Dr. Christine Ellis, DDS

Dr. Christine Ellis, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Christine Ellis, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Texas A&M University Health Science Center / Baylor College of Dentistry in 1993 and practices orthodontics, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, and more.Read her story

6333 E Mockingbird Ln Ste 275

Dallas, TX 75214

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  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Ellis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ellis "Dr. Ellis is a dedicated orthodontist, engaged neighbor and busy mom. After 20 years of providing exceptional orthodontic care to her patients at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and in Altamonte Springs, Florida, Dr. Ellis is thrilled to open Ellis Orthodontics, where she looks forward to continuing the pursuit of orthodontic excellence in the location closest to her heart - her neighborhood. Dr. Ellis is a second generation orthodontist. Her father, Dr. Brad Porter, is an orthodontist in Longwood, Florida, where Dr. Ellis grew up. Dr. Ellis moved to Dallas in 1985 to attend college at Southern Methodist University. Following graduation, Dr. Ellis attended Baylor College of Dentistry where she received her doctor of dental surgery (DDS) degree. Immediately after dental school, Dr. Ellis completed a two year orthodontic residency at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she received both her Masters of Science in Dentistry (MSD) and her certificate in orthodontics. Through compassionate patient care, patient advocacy and an active University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center faculty appointment, Dr. Ellis demonstrates a deep commitment to preserving the integrity of the dental profession. Her professional experience includes helping children and adults of all ages and socioeconomic levels receive excellent quality orthodontic care. In addition to routine orthodontic treatment, Dr. Ellis has extensive experience providing care to patients with special needs, craniofacial anomalies like cleft lip and palate, and patients with severe malocclusions requiring surgical correction. Dr. Ellis is an active member of the Dallas County Dental Society where she currently serves on the Board of Directors. She volunteers on a variety of councils, work groups and committees with both the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Ellis has provided expert witness and advisory service to a number of legal offices and state agencies as well as testimony to the US Congress on the topic of dental Medicaid fraud, patient harm and taxpayer protection. Dr. Ellis lives in the Lakewood neighborhood of Dallas with her husband Brooks and two children, Ford and Caroline. When she is not practicing orthodontics, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, riding her bike at White Rock Lake, and attending her children’s Little League baseball games and swim meets. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellis "Every patient is unique - no assembly line orthodontic treatment here!  Dr. Ellis understands that quality orthodontic care requires time, experience and attention to detail.  Our goal is to give you an enjoyable, comfortable, and personal orthodontic experience at every visit. We have a reputation of integrity and respect, which has allowed us to be recognized both by our satisfied patients and by Texas Monthly magazine every year since 2008."

4  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Craniofacial Orthodontics
  • Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthodontics
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthodontics*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache

12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center / Baylor College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St Louis University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellis' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellis to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ellis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Ellis is wonderful and really helped walk us throughout the whole Orthodontics process, from consultation through the braces and for follow up care! Super Highly Recommended!
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She is great. Highly recommend!
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I have put off getting braces for many years because I was scared of the dentist, and how the experience would be. I finally decided to start the treatment and scheduled with Dr. Ellis. She is amazing!! She explains everything that she's doing and tells you how it effects your treatment. So far...more
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Love her!!!
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DO NOT RECOMMEND AT ALL. TERRIBLE RESULTS!
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