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Dr. Nicole Wax

Popularly known as “your community orthodontist,” Dr. Wax has a passion for creating amazing smiles along with giving back to her community. She opened her practice in 2014 in the Fenton/Linden community because it was important to her to be close to family while proudly serving the community in which she grew up. Since her first practice in Linden, MI she has opened practices in Highland and Flushing.

Dr. Wax’s passion for orthodontics stems from her personal experience with braces as a teenager. She was very self conscious about her teeth, but after her orthodontic journey, her confidence significantly increased and to this day, she attributes that confidence to succeeding in dental school and life in general.

When Dr. Wax isn’t creating beautiful smiles; she loves to spend time outdoors with her fiance Ryan, son Oliver, daughter Everly and her two dogs Gypsy (the one eyed beagle) and Aussie (mini Australian Shepherd).


  • Michigan State University - Bachelor of Science in Physiology
  • Ohio State University - Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • University of Detroit Mercy - Orthodontic Residency

Dr. Jason Scherer

Dr. Scherer grew up in a small town in Northeast Ohio. After finishing college at Harvard University, he graduated at the top of his dental school class at the University of Michigan. During his orthodontic residency at the University of North Carolina, he studied under leading experts in the orthodontic field while learning the latest in orthodontic technologies. After practicing for 6 years near his home town in Ohio, Dr. Scherer and his wife decided to move back to Michigan to be closer to family.

When he isn’t practicing orthodontics, he enjoys spending time with family and friends. Dr. Scherer loves playing tennis, traveling, watching Michigan sports (Go Blue!), and spending time outdoors with his wife, Ellen, and two boys, Cameron and Jackson.


  • Harvard University - Bachelor of Arts (Biological Anthropology)
  • University of Michigan - Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • University of North Carolina School of Dentistry - (MS in Orthodontics)
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Smile Transformation

It’s not all about the aesthetics but how you feel when you see your new smile for the first time.

Community Involvement

Our mission at Dr. Wax Orthodontics is to make a positive impact in the lives of our patients and our community. It is our passion to give back to our amazing communities that support us. Along with transforming smiles, supporting our schools and community members is a huge part of what we do.

Giving Back to our Community

Together we can make a positive impact in our community!

Community Hero Program

We walk among heroes in our very own community every day. A Community Hero is someone who commits acts of kindness and generosity as second nature and spreads positivity to everyone they meet. Their actions show that they care and are passionate about making a difference. We believe these members of the community should be celebrated. By shining a spotlight on these amazing individuals and presenting the community hero award, we hope their kindness and selflessness become contagious throughout our entire community.


Paddle for Paws

Participants enjoy a morning adventure on the water (kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards welcome) in August to support a local animal shelter to help cover medical expenses, food, and other needed supplies.


Lace up for Learning 5K Run/Walk

Participants enjoy the beautiful scenery of a Linden trail as we raise money for our local schools.


Waxtober Block Party
(A patient and community appreciation event)

A celebration of our patients and our community! Join the Wax Ortho Team for a day of fun activities, professional photos, food and tons of giveaways!

Teacher Appreciation Events

A celebration of our local teachers. We love our teachers and everything they do for our youth!


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