About Our Office

The team at Charleston offers a breadth of orthodontic services to meet the needs of kids, teens, and adults. Helping our patients reveal confident smiles through tailored orthodontic treatment plans is our goal. If you’re looking for braces or Invisalign® aligner options from a family orthodontist near you, book your FREE consultation online or by phone today.

  • Convenient scheduling and progress tracking through Smile Doctors Anywhere app
  • Affordable monthly payment options and discounts are available for qualifying patients
  • Most dental insurance plans accepted
Charleston Orthodontics logo
975 Savannah Hwy,
Ste 107B,
Charleston, SC, 29407-7851
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-2pm

About Our Office

The team at Charleston offers a breadth of orthodontic services to meet the needs of kids, teens, and adults. Helping our patients reveal confident smiles through tailored orthodontic treatment plans is our goal. If you’re looking for braces or Invisalign® aligner options from a family orthodontist near you, book your FREE consultation online or by phone today.

  • Convenient scheduling and progress tracking through Smile Doctors Anywhere app
  • Affordable monthly payment options and discounts are available for qualifying patients
  • Most dental insurance plans accepted
Charleston Orthodontics logo
975 Savannah Hwy,
Ste 107B,
Charleston, SC, 29407-7851
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-2pm

Orthodontic Services Available

Braces

Charleston Orthodontics offers metal and ceramic braces to suit our patient’s needs. Our orthodontists can develop a custom orthodontic treatment plan for kids, teens, and adults.

Invisalign® Aligners

A clear alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign® aligners are a convenient choice for adults and teens looking to discreetly straighten their teeth with clear aligners.

Smile Express®

Get the smile of your dreams in six months or less with Smile Express! Learn how our local orthodontists can help adults touch up their smile with aligners shipped straight to your door.

Retainers

Keep your smile beautiful with clear or fixed retainers from Charleston Orthodontics. Our orthodontists can fit a new or existing patient for a retainer and offer retainer repairs and replacements if needed.

Rising Star (7& Up)

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends children see an orthodontist by age 7. Our RISING STAR program provides children ages 5-10 with complimentary, early care.

Current Offers

Choose the payment option that works for you. We offer convenient monthly payments and discounts for qualifying patients.

Pay in Full
Discounts when you pay in full for treatment

* Some restrictions & exclusions may apply.

Military Discount
10% off braces or Invisalign® aligners

A special offer for service members and family

* Some restrictions & exclusions may apply.

Family Plan
Discounts when multiple family members start treatment

* Some restrictions & exclusions may apply.

Meet Our Orthodontists in Charleston

Michael Lee
Dr. Michael Lee

Dr. Mike Lee originally hails from St. Louis and began his college education at Drury University, where he played soccer while double-majoring in chemistry and biology. After graduating summa cum laude, he entered dental school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, graduating in the top 1% of his class as an elected member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. He then completed his orthodontic residency at Medical University of South Carolina, earning an MS in dentistry and his orthodontic certificate. He is currently a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Lee believes in the life-changing power of orthodontics and feels fortunate to be a part of empowering patients of all ages with the gift of a confident smile. Away from the clinic, Dr. Lee enjoys an active lifestyle, including running, golfing, and playing soccer whenever possible. You’ll also find him cheering in the stands at Charleston Battery soccer matches or rooting for the St. Louis Blues NHL team.

Vivek Patel
Dr. Vivek Patel

Dr. Vivek Patel was born in Chicago and raised in Skokie, IL. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). While in school, he served as as a board member of his graduating class and the American Student Dental Association (ASDA).

After dental school, Dr. Patel completed his orthodontic specialty residency at the Seton Hill University Advanced Specialty Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, where he obtained a Master of Science degree and Certificate in Orthodontics.

Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is involved with many professional associations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and South Carolina Dental Association.

When not in the office, Dr. Patel enjoys spending family time with his wife, Krupa, who is a native of the metro Detroit area. They both enjoy traveling and finding good eats. Dr. Patel is a huge sports fan and is a proud supporter of all Chicago teams, especially the Chicago Cubs.

Michael Lee
Vivek Patel

Our Orthodontists in Charleston Orthodontics

Michael Lee
Vivek Patel
Michael Lee Vivek Patel
Dr. Michael Lee

Dr. Mike Lee originally hails from St. Louis and began his college education at Drury University, where he played soccer while double-majoring in chemistry and biology. After graduating summa cum laude, he entered dental school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, graduating in the top 1% of his class as an elected member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. He then completed his orthodontic residency at Medical University of South Carolina, earning an MS in dentistry and his orthodontic certificate. He is currently a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Lee believes in the life-changing power of orthodontics and feels fortunate to be a part of empowering patients of all ages with the gift of a confident smile. Away from the clinic, Dr. Lee enjoys an active lifestyle, including running, golfing, and playing soccer whenever possible. You’ll also find him cheering in the stands at Charleston Battery soccer matches or rooting for the St. Louis Blues NHL team.

Dr. Vivek Patel

Dr. Vivek Patel was born in Chicago and raised in Skokie, IL. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). While in school, he served as as a board member of his graduating class and the American Student Dental Association (ASDA).

After dental school, Dr. Patel completed his orthodontic specialty residency at the Seton Hill University Advanced Specialty Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, where he obtained a Master of Science degree and Certificate in Orthodontics.

Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is involved with many professional associations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and South Carolina Dental Association.

When not in the office, Dr. Patel enjoys spending family time with his wife, Krupa, who is a native of the metro Detroit area. They both enjoy traveling and finding good eats. Dr. Patel is a huge sports fan and is a proud supporter of all Chicago teams, especially the Chicago Cubs.

Awards & Certifications

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In the Community

Our team members make a difference in our communities every day. Whether we are putting on events at our clinics or hosting tooth talks in the schools, filling backpacks with supplies or donating time to those in need, creating smiles is our passion.