About Our Scottsdale Orthodontists & Team

Ryan C Wait, D.D.S., M.B.A.

Dr. Ryan Wait is a 4th generation dentist and a 2nd generation orthodontist. He was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona and attended Arizona State University.

Dr. Ryan Wait earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City where he served as the Xi Psi Phi Dental Fraternity treasurer. Dr. Wait attended Roseman University of Health Sciences, where he earned a certificate in Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Masters of Business Administration degree. When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Ryan spends time with his family, riding his mountain bike and relaxing at the lake. Dr. Ryan Wait met his wife, Kyle, in dental school. They have a daughter, Elodie, and a son, Stetson.

American Board of Orthodontics – Diplomate
American Orthodontic Association – Member
American Dental Association – Member
Flying Dentist Association – Member
Arizona State Orthodontic Association – President 2020
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Dr. Charles Wait looking over his left shoulder, smiling, wearing glasses and white button up shirt with Wait Orthodontics logo

Charles E. Wait, D.D.S., P.C.

Dr. Charles Wait is a third-generation dentist, an outdoorsman and an aviation enthusiast. In his spare time, Dr. Wait enjoys giving back to his community by volunteering with the Rotary Club and the Flying Dentists Association charity events and doing mission work.

Dr. Charles Wait attended dental school at Northwestern University and received his orthodontic credentials at Loyola University, both located in Chicago. He has practiced his specialty since 1974. Dr. Wait is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Arizona Orthodontic Study Club, Rocky Mountain Orthodontic Society, World Federation of Orthodontists, Arizona Dental Society, American Dental Association and is a former president of the national Flying Dentists Association.

Our Team

Marilou-treatment coordinator

Marilou

Treatment Coordinator

Glinda-receptionist

Glinda

Receptionist

Maika, Orthodontist Assistant at Wait Orthodontics, girl with red straight hair smiling, wearing black v-neck t-shirt with Wait Orthodontics logo

Maika

Assistant

Judi, wait orthodontics assistant

Judi

Assistant

Sam, wait orthodontics assistant

Sam

Assistant

Kristin

Assistant

Our Office