Dr. David Way, DDS

Dr. David Way, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  

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Dr. David Way, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

David L. Way, D.D.S., M.S.

1424 E Horsetooth Rd Ste 1

Fort Collins, CO 80525
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Delta Dental
  • MetLife

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Dr. Way's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Way "I believe that orthodontics cannot only be a great service to health, but also a life-changing cosmetic procedure. The goals of ideal treatment are similar for people of all ages: properly positioned jaw joints and beautifully aligned teeth that fit in harmony and promote healthy gum and bone tissues, appropriate airways, efficient chewing, and good lip support and facial balance. Every patient is unique and has a special set of problems. Therefore, a personalized diagnosis and treatment plan is crucial. Proper planning can yield shortened treatment times, better results, and greater post-treatment stability. Long-term oral health is our primary goal, and we stop at nothing to achieve this for each of our patients. EDUCATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION I began my undergraduate career in 1969 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After receiving my bachelor’s degree in 1973, I stayed on to attend the university’s College of Dentistry. I earned my Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1977. Before I became an orthodontist, I was a dentist for 10 years at the Fort Collins Pierre Fauchard Academy. I completed my orthodontic residency at West Virginia University in Morgantown, where I earned a Master of Science and certificate in orthodontics in 1989. I am a lifelong learner and educator in my field. I enjoy speaking nationally and internationally on topics that relate to conventional orthodontics, surgical orthodontics, pediatric and adult obstructive sleep apnea, and TM joint health and dysfunction. I also present on topics relating to Cone Beam CT and the importance of an extremely thorough initial examination and comprehensive diagnosis. AWARDS AND MEMBERSHIPS AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORAL MEDICINE, Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement, proficiency, and promise in the field of oral medicine, 1977 PHI KAPPA PHI, Graduate School Honor Society, 1989 PIERRE FAUCHARD ACADEMY, fellow College of Diplomates of the AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHODONTICS Arnett Multidisciplinary Foundation/ Orthognathic Surgery, board member LARIMER COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORAL MEDICINE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS ROTH WILLIAMS INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF ORTHODONTISTS OUTSIDE THE OFFICE I grew up in a very small community in Southeast Nebraska, where I learned to value both community and family. I was surrounded and supported by my parents, two sisters, and all four of my grandparents. I considered my childhood idyllic and have worked to give my two children the same feeling. I have been happily married for more than 35 years to my wife, Dr. Cindi Way. We enjoy the outdoors, traveling, and spending time together at our cabin in Roosevelt National Forest."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Way "As an orthodontist focused on your long-term health, Dr. Way believes that orthodontics should be about more than just beautiful smiles—it should be about building a foundation of function and stability. Let Dr. Way help you achieve a beautiful smile and the best opportunity to keep it that way."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

10  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ

11  Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

1 Sanction
  • Gross Negligence (7/30/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
1 Board Action
  • Gross Negligence (11/6/2016)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: David L. Way, DDS; License # 104192 - On November 6, 2015, the Stipulation and Final Agency Order for case #2014-1391, was closed as all of the terms and conditions have been met. Dr. Way’s license was restored to an active status.
    State: Colorado


  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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