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Your Local Hamilton, ON Orthodontist

Dr. Nicola Crichigno is proud to provide high quality and affordable orthodontic care to the children, teens and adults of  Hamilton, Ontario as well as Burlington, Mississauga and the surrounding communities. Whether it is clear braces, Invisalign or hidden lingual braces that you are interested in, Dr. Crichigno and his team are well equipped to provide you with the state-of-the-art care that you deserve in a comfortable and welcoming environment. Read below to learn more about our amazing orthodontist, Dr. Nicola Crichigno.

Nicola Crichigno, D.D.S., FRCD (C)

Dr. Nicola Crichigno grew up in Hamilton, Ontario. He started his education at McMaster University and went on to attend Penn State University where he graduated with high honors and was co-captain of the collegiate soccer team. He completed his specialty training in Orthodontics at one of the elite craniofacial centers in the world, Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The school focuses on a team approach involving Family Dentistry, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Speech Pathology, Plastic Surgery, and Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT) Specialty. These specialties are all taken into consideration at Dr. Crichigno's office where he has provided the highest quality of Orthodontic care since 2003. He continues his strong ties and is a lecturer at CNMC. He is committed to the harmonious alignment of the face, teeth, and jaws as a whole and is a renowned expert in TMJ disorders/TMD and sleep apnea. Dr. Crichigno has also trained in New York City with Dr. Larry Rosenthal, who is one of the most recognized esthetic dentist's in the world. He has licensure in both Canada and the United States.

Dr. Crichigno is a proud member of:

  • Royal College of Ontario as a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
  • Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
  • Canadian Association of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Ontario Association of Orthodontics
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society of Dentistry for Children
  • Larry Andrew's Orthodontic Foundation – an elite group of Orthodontists
  • A faculty member of the Hamilton Seattle Study Club

He is a proud sponsor of community youth leagues. He and his wife, Susy, have been blessed with three young boys. He is very family oriented and loves helping coach his three sons' sports teams. In his free time, Dr. Crichigno enjoys playing soccer, football, biking, fishing, and other various sports.

At Dr. Crichigno's Hamilton orthodontics office, your healthy, beautiful smile is within reach. If you are in the Hamilton areas and would like to schedule an appointment, please feel free to contact us. We happily serve patients and families from throughout the area including but not limited to Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Mississauga, Burlington, Milton, Waterdown, Ancaster, Grimsby, Binbrook, Caledonia and Mount Hope. We look forward to meeting you!