Leone & Vaughn Orthodontics
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Gregory Vaughn, DDS (Orthodontist)

Leone & Vaughn Orthodontics
Interbay, Seattle, WA

Leone & Vaughn Orthodontics
Madison,
Seattle, WA

Leone & Vaughn Orthodontics
Bellevue, WA

Leone & Vaughn Orthodontics
Downtown, Seattle, WA

★★★★★

35 REVIEWS
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DENTAL TREATMENTS OFFERED

A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Braces

Clear aligners

Retainers

Comprehensive orthodontics

Space maintainers

Palatal expanders

Headgears

Interceptive orthodontics

CLEAR ALIGNER SERVICES

Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes

OFFICE HOURS (INTERBAY)

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday: Closed

Friday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

OFFICE HOURS (MADISON)

Monday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

OFFICE HOURS (DOWNTOWN)

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

OFFICE HOURS (BELLEVUE)

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday: Closed

Friday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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Dr. Gregory Vaughn, DDS

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PATIENT REVIEWS

Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Sharon M. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I am almost 60 years old. My teeth have been very crooked for as long as I can remember, especially the lower ones. I remember asking my dentist in high school, if he would remove two bottom teeth because they were extremely overcrowded. I “knew” even then that my lower jaw just wouldn’t handle all the teeth. That dentist refused to even consider pulling the teeth, he said” look at me, I’ve still got all my teeth” and that “I would regret it later”. After talking with two people I respect, I decided to investigate the possibility of helping my teeth and having a better smile that would boost my self-confidence. The first orthodontist I went to for a consult wanted to pull a tooth and have me see an oral surgeon, not for me! Then I went to see Dr. Vaughn and was extremely impressed with his passion for orthodontia and compassion for people. He told me that not only surgery was not necessary, he wouldn’t even need to pull any teeth, YAY! I opted to include the OrthoPulse to help heal the jaw as my teeth were moving into place. I’ve now finished the alignment and am into the retainer. While it’s taking me a bit to get used to my new bite and the way my teeth feel in my mouth, I’m so happy with the results. Since I started on this journey, I have noticed not only more confidence in my smile but also more confidence in general. Thank you Drs. Leone & Vaughn for being there when I was ready.

Mai T. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

Do not waste your time to find another orthodontist! Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn are the best ones. I used to afraid of pain caused by braces. Especially, I’m now 34 years-old and I thought it was too late to having it. However, I totally change my mind since I met Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn. My teeth are moving fast and my teeth don’t bothered me like I thought. I’m so happy with that. Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn are very highly experience, friendly, and enthusiastic. Both of them are teaching at UW, so they could apply new knowledge and technology faster than others. Not only them, but also their staff too. During my treatments, I have met assistants such as Rattana and Linda. They are very gentle, friendly, explain very detail for any my questions. One thing I love most is any tool they have used are very clean. They earn my trust. And the Elliott office is decorated so beautiful. Come and have braces with them. We will have beautiful smiles and will happy with the price we pay.

Sandy Miller (Source: Facebook)

★★★★★

We have had a great experience! My son had an extremely complex diagnosis. We had consults with several orthodontists that left us unsure of the best approach, then we met Dr. Vaughn: It was clear he knew exactly what to do and how to get where we needed to be. After 4 years of treatment with Dr.s Leone, Vaughn and Davis we are nearly at the end. The transformation has been amazing. They resolved hidden concerns that left untreated would have resulted in significant concerns as he grows into adult hood. At every visit we were met with kind, professional staff. Thank you for the great service!!!

DM. G. from Kirkland, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

Personal Care Like No Other! I’m a 56 year old man who had braces in his teens. What a difference 40 years made in the technology. My first run with braces required a band around every tooth and the wire tightening every few weeks made eating almost impossible for at least 2 days. Not so this time around. I sought orthodontic care recommended by my periodontist who informed me that I only had two contact points and the stress was crushing the bone that supports my teeth. In short, I would lose my teeth if I didn’t do something. My choices were to have my jaw broken or see if orthodontics could do something for me. Drs. Paola and Gregory are a dynamic team by themselves but they come with impressive team members. They provided me with a very proactive treatment with an amazing attention to detail. The procedure they used was cutting edge and released me from the ordeal of having my jaw broken. I don’t think of them as Doctors only. I think of them both as Engineer \Mechanic \Artist. Accent on the Artist. They have 3 offices which makes getting there pretty darn easy and they make you feel like family. I never waited more than 5 minutes and their spaces are very clean, current with technology and nicely furnished. I will actually miss going to their office, believe it or not. Yes, you can find less expensive treatment, but you won’t get what I got. Love them!

Debbie R. from Anacortes, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

When I arrived at Leone and Vaughn as an adult patient (over 50) I was a mess. Due to bad orthodontics earlier in life plus genetic factors, I had bone loss, gum loss and a front tooth that was sticking out at a forty five degree angle. Plus I had just had a tooth pulled due to an infection. Tuesday, the coordinator, was very kind and friendly and put me at ease immediately. I met with Dr. Vaughn, he listened to my concerns and we developed a plan to put my teeth back in alignment and try and reverse as much of the earlier damage as possible. Every appointment I was treated with professionalism and friendly concern from Dr. Vaughn and Dr Leone and their amazing staff. Every step of the way was explained to me in a very thorough and understandable way. Appointments were worked around my erratic work schedule as I live up in the North Sound and getting down to Seattle is only a twice a month trip. The front desk appointment coordinators are so friendly,flexible and easy to work with. Their beautiful Interbay office is state of the art with easy parking and a comfortable waiting area. They also have a great website where you can see payment info, confirm appointments and see pictures of you before and after, etc. It’s been 2 years in traditional braces, but it hasn’t really felt that long. I think that is because there was no stress, and my experience was such a positive one. My teeth look wonderful and I couldn’t be happier. I highly recommend Dr Leone and Dr Vaughn!!

Marissa K. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

Awesome experience overall! I had invisalign for 16 months after having traditional braces as a kid and not wearing my retainer (won’t make that mistake again after paying for this round myself). They had a flexible payment plan which worked great for me. Everyone in the office was very helpful in answering all my questions from the consultation through my completed treatment. Top of the line equipment and office space, convenient location w/ free parking (important in Seattle since you are going to the office fairly frequently). It’s kind of like the Nordstroms of Orthodontics, they might not have the lowest prices but you come here for the service.

MiJo M. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I’ve been having regular appointments at Leone & Vaughn for over a year, since getting my braces fitted. I can say without hesitation that they are a model for how any business should be run. One of the best aspects is that it does not feel like a trip to the orthodontist – both locations are clean, modern and well-run, with great coffee and pleasant music while you wait. A very “forward” looking business, and Drs. Leone and Vaughn have clearly gone to great lengths to ensure their customers are comfortable and well taken-care of. Also great for children – there’s a video game machine and it seems to be a very child-friendly environment. My appointments have always been on-time, with no waiting. The technicians are very skilled and gentle – I’m a fully-grown man, but a bit of a baby when it comes to metallic objects being inserted in my mouth – but at all times I feel like I’m in safe hands. I’ve been treated by Dr. Leone, Dr. Vaughn and Dr. Davis; all are highly talented and will really take the time to listen to your concerns and create the best form of treatment. Leone & Vaughn has exceeded my expectations in every way – plus in a couple of months my braces will come off, and I’ll have fantastic teeth. If they can make my teeth look perfect, I think that speaks for itself.

Jen H. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

After over 25 years of crooked teeth I finally decided to invest the money and time in fixing them. They had been cutting into my mouth and tongue at a progressively worse rate over the years. Not having dental insurance in the past and with funds being tight it became something I had put off repeatedly. I was not looking forward to wearing braces. But now that I qualified for Invisalign and had insurance it was time. It has been over a year that I have been wearing Invisalign and I am very happy with the progress and outcome. Leone and Vaughn have been wonderful, very professional, friendly and helpful. A few weeks after signing my initial contract I recalled that there was a discount listed on Yelp, one of the reasons I had chosen them (for their stellar reviews, location and the discount listed), and they still honored the discount nearly a month later! It made a big difference for me financially and shows they care a lot about their clients experience. I have only a month or two left to go and I am so glad I chose L & V to help me through this process. I highly recommend them!

Sora L. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

My overall experience here has been very good. I had braces at an younger age and from not wearing the retainers, my teeth had moved and created an open-bite, which I wanted to correct with invisalign. I had two other consultations, where both places said they didn’t think they could close my bite completely but would do their best to get close. My consultation here, they said it would be a challenge but they would get it done! So with that confidence, I took my chance here. Also, this is the only place who offered AcceleDent to speed up the process, which was important to me. From first tray to last tray, the process took about 14 months, which was within the estimated time. I’m happy to say, my open-bite is closed and I’m very satisfied with the results. The only hiccup I feel I had with this place is they weren’t very clear about certain added costs. So I suggest asking questions if you’re not sure about something. I had assumed a procedure (composite) was included in the total price when it wasn’t. And I was recommended to order retainers, knowing that I would need to re-order them later. Thankfully, I stopped to ask questions and we were able to work it out to just order them once. All in all, I love my new smile.

Nora-Marie M. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

If you’re an adult needing orthodontic care, especially if it’s needed to fix major bite issues, and needed as part of treatment with jaw surgery, Drs. Leone and Vaughn is your answer. I was referred to Leone and Vaughn after spending five years consulting with other orthodontists and dental professionals. After having my wisdom teeth out in 2003, I began to experience pain, and by seeing several medical professionals, I found out that my bite was really out of wack. I had an open bite and my teeth were not touching in the back; biting with my front teeth was not happening. As time went on, my issues with biting and chewing (and pain) continued; not to mention my teeth were getting ruined. I was told early on that in order to fix these issues and live out the rest of my live happy, healthy, and “normal,” that I would need to get braces and then have lower jaw surgery. In addition, I was going to need to have four permanent teeth extracted. I was like “no way.” So, after spending five years consulting with different orthodontists and other medical professionals, I decided I would consult with one more orthodontist, and make a final decision to move forward with orthodontics and surgery. I was referred to Leone and Vaughn. They took records–photos and x-rays, and said what everyone else said: braces and surgery will fix my problems. But, they said they could do it without any teeth extractions. I finally decided to go for it. This decision did not come easily or lightly. Another detail about Leone and Vaughn that attracted me to them is the fact that about half of their patients are adults, which means they are very familiar with adult issues. I got my braces (clear braces) on in November of 2008, and after four to six months, I had my first consultation with the jaw surgeon, Dr. Douglas Trimble, who works out of Overlake in Bellevue. After meeting with him, he was able to explain my situation to me in relation to the lower jaw surgery, and I was feeling even more comfortable about the process. I had my surgery in June of 2010, and during the time before that a lot of adjustments had to made to my teeth per Dr. Trimble for the surgery. Drs. Leone and Vaughn worked closely with Dr. Trimble to set my teeth up for the lower jaw surgery. I have to admit, my teeth had to look worse before they could look better. Large spaces had to made that I didn’t like, but they told me that’s why I keep my braces on for at least six months after surgery. And it’s true. I had my braces on nine months after the surgery, and Drs. Leone and Vaughn were able to bring those spaces back and make my teeth look even better than they did before I started the process, and this was NOT something I did for cosmetic reasons. Along the way, I always had a lot questions about why this tooth was here, etc., and they were so patient in explaining why they were doing what they were doing. As adults we like know exactly what is happening, and Leone and Vaughn are very good at making you feel comfortable and knowledgeable about the situation. Now, after being complete with my orthodontic care and surgery, I am so very happy with my bite and jaw placement and teeth and smile. I can’t thank the doctors enough for doing such a wonderful job. It was a long road, but I have no regrets, and would refer anyone in my same situation to work with Drs. Leone and Vaughn.

T. T. from Bellevue, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I can’t say enough good things about Drs. Leone and Vaughn and their highly skilled and amazing team. As an adult seeking to fix my bite with a second round of braces, I feel so confident that I couldn’t be treated any better anywhere else. I truly appreciate that the doctors take their time and LISTEN to me and my concerns. I was given a few different treatment options and they were explained to me in terms i could understand. I didn’t feel like I was just getting a standard, run of the mill treatment plan. Being that both doctors teach at UW, I feel like that gives them an advantage to how they approach complex cases such as myself. The team is 5 stars! Being that I am a professional, my schedule can be quite hectic. They are so accommodating. I can schedule very early appointments and also between both locations, WOW. During my adjustments the clinicians are gentle and explain what is happening every step of the way. I am so happy to be a patient here, I would recommend this office to everyone.

E. M. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I (age 37), would highly recommend Leone and Vaughn. After consulting with another orthodontist, I chose Leone and Vaughn, and couldn’t be happier with my decision. They and the staff are incredibly knowledgable and friendly. From the beginning they had a plan (that didn’t involve breaking my jaw as the other orthodontist was leaning toward), and now that my orthodontia work is complete, I can’t imagine better results.

Whitney H. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I’ve had braces 7 times, yes that’s right. When I was in fourth grade our family orthodontist put me in headgear which really messed things up. I needed times 2 and 3 for other legitimate issues, time 4 was to correct something time 2 didn’t finish (same guy times 1 & 2). Times 5 & 6 were to try and undo the over-correction the headgear caused. The problem with times 5 & 6 is I let a dentist talk me into invisalign. Not only was she of modest experience overall, but dentists aren’t who one should see to move teeth around. That’s what orthodontists are for. Lots of dentists are pushing invisalign because they see easy profits. But most dentists aren’t trained in orthodontia. It takes a lot of experience to get good at invisalign. If you want your teeth to be right, you should go to an orthodontist. And if you want it really right, wouldn’t you want to see an orthodontist with lots of experience? That’s LVO. I can attest all my problems are finally solved. Yes, they have a busy office that’s nice, because they are really good at what they do, and that drives demand. Also, because they are busy, you need to speak up if you have questions. I have pulled each of the three docs aside many times for questions. In sum, for me the results are what count, and I can’t speak for every ortho out there, but these folks are really good at what they do.

Yaoyu C. from Bothell, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I always wanted to have braces for my teeth. Money is a big issue for me. I saw so many good reviews about Dr. Leone and Vaughn, so I decided to call them. They picked up the phone right away. She was very friendly. I asked her a lot of questions. She made me feel I was the youngest one to have braces even though I am 40. So I went for the appointment today. I only had to wait for a few minutes even though I was there 30 minutes earlier. Tuesday (she is one of the assistants.) took pictures of my teeth. Then Dr. Leone checked the pictures and talked to me with Tuesday in the room. They explained to me with full details of how they were going to fix my teeth. Then Dr. Leone thought they needed to take X ray so she can find out the problem with one tooth. Tuesday gave me the X ray right away. Dr. Leone was very friendly. I did not feel like seeing a doctor but a friend. Tuesday was too. She spent more time talking to me about the fee. It was expensive, I must say. I told her my difficult financial situation. She listened with patience. I even asked her if it was cheaper to do it in UW hospital. She said yes, I should go there if II had to save money. She even told me it was a good idea and the hospital was good, even though they are students, but the teachers help to make sure everything is high standard. I even asked her which doctor is better in UW. She said Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn teach there, she would ask them for me. Tuesday was extremely nice and honest. In about 2 hours after I left the office, Tuesday emailed me and told me. I copied her letter so you can see exactly how much they care! I only delete the amount of money they were going to charge me. “It was an absolute pleasure meeting you today! Dr. Leone and I spoke extensively after your visit and we would LOVE to care for you. You are so kind and genuine! I spoke to Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn about you seeking a few other opinions. I know you would be absolutely taken care of here at LVO. I know the cost of treatment can be prohibitive, Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn are very sensitive to that, They would be willing to reduce your treatment fee to $$$. This does not include the cost of the plate that you would need, but we hope it would make enough of a significant savings for you to start treatment with us. Again, it was so very nice to meet you. ” They reduced the price to be much lower! I could not believe it. I think they did it because they care about me. They care about my feeling of wanting them to help me but I could not afford. They just wanted to help me. They are not lack of business! I was there for an hour and there were patients waiting all the time. The dental chairs were all full. Every body was busy. THEY JUST CARE! THEY HAVE THE LOVE! I am writing this even though I have not decided to have treatment there. We need doctors and crews that really care about their patients.

VS. V. from Beaverton, OR (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

It was amazing experience with Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn and Dr. David. I found them online and after the first consultation I decided to stay with them even I live 180 miles away from the office. They are very friendly, knowledgeable, and professional and they have very kind staff who seem to really care about Customer satisfaction. I had invisalign treatment by Dr. Leone & Dr. Vaughn and it has fully met my expectation and I’m very satisfied with the result. I had crowded teeth and in less than 20 months treatment using truly invisible aligners , my teeth looked better than I ever thought possible. Thank you Dr. Leone, Dr. Vaughn, Dr. David and the team. I strongly recommend Dr.Leone, Dr. Vaughn office to anyone who is looking for an orthodontist.

Jamilah Naji (Source: Facebook)

★★★★★

My daughter came in with some pretty big ortho issues. We got about 3 other consultations before we saw Leone and Vaughn. We trusted their opinion and chose to do my daughter’s treatment through them. They have their own lab which was important to us since we’d need things made. After a little less than two years my daughter went from not ever smiling in pictures to now cheesy smiling in all of them. I am so happy with their expertise, knowledge, and care. Not only are they awesome at what they do, but the entire staff has always been friendly and very helpful. Wish I could show a before and after pic because is amazing. Thank you for helping my daughter see the beauty in her smile that was always there.

Jorge G. from San Francisco, CA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

It’s unbelievable what they were able to achieve with my teeth. I never wanted to use metal braces for my treatment, and they were able to fix my problem with invisalign when other dentist said my problem couldn’t be fixed with invisalign. They have great customer service and they study each patient case in detail. It’s also comforting to know that they have three orthodontist in the clinics that evaluate and work each case. Is like having three different opinions in the same clinic. Highly recommend them!

T. from Bellevue, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn are wonderful orthodontists. They are very friendly, and truly kind people. They took great care of me throughout the process of the Invisalign treatment. I am extremely satisfied with the quality of their care and the professionalism of their work. My teeth look and feel amazing! Bonus – The only concern I had about Invisalign was that the doctors would have to “file” a few of my lower front teeth in order to move them into place. I can now assure you that this was no big deal. They took a fraction of a millimeter from the side of the tooth, and it did not require any numbing. If they recommend Invisalign, go for it!

Jay D. from San Francisco, CA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

While slightly overpriced, their smell of warm freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and friendly smiles throughout the entire establishment, make up for it. I had a tooth that was so far misplaced it looked like it didn’t exist, and after going to multiple orthodontists, every single one of them said they couldn’t fix it without braces, (which I didn’t want just starting a new job in a new city) until I went to Leone & Vaughn. They took this challenge and ran with it, using only Invisalign, they have been able to completely transform my teeth, with no pain and only smiles. I have been with them since the beginning of this year, and they have been amazing and worked with me every step of the way. From working with a few late payments, to replacing a retainer I lost, they are always on time with appointments and always beyond friendly. They make me feel important by knowing my name and greeting me, and providing excellent treatment plans. I would recommend everyone to come to L&V for a great orthodontic experience.!

C. Y. (Source: Zocdoc)

★★★★★

My daughter Qulani is super excited that she will be getting Invisalign istead of the tradition braces. At Leone & Vaughn Orthodontic they offer Acceledent which will help accelerate the treatment time by half. I am glad that I choose this office for my daughter because we like lots of options. The staff & Drs are so wonderful to be around.

Elena B. from San Francisco, CA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I greatly appreciate high professionalism of Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn. I were under the orthodontic treatment twice in my life – at the age of 9 (old- fashioned biteplane) and at the age of 27 (braces). The 2-year biteplane treatment was almost inefficient. The 1,5 year braced treatment was very painful an not very much efficient. Last year I encountered the dental problem that demanded new orthodontic treatment and my dentist recommended me Leone&Vaughn Orthodontics. Surely I thought about 2+ years of wearing uncomfortable appliances and a lot of pain and questioned the success of this idea. But my first appointment to Dr. Leone comforted me. I saw high professional doctors, helpful staff and perfect medical equipment. Every next appointment proved that I had made the right choice. The new-age appliances – invisalign – were comfortable and aesthetic. Orthopulse (orthodontic device that you need to use just 10 minutes a day) made the treatment absolutely painful and very fast. So fast, that I finished my really complicated treatment in 1 year (355 days to be exact). The staff was always friendly and helpful and Dr. Leone and Dr. Vaughn turned out to be not only great doctors, but very nice people as well. I am very happy with the result of this orthodontic treatment. Not only it resolved my teeth problem, but improved my facial features. I am very grateful to Dr. Paola Leone and Dr. Greg Vaughn for their great job and highly recommend Leone&Vaughn Orthodontics to everyone in need for orthodontic help.

Ben Nguyen (Source: Facebook)

★★★★★

Leone and Vaughn orthodontics provided a high quality and high hospitality experience. They are also flexible and will make it happen for the convenience of the individual, especially since there are three locations. All appointments have been carried out accordingly and had always been on time. You will get to meet Dr. Leone, Dr. Vaughn and Dr. Davis, depending on the location of your appointment and sometimes they will rotate between different locations. Awesome team and awesome work. I highly recommend Leone and Vaughn orthodontics if you want a movie star smile and a smiley experience.

Kim F. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I had a great experience getting Invisalign with Leone & Vaughn. I previously had braces in high school, and since then my teeth had shifted so I was no longer happy with how they looked. I was turned away from another orthodontics office in West Seattle because they said my teeth weren’t bad enough and “didn’t need Invisalign” – but Leone & Vaughn were welcoming and listened to my concerns. Now with some tweaks and a little straightening/widening of my smile, I love how my teeth look. The whole process was easy, painless and without any hiccups. Each person that I encountered was professional, helpful, and very kind – from receptionists, to the assistants, to the orthodontists. They make sure that you’re happy with the results, and they do their best to answer any questions you may have. After my initial treatment was supposed to be over, I told them I still wanted my smile to look a little “wider” and they were very accommodating, listening to what I wanted, and I ended up going through another set of treatments just so I could achieve the exact look I wanted. I appreciated that they worked hard to give me precisely what I was asking for to make sure I left happy. They do get busy because of their high number of patients, but I still felt welcomed and treated with care even though at times I did see different orthodontists. Their customer service is great and their facilities are very nice, which is a plus. I would recommend them to others who are thinking of getting adult Invisalign!

Roshani P. from Township of Dundee, IL (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

My journey began three years ago. That may sound long but I did not have an ordinary case, quite the opposite really. My wisdom teeth had come in fully impacted so badly my previous permanent retainer had broken off and all of my teeth shifted into a terrible cross bite. (Bottom back molars sat outside the top back molars). I began consulting with some of the highest ranked orthodontists in Seattle. The first three I met all gave me the same answer: we break your mid-palatal suture bone and expand surgically (SARPE). This suture bone (roof of mouth) fuses when you’re 13, and is not usually recommended for adults. The process is long, gruesome and extremely painful. Finally, I had my consultation with Dr. Vaughn. While he admittedly told me upfront there was not an exact clear cut path, as long as I was committed, we would find a way WITHOUT surgery! Low and behold they did!!! They made me a custom appliance for expansion, used a new non surgical procedure called “propel” that worked wonders on the crossbite, we used regular braces on the bottom and finished off with a round of Invisalign. Ultimately, I now have perfect teeth without the breaking of any bones! So what others called impossible was reality at Leone Vaughn and Davis. No matter which of three doctors you are working with, they never miss a beat. The atmosphere of all three offices is great, each catering to patients of all ages. Great and friendly staff that always greet you with a warm smile. Most importantly, accommodating with scheduling. Even though we moved with 6 months left in our treatment (myself and my husband) we flew out to finish up our treatment. After all that hard work there was no way I would transfer so close to the end. My husbands case was much more simple than mine, a nice quick painless round of Invisalign did the trick. (Less than a year). We would recommend anyone looking to have orthodontic work done go here! They treat you like family and really really know what they’re doing. (No wonder they teach at UW!).

Nicole J. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I began my treatment with Leone and Vaughn Orthodontics last March with a consultation to see whether or not I would qualify as a candidate for Invisalign. Due to receding gums and lack of bone in my lower front, I was a special case. Dr. Leone gave me instant hope and confidence that it would be possible to fix the crowding of my lower teeth if I underwent the gum and bone graft surgeries. Over the course of the next few months I was really surprised with how fast my periodontal procedures healed and how quickly my teeth shifted. Less than a year later I began to see amazing results and a smile that I am so happy with. Dr. Leone and Vaughn are friendly, professional and caring and I would do the treatment all over again with them.

Maggie S. from Lynnwood, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

After age 40 my teeth started to move around and once they start moving, they don’t seem to stop. By age 45 my top tooth pushed in so far it had damaged my bottom tooth. Even though I’ve had a crossbite all my life, as I kid I never had braces as my teeth were fairly straight. It just wasn’t in the budget for my folks. My situation is somewhat unique in that my teeth weren’t damaged from my crossbite, I don’t clench my jaw or have TMJ. So at age 45 I have my very first consultation with an orthodontist that left me in shock – jaw surgery and braces and was told I wasn’t a candidate for Invisalign. I simply did not want titanium screws in my jaw to be the first option, and my instincts told me to keep searching. I found Leone & Vaughn while researching my first orthodontist’s reputation and credentials and decided to make an appointment for a second consultation. For me, what stood Drs. Leone and Vaughn apart from others was their experience and the fact they teach at UW, I knew they had to be experts in their field. Plus, you get two orthodontist brains for the price of one!! I’m very active and healthy, have excellent bone density and structure, and not looking for perfect teeth, just functional teeth. My consult with Dr. Leone left me in gratitude as I found her to be incredibly smart, incredibly talented and innovative, and incredibly kind. Dr. Leone told me I was a better candidate for Invisalign than braces as she would not move my back teeth to keep my bite the same, but could move my upper and lower teeth in front to get them back in alignment. Last week I got my first set of Invisalign retainers saw both Drs. Leone and Vaughn during this appointment – they work as a team. Dr. Leone showed me animation of my teeth coming back into alignment so I could see the future. Linda installed the retainer button “holds” on my teeth and told me EVERYTHING I needed to know before I left the office. You’ll find the office filled with patients but it is a good sign that Drs. Leone and Vaughn are that good! Their staff is EXCELLENT. They are elite providers for Invisalign which means they know exactly what they are doing and are comfortable with the technology. Bottom line, you are in excellent hands with Drs. Leone & Vaughn and staff – they are all caring and wonderful people.

S. V. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I was treated by drs. Leone and Vaughn while I was living in Seattle. A few months after starting the treatment, I moved to Europe for work. I decided to keep being treated by Drs. Leone and Vaughn because I really liked their competence, their way to explain the phases of the treatment and how accurate they were. I also liked their office and the courtesy of the staff. I never had long waits and never had to be rescheduled; I really appreciate that as I usually stay in Seattle for short periods now and might be very busy. I just finished my treatment and I am very happy with the result. I highly recommend Dr. Leone and Vaughn.

Salvatore C. from Brooklyn, NY (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I’ve rewritten this review at least a dozen times and I still feel as if I cannot convey in words my gratitude for the efforts of Drs. Leone & Vaughn and their team. Simply put my time with them has resulted in improvements in my health and quality of life. I often express my great fortune to others for having been referred to them, but I’ve since come to understand that when there exists a team of professionals that are this good, fortune is not a factor. For many, considering braces is an option. The process and experience are weighed and considered and the choice to fix smiles, align bites, and structure teeth in a more aesthetically pleasing fashion is an endeavor in a different kind of satisfaction. For me getting braces was not a choice nor was it something I would choose to have done, had you asked me when I first began. However, my experience was superior and I do not regret for a moment my time with these highly capable and caring people. Their genuine interest in my progress and their experience in remedying countless issues was evident throughout my care. Their staff is courteous and knowledgeable and they do not define you by your role as a patient or client. We are deserving of exceptional medical care and in my many years in and out of orthodontia I have found none who can replicate the caliber of service and work I experienced here. The process is proven and consistent. I attended regularly scheduled office checkups. I quickly became familiar with the staff and never found anyone lacking in professional courtesy or humor. I could rely on being notified of changes or upcoming visits at regular intervals. The office is a comforting place and the Drs took the time each visit to make sure that I was informed to my own satisfaction about choices we were making together about my care. I never wanted for anything and never felt as if my concerns were too big or too small. And I was satisfied beyond my own expectations. People who love what they do, tend to do it well. Drs. Leone & Vaughn truly love orthodontic work and it is written all over the faces of the people whose lives they have touched with their treatment. I am truly grateful! Salvatore Cirillo.

Megan V. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

Simply the BEST! Came here from California to transfer my Invisalign, and after reading the reviews online, I decided this was the place to go – I am SO glad I did. It was convenient to be able to choose from 3 different offices. I had a consultation in their new Bellevue office and was very impressed. Easy to schedule, all the staff is great, and the doctors are amazing. I trust them 100% with my Invisalign and anything else I may need to make my smile perfect. Many many thanks to Dr. Leone, Dr. Vaughn, and staff!

Eric M. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I’ve always had a severe open bite and have had trouble with grinding my back molars at night. After my initial consultation with Dr. Vaughn I was told that I would need jaw surgery to completely close my bite. Long story short, the jaw surgery was a very extreme solution, and very risky for my wellbeing – I am a singer, clarinetist, and harmonica player and there was a big possibility I would lose feeling in my lower lip permanently (not to mention taking a mandatory year away from performing, singing, etc…) also, if you are a singer you know that proper use of your soft pallet takes a lot of practice and training. Jaw surgery permanently MOVES your soft pallet! AAAAHH!. I couldn’t justify the risk, so I asked Doctors Leone and Vaughn for a plan B. They worked with me on a special treatment, and the results were spectacular. I have a fully closed bite and my teeth look better than I ever thought they could. I didn’t have to miss one performance during my entire treatment (though some gigs were very painful and awkward). Their initial timeline was 36 months of treatment, but with the Accelledent appliance I finished 20 months early. Great staff (especially Michaela!) and easy to work with on appointments.

Anil M. from Redmond, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I visited L&V about two years ago and it was at the office where I found out that my teeth were horrible. The doctors took the time and really listened to my concerns and preference. Being a professional and giving a lot of presentations, there was no other route for me other than Invisalign. The doctors said my teeth are the worst they have seen and that it would be pushing it if we went with Invisalign but they worked hard on figuring out a way to fix my teeth with Invisalign. During the visits the doctors and staff were always great and friendly, they knew how to put a smile on my face during my 7 am appointments. Long story short, the doctors listened to me, I listened to them, they fixed my teeth and now I am happy and able to put up a big smile without worrying about what others think of my horrible teeth. Thank you docs for creating a custom treatment for me, I am able to chew and eat better and smile without fear!

Kelsea P. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I was referred to Leone, Vaughn & Davis by my dentist Dr.Dan McKay. I never thought I would have straight teeth ever in my lifetime and am having a hard time recognizing myself ever since I got my braces off yesterday! I had an oral surgery to get rid of an impacted tooth in my upper jaw and to make room for more teeth since I have a small mouth. I was stressed by the possibility that I might have to have surgery on both jaws since neither of them line up correctly, but I could not afford either one. I was also told that I had one of the most severe cases they’ve ever seen, but they really put me at ease by treating me like any other patient. On top of having some extremely sensitive teeth and gums, I also came in with a fear of dentists since I had been previously traumatized by one with no bedside manner that took my wisdom teeth out about 4 years prior. The dental assistants that work for Leone, Vaughn & Davis are some of the most gentle, patient, kind hearted people I have ever met. I was always treated with care and respect. I had braces for about three years and just got them off yesterday. I now have an invisible retainer to hold them in place. I could not be any happier with my new smile! I highly recommend this business and nobody else. Thank you!

Linna V. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

Today I got my braces removed and want to share my wonderful experience with Leone and Vaughn and their lovely staff. First of all, Leone and Vaughn are the most professional, result driven orthodontist I’ve ever had! I’ve had braces in the past but Leone and Vaughn have surpassed my expectations in service, quality and professionalism. I really mean it. They really do put patients first. For example, last Friday I thought they’d take my braces off but didn’t and I have a wedding to go to next week so they squeezed me in today (day before Thanksgiving) to take it off. I was really thankful and was given chocolates, wine and a pen in a bag so I could go home and celebrate no more braces! It really surprised me! Very lovely people 🙂 I also love the variety of colors and flavors the let you choose. They got everything! Today my impression was Pineapple flavor 🙂 Everything they do is fast because they have invested in good technology too. Which is great for everyone. Regarding procedures and treatment, Leone and Vaughn’s staff are very well trained and the way their business seems to run so smooth. I really like the procedure flow. Nothing is a surprise, they always tell you what they are going to do first before doing anything. When you talk with them, they will stop what they are doing and talk with you. Just little things like that can make a patient very special. There are days when it seems to be a bit rushed (orthodontists) but most of the time you’ll have an assistant by your side who is always with you to take care of your needs. And only twice did I feel a bit of discomfort but it was quickly mitigated (such as rough handling). Mind you I have a small mouth. Overall, I highly highly highly recommend Leone & Vaughn.

Sameer V. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

I’ve had a terrific experience with Drs. Leone, Vaughn, and Davis, and their staff. I have come out of my experience with them extremely satisfied and quite happy with the results. I had a rather gnarly case of crowding that necessitated extraction of four premolars, adjusting my crowns, and a long and rigorous treatment course. Right from the get go, their staff was very helpful in helping me understand the treatment options. We went through a lot of imaging and drew up an 18 month plan. Their office helped me set up all the pre-treatment surgeries per my convenience. Throughout the treatment, the staff was extremely professional and very conscious of my comfort. Most appointments were quick, and wait times at the office were usually very short. Scheduling appointments was about easy as it gets. They also offered a pretty solid payment plan that split the payments up over the course of my treatment at no additional expense. The treatment ended up lasting almost 22 months, but I do appreciate the attention to detail in the final few months. The work and equipment was always of impeccable quality. Over the entire duration, I had maybe one or two unplanned visits due to any issues with discomfort or breakage. I used the AcceleDent during my treatment. I would’ve liked to see more data in support of AcceleDent, but based on my own research, it does seem well grounded in science. The device apparently gets disabled after 18 months, but the company exchanged the device without any additional cost after confirming with LV&D that my treatment was still ongoing. Overall, I am a very happy client. My dental hygiene and aesthetics are way better than 2.5 years ago. I can vouch first hand for the improvements in self esteem and lifestyle that comes with this. I will strongly recommend LV&D for anyone looking to get any orthodontic work done.

J. F. from Seattle, WA (Source: Yelp)

★★★★★

As a child I underwent massive dentistry and orthodontic treatment and still had very crooked teeth. For a long time I wanted to get them fixed. But I didn’t want to have braces as an adult, and I wasn’t sure I could get my teeth fixed with invisalign. I visited several orthodontists and eventually went with Leone & Vaughn. They were a bit more expensive than some of the other doctors, but so far the expense has been well worth it. This operation is one of the most professional places I have ever been. They are efficient, timely, very kind, and know exactly what they are doing. The tech-forward mindset allows them to take advantage of the latest in greatest in orthodontic treatment. (I am amazed at how far it has all come in the last 10 years.) In fact, Leone and Vaughn are eons ahead of many of their local peers. I was able to do invisalign with acceledent (a new device that speeds up treatment), which I totally recommend. As a result, I am swiftly moving through treatment much faster than anticipated. In fact, although it has been less than a year since I started treatment, I will likely be done before my wedding at the end of the summer. My teeth are starting to look great with invisalign and I am very, very excited about the final product. The Interbay Office is also beautiful and the staff makes payments and scheduling incredibly easy. Plus, the early morning appointments make it possible to get treatment while minimizing time away from work. The best part about this place, however, is that Doctors Leone and Vaughn seem to know each and every patient and make an effort to connect during every visit. I used to dread the dentist and orthodontist, and I no longer do. I cannot imagine finding a better orthodontic provider. If you are considering invisalign or braces, go here.

A WORD FROM YOUR DOCTOR

Doctors Leone & Vaughn are Specialists in Orthodontic treatment and offer the latest technology in orthodontics today. Their experienced, committed, and friendly staff work together as a highly experienced orthodontic team. We use the utmost current sterilization methods available today. For your convenience, we are open five days a week with early morning and evening appointments available. Drs. Leone and Vaughn are committed to being leaders in their profession; both are Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, both are Published Researchers and Instructors for the University of Washington, and their practice has been repeatedly voted one of Seattle's "Top Dentists" as published in Seattle Magazine & Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. Dr. Gregory Vaughn was born and raised in Olympia, Washington, and earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Puget Sound. Dr. Vaughn earned his DDS at Univ. of the Pacific, in San Francisco, graduating with high honors. He was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National dental honor society) and was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award, for highest clinical scholarship. He completed his post-doctoral residency at UCLA, specializing in Orthodontics. Dr. Vaughn is an affiliate assistant professor at the University of Washington, Department of Orthodontics. In his spare time, enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, running and snowboarding. Dr. Vaughn is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Washington State Society of Orthodontists, Washington and King County Dental Associations and Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. He is also a diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics.