About Us:

Our mission is to be simply the best orthodontic practice. We are committed to being an enthusiastic team, excited about caring for our patients and producing beautiful smiles. Our patient’s emotional and physical well-being is our number one priority and we will strive everyday to make it fun for them as well as safe and rewarding. We will always treat our patients and their families with utmost respect and tact. We will be clear in our communications with them regarding treatment, finances and education. We will continue to enhance our own personal development through continuing education and team building to better serve the cause of quality orthodontic care.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Michael Cherre was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1954, the second of five children. He graduated from St. Louis University High School, where he was a member of the 1970 State Championship Football Team. Dr. Cherre chose St. Louis University for his college studies, majoring in Biology. In 1976, he graduated Cum Laude and matriculated to the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry, where he earned his D.D.S. degree in 1980. He returned to St. Louis University for his Orthodontic specialty training.

Dr. Cherre opened his practice in Ellisville, Missouri in the Summer of 1982. He moved his office to its present location in the Fall of 1997. He and his wife Sally have three sons, Mike Jr., Rob and Joe. Outside of orthodontics, Dr. Cherre is a huge baseball Cardinals and St. Louis Rams fan. He is involved in his church and has recently participated in a prison retreat ministry. Dr. Cherre is a P90X grad and continues to follow the program.

Dr. Cherre is a member of the A.A.O., the A.D.A., the Greater St. Louis Dental Society, the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists and the Alexander Discipline Study Club.

Meet Our Staff

Sally is Dr. Cherre’s wife and our Practice Administrator. She pays the bills, handles practice marketing and maintains the computer and business systems for the office. When she is not buzzing in and out of the office, Sally spends her time volunteering at her church, and working on parish and mission retreats. She loves time spent with her family and watching old movies.

Penny is our Financial Coordinator and handles all of the financial and insurance questions for our patients. She has been with Cherre Orthodontics since June of 1999. Penny and her husband, Brian, have been married since 1994. They have two very active boys, Connor and Duncan, and have two dogs, a Chocolate Lab named Hershey and a Yorkipoo named Cody. Penny enjoys gardening, shopping, and decorating.

Diana is our Lab Technician with a career in orthodontics that began in 1981. Our longest-term employee, Diana has been part of the Cherre Orthodontics team since 1989 and has worked in all areas of our practice. Helping make beautiful smiles has always been a great joy to her. Diana’s proudest accomplishment is her family. She is married and has two sons. She enjoys family time together, watching her children play sports, and exercising.

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