Meet Dr. Steve Noxon

Helping Patients Develop Healthy Smiles

With a heartfelt dedication to building relationships, Dr. Stephen Noxon approaches orthodontics with a unique perspective that extends beyond clinical expertise. For him and his team, patients are not just clients; they are friends and neighbors.

Dr. Noxon finds joy in guiding individuals on a transformative journey towards radiant smiles and enriched lives. He believes that truly listening to patients allows for tailored treatment approaches that cater to their distinct needs and goals.

Whether he’s caring for a younger patient and giving him or her a smile for a lifetime, or treating adults who are getting the smile they’ve always desired, he’s making a difference. That, for Dr. Noxon, is what orthodontic care is all about: creating positive, lasting changes for people.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

In addition to maintaining active membership in several local and state dental societies, Dr. Noxon’s notable current or former affiliations include:

  • Harvard University School of Dental Medicine; clinical instructor for more than nine years
  • Duke University Fuqua School of Business; coursework and collaboration in strategies for the delivery, development, & integration of digital orthodontic care 
  • American Board of Orthodontics; Board Certified
  • American Association of Orthodontists; member and Milo Hellman Award recipient, presented by the president of the American Association of Orthodontists for conducting the most meritorious research project in the United States.
  • American Journal of Orthodontics; ad hoc peer reviewer and article author
  • Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists; President of the Board of Directors 
  • Schulman Study Group
  • New England Orthodontic Study Club
  • Charles River Dental Society; President
  • Yankee Dental Congress; specialty relations co-chair, exhibits co-chair, hospitality co-chair

Education and Continuing Education

Dr. Noxon earned his Undergraduate degree at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania. He continued on to dental school at the University of Connecticut for his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Noxon completed his Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry at the University of Washington.

Dr. Noxon is passionate about orthodontics and typically completes more than three times the continuing education courses required to maintain his licensure. He belongs to numerous, invitation-only study clubs that put him in contact with the most well-respected orthodontists in the world.

Most recently, Dr. Noxon has incorporated digital technology and digital workflow into the office, which enhances efficiency, flexibility, customization, and the quality of treatment. He loves learning more about these advancements and using them responsibly for the benefit of his patients.

Dr. Noxon has gained international recognition for his scientific papers and lectures at orthodontic conferences. He has received many distinctive academic awards, but none are more notable than the Milo Hellman Award, presented by the president of the American Association of Orthodontists for conducting the most meritorious research project in the United States.

In the Community

Dr. Noxon has spent a lot of time volunteering with his children’s schools. He has also coached over 15 soccer and hockey teams. Helping people and his community is important to Dr. Noxon. Over the last seven years, he has raised more than $70,000 for worthy causes, including:

  • Running the Boston Marathon on Team MR8 for The Martin Richard Foundation, a charity in memory of his friend’s son who was killed in the Marathon Bombings
  • Running the Boston Marathon for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Cycling the Pan Mass Challenge for the Jimmy Fund
  • Climbing Mt. Rainier for the American Lung Association

Personal Life

Dr. Noxon and his family live in Wellesley. His wife is a nurse and they have a bit of a crazy house. They have a son at Lafayette College who is interested in business pursuits, a daughter at Williams College who plays ice hockey on their varsity team and is interested in biology/pre-med, and a son in middle school who loves all sports, especially ice hockey and lacrosse. Dr. Noxon and his wife are very active in their lives, supporting their efforts and cheering from the sidelines. They also have a yellow lab, Charlie, a French bulldog, Phoebe, and a cat, Cheeto (he's orange).

When he has time, Dr. Noxon enjoys running, reading, skiing, and boating. He’s a big fan of all Boston sports, especially the Bruins!

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