Scott Arbit Orthodontics

10602 North Port Washington Road | Mequon, WI 53092-5079 | (262) 241-0600

Meet Dr. Scott Arbit, DMD MS

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For over 30 years, patients throughout Southeastern Wisconsin have trusted Dr. Arbit to provide quality care for their orthodontic needs. He has successfully helped hundreds of patients achieve healthy, long-lasting, attractive smiles, and during his many years of being an orthodontist, nothing has been more gratifying than seeing how happy and confident his patients are with the results of their treatments.

Dr. Arbit always knew he wanted to work in the dental field. As a young child, Dr. Arbit spent many hours watching his own father, Dr. Saul Arbit, practice dentistry. Throughout his teen years, Dr. Arbit had the opportunity to observe in his father's dental lab, and eventually began creating various dental appliances for his father's patients. Working in orthodontics has always been a natural fit for Dr. Arbit, and he is proud to carry on the traditions of his father as he provides the best care possible for his patients.


  • Graduated from Nicolet High School
  • Undergraduate degree University of Wisconsin
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • Masters degree and certificate in orthodontics University of Michigan

A lifelong Wisconsin native, Dr. Arbit graduated from Nicolet High School, and received a dental scholarship to the University of Wisconsin. While attending the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Arbit worked as a student counselor on the faculty advising service as a photographer for the zoology department. He also taught skiing, sailing, and swimming.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Arbit attended dental school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. While in dental school, Dr. Arbit tutored other dental students and was a member of the dentofacial anomalies team, working with special needs children. He also was involved in various TMJ research projects, and after graduating early from dental school, he was invited to participate in a hospital based oral surgery externship. In addition, he participated in several graduate courses including sedation dentistry, electrosurgery, TMJ and orthodontics orthodontics proving to be his true passion!

Dr. Arbit still feels fortunate to have been accepted into the renowned post-doctoral orthodontic residency program at the University of Michigan where he earned his certificate in orthodontics.

Continuing Education and Board Certification

A lifelong learner, Dr. Arbit believes that education and the pursuit of excellence is a lifelong endeavor, and he continues to train and study with top professionals in the field of dentistry and orthodontics. Dr. Arbits participation in continuing education also serves his patients well, as he is able to provide them with the most advanced care possible.

Dr. Arbit is a board certified orthodontist and a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics. Becoming board certified is optional and takes many years of rigorous training and research. Board certification is the American Association of Orthodontists highest level of achievement, and only a small percentage of orthodontist earns this distinction.

Outside of the Practice

Dr. Arbit has three exceptional children, Joshua, David, and Rachel. When Dr. Arbit is not busy practicing or studying orthodontics, he enjoys hiking and collecting and restoring old bicycles.  Dr. Arbit loves to go skiing, and he is even a certified ski instructor having taught skiing at the Sunburst Ski Area for over 20 years, and serving on the ski patrol for almost ten. He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Community Involvement

Dr. Arbit is involved as leader in the dental community and his local community. He has served as the president of the Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists, the Wisconsin Society of Dentistry for Children, and the Alpha Omega Dental Group. In the community, Dr. Arbit has served on the board of the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin for over ten years. The Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin has worked hard to make Wisconsin a better and safer place to ride a bike.

On this site, you can learn about orthodontistsspecialists in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. The correction of tooth and jaw alignment results in a healthy, attractive smile that's good for life. The ADA is the professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, ethics, science and professional advancement. The mission of The American Board of Orthodontics is to establish and maintain the highest standards of clinical excellence in orthodontics.


Dr. Arbit's associations include

  • Board Certified - American Board of Orthodontics
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics - Diplomate
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Midwestern Society of Orthodontists - Director
  • American Dental Association
  • Wisconsin Dental Association
  • Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists - Past President
  • Wisconsin Society of Dentistry for Children - Past President
  • Pierre Fauchard Dental Academy
  • Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity - Past President
  • Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin - Past Director


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