Dr. Lemchen is a board-certified orthodontist having received degrees from both Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Columbia University School of Dental Medicine. He is affiliated with several of New York’s leading hospitals including Lenox Hill and New York Presbyterian where he is a Senior Attending Orthodontist and holds a teaching appointment at Cornell University Medical College. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry. Dr. Lemchen is active at both Columbia University and Tufts. He is the Chairman of the Tufts University Dental Advisory Board and he has always been a leading innovator in the dental field. He is the technology editor of the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics and has a number of patents in dentistry and in other diverse areas. He has pioneered and developed many cutting edge technological innovations in orthodontic imaging, mechanics and software that are used in his practice and others around the world. One of his many patents was the idea of a virtual computer model to visualize an intended outcome of an orthodontic treatment plan. This patent was used to develop aligner therapy and integral to 3D technology in orthodontics. He is also a founder of Dolphin Imaging and Management, the leading provider of imaging and management software to the orthodontic community. Dr. Lemchen’s wife Debbie is a former teacher at The Trinity School and their son, Dr. Andrew Lemchen, is an orthodontist at our practice.