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Welcome to Wait Orthodontic Specialists

We want to thank you for taking the time to learn more about our practice. Wait Orthodontic Specialists is a father and son practice with over 50 years of combined experience. We straighten and align teeth and jaws on both children and adults. Dr. Charles Wait and Dr. Ryan Wait have advanced training in orthodontics and dental facial orthopedics so you can rest assured that your smile will look amazing and function properly!  We pride ourselves on quality results and attention to details, including occlusion, facial aesthetics and overall oral health. Call or text today to schedule a complimentary new patient exam.  We look forward to meeting you!

Our main office is centrally located in Scottsdale near Scottsdale Road and Shea Boulevard. Our office provides state of the art technology with the latest advancements in orthodontics in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. For our patient’s convenience, we also work part time in Fountain Hills, Cave Creek and Payson. Call to learn more, we’re excited to hear from you!


More adults are straightening their teeth than ever before. Learn more about the benefits of a straight, healthy smile!


The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children be evaluated by an orthodontist starting at age seven.


An alternative to traditional orthodontic appliances. Straighten your teeth with clear, removable aligners!

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to providing functional dentition that leads to a lifetime of good oral health, as well as improving facial aesthetics and confidence with a beautiful smile.