Northstar Orthodontic, founded in 1975, is a dental laboratory specializing in the custom creation of orthodontic appliances for dental practitioners throughout the United States. The laboratory offers a full range of dental appliances that include active plates, functional appliances, all metal appliances and plaster study models. Northstar Orthodontic also offers a wide range of retainers, such as standard upper and lower, wrap around, circumferential, spring retainer, fixed lower retainer, mini retainer lapel pins and invisible retainer. It offers products such as twin block, crozat, herbst and splints. The laboratory also provides various insurance services to its clients. Northstar Orthodontic is located in Park Rapids, Minn.