Top Rated Orthodontist for over years by Washingtonian Magazine
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See Why We’re Unique

As the “#1 Orthodontist” in Washington, DC by Consumers Checkbook Magazine, and a “Top Orthodontist” in the entire Washington DC Metro area, as voted by peers in Washingtonian Magazine, Dr. Shefferman is proud to be the number-one orthodontist referred to by dentists for complex problems. He also treats more dentists’ families and children than any other office in the community.
Why Choose a Board-Certified Orthodontist

Why Choose aBoard-CertifiedOrthodontist?

As a board-certified orthodontist, Dr. Shefferman volunteered to undergo a rigorous set of written and clinical examinations—a process that can take up to ten years—by his peers on the basis of his extensive knowledge and skills. Becoming board certified signifies Dr. Shefferman’s pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence in orthodontics.
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your final results
High-tech digital impressions
We put an end to unpleasant traditional alginate impressions with iTero® Element®.
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High-tech digital impressions
Our smile journeys
Incredible smile journeys happen every day at Shefferman Orthodontics!
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Our smile journeys
Straight  teeth without braces
Invisalign® is the clear way to give you the smile you’ve always wanted!
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Straight teeth without braces

What Our Patients Are Saying

  • "The smiles, the personal connections, the creative environment help to relax patients so there is no 'ordeal' involved with braces."— C. G., Harpers Ferry, WV
  • "I was very impressed with everyone here. Dr. Shefferman is outstanding and inspires total confidence. Everything was great. Thank you!"— W. E., Bethesda, MD
  • "Everyone in the office was extremely courteous, fun, and professional. They are all the best! I would not change one thing. My experience was pleasurable. I couldn't ask for better service."— C. H., Washington, DC
  • "The best medical experience I've ever had. I can't think of anything to change. A highly efficient and caring practice with quality professionals from Dr. Shefferman on down."— K. L., Washington, DC
  • "I looked forward to my visits, to make progress, and to also have a pleasant, peaceful and sociable experience. Each of the staff has been friendly, helpful, caring, and gentle."— D. S., Washington, DC
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Welcome to Shefferman Orthodontics

At Shefferman Orthodontics, our goal is always to provide our patients with exceptional orthodontic treatment in the most caring, innovative, and comfortable environment possible. Dr. John C. Shefferman and our friendly staff are dedicated to making your experience a pleasurable one, and we look forward to helping you achieve a beautiful and healthy smile.

We offer state-of-the-art aesthetic braces, allowing our patients to get a beautiful smile without sacrificing looks:

  • Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® clear aligners are easy to clean, more comfortable, and completely invisible. They are also removable, so there’s no need to adhere to a special diet.
  • Clarity SL™ and SmartClip™ self-ligating braces offer faster treatment compared to traditional braces and are more comfortable because they use less force.
  • Take a sneak peek at your final results with our Outcome Simulator
  • With AcceleDent® Aura, you can reduce your treatment time as much as 50%!

Contact our Washington, DC orthodontic office to schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Shefferman today! We provide orthodontic care to patients throughout the Chevy Chase and Bethesda, MD, and Arlington and Alexandria, VA communities.

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