About Us:

The Modern Orthodontist is a unique, private orthodontic practice. Our goal is to provide the best orthodontic care possible for all of our patients in our state of the art facility. We utilize the latest technology to make your visits efficient and comfortable. Our staff provides the highest quality care to ensure that your aligners or braces fit and feel natural while straightening your teeth. We also provide the latest high-tech products including Invisalign and self-ligating braces. The office is equipped with 3-D digital radiography and will utilize paperless records. We are committed to being green!

Our facility was designed to look and feel like a modern art museum. We enjoy showcasing the art of local artists, art students and patients. We strive not only to provide you with the best treatment in a fun and relaxed environment, but also in one that encourages and inspires exploration of your creative and artistic side.

We enjoy the opportunity to build long term relationships with our patients and their families. We understand how important it is to find the right orthodontist that will help you achieve the smile you have always wanted. We are confident that you will find our practice fun and friendly.

The American Association of Orthodontics recommends an initial visit as early as age 7. If you are interested in straightening your teeth, improving your bite or have any other questions or concerns, please call our office today to schedule an appointment.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Gretchen Schnepper been practicing orthodontics in Vancouver, Washington since 2007. She opened her state of the art private practice in 2010. She graduated from and completed an additional 27 month, advanced educational program in orthodontics at Loma Linda University. Orthodontists are uniquely qualified dental specialists who diagnose, prevent and treat dental and facial irregularities to correctly align teeth and jaws. Dr. Gretchen comes from a long line of dental professionals. Both her maternal and paternal grandfathers and her father were dentists and her uncle still practices today. While in dental school she received The American Association of Orthodontists Award, the American Association of Oral Biologists Award and the International College of Dentistry Award.

Dr. Gretchen is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the world’s oldest and largest dental specialty organization. It represents more than 17,000 orthodontist members throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. The Association encourages and sponsors key research to enable its members to provide the highest quality of care to patients, and is committed to educating the public about the need for, and benefits of, orthodontic treatment. For more information go to mylifemysmile.org.

Dr. Gretchen is married to Darby, a first and second-grade teacher. She enjoys reading, making art, bicycling and camping in her spare time. They have been blessed with 2 beautiful daughters. She loves being a mom.