MH Orthodontics partners with us to provide pediatric orthodontic services. Both Vital Smiles and MH Orthodontics believe every child deserves a beautiful, straight smile, regardless of background or income.

We currently offer metal, ceramic, and Invisalign braces.

Dr. Rene Thornton-Leonard

Meet Dr. Rene Thornton-Leonard, who delivers healthy smiles and beautiful results for our orthodontic patients. Since graduating from Howard University with degrees in dentistry and orthodontics, Dr. Thornton-Leonard has been committed to professional and friendly patient care. She works carefully with parents and patients to meet their orthodontic goals.


Invisible, removable, comfortable.
Invisalign delivers a beautiful smile without the annoyances of traditional braces. Clear aligners guide your teeth, so most people won’t notice anything until they see your new smile! The aligners are removable, so you have no food and drink restrictions. No metal brackets or wires will create mouth irritations. Just wear Invisalign and wait for your confident smile! Are you ready for an Invisalign smile?