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Welcome home! If you were seeking orthodontic care for you or your child and had the opportunity to receive personal service, where you would immediately feel right at home in one of the most innovative practices in the Portage, Paw Paw and Kalamazoo area, why would you go anywhere else? 

No Fee evaluations so you can get an obligation-free opinion about how a great smile will dramatically benefit you.

Dr. S. Jay Bowman is your board-certified orthodontic specialist who creates the most natural smiles with and without visible braces for children, teens and adults.

At Kalamazoo Orthodontics, we’re not just another orthodontic office; we have a unique practice that is designed specifically to suit your needs and lifestyle!

 We pride ourselves in offering a welcoming, friendly and accommodating practice. We treat patients that select us in a caring and professional manner while making it a most enjoyable and rewarding experience.

 Dr. Bowman and our talented team offer the convenience of three comfortable locations: Kalamazoo, Portage, and Paw Paw.

 We feature multiple treatment options, including our own signature series of Butterfly System™ braces (designed by Dr. Bowman), crystal clear Radiance braces, Insignia Custom Designed Braces, AcceleDent along with Invisalign® and Invisalign® Teen –  all intended to create healthy, balanced smiles, and beautifully aesthetic results that give you the confidence to really smile (see all of our patients' natural smiles featured throughout our website)!

At the heart of Kalamazoo Orthodontics is a passion for innovation. Not only is Dr. Bowman a clinician with years of experience, he is also an inventor who has created dozens of devices and concepts to enhance orthodontics. He is an award-winning researcher and was selected as one of only four orthodontists in the U.S. for the Invisalign® Teen Investigative Research Team. He has authored numerous scientific publications, textbook chapters and even his own book. In addition, Dr. Bowman is an orthodontic educator, a professor at three universities, one of the most sought-after speakers and has been invited to lecture around the world.

Kalamazoo Orthodontics and Dr. Bowman have been featured in a number of publications, including OrthoTown, Ortho Tribune, Orthodontic Products, Orthodontic Practice US, Great Lakes Family, Kalamazoo Gazette and Kalamazoo Weekly. Dr. Bowman ties all of these intriguing aspects together with the goal of providing quality, individualized, caring and innovative orthodontics for our patients of any age. All of these unique factors are combined to enhance your concierge experience with us on a journey to a more beautiful, healthy and radiant new smile! Call us at 269-344-2466 today to make a fresh start!

Caring Convenience is Our Focus at Kalamazoo Orthodontics


State of Michigan – Board of Dentistry
Orthodontist – Specialty License