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Creating Smiles to
Last a Lifetime

Drs. Michael Tilghman and Carrie Schwartz have been creating beautiful smiles since 2001. Our commitment to patient care is unmatched, and our offices radiate friendliness and comfort.

With over 40 years of experience between our two doctors, we offer only the most efficient and time-proven treatment methods for patients in Salisbury, Berlin, Ocean City, and other areas throughout the Eastern Shore.

Best of Coastal 2022 Badge
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Affordable, Personalized Orthodontics

Meet Your Doctors

You only get one smile, so it makes sense to trust the experts. With more than 40 years of combined experience, you’ll be in good hands at Tilghman Orthodontics.

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Meet Dr. Tilghman

Dr. Michael Tilghman graduated second in his dental school class at the University of Maryland and received many academic honors and distinctions with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (D.D.S).

Dr. Tilghman completed a three-year Orthodontic Residency at UMD and received a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology with a concentration in Craniofacial Growth & Development.

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Meet Dr. Schwartz

Dr. Carrie Schwartz received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) with distinction from the University of Minnesota. She completed a three-year Orthodontic Residency at the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Schwartz earned her Master of Science degree in Orthodontics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Find Your Perfect Fit

Thanks to advances in orthodontic technology, you have more options than ever at Tilghman Orthodontics. We‘ll help you find the perfect fit for your unique smile to reach your goals.

Clear Aligners

Clear Aligners

Customized clear aligners from Invisalign, 3M, or our in-office brand, Smiles Correct, can give you a straighter smile without the appearance of braces.

Metal Braces

Metal Braces

Our modern metal braces are less visible, lighter, and more comfortable than ever, giving you a better treatment experience.

Clear Braces

Clear Braces

These ceramic brackets blend in with the color of your teeth, so they’re less noticeable than metal braces.

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