About the Doctors

Here at White Orthodontics, our mission is to give each and every one of our patients straighter and healthier smiles. We’re proud to offer our expert orthodontic treatments to all those living in and around the Florissant and O’Fallon, MO areas. Whether you’re looking for braces, Invisalign, or anything more complex, we provide all the orthodontic services that you might require. None of this would be possible without the help of our terrific family orthodontists; we’d like to introduce them to you right now!

Come See Your O’Fallon and Florissant Orthodontist!

Interested in scheduling an appointment with your Florissant and O’Fallon orthodontist? We encourage you to give us a call at our O’Fallon office at (636) 978-9585 or our Florissant office at (314) 838-8762. Alternatively, you can fill out our online appointment request form to schedule a visit with your family orthodontist. We can’t wait to see you and help you attain a straighter and healthier smile!

Dr WhiteRichard J. White, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. White received his Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Louis University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry where he earned Omicron Kappa Upsilon academic honors. He also completed his orthodontic residency at UMKC and received a Master of Science Degree during his residency. He is an active member in the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society.

Dr. White enjoys visiting local schools to teach children about the importance of good oral hygiene and the benefits of a great smile!

Dr. White was raised in the St. Charles area and is proud to have the opportunity to serve his hometown community. He and his wife, Kristy, have three children, and now reside and are actively involved in the O’Fallon Community.

Dr. White is recognized as a “specialist” in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics by the State of Missouri.

*The only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association.

Dr HewittWhitney N. D. Hewitt, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Whitney Hewitt completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at the University of Missouri before earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, where she went on to complete her residency and earn her specialty certification in orthodontics in 2016.

During her time at UMKC, Dr. Hewitt was the recipient of several notable awards, including the Top Scholar Award, the Colgate Research Award, the Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence and the Quintessence Award for Research Achievement, just to name a few.

To stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Hewitt maintains active memberships in numerous prestigious professional organizations, such as the American Association of Orthodontists and Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. During her time at UMKC, Dr. Hewitt served as chapter president of both the American Association of Women Dentists and the American Association of Dental Research-Student Research Group.

Dr. Hewitt participates in various continuing education meetings and seminars in order to stay abreast of the always-changing technological advancements in the orthodontic field. She is recognized as “specialists” in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics by the State of Missouri.