Why We’re Unique

The mission of Valley Orthodontics is to design stunning smiles that last a lifetime, to treat you as our family and to create laughter along the way.

Academic Experience

Dr. Maher attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for four years and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology. She then attended the University of Minnesota for four years to become a dentist and continued on to the world renowned University of Minnesota Orthodontic Program full-time for two years to obtain her Orthodontic Specialty Certificate.

ABO Certified

An orthodontist is a dentist who has completed an American Dental Association accredited graduate program in the specialty of orthodontics. A dentist who graduates from a specialty program becomes an orthodontic specialist who is eligible to become board certified through the voluntary examination process of The American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). Involvement in the certification process is a demonstration of the orthodontist's pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence. Dr. Maher has taken that extra step to become board certified by the ABO to provide her patients with the highest level of care possible.

Philosophy and Advanced Training

Dr. Maher’s passion to provide the best treatment is a reflection of how much she cares about each and every patient.  She treats to the individual characteristics and uniqueness of each patient.  She enhances your smile while building on a healthy foundation of muscle, jaw joints and bite.  Dr. Maher is a big believer of continuing education (CE).  She bases her decisions on the most up-to-date evidence.  Dr. Maher is soft-tissue laser certified and has additional mini-implant training.


Dr. Maher cares about being on the leading edge of sound, proven technology.  She also knows that while technology can be a fun tool to use, in certain situations it can increase radiation exposure or add to the cost of treatment.  Most importantly, she will educate you so you can make an informed choice about which technology to incorporate into your treatment.  The office is fully equipped with digital radiography, computer charting, and digitally animated treatment videos.

Community Service

Dr. Maher and the Valley Orthodontics team believe in giving back to the community and love to help our patients with their passions, charities and interests. Please let us know how we can help you or your organization. Valley Orthodontics is also proud to be a provider for Smiles Change Lives.