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Orthodontist in Ellisville, MO

We believe that you should “embrace your smile.” To us, that means you should feel proud of your smile. The professional expertise of Dr. Ries and his staff is sure to deliver the smile you have always wanted. Ries Orthodontics offers state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment in a caring and personal environment. Ries Orthodontics‘ top priority is to provide you with the highest quality orthodontic care from a friendly staff, at a price you can afford. Call or email us now to set up your free consultation for clear aligners or braces.

Ries Orthodontics’ free initial consultation helps new patients determine if or when orthodontic treatment may be necessary. During this consultation, we’ll discuss which treatment option is right for you, including traditional braces or clear aligners treatment. Give our office a call and set up your FREE CONSULTATION and begin the journey towards a more beautiful smile. We believe in providing the best orthodontic care in Ellisville and the surrounding areas.

Adult Orthodontics

Orthodontics is commonly thought to be only for children. This is a misconception. Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age and adults especially appreciate the benefits of a beautiful smile. 

One of every five patients in orthodontic treatment is an adult patient.

Common Reasons for Adult Orthodontic Treatment

Crooked Teeth: Crooked or misaligned teeth can make it harder to brush and floss adequately, which can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues. Straightening your teeth with adult braces can also improve your smile’s appearance and boost your confidence.

Bite Problems: Bite problems can lead to jaw pain, chewing difficulties, speech problems, and other serious dental issues. Adult orthodontic treatment can correct these problems and help your jaw function properly.

Tooth Loss: Tooth loss can cause the remaining teeth to shift out of position. Orthodontic treatment can help move them back into their correct places and improve chewing function.

Overcrowding: Overcrowding refers to having too many teeth in too little space. This can make it harder to clean your teeth and increase the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Orthodontic treatment can create more space by gradually moving the teeth into their correct positions.

Gum Disease: Gum disease can cause your teeth to become loose, which can lead to tooth loss. Orthodontic treatment can help realign your teeth and make brushing and flossing easier, reducing the risk of gum disease and other oral health problems.

Our Services

Full Range of Orthodontic Services

We are pleased to announce that traditional metal braces are now quite the fashion statement. Maybe that’s a bit overboard, but the experience of getting braces is greatly improved. The brackets are smaller and more precise, which considerably tones the look.

Clear Aligners

Consider clear aligners to get the beautiful straight teeth you’ve always wanted — without braces. A complimentary consultation with Dr. Ries can determine if clear aligners are right for you.

Dr. Charlie Ries

The Show Me State's Favorite Orthodontist

Dr. Charlie Ries was born and raised in Ballwin, Missouri. He graduated from St. Louis University High School in 1997 and went on to accept a basketball scholarship to Northern Illinois University, where he earned his degree in Biology.
Orthodontist You’ll Love

Why Choose Our Practiсe?

Dr. Ries, a Ballwin, Missouri native was raised with Midwest values. In addition to being prompt, considerate, and honest to all of his patients, Dr. Ries loves being an orthodontist. Whether you’re an adult, adolescent or child, Dr. Ries and his staff are committed to helping you achieve the smile you deserve.
  • 15 years experience
  • 2 convenient locations
  • 4500 cases treated
  • 4500 smile transformations
How We Work

Why Choose Our Platinum Clear Aligner Provider?

Not sure whether Braces or clear aligners are right for you? Contact us today for a FREE Consultation.

We are happy to offer our patients flexible payment plans with 0% interest.

Anxious to start? We can start treatment as early as your initial consultation!

Better, faster results with less time spent at the office without sacrificing quality

Early Orthodontic Treatment for Children

Correcting Problems Early: help correct dental problems before they worsen over time. This can avoid the need for more extensive and invasive treatments in the future.

Creating Room for Permanent Teeth: Early treatment can help create more space for permanent teeth to erupt into position correctly.

Improving Bite Alignment: improve the alignment of the teeth and the bite. Proper alignment helps the jaws develop correctly, improving the bite and reducing the risk of future dental problems.

Improving Speech: improve speech issues caused by misaligned teeth.

Improvement in oral hygiene: Orthodontic treatment at a young age helps create better oral hygiene habits, which can have a positive impact on oral health throughout life.

Reducing the Risk of Trauma: correct dental conditions such as protruding teeth, which can reduce the risk of sports or other injuries to the mouth.

Boosting Self-Esteem: Early treatment can improve a child’s appearance, leading to increased self-esteem and confidence.

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We love Ries Orthodontics!! All 3 of our kids now have perfect gorgeous teeth! And the staff is super friendly and knowledgeable!!!

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We love Ries Orthodontics!! All 3 of our kids now have perfect gorgeous teeth! And the staff is super friendly and knowledgeable!!!

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My experience with Ries Orthodontist was great. We are ready for our other son to get the same experience. Also his staff is awesome.

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My experience with Ries Orthodontist was great. We are ready for our other son to get the same experience. Also his staff is awesome.

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Love seeing Dr. Ries! Their office is so thorough and he is super professional. Love my treatment plan he made and my teeth look so good.

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Love seeing Dr. Ries! Their office is so thorough and he is super professional. Love my treatment plan he made and my teeth look so good.

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New Patient

Your First Visit

At the first visit to our orthodontic office, diagnostic records are made to determine the best course of treatment. Complete diagnostic records typically include a medical/dental history, clinical examination, photos of the patient’s face and teeth, and X-rays. This information is used to develop a custom treatment plan for each patient. These records are also helpful in tracking the progress of treatment as the teeth move under orthodontic care.

Dr. Ries will evaluate and review with you the records, treatment recommendations, and treatment length. If treatment is not needed at that time, you will be placed into our recall system to be evaluated at regular intervals between 6-12 months.

Please take a minute to print and fill out the patient information form before your first appointment and be ready for your journey to a healthy smile.