Why Choose Our Office

Girl with bracesOur office has always been considered one of the premier orthodontic practices in Columbus and Upper Arlington. Established in 1948 by Dr. Charles W. Miller, our practice is one of the longest enduring orthodontic practices in Ohio. From innovative patents on orthodontic instruments to original research into longstanding orthodontic problems, we have always been at the forefront of orthodontic care. We are known for our excellence in the treatment we provide as well as in the way we care for our patients.

  • Consistent individualized care from start to finish!
    Dr. Joseph Mess is committed to delivering personalized care to his patients. From the placement of braces to the fabrication of retainers, he is personally involved in every aspect of your care.
  • Customized treatment that meets your well-defined needs!
    Dr. Mess personally prepares the treatment plan for every single one of his patients. Because every patient’s biologic response to orthodontic treatment is unique, your treatment plan is tailored to your needs and constantly reassessed throughout treatment to insure that all treatment goals are met.
  • A standard of excellence that is unmatched anywhere else in central Ohio.
    Our service and dedication to our patients remains unsurpassed. We welcome your questions at any time and invite you to explore how we may help create a beautiful and attractive smile and a healthier bite for you or your children. Once you know more about us, we know we’ll make you smile!
  • Our services are second to none!
    We have an exceptionally talented clinical staff composed of both registered dental hygienists (unique for an orthodontic office) and experienced dental assistants.
  • Flexible Financing
    Costs are always a concern to us because we know they are a concern to you. Flexible payment plans with no interest or financing charges and assistance with insurance filing, are just a few of the ways we will work for you.
  • Convenient Locations
    Our main office at 4775 Knightsbridge Boulevard is adjacent to state route 315 and Olentangy River Road with easy access from Upper Arlington, Worthington, Dublin, Powell, and Clintonville communities. Our branch office at 2060 Arlington Avenue is located along the mallway of Upper Arlington adjacent to Jones Middle and Barrington Elementary Schools with convenient access to our families in Grandview, Hilliard, and Upper Arlington. Both locations are well accessible from The Ohio State University main campus.