What Makes Dougherty Different?

At Dougherty Orthodontics, we love what we do, and we consider it a privilege to create amazing smiles that build confidence and change lives. We treasure the relationships that we form with you and your family.

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Our Promise to You

We want you to feel welcome and right at home, so we employ the kindest, most friendly team members to answer all of your questions and keep you well-informed from the beginning of your treatment to the end.

We believe our patients and parents should be involved in all aspects of orthodontic care, so parents are welcome back at each appointment.

Our top priority at Dougherty Orthodontics is treating others how we would like to be treated.

Our office environment and interpersonal relationships with each other and our patients exemplify this principle each day.

The Difference Is Our Community, the Difference Is Your Experience, the Difference Is You


Advanced Technology

The field of orthodontics is constantly changing, and that is why Dr. Stefanie Dougherty and her smile squad are routinely improving their knowledge of orthodontics by attending continuing education courses.

We also incorporate the latest in digital X-ray technology, allowing us to view images instantly and reduce radiation exposure. We want you to have the best orthodontics has to offer to ensure your treatment is the most effective and efficient with outstanding results.


One-on-One Care

From your very first complimentary consultation, we take the time to get to know you, your lifestyle, your preferences and goals.

We'll listen to your concerns and together we customize a treatment plan to accommodate your needs.

Each time you visit, Dr. Dougherty will examine your progress and answer any questions you may have. We truly value the relationships we build with our patients and their families.


Recommended by Friends

The goal at Dougherty Orthodontics is to maintain the highest level of care while providing effective treatment solutions and optimal results. We believe we achieve this goal every day.

Our patients provide their testimony: “Dr. Dougherty is such a joy, and she explains every detail of treatment in a way that makes me and my children comfortable and knowledgeable about the process. She explains what she believes is truly in the best interest of the patient and I really appreciate that.”


Flexible Payment Options

At Dougherty Orthodontics, we work hard to make orthodontic treatment affordable and available for all of our patients.

We are pleased to offer flexible financial plans to accommodate the financial needs of our families. Our costs are all-inclusive and cover your entire treatment plus final retainers.


Convenient Hours

As a mother herself, Dr. Dougherty understands how busy life can get with kids. That is why we are pleased to offer both early morning and late afternoon hours at our orthodontic practice.

This allows parents to bring in their kids for their appointments both before and after school and work.


Community Involvement

Dr. Dougherty is proud to be part of the Valley Park community.

She's dedicated to supporting Valley Park and the surrounding communities through volunteering her time and supporting organizations, churches, schools and teams.