Dr. James Hart, DDS

Dr. James Hart, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. James Hart, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Cleburne, TX. He graduated from Texas A&M University Health Science Center / Baylor College Of Dentistry and practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

420 N Ridgeway Dr

Cleburne, TX 76033

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • UnitedHealthCare

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This content was provided by Dr. Hart "Dr. James Hart was born in Dallas, Texas and attended Sunset High School. He then received his undergraduate degree from Austin College and went on to earn his doctorate from Baylor College of Dentistry. Upon graduation, he received the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award (Honorary Dental Society) for being in the top 10% of his class. He was also a member of the Baylor Odontological Honor Society and received the Student Award from the American Association of Periodontology. He received his post-graduate certificate in orthodontics and a Master of Science from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine where he graduated top of his class. To stay up to date on all the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Hart maintains active memberships with the American Association of Orthodontists, Southwest Society of Orthodontics, Dallas County Society of Orthodontics, the Texas Society of Orthodontics, and is a Regent of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation. Dr. Hart is also a past president of the Oak Cliff Dental Study Club, past president of the Oak Cliff and Cleburne Rotary Clubs, a nine-time Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, and a graduate of Leadership Southwest. He and his wife Christy are involved in numerous charitable organizations in Johnson County such as the Cleburne Education Foundation, Children's Advocacy Center of Johnson County, Boy Scouts of America Longhorn Council, Cleburne Rotary Club, President of Cleburne Rotary Club Foundation, and Lifetime Member of the Chisholm Trail 100 Club. Recently, his new passion is going on dental missions where a team of volunteering doctors provide free dental care and oral surgery to the underserved people of the Dominican Republic. Dr. Hart joined his father's practice in Dallas in 1978 after graduating from his Orthodontic Residency. He then opened his own practice in 1981 in Duncanville, Texas and practiced there for 24 years before moving to Cleburne. Dr. Hart took over an existing practice in Cleburne in 2004 and then built his current office in 2008. He has thoroughly enjoyed being a part of the Cleburne community and feels honored to be in service to all his patients. Outside of the office, Dr. Hart enjoys playing golf, cooking, and fishing. He is the proud father of an amazing daughter and son who both live in Mansfield, and grandfather of three growing boys. Dr. Hart is committed to helping you achieve a healthy, beautiful, and confident smile."
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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
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Underbite

43  Procedures

  • Bracket Braces
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Clear Retainer
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Damon® Clear Braces
  • Damon® System
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Essix Retainer
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Frenectomy
  • Herbst® Appliance
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Intraoral Device
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Aligners
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adolescent
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Palatal Expander
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Permanent Retainer
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment
  • X-Ray
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  • Austin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center / Baylor College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. James Hart, DDS
Ezra and I had a great time at Hart Orthodontics in Cleburne. Super easy getting an appointment quickly. They welcomed my 5 month old and didn’t mind be wheeling the stroller around. I was so impressed by the technology! No more gagging on impression molds! Hallelujah! I enjoyed this office so...Read More
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Ashley in Itasca , TX – Sep 13, 2018
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They took really good care of my teeth and are really nice!!!
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Dylan in Cleburne, TX – Sep 05, 2018
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We??Hart Orthodontics!!! Dr. Hart and his staff are so amazing and sweet! Very friendly and knowledgeable! Always takes time to listen to concerns! They always explain what they are doing and why and what the goal is!
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Jamie Gossett – Jul 18, 2018
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Dr. Hart’s office is awesome! They make you feel like family! Everyone is friendly and helpful! I highly recommend them!
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Jackie in Cleburne , TX – Jul 04, 2018
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5 star plus! Both of my daughters have used Hart Orthodontics for braces. Staff is always professional, courteous and smiling. We never have to wait, our appts.are right on time. Hart orthodontics is a perfect example of how a doctor visit should be!
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Melissa Crawford in Itasca, TX – Jul 03, 2018
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