Dr. J Lawrence Hutta, DDS

Dr. J Lawrence Hutta, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Dr. J Lawrence Hutta, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Worthington, OH. He graduated from Ohio State University / College Of Dentistry and practices orthodontics.Read his story

6641 N High St Ste 104

Worthington, OH 43085

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This content was provided by Dr. Hutta "Dr. Hutta is one of the most celebrated orthodontists in the entire Midwest. Known in Central Ohio for his dedication to amazing results, his passion for his craft and emerging techniques, and his caring personality, it's no surprise that tens of thousands of families have trusted their smiles to Dr. J. Lawrence Hutta. Dr. Hutta's skills are so advanced and sought after, he has had orthodontists from around the country and even as far away as Japan make the journey to Ohio to study his techniques. He is also educating the next generation of dentists and orthodontists at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry where he is on faculty and lectures several times a month. Dr. Hutta graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry where he was selected into the prestigious dental honorary society, Omicron Kappa Epsilon. Dr. Hutta went on to complete his general dental residency and a two-year graduate program in orthodontics at The University of Rochester School of Dentistry/Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Dr. Hutta is a member of the prestigious American Association of Orthodontics, the Ohio Dental Association and The Columbus Dental Society. He also has the honor of being a Diplomate of The American Board of Orthodontics, a special distinction held by a select number of orthodontists. A proud supporter of the community, Dr. Hutta supports local elementary schools and gives scholarships to deserving high school graduates. He is the proud father of three girls, Lexie, Tori and Tayce. When he's not creating beautiful smiles, you can find Dr. Hutta at an OSU football or basketball game, playing golf, or spending time with family. Dr. Hutta resides in Westerville."
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This content was provided by Dr. Hutta "My practice philosophy is to treat at the appropriate time depending on the orthodontic problem. This may require a treatment plan that will be carried out in two separate phases. The first phase may begin while a child has both permanent and baby teeth to take advantage of skeletal growth and development. The second phase of treatment is then started once a full dentition is present. This concept is important because in many cases, if orthodontic treatment is delayed until all permanent teeth are present, you will miss the window of opportunity to affect facial growth that might be a contributing factor to the dental malformation (problem). The only way to determine which type of orthodontic treatment is the most appropriate for your child is to schedule a complimentary exam. During this examination it will be determined and thoroughly discussed which treatment approach will be best for your child."
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1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

28  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Facial Asymmetries
  • Facial Irregularities
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Malocclusion - Short Stature Syndrome
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Maxillofacial Trauma in Children
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Pediatric Airway Difficulties
  • Post-Traumatic Facial Injuries
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Loss
  • Underbite

26  Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bracket Braces
  • Buccal Tubes for Braces
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Ceramic Braces
  • Cone Beam 3D Imaging
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Brace and Headgear
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Digital Impression System
  • Facebow Headgear
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Intraoral Device
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Temporormandibular (TM) Therapy
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment

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  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ohio State University / College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Rochester/Eastman Institute Of Oral Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Office is always welcoming and all the staff are so courteous. I thought from what they offered they would’ve way more expensive but they are the same price as others for braces and the service / atmosphere/ ease of scheduling / speed of appointments is bar none!
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Great dentist. Very little wait time, they get you in and out efficiently. Staff is super friendly as well.
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Great care from Dr Hutta and Dr. Cook. A very well run office with an ultra professional staff.
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The best orthodontic place!
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They are super friendly & wonderful to with!! They are gentle when adjusting & I would highly recommend them!!!!
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