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Caudill & McNeight
Orthodontics

At Caudill Orthodontics in Viera, Merritt Island and Melbourne, Florida, we pride ourselves as being the new-school orthodontics provider, by bringing our patients a blend of the absolute latest and most efficient orthodontic technology with the highest level of personalized service. Advanced technology, personalized customer service and a relaxed, comfortable style set Caudill & McNeight Orthodontics apart for children, teens and adults!

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Diamond + Invisalign Provider

Dr. Caudill and Dr. McNeight have the highest level of Invisalign treatment experience in the county.

Our goal is to create your dream smile, in a fun and laid back atmosphere, using the most advanced technology. If you’ve been kicking around the idea of getting braces or Invisalign for you or your child, contact us to set up an appointment for a free evaluation. We will review your treatment options and create a personalized treatment plan to bring you to your perfect smile. Give us a call today!

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WHY CHOOSE US?

Dr. Caudill, Dr. McNeight and their team specialize in aesthetic orthodontics! That means we prioritize your appearance and keep you looking great while we move your teeth. Dr. Caudill & Dr. McNeight are one of the few orthodontists in the area to specialize in Invisalign, to offer lingual (behind-the-teeth) braces, a digital intraoral scanner (we can eliminate the need for impressions) and a diode laser. Our team constantly seeks new technology and innovative processes to shorten and enhance our patients’ experience with us.

our history
  • Caudill Orthodontics Opens

    Caudill Orthodontics Opens

    Dr. Steve Caudill, Dr. Ryan’s father, opened the first Caudill Orthodontics in Merritt Island

  • Dr. Caudill Sr. Opens 2nd Location

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    Second location opens in Rockledge

  • The Practices Grows

    Dr. Caudill Sr. purchases several orthodontic offices that had been active in Brevard County for almost 30 years. The Caudill Orthodontics main office locations are now in Merritt Island and Rockledge with satellite office locations in Cocoa Beach, Melbourne/Suntree, and Vero Beach.

  • Office Merger to Merritt Island

    Relocation of the main office in Rockledge and Satellite offices in Cocoa Beach and Vero Beach begins

  • Purchase of Melbourne/Suntree Office

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    Dr. Donald Ray independently purchases the satellite office location in Melbourne/Suntree office as a standalone full time orthodontic practice

  • Dr. Ryan Graduates

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    Dr. Ryan Caudill graduates from orthodontic residency as an Associate Orthodontist of Caudill Orthodontics with his father in Merritt Island and Dr. Donald Ray in Melbourne/Suntree.

  • Two Offices Merge

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    Dr. Ryan Caudill purchases his father’s practice and the Viera/Suntree office of Dr. Donald Ray. He merges the two independent practices as Owner Orthodontist and begins to design what we know today as Caudill Orthodontics.

  • Technology Marches On

    Take a continued move forward with technological advances such as Invisalign. Both Dr. Steve Caudill and Dr. Ray retire from orthodontics.

  • Dr. McNeight Joins Us

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    Dr. Angela McNeight graduates from orthodontic residency and joins Caudill Orthodontics as an Associate Orthodontist

  • Achieve Top 1% Invisalign Status

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    Achieve Top 1% in North America Invisalign provider status, later called Invisalign Diamond level provider.

  • Dr. McNeight Becomes Partner

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    Dr. Angela McNeight becomes a partner owner orthodontist and the commencement of Caudill and McNeight Orthodontics

  • Welcome to Viera

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    Building and birth of the Viera office location

What Makes Us Unique

Invisalign Diamond
Invisalign® Diamond+ Provider and Invisalign® Teen Provider

Caudill Orthodontics is the only orthodontic practice in Brevard County, Florida with the Invisalign® Top 1% and Invisalign® Teen provider designation! We were very proud to be designated in 2010 as an Invisalign® Premier Preferred Provider and moved up to an Invisalign® Elite Preferred in 2013 and now Top 1%. This award is limited to Invisalign® providers with the highest level of experience and expertise with Invisalign® in the country.

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Digital Imaging

Our digital imaging and radiography help to make accurate decisions concerning your treatment with minimal radiation. And we all agree-less radiation is good!

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Self-Ligating Braces and Heat Activated Super-Elastic Wires

With the newest self-closing (self-ligating) braces, patients require less appointments as these braces are continually active in moving teeth. New heat activated super-elastic wires (nickel-titanium alloy wire developed down the road by NASA engineers) are constantly producing a light biological force that is activated by your body temperature. Self-ligating braces and super-elastic wires are known to decrease the number and length of office visits, the overall length of treatment and discomfort. Nice!

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Digital Impression System

Trailblazing in technology again, in 2012, we became the first orthodontic practice in Brevard County to purchase a digital impression system. This system is the latest computer guidance technology for our Invisalign patients, which eliminates the need for uncomfortable impressions. This new digital impression system electronically scans the interior of the mouth, providing the most accurate patient information available for Dr. Caudill & Dr. McNeight. Together, with their artistic and experienced precision of properly aligning teeth, augmented by the latest technology, our orthodontists create incredibly beautiful results. The scanner is also available for patients who are nervous and apprehensive about impressions for retainers!

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Laser Technology

Our diode laser is an incredible advancement and addition to our practice! Sparing you the technical details, this technology can optimize the placement of braces, accelerate tooth eruption or improve the overall esthetics of your straight smile. We utilize our laser to make treatment more efficient and sometimes spare you a trip to another dental specialist.

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Ultimate Experience Using Cosmetic Braces

To achieve the ultimate orthodontic experience using aesthetic braces, we offer lingual braces. They are placed on the inside of the teeth-completely out of view! Lingual braces are equally as effective as traditional braces and Invisalign clear aligners, but lingual braces are often chosen by patients who prefer an aesthetically-pleasing, undetectable treatment.

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