Smile Ranch Orthodontics in Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Moab Utah.

At Smile Ranch Orthodontics we believe everyone deserves the confidence, joy and quality of life that comes with a healthy, beautiful smile.  We believe every face is unique and that our job is to enahnce whatever makes you special by making it the best it can be.  We think a smile can literally change a life – and we have had the privilege of helping that happen over and over again.  In fact, people have traveled to Smile Ranch Orthodontics from every corner of the US and overseas to get a Smile Ranch Smile. Orthodontist, Dr. Alan C. Jensen, is one of the country’s most respected orthodontists. He and the team at Smile Ranch Orthodontics have been changing lives by creating exceptional smiles in Salt Lake City and the surrounding areas for over 25 years – and we’re just getting warmed up.  You can feel the upbeat and positive energy when you visit the office.  If you are already a member of our family of patients, you already know what we are talking about.  If we haven’t had the honor of meeting you yet, call us to schedule your free consultation at any one of our three convenient locations.

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Treatment Info

When you start your orthodontic  treatment at The Smile Ranch, you’re not only getting a great looking smile but you’re improving the health of your jaw, teeth, and gums. With over 25 years of experience in diagnosing and preventing potential orthodontic problems, you can feel confident that your treatment will result in a beautiful, healthy smile! Learn more about Smile Ranch Orthodontics and what we have to offer!

Invisalign Treatment

This orthodontic treatment is the invisible, removable, and comfortable option to straighten your teeth. Dr. Jensen has treated more patients with Invisalign® than anyone else in Utah. Many of our patients had never considered traditional braces but are now happily and comfortably improving their smiles with Invisalign®.


Invisalign Teen™ is custom-designed to fit your teeth and work with your lifestyle. This comfortable and smooth option allows you to continue doing the things you want without interrupting your life. Invisalign Teen™ Let’s You Be You! Learn more about Invisalign® here.


Traditional Braces

Traditional Metal braces are the most common type of braces and have evolved to become much more comfortable than they used to be. The latest materials move teeth faster and with less discomfort! With metal braces, you have the option of adding colored elastics (rubber bands) for a more unique and colorful smile. Learn more about traditional braces here.

Traditional brackets

The Damon System

The Damon System allows your teeth to shift easier and more comfortably by using self-ligating brackets that allow for better results in a shorter period of time. These are considered the most efficient form of braces requiring fewer appointments and shorter visits. If you’re interested in learning more about The Damon System, click here.


Clear Braces

These braces are made out of clear, ceramic materials making them less visible than traditional metal braces. Clear braces are the cosmetic option for braces typically used on older teens and adults. Being ceramic, these braces require a little more attention to oral hygiene to sustain them.



Orthodontic Appliances

Orthodontic Appliances are used to keep the teeth straight after treatment and fix other problems in the mouth such as overbite. At The Smile Ranch we use a few different appliances depending on your smile situation. We carry Quad Helix Appliances, Herbst Appliance, Temporary Anchorage Device, Retainers, AcceleDents, and Tongue Tamers. To learn more about the appliances we use and why, click here.

Life with Braces

Congratulations you are finally working towards that beautiful smile you have always wanted! At first life with braces can take some getting used to but we are here to help you out. Check out these pointers on eating, foods to avoid, soreness, brushing, flossing, and athletics.


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    Nov 18, 2016 Our Blog

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    Photo Gallery: Patient Appreciation Day at Hee Haw Farms!

    Oct 18, 2016 Our Blog

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    Is It ‘Wise’ to Get Braces While Still Having Wisdom Teeth?

    Oct 10, 2016 Our Blog

    The age in which one gets braces and begins to grow wisdom teeth in often coincide. What are the potential issues?

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