Dr. Michael Meharg, DDS

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Dr. Michael Meharg, DDS
Dr. Meharg began his career by graduating from LeMoyne College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Following this was 4 years of dental school at Georgetown University where he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He spent 12 years as a general dentist prior to attending specialty training. He completed 2 years of orthodontic residency receiving his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master's Degree in Oral Biology from the University of Louisville. In 1994 he completed the requirements for certification by the American Board of Orthodontics. Board Certification is a unique achievement, attained byapproximately one third of practicing orthodontists. Dr Meharg has been in the exclusive practice of orthodontics since 1987. In 1997, he retired from the Army and returned to Syracuse to purchase his current practice, which he moved to Franklin Square in 2002. Dr. Meharg regularly attends continuing education courses to keep up with the ever-changing world of orthodontic technology. He is proud to be an Invisalign Premier Preferred Provider and has treated over 300 patients with Invisalign. He was the director of Orthodontics for the General Dentistry Residency Program at St. Joseph's Hospital for 15 years. In addition, he is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Northeastern Society of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, and the Onondaga County Dental Society. He has been married to Corinne Sullivan since 1971. Their son Jesse and his wife Colleen are in Delmar, NY (with granddaughter Riley). And their daughter Erin and her husband Carlton live in Montpelier, VT. In his spare time Dr. Meharg enjoys visiting with family, travel, golf, and skiing.

Franklin Square Orthodontics

526 Plum St # 100

Syracuse, NY 13204

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Dr. Michael Meharg, DDS

Dr. Michael Meharg, DDS

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Care Philosophy

We are committed to exceeding all of your expectations and providing personalized care in a warm, fun-filled, and gentle environment. We will utilize state-of-the-art technology, a conservative treatment philosophy, and continuing education to create beautiful smiles. We will always strive to build relationships as we care for our patients like family.
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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Malocclusion - Short Stature Syndrome
  • Overbite
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite


  • AcceleDent™ System
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Dental Brace
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Lemoyne College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Georgetown U
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Louisville / School Of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Invisalign Costa Rica Study Club
    Other Education | Completed 2015

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Patient Comments (1)
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Dr. Meharg and his staff are absolutely wonderful. I would highly recommend Franklin Square Orthodontics and Dr. Meharg! The staff is highly professional and responsive to the needs of their patients. And best of all, when your braces come off, the result is amazing! Thank you!!!
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