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In our journey through life, our smiles often lead the way. A beautiful, healthy smile is more than just attractive—it’s a testament to good oral health, personal care, and confidence. So, when it comes to enhancing or correcting your smile, choosing the right orthodontist is paramount. But with countless practitioners out there, how do you ensure you’re making the right choice?

As with any other specialist you trust with your health, you need an orthodontist who is well-qualified, experienced, and dedicated to their craft. Orthodontics isn’t just about straightening teeth—it’s about aligning the jaws, improving the bite, and enhancing overall oral health. It’s a specialized field that requires several additional years of training beyond general dentistry. This dedicated focus allows orthodontists to gain the expertise needed to address and solve complex orthodontic problems​​.

The right orthodontist will see beyond the immediate issue of crooked or misaligned teeth. They’ll consider the root cause of the problem, taking into account all the factors in your unique mouth and creating a customized treatment plan designed specifically for you​.

Modern orthodontics offers a variety of treatment options, from traditional braces to clear aligners. However, it’s essential to remember that not every treatment is suitable for every patient. A competent orthodontist has the knowledge and a full range of tools to recommend the best treatment for your individual needs​​. Usually alternatives should be explained. Consequences of no treatment is also something that should be reviewed.

Lastly, the right orthodontist for you should always focus on the bigger picture. While the immediate goal might be to improve the appearance of your smile, an excellent orthodontist will aim for treatment results that last a lifetime. Quick fixes often don’t provide the lasting, comprehensive care your smile deserves. The right orthodontist will ensure you get the best care tailored to your specific needs​​.

When it comes to orthodontics, Vaughan, Thornhill and Maple community residents can turn to our team at Walt Orthodontics. Dr. Walt and Dr. Grossman are experienced professionals committed to providing the highest standard of orthodontic care. Having dedicated their careers to the field, they strive to offer treatment plans that are as unique as each patient who walks through their doors​​.

At Walt Orthodontics, we believe in the power of a beautiful, healthy smile, and we’re here to help you achieve yours. We are proud to offer advanced technology with digital scans instead of impressions, 3D custom printed LightForce braces, and are recognized as a top-ranked Diamond Plus provider with Invisalign. Dr. Walt has successfully treated over 2,000 Invisalign patients and is an international speaker for Align Technology. Plus you’ll get the full experience with our state-of-the-art office and friendly staff. We encourage you to reach out to us and schedule a complimentary consultation. With our expertise and dedication to personalized care, you’ll be one step closer to the smile you’ve always dreamed of!

In-Person Consultation

Use our handy online scheduler below to choose the date and time that works best for your initial complimentary consultation appointment!

Please note that while initial orthodontic consultations are complimentary, if you recently completed orthodontic treatment or currently are in active appliances with another provider, seeking a replacement/repair for a retainer, or looking to schedule a second consult after your initial one there is a fee for the consultation. Please contact us for more information.

Alternatively, please contact our office directly by phone/text if you are trying to book multiple consultations at the same time or are seeking consultation further out than 12 weeks.

Please note – If none of the available times on our online scheduler work for you we do have other consultation times available. Please contact us directly for more information.

Virtual Consultation

Skip the office visit and have your free consultation from the comfort of your home. The start to your beautiful smile is just a few photos and clicks away.

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When it comes to financing there’s no one size fits all solution. Likewise, there is no singular solution when it comes to financing. At LendCare, we get that and go deeper to understand your unique story and offer flexible options that work best for you, given your current financial situation. That means you get affordable financing, even if your credit is anything but top-tier.

Walt Orthodontics is pleased to offer interest-free payments up to 30 months. If you require payments over 30 months we are happy to offer the LendCare solution.


Dr. Walt received his dental (DDS) degree from the University of Western Ontario, graduating first in his class and receiving the Gold Medal as well as numerous awards recognizing his scholastic and clinical achievements, leadership and character. He then completed his orthodontic training at the University of Colorado, where he received both his Specialty Certificate and Master of Science Degree. During his residency, he was awarded the Rocky Mountain Orthodontics Scholarship for overall excellence.

After graduating from residency and opening Walt Orthodontics in 2013, Dr. Walt committed himself to applying his traditional orthodontic education into the digital world to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience. He currently serves as a Faculty Member, Key Opinion Leader, and Advisory Board Member for Align Technology which involves traveling around the world to teach other orthodontists about Invisalign. Being at the forefront of digital orthodontics, Dr. Walt was invited to be the first orthodontist in Canada to use custom LightForce braces. He also serves as an Orthodontic Coach/Mentor for other orthodontists looking to improve their knowledge of digital orthodontics.

In addition to practicing orthodontics, Dr. Walt is a “die-hard” Blue Jays fan and enjoys working out in his spare time.


Dr. Stephanie Grossman pursued her dental degree in sunny South Florida at Nova Southeastern University. She graduated with honours, at the top of her class, and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honour Society. She then completed her orthodontic training at the University of Detroit Mercy, where she received both a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree. She is both a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. Grossman strives to provide the highest standard of orthodontic care for her patients. She attends numerous hours of continuing education and utilizes the latest advancements in orthodontics. Dr. Grossman is licensed to practice in both the United States and Canada.

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Grossman enjoys spending time with her friends and family and traveling the world. She is a self-proclaimed foodie and loves trying new restaurants!