Dr Steffen Decker, our lead orthodontic specialist, says he is fortunate and grateful to have orthodontics as a profession and finds it uniquely rewarding. A good orthodontist must possess several attributes; a keen eye for angles and spatial relationship, good listening and communication skills and the ability to balance theoretical and practical concerns.
Steffen has completed his primary dental training and his specialist training in Freiburg Germany and in Switzerland. He is well trained in interceptive early treatment starting at the age of 7 and has completed over 2700 cases in early intervention in his 12 years of practice.
From classical functional devices like twin block to more modern approaches like Invisalign First or fixed options like metal/ceramic braces – he is able to choose the best solution for each child's orthodontic needs.
His passion for invisible treatment options like Invisalign and lingual braces and his expertise is unrivalled. Dr Steffen enjoys teaching and lecturing all over the world in the field of orthodontics. In 2017 he was awarded world number 1 lingual Incognito Provider and he belongs to the TOP Invisalign Kids &Teen Providers nowadays.
As a dedicated parent to three boys himself he knows how to establish rapport with children and developed a practice philosophy that involves patients in his or her own treatment, which contributes to great patient compliance and excellent results.
Dr Steffen Decker is one of the worlds leading lingual orthodontists. He has treated over 1200 lingual orthodontic patients and was a member of the global advisory board for 3M and their clinical advisor for Western Europe. He is the director of two MSc Programs at the City of London Dental School and Bolton University. Dr. Steffen is also an Official Invisalign Clinical Speaker lecturing world wide.
Further Dr. Decker is a well experienced Invisalign® provider and undertook a Master in Aligner Therapy. His focus is especially invisalign first for kids under 10 years and Invisalign Teen.
Dr. Steffen only uses the most advanced technology and techniques to deliver the highest quality of care for his patients. This involves using digital smile design, intra-oral digital scanning and treatment outcome simulation in order to ensure his patients receive the best results.
Dr. Raickovic recently joined The Orthodontic Specialist. After 2 generations of dentistry as a family profession Dr. David Raickovic is proudly carrying the legacy of excellence in dentistry to the third generation.
Graduated from the School of Dentistry at University of Zagreb, Croatia Dr. David continued his post graduate education at New York University College of Dentistry where he finished his Orthodontic residency.
Soon after he focused on developing skills and knowledge in clear aligner orthodontics which brought him to the level of Invisalign World’s top 1% Diamond Provider in 2019. Dr. David was also an Official Invisalign Clinical Speaker, who has taught and shared his knowledge, numerous times as a keynote speaker, throughout the world. In 2020 he joined Dr Steffen and became Program Leader in the MSc in Clear Aligner Orthodontics.
His reputation is well known for treating challenging orthodontic cases in kids, teenagers and adults with excellent results using the Invisalign technique.
We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Raickovic to The Orthodontic Specialist Clinic in Old Amersham.