Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics

Expertise and affordability in a variety of orthodontic treatments.

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Welcome to JU School of Orthodontics

We are a teaching clinic located on the campus of Jacksonville University. We pride ourselves on providing our patients with the highest quality care at affordable prices.

Attention Patients: Information Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to Executive Order 20-72 issued by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics will remain closed through May 8, 2020.  If you have an appointment scheduled between now and May 8, someone from our office will call you to reschedule when we know the date we will reopen.

If you are a patient of record with an orthodontic emergency, please call your doctor.  Please refer to your doctor’s business card and/or our website, https://jusmiles.com/current-patients/contact-your-doctor for your doctor’s telephone number.  If you are unable to reach your doctor, please call the emergency telephone line at 904-612-9229.

We are so sorry for this inconvenience but be assured that the safety and health of our patients and our team is our top priority.

Any updates to clinic closure will be posted to our website and social media.

Once you are rescheduled, we ask that you follow the precautions listed below.

Contact Us Before Your Appointment If You:

  • Have traveled recently to China, South Korea, Japan, Iran and Italy and/or have had close personal contact with someone who has returned from these areas.
  • Have flu-like symptoms
    • Fever greater than 100
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of breath
    • Muscle aches
  • And/or have close personal contact with someone who has these symptoms.

We encourage everyone to follow precautions to protect your health and the health of those around you. For updated information, here are some recommended sites:

Cutting Edge Technology

As a teaching institution, we have direct access to state-of-the-art equipment, making us one of the most technologically advanced facilities in the Southeast.

Incomparable Value

Our prices are about 30 percent less than many commercial practices. We also accept most insurance carriers and have a variety of payment plans for your convenience.


Our certified dentists work under the supervision of experienced faculty orthodontists to develop and implement customized treatment plans.

Convenient Scheduling

We have scheduling down to a science to keep wait times to a minimum. We also provide regular and extended hours each week and have ample, free parking available.

Multiple Treatment Options

Whether you want the durability of traditional braces or the discretion of Invisalign braces, we have the perfect option for you.

Free Screening

Orthodontic treatment is a commitment, so we offer a free consultation to equip you with all the information you need to make the best decision for you.

Meet Our Team

We're dedicated to providing you with the absolute best in customer service!

Mazen Almashali, DDS

Orthodontic Resident

Robert Berger, DDS

Orthodontic Resident

Mohammed Fathi, BDS

Orthodontic Fellow

Treatment Options We Offer

We offer many options to help you pursue orthodontic treatment that fits into your lifestyle and budget.

Traditional (Metal) Braces

Silver-colored metal braces are the most common type of dental braces used in orthodontic therapy. These brackets are made up of a mix of stainless steel, nickel, and other metals. This makes the brackets very durable to help prevent breakage.

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are what most people think of as “clear braces.” They function the same way as traditional metal braces, but offer a cosmetic alternative to the metal.

Incognito Braces

Incognito braces, also known as lingual braces, are another way to straighten teeth without visible brackets and wires. These braces go on the back side of your teeth.

Self-Ligating Braces

Self-ligating braces use a metal “door” to hold the wire in place. A sliding and clipping system in these doors holds the wire in place. This system reduces the pressure on your teeth and can make treatment more efficient.

Invisalign Aligners

Invisalign technology consists of customized aligner trays made of smooth, comfortable, clear plastic that you wear over your teeth.

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Lazarra Health Science Building
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Office Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed