At Maine Orthodontics, we treat our patients as we would treat our own family members. Our treatment plans are conservative and based on the latest research. We strive to make sure our patients understand our recommendations completely. Our doctors and staff are very open and friendly. We love to have fun with our patients and get to know them on a personal level.
We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person who walks through our doors. Whether you’re an adult, adolescent or child, our knowledgeable doctors and staff are committed to helping you achieve the smile you deserve – a healthy, beautiful one!
To schedule a complimentary exam to see if orthodontic treatment is right for you, please call 207-797-5577 or fill out the form HERE.
A Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, Dr. Shuman is also a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Maine Dental Association and the Greater Portland Dental Society. In his leisure time, he enjoys skiing, playing bass guitar, and spending time with his wife and two sons
Dr. Shuman attended Harvard University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. He continued at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. He then graduated from the University of Michigan with his Master of Science degree in orthodontics.
Dr. Jerome Shuman served as past President of the of both the Maine Association of Orthodontists and the Greater Portland Dental Society. In addition to private practice, he spent 5 years as a part-time Clinical Instructor of Orthodontics at Tufts University Dental School, and was twice awarded “part-time instructor of the year.” He loves teaching patients and their families about the exciting world of Orthodontics. He grew up in Cumberland and loves his home state of Maine!
Dr. Setareh Razzaghi
A Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, Dr. Razzaghi received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at San Diego. She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Washington Orthodontic program. Dr. Razzaghi has superior leadership skills and has extensive research and teaching experience at these institutions. Dr. Setareh Razzaghi grew up in La Jolla, California.
She listens well to patients and has a good understanding of human relationships. Dr. Razzaghi does all of this with a great sense of humor and compassion.
Our doctors have a real passion for orthodontics and dentistry.
We continue to evolve our treatment plans and approaches based on the latest research available.
We have a very conservative approach to our treatment plans. We do not recommend early treatment unless absolutely necessary for the health of the teeth and jaws.
We are very conservative about extractions and are able to plan most treatments with a non-extraction approach.
Our doctors and staff strive to make the entire experience as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
Our doctors and staff are very friendly, welcoming, and love to get to know our patients on a personal level.
We are very open and transparent with our treatment planning process. If orthodontic treatment is recommended, we will explain exactly what is needed and why. We make sure patients and parents understand their treatment and the reasons for our recommendations.
We love to educate our patients and their parents about their teeth and orthodontic treatment. We will make sure that you understand what we are doing at every step of the process and keep you informed about what is coming in the future.