Meet the Orthodontist
Dr. Charlie Ries was born and raised in Ballwin, Missouri. He graduated from
St. Louis University High School in 1997 and went on to accept a basketball
scholarship to Northern Illinois University, where he earned his degree in
Biology. Dr. Ries earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from Southern
Illinois University. Upon graduation, Dr. Ries practiced general dentistry and
completed a one-year General Practice Residency at St. John's Mercy hospital
before deciding to specialize in Orthodontics. Dr. Ries completed his advanced
Orthodontic Residency at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. Charlie and his
wife, Molly, have a son and a daughter: Charlie and Taylor. They currently live
"It is such a pleasure to develop enduring relationships with our patients and I look forward to creating confident, beautiful, and lasting smiles for each one of them. I am especially pleased that I can practice in my hometown and that my family can be part of this wonderful community."
Dr. Ries is a talented orthodontist with a strong commitment to compassionate patient care. "My patients are my top priority, and I pride myself on delivering personalized, big, beautiful smiles in a warm and inviting atmosphere."
Ries Orthodontics was established with the philosophy to encourage patients to "emBrace Your Smile." "It will be my pleasure to meet with each new patient to discuss what my practice can do for you."
Dr. Ries is a proud member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, St. Louis Dental Society and West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce.