Dr. Charles Ruff, DMD

Dr. Charles Ruff, DMD

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Orthodontics  ·  
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70 y/o
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Dr. Charles Ruff, DMD is an orthodontics practitioner in Skowhegan, ME. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

Smiles for Maine

66 Madison Ave

Skowhegan, ME 04976
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Dr. Ruff's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ruff "With his quick wit and ready laugh, Dr. Charlie Ruff has been putting smiles on the faces of Maine residents since he opened his first practice in Waterville. And while the location may have changed, the mission of providing the very highest level of customized orthodontic treatment in a warm, respectful and supportive atmosphere has not. An admitted “science geek”, Dr. Charlie loves the ever-evolving field of orthodontics and technology that represents the state-of-the-art care that his practice is known for. When he’s not chair-side with patients, you’ll find Dr. Charlie still devoted to his orthodontic specialty. Whether he’s at his computer reviewing an Invisalign treatment plan, checking patient digital models from his scanner, teaching a lecture hall of orthodontic residents at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, or sharing skills with his peers at The New England Orthodontic Study Club, Dr. Charlie is passionate about orthodontics. In fact, one local dentist recently stated that he “loved referring to Charlie Ruff because he is so enthusiastic about orthodontics”. That’s why every year, his hundreds of hours of continuing education far exceed the state required twenty. And, that’s why Dr. Charlie did the extensive work required to be board-certified and awarded the designation, Diplomate of The American Board of Orthodontics. Married to the former Rebecca Gass of Augusta, Maine, father of two Maine-born daughters, and a Maine resident for over 30 years, makes Dr. Charlie a “Mainer” by heart if not by birth. After completing his dental degree and orthodontic residency at The Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Dr. Charlie headed north to open his first practice in Waterville. And the residents of the greater Augusta, Waterville, Skowhegan, and Dover-Foxcroft areas have been happy to have Dr. Charlie and his Smiles for Maine orthodontic care ever since."
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This content was provided by Dr. Ruff "With his quick wit and ready laugh, Dr. Charlie Ruff has been putting smiles on the faces of Maine residents since he opened his first practice in Waterville. And while the location may have changed, the mission of providing the very highest level of customized orthodontic treatment in a warm, respectful and supportive atmosphere has not. An admitted "science geek", Dr. Charlie loves the ever-evolving field of orthodontics and technology that represents the state-of-the-art care that his practice is known for. http://www.smiles4me.com/"

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

17  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
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite

20  Procedures

  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Incognito™ Invisible Braces
  • Invisalign®
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment

Background Check

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ruff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruff

4.9

Based on 445 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
4.49438202247191%
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3 Stars
1.348314606741573%
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2 Stars
0.449438202247191%
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1 Star
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All 3 of my kids required orthodontic treatment, 2 of whom started at 8 yrs old with expanders. From very narrow palates, misaligned teeth & teeth facing the wrong direction, we've gone from biting problems & speech difficulties to teeth which are straightened to where they should be & beautiful...Read More
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Diane W. in Bangor, ME – Jul 28, 2016
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Dr. Ruff and his staff changed my life 20 years ago. I went through my childhood with very crooked teeth. With Dr. Ruff and his staff's support as an adult, I completed my journey to a beautiful smile. I was so very impressed with this office throughout the process back then and was just as...Read More
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Dave L. in Winslow, ME – May 04, 2016
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