Dr. Ronald Lints, DDS
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Dr. Ronald Lints, DDS

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Orthodontics | Male

4020 Copper Vw Ste 240 Traverse City, MI 49684 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

At Dr. Lints Orthodontics, we not only change your smile, we transform your life. We believe that a smile is the most important thing you wear and we want you to wear yours proudly. Our philosophy is all about putting patients first, because frankly, that's what you deserve.We treat children and adults who need comprehensive treatment planning. We like to describe our orthodontic practice in two ways.

1. KIDS-R-US!

2. COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT PLANNING FOR THE DIFFICULT CASE.

Dr. Lints lives close to the practice to respond to emergencies. We use self ligating braces for shorter treatment times–these include colored braces or Invisalign retainers. We proudly offer affordable orthodontic treatment to patients from Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Empire, Frankfort, Interlochen, Grawn, Kingsley, Suttons Bay, Omena, Leelanau County, Northport, Leland, Elk Rapids, Boyne City, East Jordan, Charlevoix, Crawford County, Antrim County, Benzie County, Leelanau County and the surrounding areas.

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Biography

Dr. Lints is committed to his family, community, and practice in Orthodontics. His wife, Mary, and four sons remain his focus in his life outside his STATE OF THE ART practice in Orthodontics. He graduated from Northwestern Michigan College, Michigan State University and The University of Michigan. Yes, it was 11 years of college!! His practice is based on providing excellent orthodontic care through the concept of good HEALTH, FUNCTION, AND AESTHETICS. Dr. Lints discusses treatment options with the parent and patient in a modern office surrounded by the best technology available in the United States: 3D Dental CT imaging, self ligating braces to decrease treatment time, and software educational programs to show techniques and treatment approaches. The State of Michigan has 7 Dental CT machines licensed in the state and one of those is in Traverse City! Dr. Lints has invested in your community and his investment has helped many other specialists in dentistry treat their patients with implants, Jaw joint pain or dysfunction, full mouth reconstruction, surgical approaches, and third molar removal. Besides dentistry, he attends many of his sons sporting events, camps, is an assistant Boy Scout Master, fishes in Grand Traverse Bay with his father, grows blueberries, and enjoys the great outdoors.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lints to family and friends
4.7
based on 28 total surveys
Dr. Lints' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Lints says...

Dr. Lints is committed to his family, community, and practice in Orthodontics.  His wife, Mary, and four sons remain his focus in his life outside his STATE OF THE ART practice in Orthodontics.  He graduated from Northwestern Michigan College, Michigan State University and The University of Michigan.  Yes, it was 11 years of college!!  His practice is based on providing excellent orthodontic care through the concept of good HEALTH, FUNCTION, AND AESTHETICS.

Dr. Lints discusses treatment options with the parent and patient in a modern office surrounded by the best technology available in the United States:  3D Dental CT imaging, self ligating  braces to decrease treatment time, and software educational programs to show techniques and treatment approaches.  The State of Michigan has 7 Dental CT machines licensed in the state and one of those is in Traverse City!  Dr. Lints has invested in your community and his investment has helped many other specialists in dentistry treat their patients with implants, Jaw joint pain or dysfunction, full mouth reconstruction, surgical approaches, and third molar removal.

Besides dentistry, he attends many of his sons sporting events, camps, is an assistant Boy Scout Master, fishes in Grand Traverse Bay with his father, grows blueberries, and enjoys the great outdoors.

Dr. Lints' Care Philosophy

At Dr. Lints Orthodontics, we not only change your smile, we transform your life. We believe that a smile is the most important thing you wear and we want you to wear yours proudly. Our philosophy is all about putting patients first, because frankly, that's what you deserve.We treat children and adults who need comprehensive treatment planning. We like to describe our orthodontic practice in two ways.

1. KIDS-R-US!

2. COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT PLANNING FOR THE DIFFICULT CASE.

Dr. Lints lives close to the practice to respond to emergencies. We use self ligating braces for shorter treatment times–these include colored braces or Invisalign retainers. We proudly offer affordable orthodontic treatment to patients from Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Empire, Frankfort, Interlochen, Grawn, Kingsley, Suttons Bay, Omena, Leelanau County, Northport, Leland, Elk Rapids, Boyne City, East Jordan, Charlevoix, Crawford County, Antrim County, Benzie County, Leelanau County and the surrounding areas.

Dr. Lints says...

We can treat the toughest orthodontic cases using a variety of techniques and appliances. 

Dr. Lints says...

We provide beautiful and healthy smiles to the residents of Traverse City, Elk Rapids, Suttons Bay, and the surrounding areas with Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, Removable Appliances, Clear Ceramic Braces, and Metal Braces.

Dr. Lints is an American Board Certified Orthodontist. We are open 4 days per week in Traverse City. Our practice participates with delta dental to help save you money. We offer payment options for parents. Dr. Lints lives close to the practice to respond to emergencies. We use self ligating braces for shorter treatment times–these include colored braces or Invisalign retainers.

Dr. Lints will listen to your concerns and to provide an orthodontic examination. Dr. Lints will be able to indicate whether or not treatment is needed and if needed, when the best time to start treatment would be. Typical steps prior to beginning treatment include gathering orthodontic records to provide specific information to tailor a treatment plan for that patient.

Dr. Lints' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Orthodontics
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Dental Crowding
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Overbite
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Underbite

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan / School Of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1986

    University Of Michigan Orthodontic Department

    Graduated in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Michigan State University

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisalign® Consultation
  • Invisalign® Impression
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainers