Meet Dr. Schmitt, a passionate and energetic orthodontist dedicated to creating the smiles of his patients’ dreams. With a belief that transforming a smile can transform a life, Dr. Schmitt approaches his work with enthusiasm and optimism, acting as a motivating force for his patients. Family is a top priority for him, both his own and his patients’, as they work together as a team to achieve the best results. Dr. Schmitt’s educational background includes degrees from the University of Iowa, and he is an active member of various professional organizations. Beyond orthodontics, he cherishes time with his wife and four children, engaging in various activities that keep him youthful, from reading and chess to golfing, fishing, skiing, and enjoying the beach. Experience the warmth and dedication of Dr. Schmitt at Schmitt Orthodontics.
5 Things You Should Know About Dr. Schmitt
Why did you decide to become an orthodontist?
I enjoy creating beautiful smiles. I enjoy the art and science of orthodontics. It is really fun to be a part of the confidence and joy it brings my patients as they go through the process of transforming their smiles.
What is your favorite thing about being an orthodontist?
The ever increasing smiles I see as treatment progresses. I can really sense the increased confidence as the smile transformation progresses throughout treatment.
What is your favorite thing to do in Henderson?
I love eating lunch at the Golden Skillet.
What’s something about you that your patients might not know?
I was a general dentist for 14 years. This really gives me a special perspective and skill set that almost no other orthodontist has for treatment planning and understanding the entire picture from every angle. Here are some ways my dental training really helps my orthodontic cases:
- Efficiency results in lower treatment times.
- Esthetic results
- Simplicity of treatment, which is unique to each patient and not one size fits all.
I also have 9 hole-in-ones!
What do you like to do when you’re not in the office?
Golf. Exercise. Following my four children around to their sporting events.