ABOUT US

Everyone should LOVE their smile!

 

Messenger Orthodontics is the result of years of education and experience as a patient, mother, dentist, and orthodontist.  Our boutique-style practice

is unique in design and feel.  My goal is to make our patient's orthodontic journey as personal, memorable, and fun as possible.  As an Orange County native, I love the beach, its' lifestyle and beauty.  I have designed my practice with this in mind.  Our office is modern, bright, and filled with interesting and fun  details throughout for our orthodontic families to enjoy.

As a practicing orthodontist, I feel that it is essential to provide the most outstanding care.  I am a board-certified specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, a distinction held by only 30% of orthodontists.  I stay up to date in the latest orthodontic advances so that I can provide the best care available to my patients.  Messenger Orthodontics is a state of the art practice with the latest digital advances, such as digital x-rays, an intra-oral scanner, and 3D printed models.  We also offer newer cosmetic options such as hidden/lingual braces, white wires with ceramic braces, and clear aligner therapy/Invisalign.

Jennifer Messenger, DDS, MS

 

Meet the Team

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Dr. Jennifer Messenger

Board Certified Orthodontist

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Shannon

Practice Administrator

Dane

Registered Dental Assistant

Juliana

Orthodontic Assistant

 

Board Certified Orthodontist

Years of Combined Experience

Happy Staff

Treatment Options

Early Treatment

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children get an orthodontic evaluation at the age of 7 to check the growth and development of the teeth and jaws.  If early treatment is indicated this is known as Phase I treatment.

Adult Treatment

Whether you have never had orthodontic treatment or have had some movement since your braces came off it's never too late to make a perfect smile.  We offer several different cosmetic options.

Metal Braces

Lingual (Hidden) Braces

Invisible and easier to floss than traditional braces!

Retention

Retainers are for life.  As long as you wear properly fitted retainers, you will have a beautiful smile forever.  We offer clear and custom designed retainers.

Teen Treatment

The ideal age for full orthodontic treatment and bite correction is once the permanent teeth have erupted and growth is not yet complete.

Surgical Orthodontics

Some bites require a combination of orthodontics and orthognathic (jaw) surgery.  We work closely with your oral surgeon to give you the best result possible.

Clear Braces

Invisalign First + Invisalign Teen + Invisalign

3D Scanner

No more goopy impressions.  Our Itero intra-oral scanner creates a digital 3D model of your teeth.

HAPPY PATIENTS

“We have 3 girls (8, 9, & 10), and all 3 adore Dr. Messenger! Our youngest is counting down the days until it’s her turn. Dr. Messenger has the sweetest and most calm demeanor.  Her own beautiful smile puts both children & adults instantly at ease. We have been extremely happy with her knowledge and recommendations for both of our daughters’ orthodontic care. And appreciate her professionalism, and dedication through their orthodontic journey. Our family highly recommends Dr. Messenger’s services!”

“Dr. Messenger was so warm and welcoming to our family. She explained my daughter’s orthodontic plan step by step and answered all of our questions. In addition to her kindness and professionalism, she followed up after our initial meeting with a personal phone call to check in on my daughter’s comfort and progress. We are thrilled with the results of our daughter’s teeth and smile...All thanks to Dr. Messenger!"

Danielle L

"Dr. Messenger was amazing.  So warm and compassionate. She explained everything in detail and was meticulous in my care. My teeth came out perfect. I highly recommend her. The entire staff was warm and friendly."

Lynn M

Shanna C

"Dr. Messenger is both professional and very friendly! She has a great rapport with kids. My son’s smile looks amazing! Thanks Dr. Messenger! "

Kristin G

"Both my kids have been to Dr. Messenger and have had great experiences. You can tell she truly enjoys what she does. She is an excellent orthodontist and is very personable and great with the kids. I highly recommend her."

Aleece D

"Dr. Messenger is great with parents and patients alike.  As an anxious mom with lots of questions, Dr. Messenger put me at ease with her confident, supportive and friendly nature.  My daughter felt so comfortable in her presence and enjoyed Dr. Messenger’s fun-loving spirit! "

HAPPY PATIENTS

“We have 3 girls (8, 9, & 10), and all 3 adore Dr. Messenger! Our youngest is counting down the days until it’s her turn. Dr. Messenger has the sweetest and most calm demeanor.  Her own beautiful smile puts both children & adults instantly at ease. We have been extremely happy with her knowledge and recommendations for both of our daughters’ orthodontic care. And appreciate her professionalism, and dedication through their orthodontic journey. Our family highly recommends Dr. Messenger’s services!”

“Dr. Messenger was so warm and welcoming to our family. She explained my daughter’s orthodontic plan step by step and answered all of our questions. In addition to her kindness and professionalism, she followed up after our initial meeting with a personal phone call to check in on my daughter’s comfort and progress. We are thrilled with the results of our daughter’s teeth and smile...All thanks to Dr. Messenger!"

Danielle L

Shanna C

"Dr. Messenger is everything you can hope for in an orthodontist and more! She goes above and beyond to help her patients and has a heart of gold. My son was anxious about getting braces and she put him at ease. His braces are off and he gets compliments on his smile thanks to Dr. Messenger!"

Shelley W

"Our family loves Dr. Messenger! I love her because she takes the time to answer our questions and explain all of our treatment options, and my daughter loves her because she always has a smile for her and makes her feel so comfortable."

Kelly M

"Both my kids have been to Dr. Messenger and have had great experiences. You can tell she truly enjoys what she does. She is an excellent orthodontist and is very personable and great with the kids. I highly recommend her."

Aleece D

"Dr. Messenger has been such a joy to work with! Her positive outlook and friendly demeanor puts both me and more importantly, my kids at ease. There has never been pressure to hurry into orthodonture, but her expansive knowledge has given us great guidance in what steps we should be taking. Our kids are on their way to beautiful healthy teeth!"

Whitney B

"Dr. Messenger is great with parents and patients alike.  As an anxious mom with lots of questions, Dr. Messenger put me at ease with her confident, supportive and friendly nature.  My daughter felt so comfortable in her presence and enjoyed Dr. Messenger’s fun-loving spirit! "

Carole S

"Dr. Messenger is both professional and very friendly! She has a great rapport with kids. My son’s smile looks amazing! Thanks Dr. Messenger! "

Kristin G

"Dr. Messenger was amazing.  So warm and compassionate. She explained everything in detail and was meticulous in my care. My teeth came out perfect. I highly recommend her. The entire staff was warm and friendly."

Lynn M

 

CONTACT US

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Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

(days vary weekly)

 

9am to 5pm

 

 

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