Straighten your smile with excellent OMI Orthodontics Team with the help of Dr. Johnson and Dr. Dager. Each orthodontist has unique skills to offer you and your child. Whether you are looking to straighten your smile with clear aligners, traditional braces, or ceramic braces, we are here for you. All of our doctors are a part of the American Association of Orthodontics and the American Dental Association. We invite you to continue reading below to learn more about our orthodontists and how they can help you.
Dr. Joel Johnson, MS, DMD, MS
Dr. Johnson is a fun and personable orthodontist who loves to get to know you and your family. As a Spanish-speaking orthodontist in Fort Wayne, Auburn, and Fishers, Indiana, Dr. Johnson can help meet all of your orthodontic needs. Dr. Johnson started his career as a high school teacher after obtaining an undergraduate degree in Biology and a master’s degree in Education. After teaching for a while, Dr. Johnson pursued a dental education at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Following dental school, Dr. Johnson entered the Orthodontic residency program at the University of Michigan. Today, Dr. Johnson serves his community at OMI Orthodontics and teaches at the University of Michigan in the department of Orthodontics.
In his free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys playing with his four children, Hyatt, Porter, Abigail, and Sydney. Additionally, Dr. Johnson enjoys a variety of hobbies from sports, acting, playing guitar, singing, arranging music, composing, and hiking. His time is also filled with volunteering for various non-profit organizations and his church. Dr. Johnson’s wife, Bridgett, also has a passion for beautiful smiles and is a trained dental hygienist. Dr. Johnson would love to meet you and your family at OMI Orthodontics. Call our office to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Marcus Dager, DMD, MS
Dr. Dager is a friendly, local orthodontist who would love to meet you and your family. He began his dental journey at the University of Notre Dame, where he received his undergraduate degree. As you may have guessed, Dr. Dager is a big fan of the Fighting Irish. After his undergraduate degree, Dr. Dager received dental training at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon. This prestigious academic honor is only given to those who are high academic achievers. Soon after, Dr. Dager received his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics from the University of Michigan. Dr. Dager is a proud supporter of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, a branch of the American Association of Orthodontics that supports Education and research. Dr. Dager pursues expanding the field of orthodontics through his research. He has papers published in the journals for developmental biology and orthodontics. Dr. Dager is proud to be a board-certified orthodontist. As a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, Dr. Dager has completed a rigorous set of written and clinical examinations, as well as a comprehensive peer review.
Like Dr. Johnson, Dr. Dager enjoys playing guitar and listening to different music in his free time. Dr. Dager has a daughter and a son with his wonderful wife, Kelly.