What Sets Us Apart

Our orthodontist, Dr. J. Scott Eckels, is proud to serve the residents of Parkersburg and Ripley, WV, Marietta, OH, and the surrounding communities with high-quality and affordable orthodontic care. Whether you’re interested in metal braces, clear braces, or Invisalign®, Dr. Eckels and our team are well equipped to provide you or your child with the top-of-the-line care that you deserve in a welcoming and safe environment.

The Eckels Orthodontics Team

Our team here at Eckels Orthodontics has a combined 175 years of experience. They continually work to provide a friendly, patient-centered practice with world-class service. Our team goes above and beyond to exceed our patients’ and their families’ expectations. We are focused on making every visit the best part of our patients' days. We give each patient a personal touch.

Our friendly, knowledgeable team will greet you warmly and do everything we can to make sure we make your day. We want every visit to our office to be special. Every aspect of your treatment is customized to fit your specific needs and smile goals. We want you to be as confident as we are that your treatment is right for you.

Creating a Fun Environment

The atmosphere in our office is always fun and upbeat because we believe our patients’ experiences are just as important as the treatments they receive. Our patient rewards program offers tremendous opportunities to earn gift cards to hundreds of stores nationwide. Smiles and laughter abound daily, along with balloons, and yes, candy and high-fives at the end of treatment!

Get Rewarded with More than a Beautiful Smile

Be on the lookout for ongoing contests with cool prizes and our yearly patient/family appreciation party in the summer that provides fun for the whole family. It's amazing! Our Patient Rewards Program provides our patients with ways to earn points toward gift cards at hundreds of stores, restaurants, and other cool places. Check it out!

Commitment to the Community

Dr. Eckels is the founder of the Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of Smile For A Lifetime (S4L). See our S4L page to learn more about this life-changing foundation benefiting so many kids in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Dr. Eckels and his team feel very strongly about giving back to our community beyond S4L. We support many charities, non-profits, schools, and sport teams in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Our Tooth Fairy Program has been reaching thousands of children in the Mid-Ohio Valley since 2005. Our "live" tooth fairy — wings and all — has made over 300 presentations to elementary schools in the Mid-Ohio Valley, teaching dental care and hygiene in a fun, interactive experience.

Eckels Orthodontics has also teamed with Crest and Oral B to offer a unique program, called Ortho Essentials, which is designed to help inspire excellent oral hygiene among our patients.

Eckels Orthodontics has been given the Readers' Choice Award for Best Orthodontist in the Mid-Ohio Valley four years in a row. Click Here to read the in-depth article.

At Dr. Eckels’ office, the healthy, beautiful smile that you have always wanted is within reach. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to meeting you!