Welcome to Embrace Our World  Orthodontics!

Embrace Our World Orthodontics is conveniently located in the South County area of St. Louis, Missouri.

Our team of skilled professionals are dedicated to providing each of our patients with the compassionate, individualized care they deserve. We feature a comprehensive set of orthodontic options, from traditional systems to revolutionary new technology, to ensure that we have an orthodontic solution that will be perfect for you, regardless of your age or orthodontic needs. Using our precise mix of cutting-edge technology and time-proven methods, we will work to give you a smile you can be proud of!


We have over 50 years of combined orthodontic experience with three full-time orthodontists at one location.


  • All X-rays are digital (reduced radiation)
  • 3-D scanner available to scan images of the teeth for diagnostic models and Invisalign® (no radiation or impressions)
  • Latest in clinically proven brackets (braces) with efficient wires that give optimal movement of the teeth
  • Invisalign and Invisalign Teen
  • Opal® Seal – a revolutionary new orthodontic primer that enhances bond strength and improves your overall enamel health.


Drs. Gary and Jonathan Shanker and Dr. Brian Schlueter have been selected and honored as Top Dental Professionals by their peers for the St. Louis and surrounding areas since 2009!


Our practice offers financial options to accommodate your needs.

Contact us at Embrace Our World Orthodontics!



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