Meet Dr. Kristine West

Your Hometown Orthodontist in East Lansing, Grand Ledge, and DeWitt, Michigan

Board certified & passionate, Dr. Kristine West is a top orthodontist in the East Lansing, Grand Ledge, and DeWitt, MI Areas

I firmly believe that smiles can transform a person’s confidence and change their lives. That is just one of the many reasons why I decided to become an orthodontist. I strive to give the best care to each and every one of my amazing patients!


Dr. Kristine West


Dr. Kristine S. West graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis in 1988. After graduation, she moved to Chicago, where she attended Northwestern University Dental School, graduating first in her class. During dental school, Dr. West was honored to receive the Alpha Omega Scholar Award, the Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence, and the Delta Sigma Delta Achievement Award. She then went on to complete her orthodontic specialty training and Master of Science degree in Orthodontics at the top-ranked University of Michigan Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry. Her published master’s thesis focused on long-term facial growth into adulthood.


In addition to being a board certified orthodontist, Dr. West is also a member of many prestigious organizations, including:

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