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Our Orthodontists in Murfreesboro – Gateway

Ralph Callender
Dr. Ralph Callender

Dr. Callender received his D.D.S.from Loma Linda University in 1987 and his Certificate of Orthodontics from Howard University in 1989. During his training he received the Outstanding Performance in Orthodontic Research award from Howard University Department of Orthodontics. He also completed an additional three years of graduate study toward a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology the first two years concurrent with orthodontic residency at Howard University College of Medicine ending in 1989 and an additional year in the Dept of Kinesiology ending in 1991 at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Callender is also a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Callender is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. He was a District Representative for the Los Angeles Dental Society from 1989 until 1992 and also served as the editor of the LA Dental Society Newsletter in 1991. He received a special recognition award in Recruitment and Retention from the American Dental Association.

Dr. Callender believes that orthodontic treatment should be an enjoyable experience for everyone. He enjoys writing, photography, running, skiing, Bible study and spending time with his family.

1370 Gateway Blvd Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm

Our Orthodontists in Murfreesboro – Gateway

Ralph Callender
Dr. Ralph Callender

Dr. Callender received his D.D.S.from Loma Linda University in 1987 and his Certificate of Orthodontics from Howard University in 1989. During his training he received the Outstanding Performance in Orthodontic Research award from Howard University Department of Orthodontics. He also completed an additional three years of graduate study toward a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology the first two years concurrent with orthodontic residency at Howard University College of Medicine ending in 1989 and an additional year in the Dept of Kinesiology ending in 1991 at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Callender is also a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dr. Callender is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. He was a District Representative for the Los Angeles Dental Society from 1989 until 1992 and also served as the editor of the LA Dental Society Newsletter in 1991. He received a special recognition award in Recruitment and Retention from the American Dental Association.

Dr. Callender believes that orthodontic treatment should be an enjoyable experience for everyone. He enjoys writing, photography, running, skiing, Bible study and spending time with his family.

1370 Gateway Blvd Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm

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About Our Office

Our Murfreesboro - Gateway office offers a breadth of orthodontics services to meet your needs. As the fastest growing network of orthodontists in the United States, Smile Doctors has helped adults, teens, and kids find confidence in their smiles through our orthodontic treatments. If you’re looking for a family orthodontist and Invisalign® aligners provider near you, look no further than our Murfreesboro - Gateway office. Check out our offers and services or book a free consultation to discuss what options are best for you.

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Retainers

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

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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.

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