Dr. Cottingham

Dr. Cottingham enjoys getting to know and helping all the wonderful families who visit her office. She strives to make every minute of the day enjoyable for her patients and staff with her warm and fun-loving personality. Dr. Cottingham is truly thankful to have one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, and she shares that enthusiasm and spirit with everyone she meets!
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Welcome to Cottingham Orthodontics

Dr. Karen Cottingham and her team have crafted generations of beautifully healthy and confident smiles, one person at a time! We are known for providing exceptional customer service and clinical excellence in a friendly atmosphere, where we put you at the forefront of all we do!

Dr. Cottingham provides orthodontic care for children, teens, and adults, using iTero® Element™ imaging and advanced techniques. Each step of your orthodontic journey – which may involve metal or clear braces or clear orthodontic aligners – is designed to you. With an emphasis on comfort, efficiency, and lasting results, you’ll soon be sharing the confident smile you deserve!

We are excited you’re considering treatment for your child or yourself and invite you for a complimentary consultation at our Indianapolis or Avon, IN orthodontic office. We’ll have an honest conversation, answer your questions, and develop a personal plan to get you to the beautifully healthy and confident smile you desire; schedule, today!

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“OMG Dr. Cottingham is a miracle worker! I started at another orthodontist to begin my treatment, and he retired half way through. When I got to Dr. Cottingham, she said she could correct and fix the things the other orthodontist wouldn't! I was so upset to have to switch orthodontists, but it was a blessing in disguise, my teeth look absolutely amazing! ” — Samantha
“Getting braces as an adult was not something I was looking forward to but my experience at Cottingham Orthodontics has been great. My appointments are always running on time and the assistants are knowledgeable and friendly. Dr. Cottingham is amazing at her job and has a great personality as well!” - Stephanie
“Dr. Cottingham works miracles, from the day I got my braces on until I got them off, the staff in her office worked professionally and diligently to give me the best smile they could. Dr. Cottingham is so personable and easy to talk to! I remember when I got my braces off, she gave me the biggest hug and was so geniunely happy for can really tell how much she enjoys her work and seeing her clients.” - Lea
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