MAKING HAMDEN & NORTH HAVEN SMILE
Welcome to Elm Tree Orthodontics
We’ve made our community smile for 50 years because we’ve always given you forward-thinking care. Our team specializes in braces and clear aligners for all ages, so we’ll help you craft the smile of your dreams.Read More
Shamik Desai, DMD, MS
After 50 years of serving communities all around Hamden & North Haven through outstanding orthodontics, Dr. Shamik Desai continues our legacy of beautiful smiles.
You and your family will enjoy comfortable and modern treatments at Elm Tree Orthodontics.Read Bio
Before & Afters
Take a look at these amazing transformations and see the difference Elm Tree Orthodontics can create for teens, kids and adults.
Top-Rated Orthodontist in Hamden & North Haven, CT
“I am so glad with my decision at the age of 50! I should have done it years ago. Make an appointment and don't look back!”
"A reliable and friendly orthodontist! Can’t imagine going anywhere else. I’ve had the best experience there for over 15 years!”
- Camila R.
"Dr. Desai is always patient with my daughter and takes the time to explain her progress and future plan. Highly recommend!”
- Geoff P.
“The service and the team were excellent, they go above and beyond for each of their patients even the ones with special needs.”
“Dr. Desai and his team give you the highest quality, most comfortable dental care in a state-of-the-art environment.”
“Everyone I met was so kind and friendly. My teeth have completely transformed!”
Hamden & North Haven | Braces & Clear Aligners
Crafting Beautiful Smiles for All Ages
From the moment you contact our office to your final retainer check, we want you to be completely satisfied.
You’ll get an affordable payment option to fit your family’s budget, and we’re in-network with most Connecticut insurance plans.
You could even start your braces or clear aligners the same day as your free consultation!
People all around Hamden deserve a beautiful smile, so we serve children, teens and adults.
Hamden & North Haven Braces & Clear Aligners
Our state-of-the-art treatment options make your orthodontic journey faster and more comfortable than ever before.All Options
Invisalign and Spark clear aligners can give you the comfort and flexibility you can’t find with fixed braces.Learn More
Today’s modern Damon braces feel lighter and are more comfortable than ever before.Learn More