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Kind Team & Kid-Friendly

Our experience there was extraordinary. The team was kind, and the office was kid-friendly. My daughter is already asking when she can go back!

- Jackie K.

Meet Our Doctor

We've been recognized by Coastal Style Magazine as a top orthodontic practice for the past eight years with no signs of slowing down. Check out our most recent features here: The Faces of Dental Innovation and 2019 Health Experts.

Dr. Michael Tilghman

Meet Dr. Tilghman

Dr. Michael Tilghman earned his Bachelor of Science degree at James Madison University before graduating second in his dental school class at the University of Maryland. He received many academic honors and distinctions while working toward his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S).

He completed a three-year orthodontic residency at UMD, receiving a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology with a concentration in Craniofacial Growth & Development.

Dr. Tilghman is a member of the:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Maryland Dental Association
  • Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
  • Eastern Shore Dental Society

Dr. Tilghman and his wife, Liz, have three children: John, Joey, and Rachel.

Exceptional Care at Every Age

The entire team at Tilghman Orthodontics is such a pleasure to know and receive care from! I am in my 50s, and after watching my son’s beautiful smile come to life with braces, I decided to be brave enough to take the plunge myself. I’m so happy that I did!

- Kimberly H.

A Professional and Efficient Team

I love Tilghman Orthodontics! The professionalism and friendliness of the team have made this treatment a wonderful experience! Everyone works together well, and it shows. They answer any concerns immediately and have my best interest at heart. I recommend this practice to anyone considering orthodontics!

- Whitney G.

They Made Us Feel Comfortable at Every Step

My son recently had his first appointment, and we were both very nervous. However, the wonderful team quickly calmed our fears. We both loved the office and how patient they were during treatment. They were able to answer all of my questions, and my son can't wait to go back!

- Taz G.

Kind Team & Kid-Friendly

Tilghman Orthodontics was recommended to us by our dental office because they saw the best results from their patients. Our experience there was extraordinary. The team was kind, and the office was kid-friendly. My daughter is already asking when she can go back!

- Jackie K.

Meet Your Team

Our team provides high-quality care through extensive education and training, and we'll always put your experience first. We're passionate about helping you get a smile you love with personalized treatment and attentive care.

We commit ourselves to continuing education, learning, and exploring new treatment methods and orthodontic technology to ensure that our patients always get the latest and greatest care possible.

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