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Our main goals are to listen and address our patients concerns, excel in the quality of treatment and exceed our patient’s expectations.

Dr. N.B. Williams

Orthodontist

Although Dr. Nitalya B. Williams was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, she ventured off and spent her entire collegiate, post graduate, and post doctorate career on the East Coast. She completed her undergraduate studies at Hampton University in Hampton, VA and her Dental and Orthodontic education at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC. Dr. Williams practiced general dentistry in Maryland and Virginia while attending her Orthodontic residency program at Howard University. A short time after completion of her program, Dr. Williams returned to the West Coast to what she called home in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Williams comes from a family with an orthodontic background. Her father and practice partner, Dr. Harvey J. Williams, exposed her to Orthodontics her entire life. Being a graduate of Tucson High School, Dr. Harvey J. Williams encouraged his daughter to explore opportunities to practice Orthodontics in Arizona. Dr. Nitalya B. Williams did just that and has been enjoying providing Orthodontic services in Tucson to her wonderful patients since October 2015.

Dr. Williams keeps her orthodontic knowledge and skills current through continuing education. She is closely affiliated with the top orthodontists, general dentists, oral surgeons, and periodontists in this country, which enables her to stay abreast of the latest advances in orthodontics as well as the affiliated fields of dentistry.

Dr. Williams is a proud member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, the National Dental Association, The American Dental Association, and the Arizona Dental Association.

Then Dr. Williams is away from the office she loves to spend time with her beautiful little boy, loving family and friends. Travel is her number one hobby so feel free to ask her about the different adventures abroad she has experienced. Dr. Williams is an avid swimmer, skier and has recently begun to snowboard so maybe you’ll be able to swap stories with her. She can’t wait to meet you!

 

Dr. H.J. Williams

Orthodontist

Dr. Harvey J. Williams has been in the practice of orthodontics for over 30 years. He has treated thousands of patients in his career and has taught Orthodontics as a clinical professor at Howard University College of Dentistry, his alma mater, and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in the School of Dentistry.

Dr. Williams has had a very diverse background having grown up as a minister’s son who moved from state to state pastoring various churches throughout the western United States. He moved to Los Angeles after finishing high school in Tucson, AZ and attended California State University at Northridge. After graduation, Dr. Williams attended UCLA and worked on a graduate degree in anthropology. He then went on to dental school completing his dental degree and postdoctoral studies in Orthodontics at Howard University.

Dr. Williams is dedicated to delivering to his patients the best possible treatment in a very pleasant and friendly environment.

 

 

Elizabeth I. Katz, DMD

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Katz is very excited to collaborate with Dr. Nitalya Williams and care for the children of Get It
Straight Orthodontics.

Dr. Elizabeth Katz is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist who specializes in the dental care of infants, children, and those with Special Medical Needs. Her compassionate personality allows both patients and parents to feel comfortable at their dental appointments. Dr. Katz strives to offer personalized and specialized care to her patients. Dr. Katz has a passion for good old fashioned care by establishing relationships with her patients and their families. She is trained in multiple aspects of Pediatric Dentistry that include but are not limited to preventative care, restorative treatment, growth and development, early orthodontic therapy, non-pharmacological and pharmacological behavior guidance techniques to name a few.

Dr. Katz is originally from Pennsylvania. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona. Dr. Katz received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA with Honors in Pediatric Dentistry. Right after dental school, Dr. Katz completed a three year residency specializing in Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Afterwards, she completed the series of examinations to become a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist.

After graduation, Dr. Katz decided to move back to Tucson after her fond memories of its beauty and warm people during her college years. Dr. Katz has practiced and taught at clinics in Tucson and Green Valley and private practices in Oro Valley and Tucson. Dr. Katz serves on staff at Banner UMC, where she cares for the hematology and oncology inpatient patients. When Dr. Katz is not caring for patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their son. She has one dog very fluffy dog named Luna and one cubby cat named Leo. Dr. Katz also enjoys traveling, skiing, baking, running, restorative/yin yoga, open water swimming, and going to Let’s Sweat.

Organizations:
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Academy of Dentistry
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Southern Arizona Dental Association
Arizona Dental Association
Tucson Pediatric Specialists

Affiliations:
Banner – University Medical Center and Diamond Children’s Hospital

Office

801 N. Wilmot Road Suite F-2
Tucson, AZ 85711

Contact

tucsoninfo@wedobraces.com
+1 (520) 745-5051

Open hours

Mon: 8am-2pm
Tue, Wed, Thu: 8:30am-5:30pm
Fri-Sun: Closed