Welcome to Cardot Braces and Aligners! 

Benefits of Choosing Us for Your Care 
• A natural smile
• Less time in braces with Titanium braces
• Significantly less discomfort than traditional braces
• Eat whatever you want - no restrictive food list
• Plan your day - patients are scheduled one at a time
• Dr. Cardot provides all the treatment
• Intraoral scanner - no putty impressions!

Schedule your appointment today and discover Erie's best kept secret: a local, evidence-based orthodontist who does all of the orthodontic treatment in a non-gimmick style practice.


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Consultation Options

We offer 3 options for your complimentary consultation. You can choose either a 30-minute in-office evaluation or a 30-minute video conference evaluation. We also offer a photo evaluation through text or email. 

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Emergency Info

If you have an emergency during office hours, please call Emily at 833-3703. If you have an emergency during non-office hours, please text Dr. Cardot at 450-5881 with the patient’s name and if possible, photos of the problem.

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Treatment Types


Clear Aligners

Some patients never consider traditional braces but are interested in improving their smiles with clear aligners. Aligners are removable and virtually invisible as well as custom-made for comfort.

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Early Treatment

Some dental practitioners claim that Phase 1 treatment (age 4 - 11) will control the growth of the jaws, eliminate bite problems, prevent the extraction of permanent teeth, and eliminate the need for traditional braces (Phase 2 treatment - age 12 and over). University studies show that most patients do not significantly benefit from 2-phase treatment.

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Adolescent Treatment

The gold standard for starting orthodontic treatment (braces) is when all the permanent teeth are fully erupted – around age 12. By this time, crooked teeth, gaps and bad bites can easily be detected.

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Adult Treatment

More and more adults today are seeking orthodontic treatment to improve their smile. We offer a full range of treatments specifically designed for adults – leaving you with a dramatically different smile and healthier bite.

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