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Your Columbus and Upper Arlington Orthodontists

Welcome to the website of Cook & Mess Orthodontics. The doctors and staff would like to thank you for choosing us as your local Columbus, Ohio orthodontist office. Dr. Victor J. Cook and Dr. Joseph M. Mess are committed to providing their patients with the highest quality orthodontic treatment in a friendly, relaxed environment. We believe that every patient deserves a dazzling smile, and we will work hard to ensure they are satisfied with the results. Learn more about our fantastic practice below and feel free to contact us with any additional questions you may have!

Why Choose Cook & Mess Orthodontics?

Our office has always been considered one of the premier orthodontic practices in and around the Columbus, Ohio area. (See Dentists rate Dentists-top orthodontist video) From innovative patents on orthodontic instruments to original research into longstanding orthodontic problems, we have always been at the forefront of orthodontic care. We have been known for our excellence in the treatment we provide, as well as in the way we care for our patients. Cook & Mess Orthodontics has earned the service industry's coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service in 2015.

We believe wholeheartedly that every patient of ours should be treated like family. This is why we facilitate open communication and encourage our patients to address any questions or concerns they have throughout treatment time at our practice.

Quality Orthodontic Services

Our office has the most sophisticated orthodontic equipment available, including digital radiography, computer imaging and the most advanced sterilization devices. We have our own orthodontic lab in our office, which enables us to better control the fabrication of our appliances and deliver them in a more timely fashion.

Cook & Mess Orthodontics offers a variety of orthodontic services to deliver results that will last a lifetime. Some of our most popular services include:

We believe that by providing our patients with a number of options to choose from, they are receiving individualized treatment they can trust.

Talented Clinical Staff

Our dynamic staff has over 175 years of combined experience in the delivery of orthodontic health care. Our talented team is largely comprised of registered dental hygienists which is unique for an orthodontic office. From the moment you walk into our Columbus and Upper Arlington offices, we will do everything to ensure your time with us is as enjoyable as possible.

Dr. Victor Cook graduated Summa Cum Laude from the orthodontic department of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He taught in the orthodontic department at Ohio State for eight years before devoting all of his time to his private practice. Throughout his career, Dr. Cook has pioneered several new types of treatment and orthodontic appliances that produce better results in less time than conventional methods.

Dr. Joseph Mess completed his undergraduate and graduate dental school training at The Ohio State University. He graduated first in his class from the orthodontic specialty program at Saint Louis University. Dr. Mess practiced general dentistry while in St. Louis prior to returning to Columbus and Upper Arlington to join Dr. Cook's orthodontic practice. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Ohio Dental Association, American Dental Association, and currently serves as editor of the Columbus Dental Society. 

Dr. Cook and Dr. Mess personally prepare individualized treatment plans for every patient and are directly involved with each aspect of your orthodontic treatment. From traditional braces to newer innovations like Invisalign and lingual braces, you can count on them to help you get the smile you desire.

Financial Flexibility

Costs are always a concern to us because we know they are a concern to you. Flexibility in payment plans, no interest charges, all-inclusive fees and assistance with filing your insurance are just a few of the ways we will work for you. We believe that everyone deserves to have the smile they've always dreamed of, regardless of their financial situation. At Cook & Mess Orthodontics, we will work together to develop a payment plan that benefits both you and your family's finances.

Call Our Columbus Offices Today

We appreciate you choosing the doctors and staff at Cook & Mess Orthodontics as your local Columbus, Ohio orthodontist office. We currently improve smiles from two locations and are always accepting new patients at both practices. To make an appointment, please fill out our appointment request form online. For any additional questions or concerns, please contact us at 614-457-6567. We look forward to seeing you soon!