About us

Hess Orthodontics is proud to be the premier orthodontic specialist in Florida, and we believe everyone deserves a bright and beautiful smile. A healthy smile looks and functions better, making proper orthodontic care essential.

We offer a wide range of orthodontic treatments in Riverview, Apollo Beach, Lithia, Parrish, Sarasota and Winter Haven. Our experienced team works closely with patients, customizing services to their unique needs. We partner with you, listening to your smile goals and making the treatment process as convenient as possible to ensure an outstanding patient experience.

Meet our expert doctors and staff

The orthodontic specialists and friendly staff at Hess Orthodontics are highly trained and prepared to help you at every step of your orthodontic journey — from your first visit to your last.

We work hard to stand above the rest and provide quality care. From the moment you walk through our doors, our staff will offer a warm and welcoming office environment of care and respect.

Our Riverview, Apollo Beach, Lithia, Parrish, WInter Haven and Sarasota family orthodontists, practice managers, treatment coordinators and clinical team prioritize patient comfort and happiness and have years of experience creating beautiful smiles. We work with you to create a profoundly personalized treatment plan. The result — a comfortable clinical experience and the smile you’ve always wanted.

As a provider of Invisalign®, we are proud to bring this incredible service to communities throughout Florida.

Advanced technology

Dental technology is ever-changing and constantly evolving. We do our best to stay relevant to the needs of our patients using advanced technology that helps us better diagnose and treat oral conditions and diseases.

Our cutting-edge orthodontic services include early treatment and advanced pain management techniques. When you meet with our orthodontic specialists, we will point you toward the treatment services we feel would help you meet your smile goals, including:

What sets us apart

  • Experience:

    Orthodontics is what we do. We have treated more than 12,000 patients and also have more than 15 years of experience in creating beautiful smiles.

  • Best outcomes:

    We offer the latest orthodontic treatment technology to achieve the best possible results for our patients.

  • Convenience:

    We have several convenient locations. Busy schedule? Enjoy the flexibility of our Wednesday evening appointments.


Are you looking for a convenient Florida orthodontist? Hess Orthodontics has six locations throughout Florida in RiverviewLithiaApollo BeachParrishSarasota and Winter Haven. Each office provides the same outstanding level of care and aims to serve you in your smile journey.

If you are ready to take your first step toward a beautiful new smile, we would love to help. Book your complimentary consultation at Hess Orthodontics today.

  • 5 star rating out of 5

    Our experience here at Hess Orthodontics has been fantastic. Both my son and daughter have been lucky enough to be under the care of Dr. Hess and his staff. From the moment we walked in the door to the end of the visit, we received excellent care.


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  • 5 star rating out of 5

    Dr. Baker and his staff are exceptional! Having worked in consulting for many years I recognize extra special treatment when I see it. Every detail is attended to and my daughter loves coming to her appointments. So much so that my other child now wants braces “because it is fun at Dr. Baker’s office!”


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  • 5 star rating out of 5

    We have been very happy with Dr. Hess and all “the girls.” Every time we come in everyone is so friendly and helpful – and you can’t beat the spa services! We’ll be bringing our other son in when it’s his turn – and maybe someday my own teeth! Thanks you very much!

    Lisa & Conner

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  • 5 star rating out of 5

    Dr Baker was thorough and patient with our many questions, answering them fully. The office was clean and comfortable, very much up to date. Support staff was and continues to be fantastic, which is a big thing in my book. Very pleased with the response and help they gave us.


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  • 5 star rating out of 5

    My experience at Hess Orthodontics has been wonderful. The staff is always friendly and Dr. Hess explains everything to his patients. Scheduling has never been a problem. I love the office décor and set up, makes the torture bearable. Thanks for everything!


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  • 5 star rating out of 5

    Thank you so much for taking what could have been an exhausting, expensive and painful process and making it easy, affordable and (at least office visits) fun. Your games, personalities and attention to every detail has truly made the difference! I will recommend your office to everyone!

    The Browning family

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