Dr. Ellis is committed to providing his patients with excellent orthodontic treatment in a warm and caring atmosphere. For nearly 30 years, he delivered the highest quality treatment to Polk County and he is excited to be back!
Dr. Ellis previously owned and operated three orthodontic offices in Bartow, Lake Wales and Wauchula. After his semi-retirement in 2015, Dr. Ellis continued to work in orthodontic research and development with a prominent orthodontic manufacturing company in Oregon. During this time, he continued to see patients in a private practice setting and continued to advance current orthodontic techniques to a higher level.
Patients and their families always come first with Dr. Ellis. He is dedicated to producing maximum facial esthetics and producing smiles that will benefit and last patients for a lifetime.
- Bachelor of Science — University of Florida
- Doctor of Dental Medicine — University of Florida
- Master of Science in Orthodontics — University of Tennessee
- Orthodontic Certificate — University of Tennessee
Dr. Ellis graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the University of Florida, where he graduated in the top of his class. He was also selected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. He went on to earn his Masters degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the University of Tennessee, which is recognized as one of the top orthodontic programs in the country.
Outside the office
Dr. Ellis is a native of Florida and lives in Lakeland with his wife, Lori. They have raised three amazing children, whom they are very proud of. Also, they have 3 grandsons who keep them on their toes. Dr. Ellis loves travelling, golf, and spending time with his family. Dr. Ellis is thrilled to be practicing in Polk County again and is excited to join forces with Drs. Dietrich and Kelso. Together, they will continue to create the best smiles around!