Dr. Albert Ellender, DDS

Dr. Albert Ellender, DDS

Orthodontics  |  

Accepting new patients

There is no greater feeling than being able to help someone achieve the smile of their dreams, while helping them feel more confident in themselves and their new smile. From children to adults, I've always enjoyed working with my patients and observing the change orthodontic care can provide a person. It is truly rewarding to see how a straight, beautiful smile can help someone flourish. As an orthodontist, I feel it is my responsibility to provide all members of the community the highest quality orthodontic treatment, at a price that is affordable for all families. Thank you for considering me as your orthodontic provider, and I look forward to being able to provide you with the confident new smile you have always dreamed of. Dr. Ellender's education and experience Dr. Albert Ellender is an orthodontist who has been practicing orthodontics in Houma, Louisiana for over 36 years. The son of a dentist, Dr. Ellender was raised with an appreciation for the aesthetics and practices in the dental field. Following in his fathers footsteps Dr. Ellender decided to pursue a career in the dental field specializing in orthodontics. Dr. Ellender completed his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University before receiving his Doctoral of Dental Surgery degree from the college's School of Dentistry. He then achieved his certification in orthodontics from the University of Louisville in 1978. Orthodontics is a constantly evolving field and new technology means new treatment options. Dr. Ellender continues to stay up-to-date on the newest techniques and treatments available through the numerous courses and seminars that he regularly attends. This knowledge enables him to offer the best quality orthodontic care to every patient of any age. Dr. Ellender uses the latest in In-Ovation self-ligating braces in clear and metal, Invisalign and Invisalign Teen. He is an active member of the Louisiana Dental Association, American Dental Association and Tri-Parish Dental Association.

Ellender Orthodontics

102 Ramey Rd

Houma, LA 70360
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Care Philosophy

At Ellender Orthodontics our top priority is to provide you with the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly, comfortable environment. We utilize the latest technology advances in the industry such as InOvation self-ligating braces in metal and clear, Invisalign, and the latest in computer and X-ray technology to ensure that you receive the most effective care possible. Our goal is not only to make sure that you achieve the smile of your dreams, but also that you leave our office confident that you have received the best possible patient care.

We offer flexible appointment scheduling, flexible treatment options, and we also offer flexible payment options. During your complimentary consultation our staff will discuss with you the cost of your treatment and available payment plan options so that you can make the best choice for you and your family. We will work with you to create a payment plan that fits your budget, and you will know what to expect before beginning treatment.

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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite


  • Bite Adjustment
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Invisalign®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

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  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Louisiana State University School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Louisville / School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1978

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ellender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellender to family and friends
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Dr. Ellender's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Houma, LA |
We love Dr. Al! Dr. Ellender and his staff made my daughter and I feel confident and comfortable in her treatment plan. After years of struggling with image issue due to crooked teeth, my daughter gains confidence with each visit, knowing that Dr. Al is providing her with excellent care towards a beautiful, straight smile. We can't imagine going anywhere else and highly recommend this practice! Oh and the cookies too :)
in Houma, LA |
Best ortho in Houma!! Very professional and personable!
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