Dr. Bradley D. Smith is a native of the North Hills of Pittsburgh. After graduating from Fox Chapel High School, Dr. Brad attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, before completing his DMD degree at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Brad then attended New York University in New York City, where he completed his specialty training in orthodontics. There he was named chief resident, granted a faculty position and was elected to the admissions board for the orthodontics program. Dr. Brad also completed programs at the NYU Craniofacial Center and the Gelb Institute for TMD/TMJ. These sub-specialties deal with primarily cleft palate/facial anomalies and temporomandibular joint disorders. Dr. Brad has a special interest in early interventional orthodontic treatment that corrects growth and dental problems before they become too serious and more difficult to treat. Away from the office, Dr. Smith always looks forward to enjoying the great outdoors. He also volunteers for Pittsburgh Cares, and he and his wife have three children.
Meet Our Team
At Smiles by Smith Orthodontics, we have a great team! In fact, between everyone at our office, we have over 100 years of combined experience! Many of our clients are children and teens, but we welcome patients of all ages. Let us put our skills to work for you by calling 412-963-7760 for your orthodontic appointment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Kristy joined our team in February 2020! She has a background in management, insurance and finances. Kristy loves her amazing co-workers and is so happy to be a part of such a great team!
Kristy married her husband, Kevin, in 2018. Together they have three children, Shane, Cameron and Savanna, as well their dog Piper, a Cane Corso. She loves being a mom, and outside the office, she enjoys crafts and home improvement.
Sara first joined our team in November 2019, but she has over 25 years of experience in the dental and orthodontic field. She is fantastic at helping new patients understand their treatment options and related costs, and she loves getting to know all the different personalities of our patients and seeing their smiles transform during treatment. She loves every one of our staff and patients and how friendly they are. Sara truly believes that Dr. Smith has an amazing group of people who work for the practice and each one cares about every patient from beginning to end.
Sara has two children, a daughter named Ava, who plays softball and basketball, and a son named Brody, who plays football and lacrosse. In her free time, Sara loves hot yoga and hiking or walking with her family and kids. You can also find her on the field playing and coaching softball!
Elaine attended Binghamton University and has been with us for almost four years. Before her move from Long Island, New York, Elaine worked in the dental field for over 25 years. She has since settled nicely in our area and has never looked back. At our office, she enjoys meeting people and being part of a wonderful, fun team. She contributes by developing good relationships with our new patients and helping to make the anxious ones feel comfortable.
Elaine has two daughters and four beautiful granddaughters. When not with us, she enjoys the Pittsburgh food scene, cooking, Golden Retrievers, her chickens and her garden, which she affectionately calls her “suburban homestead.”
Katie has been with us for over two years! She started in the dental field as an assistant at age 13 and was X-ray certified by age 14. She loves the atmosphere between the patients and staff here and thinks that it is great to meet all the wonderful people who come to see us. She contributes to our success by welcoming people into our office as she would her own home and enjoys creating lasting relationships with patients to be a part of their lives.
Katie is one of six children and has five sisters. She has been married to her husband, Brian, for over 10 years, and together, they have a son named Bryce, who is 12 years old. They have a lovely dog named Axle and a cat called Gizmo. In her free time, Katie enjoys bowling, fishing and running 5Ks.
Our passionate team member Christina has been with us for almost six years! Christina enjoys skiing, cooking, diving and organizing! She also loves to spend time with her pup, Louie, and of course her husband, Jonathan. Christina loves patient interaction and enjoys being the best part of our patients’ day!
Kimmy has been with us the longest, settling in nicely at 40 years. She appreciates our great teamwork and is always conscientious about treating each patient how she would want to be treated.
When at home, Kimmy enjoys the closeness she shares with her nieces and nephews.
Holly has been with us a little over a year. She got her associate degree in combination welding and is thrilled to work in a fun, team-oriented office where she can be present in our patients’ lives and assist her co-workers.
Holly is the middle child of three and has two brothers. When not at work, she likes shooting archery and participating in any outdoor activity, including skiing, hunting and wakesurfing.
Emily has been with our team since June 2018 and works hard to do the best job she can do every day. She loves being the best part of her patients’ days. In her free time, Emily enjoys going to the beach, hanging with her friends, and going camping with her family.
Karen has worked with us for 11 years. She likes constantly learning new things and appreciates how Dr. Brad cultivates an easygoing atmosphere for our team and patients. She enjoys the patients she has worked with over the years and also her co-workers, who make it fun to come to work. Karen always tries to stay positive and be helpful to others while using her skillset! Her detailed work and good sense of humor help her make every patient she works with feel special.
Karen is married with two sons and a Yorkie. When not with us, Karen likes to paint, sew and garden.