Dr. Russell Tipton, DMD

Dr. Russell Tipton, DMD

Orthodontics  ·  

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Dr. Russell Tipton, DMD is an orthodontics practitioner in Tempe, AZ. He practices orthodontics and dentistry.Read his story

Tipton Orthodontics

2084 E Southern Ave

Tempe, AZ 85282
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Tipton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tipton "Hi, I’m Dr. Tom Tipton, better known as “El Jefe” (actually no one calls me that). I grew up in a military family and have lived in many places in the U.S. and Panama and Japan. As a boy, I enjoyed going on field trips in the jungles of Panama to trap animals with my dad so he could study the fleas, ticks, and mosquitos they carried. After serving an LDS mission in Argentina, I graduated from BYU as an undergrad, followed by Washington University in the St. Louis Dental School, and later the University of Pittsburgh for Orthodontic Training. I love the outdoors. Running, hiking, biking, swimming, and golfing are all activities I do regularly. I also love orthodontics and the rewarding daily interactions with kids, adults, and families. Spending time with my kids is my greatest pleasure. I have four terrific kids, all grown and on their own. One in dental school, one in California, one in Phoenix, and the youngest at Northern Arizona University."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tipton "Dr. R. Thomas Tipton and his knowledgeable staff provide personalized orthodontic care in a friendly, professional, patient-oriented environment. Our practice is known for creating individual treatment plans with flawless results for every patient. Your comfort is very important to us, and we take extra measures to ensure every office visit is exceptional!"

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Dentistry

9  Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Orthodontic Disorders

14  Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Invisalign Teen®
  • Invisalign®
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Surgical Orthodontics
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment

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  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Washington University, St. Louis
    Medical School | Graduated

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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