What Sets Us Apart
Dr. Held is a Specialist
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Held completed 30 months of advanced training at St. Louis University's Dreiling-Marshall Center for Advanced Dental Education, earning a Master of Science degree in orthodontics. Her practice is limited to orthodontics, which means that she focuses specifically on orthodontics every day that she practices.
The Doctor is the Expert
Dr. Held will personally diagnose your case, will create a treatment plan for you, and will see you at every adjustment visit until your new smile has been achieved. She also personally places all of the brackets on the teeth because ideal bracket placement is a crucial step in creating your beautiful, healthy smile!
An Amazing Team
The WingHaven® Orthodontics Team is comprised of professional, honest, uplifting, intelligent Team members with integrity. We set high standards of excellence for ourselves and for those to whom we provide service. We consistently strive for excellence in the services and products that we provide and are dedicated to providing you and your family with professional and personal orthodontic care.
A Convenient Location
We are conveniently located on the corner of WingHaven Blvd. and Hwy N, just off of Route 364 in O’Fallon, MO. We are behind Walgreens, adjacent to Crossroads Elementary, under the clock tower. There is always plenty of complimentary parking.
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A Warm Environment
We strive to provide a warm, friendly atmosphere, where patients and their families can
develop a bond with our Team, knowing that their needs are of supreme importance to
us. We treat everyone with dignity, respect, and appreciation. Our purpose is not only to
straighten teeth, but also to improve lives through a lifetime of beautiful smiles.
Dr. Held’s practice vision includes having a classy, safe, and fun practice. From the
interior decoration, to the computer check-in, to the iPads for games, to the memory
foam chairs, to the cleanliness, to the educational aids, to the bulletin board &
communication board, to the website, to the privacy compliance, and to the celebratory
spirit, you will experience The WingHaven® Orthodontics Difference
We are known for the incredible level of service that we provide, and for the fabulous
results that we are able to achieve. We are not a high-volume practice. Dr. Held and her
Team personally know each patient. When you become our patient, we consider you to
be part of the family. Our goal is to offer you truly exceptional orthodontic service.
In that light, we will go the extra mile to work with your general dentist and any other dental specialists (when necessary), to provide you with the full Dental Team care.
Orthodontics is a journey, and it is more enjoyable to go on a journey with friendly
people. Throughout every step of your journey with us, we will do everything possible
to make your orthodontic treatment fun, efficient, effective, and safe. We hope to be the best part of your day each time that you visit us. We want you to have an incredible experience while gaining the best possible smile and function. And, we want you to feel comfortable recommending us to your friends.
Treatment Options Thoroughly Explained
Dr. Held and her Team take time at every patient consultation appointment to perform
a clinical examination, to explain the treatment options and cost, and to answer all of
Dr. Held sees her patients at every adjustment appointment.
Dr. Held and our Team will maintain consistent communication with you. During each
visit, under the direct guidance of Dr. Held, our Team will communicate treatment
progress, special instructions, and any concerns to the patient or parent.
To reinforce its importance, we review hygiene at every appointment, educate in a
positive manner, and encourage excellent cleaning to prevent scarring, cavities, and
Expertise in Orthodontic Technology
The current world of orthodontics is very exciting with new state-of-the-art
technologies being developed at a rapid pace. Dr. Held and our Team endeavor to stay
at the forefront of what is available and proven in orthodontics. We see patients of all
ages and offer a variety of treatment options, depending upon the needs of those
patients. We are highly trained in the latest orthodontic technology, including self-activating
, the Physiodynamic® System
, and Invisalign®
Expertise in Early Treatment
Dr. Held is an expert in Early Treatment as a means of addressing current problems
early and preventing larger problems later. Please see our webpage on Two-Phase Treatment
Flexible payment arrangements are available. We work with your budget and offer
custom, affordable, in-house financing with no interest. To help you to maximize your
insurance benefits, we will handle all of the insurance details, including billing your
insurance company for you. This assistance is complimentary.
We strictly adhere to OSHA and CDC Guidelines. Our sterilization protocols are the
best in the business. In fact, our office was professionally endorsed as an illustration of
exemplary sterilization for an orthodontic office by an internationally recognized
We have a state-of-the-art sterilization bay. We use a cassette system, with instruments
residing within the cassettes and packaged to a surgical level. Additionally, we use two
separate safety methods to ensure that proper sterilization of all instruments has been
achieved. For your protection, all instruments used are either sterilized at a hospital grade
level, or disposable. To avoid possibility of cross-contamination, our clinic carts
are wiped down fully between every patient, every time.
To avoid contamination of instruments, we only unwrap cassettes once patients are
seated. Additionally, we do not have any gluteraldehyde (i.e. "cold sterile solution") on
the premises, as that chemical is caustic and has been shown to be not as consistently
effective at sterilizing instruments as the methods that we use. Rest assured that we are
doing everything possible to make sure that you are safe.
Privacy of Personal Information
Our office goes above and beyond to protect all of your sensitive information. We take
HIPAA compliance extremely seriously and follow HIPAA Mandates to the highest
level. You will experience an example of our care of your privacy when you check in, as
our computer system will only publicly show the first 3 letters of your last name, and
the first letter of your first name, for your security.
We will do everything possible to provide you with “Superior Service and Spectacular Smiles!”