Welcome to Bernhardt and Smith Orthodontics!

Welcome to Bernhardt and Smith Orthodontics, where Dr. Melissa Bernhardt and Dr. Blair Smith have been serving the orthodontic needs of the residents in and around West Des Moines, Iowa since 2007. We are committed to helping our patients achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy smiles for a lifetime!

We continuously strive to stay on the cutting-edge of orthodontic treatments available and offer a full range of treatment options from traditional, time-proven metal and clear appliances to the latest modern orthodontic advancements, such as Invisalign®, which uses a series of clear, removable aligners that work hard to straighten your teeth and twice as hard to keep others from noticing!

We believe our highly skilled team and our innovative treatments and technologies will give you the confidence that you are receiving the highest standard of orthodontic care available. Contact us to schedule your initial consultation.

At Bernhardt and Smith Orthodontics, your smile is our top priority!

Bishop Drive Office

9295 Bishop Dr., Suite 120
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: (515) 987-9130

50th Street Office

475 S. 50th St., Suite 400
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: (515) 222-0010


Our Hours:

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday:7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Digital Radiology & Technology

Our practice is dedicated to staying on the cutting edge of dental technology. Our high-resolution digital photography helps us document your treatment, while our digital radiography reduce your exposure to radiation from dental x-rays! Learn More


Invisalign is a series of clear, plastic aligners that straighten your teeth. No one will know you’re improving your smile unless you tell them! Learn More