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Complimentary Consultation

The first step toward achieving a beautiful, healthy smile is to schedule an appointment.

Meet Your Doctors

Drs. Michael Hess, Paiyal Popat and Matthew Baker are expertly trained orthodontists that are passionate about creating beautiful smiles

Patient Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it. See what our actual patients are saying about their smile experience.

Quality Orthodontics

See the results for yourself. We love seeing our patients show off their smiles and become more confident throughout treatment.

Customer Service

Quality patient care is our top priority. Our team takes pride in creating lasting relationships with patients from the very first visit.

Expert Staff

Our team of highly trained orthodontic professionals bring their talents and skills to every new patient’s journey

Welcome to Hess Orthodontics

Our Doctors

At Hess Orthodontics, Dr. Michael Hess, Dr. Paiyal Popat, Dr. Matthew Baker and Dr. Rey share a vision for their patients that is as much about creating the healthiest and most beautiful smiles as it is about creating an environment of comfort and happiness. They do this by viewing the practice, team, and patients as a part of their own family. To them, orthodontics is more than just a job, it is a shared passion, and they are grateful to all of the families for allowing them to become a part of their lives. They are committed to exceeding the patients’ expectations by consistently providing exceptional orthodontic care and positive patient experiences. The team is dedicated to treating you and your family in a compassionate, knowledgeable and value oriented environment. They would be honored to have a chance to become your orthodontists. They do everything possible to make the patients smile!

Hess Orthodontics offers patients a wide variety of comprehensive orthodontic treatments, including:

  • Traditional metal and clear braces
  • Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® clear aligners
  • Damon Self-Ligating Braces
Please feel free to contact one of our offices in Riverview, Lithia, Apollo Beach, Parrish or Sarasota to schedule your complimentary consultation and learn about all the ways you can improve the look and function of your smile. We look forward to meeting you!
The Hess Orthodontics lobby with a waiting area and a reception desk with the Hess logo behind it.
A white counter with five iPads and five black stools.
An orthodontic treatment room with five chairs and a brown cabinet/counter area.

Truly Affordable Financing

We believe in making our patients’ lives easier. Reducing stress that comes with paying for orthodontic treatment is part of that. We want it to be flexible, we want it to be easy, and we want you to be happy.

Flexible Appointment Scheduling

Your life is already busy – we understand that! By offering appointments that fit with your schedule, it’s our goal to make sure you don’t have to go out of your way to get the smile you have always wanted.

Five Convenient Locations

With practice locations in Riverview, Lithia, Apollo Beach, Parrish and Sarasota we take pride in serving all surrounding communities with quality orthodontic care.


Types of Treatment

Complimentary Consultation

We offer a complimentary smile consultation for every new patient. During the appointment you will tour our practice, take diagnostic records including photos and x-rays, and meet with our doctors to discuss a personalized treatment plan just for you!
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