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Dr. Richard Roblee

After graduating from Baylor College of Dentistry (BCOD), Dr. Roblee quickly became renowned for his work in Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. In order to be able to give his patients the highest level of comprehensive care, he decided to return to BCOD and study graduate orthodontics. He is now recognized around the globe for his work in esthetic dentistry, orthodontic techniques and interdisciplinary therapy.

He has given more than 500 professional presentations in the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, Europe, Australia and Japan on these topics. He is also a leader in several exciting new areas of dentistry including Surgically Facilitated Orthodontic Therapy (SOFT) and Airway Centered Growth and Development. He is the author of numerous publications and videos, including a landmark textbook entitled “Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Therapy: A Comprehensive Approach to Optimal Patient Care” (Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc.).

He is an active member in numerous prestigious dental organizations, including the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.  He is a distinguished leader in esthetic dentistry and is a valued member and past President of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, an exclusive organization limited to only 100 worldwide leaders in the field. He is honored to be only the second orthodontist to ever serve in that role.

Dr. Roblee is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction that less than 20% of practicing orthodontists actually receive.  He has served as an associate clinical professor at Baylor College of Dentistry in both the restorative department and the orthodontic department. While maintaining a full-time practice in Fayetteville, Dr. Roblee continues to be instrumental in the development of web-based collaborative software to facilitate his comprehensive approach to healthcare. In creating the first interdisciplinary digital network for clinical records through his company in 1997,, Dr. Roblee provides a vehicle for exceptional patient care through the collaborative value of shared images, treatment planning and patient services.

In addition to “talking teeth” to anyone who will listen, Dr. Roblee is passionate about growing heirloom tomatoes, cheering on the Razorbacks, traveling and spending time with his family. 

Dr. James Roblee

Dr. James D. Roblee DDS, MSD, joined his father, Dr. Richard D. Roblee, in practice at Roblee Orthodontics 2019.

After receiving his undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas, Dr. Roblee attended the Texas A&M College of Dentistry (formerly Baylor College of Dentistry) in Dallas, where he earned his DDS in 2015. From Dallas, Dr. Roblee ventured further west to UCLA, where he completed a two-year residency in Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine. He became a Diplomate of the Board of Orofacial Pain in 2017.

That same year, Dr. Roblee began his orthodontics residency at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. He completed the program and earned his Master of Science in Dentistry in September

Dually trained in orofacial pain and orthodontics, Dr. Roblee has developed a passion for dentofacial orthopedics and the recognition and treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders. At Roblee Ortho, he loves creating beautiful smiles alongside his father while also helping patients with proper airway function and chronic pain management.

In his personal time, Dr. Roblee enjoys photography (see his work on Instagram @jamesdroblee), Razorback athletics, and travel alongside his wife Holly and their two sons, Teddy and Chase.

Dr. Thomas Roblee

Dr. Thomas Roblee, DDS, MSD, joined his father and brother in the family practice at Roblee Orthodontics in 2020. His educational journey began at the University of Arkansas, where he achieved a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2014. He then advanced his studies at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, earning a DDS in 2018.

His interest in orthodontics led him to University of the Pacific in San Francisco, where he completed his orthodontic residency alongside his brother, James. Here, he earned a Master of Science in Dentistry in 2020 and undertook research on Surgically Facilitated Orthodontic Therapy (SFOT). Following his graduation, Dr. Thomas secured board certification from the American Board of Orthodontics.

Dedicated to staying current with the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics and providing his patients with the highest standard of care, Dr.Thomas maintains active memberships in many professional organizations, including the Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Therapy, Spear Study Club, American Board of Orthodontics (Diplomat), American Academy of Orthodontists, and American Dental Association.

Specializing in 3D Digital Smile Design, Clear Aligners, and progressive airway-focused techniques, Dr. Thomas is passionate about creating beautiful, healthy smiles. Outside of the practice, Dr. Thomas finds joy in spending time with his wife, Mackenzie, and their beloved dog, Leila. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, cheering on the Razorbacks, and exploring new destinations through travel.