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Review

Wilson & Kim Orthodontics
Reviewed from Google

5 out of 5 stars

DN B
DN B

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 days ago

Wonderful staff. All employees, including Don Wilson, are kind and friendly and you never feel rushed or that you are being a hassle if you have lots of questions regarding the procedure, the process, or simply the form you are filing out. I always feel relaxed and confident in the decisions we make together as we think through my children’s dental future.

Lisa Lesser
Lisa Lesser

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

My family is so happy we chose them as our orthodontist. They’ve done an amazing job physically with the teeth and really meet the emotional needs of my ‘sensitive’ child. Every time we walk out of there, she comes out and says how much she liked talking to them. They’ve been so great and I highly recommend them. Their entire staff goes above and beyond to create a good environment. They are great with responding to emergency appts and communicate well with both me and my child.

Jennifer Emery
Jennifer Emery

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 weeks ago

My daughter has had the best care with Dr Wilson, Dr Kim and their entire staff. They have supported her through 2 sets of braces, retainers, a bike accident (involving her teeth of course), wisdom teeth removal and more. They have guided, coached and cared for her like family for more than half her life thus far. She enjoys her checkups especially Dr Don with his fun personality, always a huge smile when he see’s her, ready with a hug if you need one and lots of high fives for a job well done.
Above all, they support many families and kids in our community that would have never had the chance for a beautiful smile without them.

Katy Leonard
Katy Leonard

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

Wilson and Kim is wonderful! Each visit is thorough and efficient. They do not push for othondontia until the timing is right for the child. We have always had an excellent experience.

Shahrzad Sharif
Shahrzad Sharif

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

I interviewed several orthodontists in Novato, and I am utterly pleased with the level of expertise & support we have consistently received from doctors Wilson and Kim over the past year. Super friendly staff, extremely knowledgeable, patient & pleasant doctors, and we’re always treated as if we’re celebrities in their practice! 😊 I wholeheartedly recommend doctors Wilson & Kim for top of the line orthodontic care.

Basic Care with Braces


Brushing and Flossing with Braces

This video shows how to brush your teeth with braces, how to use a proxy brush, and how to use a floss threader to get floss under the archwire of the braces so that you can properly floss your teeth. Proper oral hygiene is a crucial part of successful orthodontic treatment. You must have great oral hygiene in order to earn Dr. Don and Dr. Kim’s Tooth Tokens during treatment. As Dr. Don and Dr. Kim say, “Floss only the teeth you want to keep!”

Brushing Technique

Proxy Brush Technique

Flossing Technique

Eating Habits


Rubber Band Wear

To create the most beautiful and functional bite, it is sometimes necessary for patients to wear rubber bands. Dr. Don and Dr. Kim will determine if you need rubber bands and will provide you instructions on how to use them. The teeth and jaws can only move toward their corrected positions if you consistently wear the rubber bands. Lack of cooperation following instructions will lengthen the treatment time.


How to Turn a Palatal Expander

Some patients will have a palatal expander during part of their treatment. After the expander is put in place, Dr. Don and Dr. Kim will give you instructions on how often to turn the screw inside the palate expander, and will also provide you with a key you will use to turn it. You will need to turn the expander yourself or have somebody else turn it for you. This video shows the proper technique for turning the palatal expander screw as well as common mistakes that can happen while trying to turn it.


AcceleDent Use & Care

If you have chosen to use AcceleDent Aura during your orthodontic treatment, please watch this video to learn about proper use and care.


Retainer Wear After Braces

Learn about wearing retainers after your braces are removed. Dr. Don and Dr. Kim recommend that retainers be worn all the time for 1 month after your braces are off (except when you are eating), and then worn nightly for as long as you want to maintain your beautiful smile…which means…for the rest of your life!