What Sets Us Apart

what sets us apart

Our Practice Philosophy

At Whitesides Orthodontics, we believe in treating each patient and his or her family the way we would want to be treated: with compassion and respect. We understand that each person presents a unique set of clinical needs and goals, so we work with them to determine the orthodontic plan that will straighten their teeth and create a confident, beautiful smile.

For us, orthodontics is about the people we serve. Each person is a remarkable individual, and during the course of treatment we get to know them on a personal level. Our team looks forward to our patients’ visits, not just to see the progress we’re making on their new smile, but to catch up on what’s been happening in their lives. We love creating smiles for people we care about!

What makes us unique?

  • Our orthodontist: Dr. Joseph Whitesides is an experienced and accomplished orthodontist who serves the North Port, Punta Gorda, and Port Charlotte, FL communities. He delivers gentle care with an emphasis on individualized attention for kids and adults. He has extensive experience in Invisalign and adult orthodontics.
  • Our results: Visit our before and after gallery to view the finished results of some of our recent patients.
  • Our office environment: The moment you set foot in our office, you’ll be greeted by warm smiles from our team. Ours is an inviting, relaxed, and warm practice where we put our patients’ needs and comfort at the forefront of everything we do. If there’s ever anything you need while you’re in our care, please don’t hesitate to ask!
  • Our technology: We use state-of-the-art technology and treatment options to straighten teeth, to ensure the longest-lasting results. This includes lingual (behind-the-teeth) braces and Invisalign® clear aligners.
  • Our commitment to customer care: We believe we are here to serve our patients and their needs, whatever they may be. We deliver the highest levels of excellence in orthodontic care, in addition to exceptional customer service.

We invite you to schedule a complimentary consultation at one of our three orthodontic offices, located in North Port, Punta Gorda, and Port Charlotte, FL. Come in, receive a complimentary orthodontic exam from Dr. Whitesides, and learn how we can make the smile of your dreams a reality!