Dr. Derek Cheng, DMD

Dr. Derek Cheng, DMD

Orthodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

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Dr. Derek Cheng, DMD is an orthodontics practitioner in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

Cheng Orthodontics

4903 E State St

Rockford, IL 61108
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Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • Guardian
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cheng's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosis of Tooth
Bite Adjustment
Ceramic Dental Braces
Clear Ceramic Braces
Clear Dental Braces
Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
Cosmetic Procedure
Crooked Teeth
Dental Brace
Dental Crowding
Dental Disorders
Dental Spacing
Dental X-Ray
Gaps Between Teeth
In-Ovation® System Braces
Invisalign Teen®
Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
Misaligned Teeth
Non-Surgical Bite Correction
Open Bite
Orthodontic Aligners
Orthodontic Disorders
Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
Orthodontic Treatment, Early
Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
Protruding Front Teeth
Removable Appliances
Retainer Therapy
Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
Snoring Prevention
Spacers for Braces
Springs for Braces
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to providing each patient with the highest level of care.  Although our staff takes their work seriously, they pride themselves in providing a fun and upbeat  atmosphere for our patients.  As a team,  Dr. Cheng and his staff are dedicated to make your orthodontic experience a pleasant one.

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics


  • 1996
    Temple University School Of Dentistry
    Medical School
  • 1992
    University Of Hawaii At Manoa
    Undergraduate School


  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Derek Cheng, DMD
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I would recommend Dr. Cheng and his staff to everyone. They are caring and very professional about what they do and I myself has great results after less than 2 years of treatment. Thanks Cheng orthodontics
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My son Nick is a college student 2,000+ miles away from home who needed to have his broken orthodontic retainer repaired/replaced. In searching for someone who could help him, I came upon Dr. Cheng. After reading through numerous stellar reviews and speaking with his front office assistant Amy, I...Read More
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Wonderful experience! They made my daughter feel very comfortable and treated her like a friend not just a patient! Everyone is very friendly and Dr. Cheng was great! Her smile is now even more beautiful!
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Dr. Cheng and his staff are extremely kind, helpful, and clear about what needs to be done as well as what is to be done. I have such confidence in his work as well as that of his staff, I will be returning with my other child. We drive for an hour to get to each appointment, and it is totally...Read More
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Cheng Orthodontics did an amazing job on my daughter's teeth. She has a beautiful smile. The staff is always cheerful and friendly. The waiting area had games and movies. My daughter never complained about going in for a visit. She only complained she didn't get to spend more time in the waiting...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Ameritas PPO
Assurant Health
DHA Premier
Delta Dental
Delta Dental Premier
Dental Network of America
Dental Network of America DPPO
DentalGuard Preferred
Principal Financial Group
Dental PPO
United Concordia
Advantage Plus PPO
National Fee-for-Service