About Us:

Dr. Emily Driesman, Dr. Steven Scher, and their dedicated staff provide the families of Westport, Weston, Wilton, Norwalk, Fairfield and our surrounding communities with superior orthodontic care. At our practice, we provide the most advanced and effective care in a friendly, warm, and relaxed environment. We are committed to providing our patients an unmatched orthodontic experience.

Our team’s passion is creating healthy, functional, and beautiful smiles. We dedicate ourselves to providing an outstanding orthodontic experience for our patients, and will exceed your expectations in a friendly, comfortable, and compassionate environment. We are committed to exceptional treatment results and total patient satisfaction through the latest technology, continuing education, and providing first class service.

In addition to traditional orthodontic care, such as metal braces and retainers, our practice proudly offers to our patients all of the benefits of cutting-edge orthodontic treatment.

Our services and appliances include:
3D Orthodontics
Damon® System time-efficient braces
Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen™ clear aligners
Insignia™ computer-guided braces
Simpli5™ invisible braces
i-CAT® digital X-rays
Laser treatment for gum issues
TMJ/TMD therapy

We look forward to welcoming you into our orthodontic family. Contact our office to request a complimentary consultation. Our staff will answer any of your questions and make sure that you are confident in and excited to make our practice your orthodontic home.

Meet Our Doctors

It is Dr. Steven Scher’s greatest goal to provide his patients with the kind of orthodontic care he would want for his own family. Along with the rest of the Scher Orthodontics team, Dr. Scher hopes to give you the brilliant, healthy, and straight smile you’ve always wanted.

Education and Experience
Before becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Scher completed his dental school education at New York University with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary dental society. Dr. Scher served two years in the US Army at Fort Sill in Oklahoma before continuing on to receive his Orthodontic Certificate of specialty training from New York University. Dr. Scher is a Board Certified orthodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. This is the only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association and sponsored by the American Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Scher studied at the Roth-Williams Foundation for Continuing Education in California, where he trained in occlusion and TMJ treatment modalities. He has experience in treating patients with skeletal deformities who require a combination of orthodontic treatments. He is a certified Invisalign® Premier Provider and has been certified in Biolase® laser therapy as well. Dr. Scher is a Senior Attending at Norwalk Hospital, where he treats orthodontic patients who are unable to afford treatment in a private practice.

Professional Affiliations
American Association of Orthodontists
American Board of Orthodontics
Northeast Society of Orthodontists
American Dental Association
Connecticut Dental Society

Top Dentists Award (2003-2012)
Time Magazine Top Dentists in Connecticut (2005-2012)
Westport, Stamford, New Canaan Greenwich Magazines Top Orthodontists in Connecticut (2006-2012)
Sponsor Weston Memorial Day Road Race (1998-2012)

Outside the Office
Dr. Scher, his wife Susan, and their two sons, Peter and Alexander, live in Weston. Dr. Scher's older children, Jon and Lara, are both married and have blessed him with four beautiful grandchildren. Some of his hobbies include playing tennis and golf, skiing, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends. He is passionate about photography and he has been the designated team photographer for the Weston High School Soccer and Lacrosse teams. His photos have been published in the Westport News and Weston Forum.

Dr. Emily Driesman (aka “Dr. Emily”), formerly practicing in Fairfield and Norwalk, Connecticut is extremely familiar with Westport. She grew up in Westport and went through the Westport School System starting in Kindergarten all the way through twelfth grade. While attending high school, Emily was an avid Staples Wrecker, playing on both the softball and swim teams. She also served as an editor of the Staples Yearbook and was an active member in many of Staples’ clubs.

Education and Experience
Dr. Emily has been a Board Certified Orthodontist since 2013. She is currently completing the FACES continuing education course, an intensive, advanced orthodontic course dedicated to excellence in patient care by providing treatment beyond the limits of tooth straightening alone. She has also developed skills in lingual braces, Invisalign® and esthetic tooth colored braces. Dr. Emily is equally adept in both early childhood and adult orthodontics.

After attending Staples High School, Dr. Emily continued her education at Emory University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She worked as an orthodontic assistant for a year while applying to dental school and fell in love with the orthodontic specialty. She graduated in the top 10% of her class at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Emily then completed her residency in Orthodontics at New York University College of Dental Medicine. Dedicated to staying abreast of industry developments, she maintains active memberships in the following organizations:

Professional Affiliations
American Association of Orthodontics (AAO)
American Board of Orthodontics (ABO)
American Dental Association (ADA)
Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA)

Outside the Office
Dr. Emily is one of many doctors in her family. Her father, Mitchell, is a cardiologist and her mother, Shelley, is an ophthalmologist, both practicing in Fairfield. Her brother is currently a medical student.

When not devoting her time to orthodontics and academics, Dr. Emily enjoys skiing, snowboarding, reading and traveling with her husband, Dan. She is a passionate runner, having finished 2 marathons and 6 half marathons. Dr. Emily is excited to be working in the area she grew up in and knows so well.

Meet Our Staff

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I’m Molly, I have been working as an orthodontic assistant since 2011. I look forward to coming to work every day and assisting in the creation of our patients’ beautiful smiles. Seeing how happy our patients are at the end of the treatment is always rewarding.

I live in Trumbull. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my daughter, Mia. I also love to be outdoors and to travel whenever possible.

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