About the Doctors

Our team at Tilghman Orthodontics is dedicated to providing you and your family with top-notch orthodontic treatment. One of the greatest gifts you can give your child or teen is the gift of a beautiful smile, and we’re here to help make the process as smooth as possible. From braces to Invisalign, we work closely with our patients to find the right treatment that fits their lifestyle and deliver incredible results.

You’ll find out more about Dr. Michael Tilghman & Dr. Carrie Schwartz below, including their education, credentials and hobbies, below!

Dr-TilghmanAbout Dr. Michael Tilghman

Dr. Tilghman earned his Bachelor of Science degree at James Madison University and attended dental school at the University of Maryland. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 1996, graduated second in his class and received many academic honors. Accepted into the University of Maryland's orthodontic program, he completed his Orthodontic Residency and earned a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology in 1999. He is a member of the:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Maryland Dental Association
  • Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
  • Eastern Shore Dental Society

Dr. Tilghman and his wife, Liz, have three children: John, Joey and Rachel.

Dr-SchwartzAbout Dr. Carrie Schwartz

Dr. Schwartz earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Iowa and attended dental school at the University of Minnesota. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree with distinction and received many academic honors. Accepted into the University of Tennessee's orthodontic program, she completed her Orthodontic Residency and earned a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics. Additionally, Dr. Schwartz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and is a member of the:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Maryland Dental Association
  • Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
  • Eastern Shore Dental Society

Dr. Schwartz and her husband, Joseph, have four children: Ava, Grace, Joseph and Lydia.

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Join hundreds of patients who have achieved the smile of their dreams! To learn more about our services or schedule a consultation, please call us at (410) 742-4813 or you can complete our convenient online appointment request form. We hope to see you in our Salisbury or Berlin office soon!