Welcome to Tilghman Orthodontics!

Your Local Salisbury and Berlin, MD Practice

Drs. Michael Tilghman and Carrie Schwartz welcome you to Tilghman Orthodontics, where we have been creating beautiful smiles since 2001. Our commitment to patient care is unmatched, and our offices radiate friendliness and comfort. With over 30 years of experience between our two doctors, we offer only the most efficient and time-proven methods of treatment for patients in Salisbury, Berlin, Ocean City, and other areas throughout the Eastern Shore. Whether you’re looking for an orthodontist for your child, or want to improve your smile with adult treatment, trust the team at Tilghman Orthodontics to deliver exceptional results.

We've been recognized by Coastal Style Magazine as a top orthodontic practice for the past three years with no signs of slowing down. Check out our most recent feature here: Top Docs 2016: Tilghman Orthodontics.

Our Services

At our practice, we pride ourselves in being the absolute best at what we do: creating beautiful smiles that will last a lifetime. We use state-of-the-art technology to create customized treatment plans for each of our patients, while maintaining open communication and transparency throughout the entire process. Our variety of treatment solutions include:

  1. Metal Braces
  2. Ceramic Braces
  3. Lingual Braces
  4. Invisalign/Invisalign Teen
  5. TMJ Exams
  6. Sleep Apnea/Snoring Treatments

Everyone deserves the benefits of a new smile, and Drs. Tilghman and Schwartz make sure that your orthodontic treatment is a rewarding experience.

Outside of the Office

We encourage our patients to maintain the best possible oral and overall health. Even more importantly, we encourage our patients and staff to find their passion with our "emBRACE Life" program. Our relationships with our former and current patients are for life, and we do our best to support their philanthropic causes and events in our local community.

Contact Us Today To Get Started!

If you want to learn more about our variety of services, or would like to schedule a free consultation, give us a call at (410) 742-4813. One of our dedicated team members would be happy to assist you. You can also find more information about our hours of operation and appointment scheduling online. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you in our offices soon!

Patient Rewards

Imagine earning points for being a great patient and having a great smile! At Tilghman Orthodontics, you get to join a membership club of lucky users who earn points for doing all kinds of awesome things. And the best part is that you get to use your points to play games, order gift cards and more!



We are experts in providing comprehensive orthodontic care for patients of all ages – including children, teens and even adults. At our practice, everyone can enjoy the benefits of a beautiful new smile! To learn about the services and treatment options we offer, watch the videos on our YouTube Channel.