2405 Cascade Dr. Rock Springs, WY 82901

Office: (307) 362-8842

Toll Free: (888) 983-4746

From Green River: (307) 875-7202

Email: grin5205@sweetwaterhsa.com

Salt Lake City Office

Our Salt Lake office is located in the Millcreek area of the Salt Lake Valley.

Address: 2505 E. 3300 S. Salt Lake City, UT 84109

Office: (801) 466-0040

Toll-Free: (888) 983-4746

Email: fellerorthoslc@yahoo.com

Meet the Doctors

Joseph P. Feller, DMD, MS

Board-Eligible: American Board of Orthodontics

Orthodontic Residency and Specialty Certificate: Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

DMD: University of Louisville Dental School, Louisville, KY

MS: Oral Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

BS: Zoology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Member: American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association,South Davis Dental Society, Southwest Wyoming District Dental Society

“I wanted a career in a health profession that serves the community. My dad is a general dentist and my cousins Jack and Jed are orthodontists. I, too, wanted to work in a profession where I could have long-term professional relationships with patients. I enjoy seeing how enhancing someone’s smile changes their entire personal appearance, self-esteem and confidence. That’s why our practice revolves around the quality of the patient experience – a friendly, caring atmosphere while using the newest and advanced technologies. Patients leave with a beautiful straight smile and an enjoyable, memorable experience.”

P. Jack Feller, DDS, MS

Board-Certified: American Board of Orthodontics

MS and Orthodontic Residency: Loyola University School of Dentistry, Maywood, IL

DDS: Northwestern University Dental School, Chicago, IL

BS: Medical Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Member: American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Salt Lake District Dental Societ, Southwest Wyoming District Dental Society

“Early in my college career, I had the opportunity to visit the orthodontic office of my wife’s uncle and I was absolutely astounded to see the before-and-after photos of his patients. Even in a static image, you could see the confidence and self-esteem that resulted from the beautiful smiles he created. I decided then and there that I wanted to have that kind of impact on patients by helping them have breathtaking smiles.

“I want my patients to have a place they look forward to visiting – an environment where they feel safe, comfortable, supported and loved – a place patients hesitate to leave because they face a harsher world outside our offices. Our patients know that we genuinely care about them because we show them every day.”