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Our knowledgeable team of orthodontists have extensive education and experience in dental and orthodontic care. They are members of the American Association of Orthodontists and American Dental Association, along with countless other individual contributions to dental organizations. With years of education followed by advanced certifications in specialities in their field, the orthodontists at Precision Orthodontics are dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate care through a variety of dental services for kids and adults.

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    Dr. Michael Palma , Orthodontist

    Dr. Michael Palma earned degrees from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, West Virginia University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He specializes in craniofacial pain and craniofacial orthodontics. Due to this passion, he is part of the peer review committee in all 50 states. Dr. Palma treats a variety of complex cases, which has in turn developed an extensive experience base.

    In his free time, Dr. Palma enjoys spending time with his family, including his four children, as well as traveling. Currently, Dr. Palms practices at our Medina, Lockbourne and Niles locations to help make visits more convenient for patients. He enjoys his profession day in and day out, and admires seeing positive changes in his patients’ self-confidence, attitude and outlook. Dr. Palma focuses his efforts on helping anyone in need and believes in service above self.

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    Dr. Naeemah Lewis , Orthodontist

    Dr. Naeemah Lewis graduated with her undergraduate degree from Ohio State University. She went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery and Orthodontic certificate from Howard University in 2007 before completing her orthodontic residency at Nova Southeastern University. 

    Dr. Lewis specializes in orthodontics and strives to remain up to date with the latest technology trends and treatment modalities. She is constantly learning and regularly attends conferences to continue her education and ensure she provides the greatest quality of care to all of her patients. Dr. Lewis enjoys orthodontics because it allows her to combine her love for science and art, while having the ability to service people and transform lives by improving their smile. 

    “Seeing patients radiate confidence while their smiles begin to change is an extremely rewarding experience.” 

    Outside of dentistry, Dr. Lewis is an avid sports fan and enjoys cheering on her hometown teams—especially the Browns, Cavs and Ohio State Buckeyes. She also enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family.

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    Dr. Kevin Hallgarth , Orthodontist

    Dr. Kevin Hallgarth was born and raised in Kansas. He attended the University of Kansas and obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri in Kansas City. Following dental school, he remained in Kansas City to complete a one-year general practice residency at a local hospital.

    Dr. Hallgarth taught in the periodontics department of his dental school in Kansas City. He went on to complete his orthodontic residency at Loyola University in Chicago before moving to Northeast Ohio with his wife. Dr. Hallgarth practices orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics in Ohio.

    He and his wife have four children. In his free time, he enjoys attending his children’s events and spending time with his family, along with jogging, bike riding, and attending church functions.

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    Dr. Brandon Luckett , Orthodontist

    After a childhood spent in St. Louis, San Antonio, Houston and Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. Brandon Luckett earned his Bachelor of Science degree in physics at Morehouse College. He then went on to attend Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry for his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Luckett completed his general practice residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. From his time there, he has extensive experience with surgical dentistry in the hospital setting, including reconstructing fractured jaws and treating patients for life-threatening dental infections.

    Dr. Luckett practiced general dentistry for three years in the Houston area before returning to New York to complete his orthodontic training at NYU Langone. During his residency, he gained

    further experience treating a variety of different malocclusions including those that needed surgical intervention.

    Human interaction is Dr. Luckett’s favorite part of working in health care. He loves having the opportunity to learn from different people and listen to their experiences as he helps them toward their orthodontic goals. Dr. Luckett thrives on positive energy and hopes to pass that on to all patients working toward a healthy smile. 

    Dr. Luckett’s hobbies include playing tennis, watching football, and traveling internationally, especially to beach destinations.

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    Dr. Sue Grimm , Orthodontist

    Dr. Grimm arrives from Wooster, Ohio where she has been in private practice as an orthodontist for over 20 years.

    Dr. Grimm received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado in Never and was 2nd in her graduating class. She continued with her dental training at Denver General Hospital for a year as a resident in the General Dental Practice prior to moving back to Wooster, Ohio. There she practiced for 13 years as a general dentist before obtaining her Master of Science and certificate in Orthodontics from The State University of New York in Buffalo. She then returned to Wooster to set up her practice in orthodontics.

    Dr. Grimm joins us now with her many years of experience in private practice as an owner/orthodontist in Wooster where her office has received The Best of The Best Orthodontists Award for the last three years in a row. Dr. Grimm is proficient in providing treatment in all areas of orthodontics, including the very young patients that need early treatment, to teens and adults that require braces or clear aligners. When not seeing patients, Dr. Grimm enjoys spending time with her husband Rick and their family friends. She also enjoys traveling, bike riding, photography, raising her dogs, and creating portraits in colored pencils.

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    Dr. Sue Grimm , Orthodontist

    Dr. Grimm arrives from Wooster, Ohio where she has been in private practice as an orthodontist for over 20 years.

    Dr. Grimm received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado in Never and was 2nd in her graduating class. She continued with her dental training at Denver General Hospital for a year as a resident in the General Dental Practice prior to moving back to Wooster, Ohio. There she practiced for 13 years as a general dentist before obtaining her Master of Science and certificate in Orthodontics from The State University of New York in Buffalo. She then returned to Wooster to set up her practice in orthodontics.

    Dr. Grimm joins us now with her many years of experience in private practice as an owner/orthodontist in Wooster where her office has received The Best of The Best Orthodontists Award for the last three years in a row. Dr. Grimm is proficient in providing treatment in all areas of orthodontics, including the very young patients that need early treatment, to teens and adults that require braces or clear aligners. When not seeing patients, Dr. Grimm enjoys spending time with her husband Rick and their family friends. She also enjoys traveling, bike riding, photography, raising her dogs, and creating portraits in colored pencils.

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    Dr. Moshood Martins , Orthodontist

    Dr. Moshood Martins, fondly called Dr. Mo by patients, is a native of Houston, Texas. His mission to serve the world with a better smile began after graduating from the University of Houston, where he played Division I basketball for the Cougars. He went on to pursue a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry and later a master’s degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Seton Hill Center for Orthodontics.

    Dr. Mo enjoys enhancing the lives of both adolescents and adults, one smile at a time, through comprehensive orthodontic care. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and National Dental Association. In addition to his years of schooling, Dr. Mo volunteered his time and dental services to those who have limited access to dental care in Uganda, Africa. His appreciation for kids further led him to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters. 

    His passion to create more opportunities and spread access for students in higher education inspired him to develop a scholarship fund in the name of his mother to dental students at Howard University.

    In his leisure time, Dr. Mo enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working out, experiencing different cultures, and mentoring youth.

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    Dr. Michael Palma , Orthodontist

    Dr. Michael Palma earned degrees from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, West Virginia University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He specializes in craniofacial pain and craniofacial orthodontics. Due to this passion, he is part of the peer review committee in all 50 states. Dr. Palma treats a variety of complex cases, which has in turn developed an extensive experience base.

    In his free time, Dr. Palma enjoys spending time with his family, including his four children, as well as traveling. Currently, Dr. Palms practices at our Medina, Lockbourne and Niles locations to help make visits more convenient for patients. He enjoys his profession day in and day out, and admires seeing positive changes in his patients’ self-confidence, attitude and outlook. Dr. Palma focuses his efforts on helping anyone in need and believes in service above self.

    Profile photo of Dr. Moshood Martins, Orthodontist

    Dr. Moshood Martins , Orthodontist

    Dr. Moshood Martins, fondly called Dr. Mo by patients, is a native of Houston, Texas. His mission to serve the world with a better smile began after graduating from the University of Houston, where he played Division I basketball for the Cougars. He went on to pursue a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry and later a master’s degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Seton Hill Center for Orthodontics.

    Dr. Mo enjoys enhancing the lives of both adolescents and adults, one smile at a time, through comprehensive orthodontic care. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and National Dental Association. In addition to his years of schooling, Dr. Mo volunteered his time and dental services to those who have limited access to dental care in Uganda, Africa. His appreciation for kids further led him to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters. 

    His passion to create more opportunities and spread access for students in higher education inspired him to develop a scholarship fund in the name of his mother to dental students at Howard University.

    In his leisure time, Dr. Mo enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working out, experiencing different cultures, and mentoring youth.

    Profile photo of Dr. Moshood Martins, Orthodontist

    Dr. Moshood Martins , Orthodontist

    Dr. Moshood Martins, fondly called Dr. Mo by patients, is a native of Houston, Texas. His mission to serve the world with a better smile began after graduating from the University of Houston, where he played Division I basketball for the Cougars. He went on to pursue a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry and later a master’s degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Seton Hill Center for Orthodontics.

    Dr. Mo enjoys enhancing the lives of both adolescents and adults, one smile at a time, through comprehensive orthodontic care. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and National Dental Association. In addition to his years of schooling, Dr. Mo volunteered his time and dental services to those who have limited access to dental care in Uganda, Africa. His appreciation for kids further led him to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters. 

    His passion to create more opportunities and spread access for students in higher education inspired him to develop a scholarship fund in the name of his mother to dental students at Howard University.

    In his leisure time, Dr. Mo enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working out, experiencing different cultures, and mentoring youth.

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    Dr. Sherif Morcos , Orthodontist

    Dr. Morcos earned his Bachelor’s in Dental Medicine and Oral Surgery, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine at Cairo University; his Masters in Orthodontics and Faculty of Dentistry at Suez Canal University; and an additional Masters in Orthodontics from Case Western Reserve University.

    After attending a Joint Supervision Program, Dr. Morcos earned his PhD in Orthodontics. He then completed a Clinical Orthodontic Craniofacial Fellowship through the University of Illinois and continues to broaden his education on the following topics: DSD digital smile design, Invisalign, 3D digital workflow, Micro Implant Anchorage Orthodontics (MIAO), and the DAMON system.

    Dr. Morcos is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, International Association for Dental Research, American Association for Dental Research, American Dental Education Association, American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association, Egyptian Orthodontic Association, Charles H. Tweed International Foundation, Cleveland Society of Orthodontics, and GLAO Great Lakes Association of Orthodontics.

    Among his list of memberships, Dr. Morcos also has a long list of accomplishments, including making the final list in 2010 and 2011 for the Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award on American Association of Orthodontics annual session. Dr. Morcos was also selected as a chairperson at multiple events (Distraction Osteogenesis, Orthognathic Surgery section -April, 2009 Miami Convention Center; IADR/AADR/CADR 87th General Session and Exhibition – April, 2009.) He also participated in the 20th Clinic and Research Day, (February 2007) through University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. There, Dr. Morcos was awarded 1st place in the literature review category for “Perception of Attractiveness of Well-Balanced Lips.” (Sherif Morcos, Manisha Sisodia, Patricia Alves, Zhao Linping, Pravin Patel, Adriana Da Silveira.) He was also awarded 1st place in the case report category. “Diagnosis of Arthrogryposis and Therapeutic Planning Regarding Patients who Seek Orthodontic Treatment.” (Patricia Alves, Manisha Sisodia, Sherif Morcos, Adriana Da Silveira, Linpink Zhao, Pravin Patel.)

    The Vocabulary of Dentofacial Deformities by Sherif S Morcos, BDS, MS, Pravin K. Patel, MD. is one publication where you can learn about Clinics in Plastic Surgery, directly from our own Dr. Morcos

    “I love creating beautiful smiles based on face driven treatment planning. I view every patient as my own family member. You can rest assured that I will do everything in my power to give you the best smile possible during treatment.”

    Dr. Morcos’ background has given him a diverse outlook and experience in his education and professional life. He moved to Cleveland, OH in 2017. Spending time with his wife (Fiby) and son (Chris) is something he enjoys most. Singing, travelling, and watching soccer games are also activities that Dr. Morcos enjoys.

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    Dr. Naeemah Lewis , Orthodontist

    Dr. Naeemah Lewis graduated with her undergraduate degree from Ohio State University. She went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery and Orthodontic certificate from Howard University in 2007 before completing her orthodontic residency at Nova Southeastern University. 

    Dr. Lewis specializes in orthodontics and strives to remain up to date with the latest technology trends and treatment modalities. She is constantly learning and regularly attends conferences to continue her education and ensure she provides the greatest quality of care to all of her patients. Dr. Lewis enjoys orthodontics because it allows her to combine her love for science and art, while having the ability to service people and transform lives by improving their smile. 

    “Seeing patients radiate confidence while their smiles begin to change is an extremely rewarding experience.” 

    Outside of dentistry, Dr. Lewis is an avid sports fan and enjoys cheering on her hometown teams—especially the Browns, Cavs and Ohio State Buckeyes. She also enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family.