At Embrace Our World Orthodontics, our team of top rated orthodontists is dedicated to providing our patients with the compassionate, individualized care they deserve. Conveniently located in the South County area of St. Louis, Missouri, our orthodontists specialize in common treatments including Invisalign and traditional braces. Using a unique mix of cutting-edge technology and time-proven methods, the experts at Embrace Our World Orthodontics will work hard to give you a healthy, happy smile you can be proud of! 


We have over 50 years of combined orthodontic experience with our three full- time orthodontists at a single location. Dr. Gary Shanker, Dr. Jonathan Shanker, and Dr. Schlueter, as well as our fantastic office staff, are tremendously proud of the high-quality service we continue to provide to the St. Louis community. Whether you’re looking for Invisalign or regular braces, we’re here to meet any of your orthodontic needs!


Our orthodontists use innovative technology to ensure we offer our patients the best oral solutions available. Our office and orthodontic approach offer the following:

  • Exclusively digital X-rays (reduced radiation)
    3-D scanner 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.


Since 2009, 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, MO and surrounding areas! Our team is honored to have this recognition by our peers as well as ongoing positive testimonials from our patients.


Our practice offers a range of financial options to accommodate your needs. Feel free to reach out to our staff if you’d like to have a more in-depth conversation about payment options and insurance prior to your first appointment with Embrace Our World Orthodontics. Otherwise, we can discuss all of your options in person when you visit our St. Louis, MO office!

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Contact us today to schedule an appointment for you or a family member. No matter your orthodontic needs, we’re here to help. We look forward to your first appointment with Embrace Our World Orthodontics!


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