Meet the Orthodontist

Dr. Charlie Ries

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. Dr. Ries earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from Southern Illinois University. Upon graduation, Dr. Ries practiced general dentistry and completed a one-year General Practice Residency at St. John’s Mercy hospital before deciding to specialize in Orthodontics. Dr. Ries completed his advanced Orthodontic Residency at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. Charlie and his wife, Molly, have three sons and a daughter.

“It is such a pleasure to develop enduring relationships with our patients and I look forward to creating confident, beautiful, and lasting smiles for each one of them. I am especially pleased that I can practice in my hometown and that my family can be part of this wonderful community.”


Dr. Ries is a talented orthodontist with a strong commitment to compassionate patient care. “My patients are my top priority, and I pride myself on delivering personalized, big, beautiful smiles in a warm and inviting atmosphere.”

Dr. Ries is a proud member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and St. Louis Dental Society.