Dr. Deborah L. Schafer is an orthodontist in Wayland, NY and serves the surrounding areas of Dansville, Naples, Bath, and Hornell, NY.


Looking for a professional, gentle orthodontist in Wayland? You’ll find that and more at Deborah L. Schafer - Orthodontics.

Both children and adults can benefit from a straighter, more beautiful smile, and orthodontic treatment allows you to achieve it. Attractive, straight teeth enhance self-esteem and improve your quality of life. Deborah L. Schafer- Orthodontics offers a wide range of orthodontic services for patients of every age. Please browse our services page to learn more about the different treatment options that we can offer you.

We take great pride in our ability to render state-of-the-art services available to all of our patients. With a dedicated staff and orthodontic professional, we work hard to answer questions fully and offer recommendations for the best possible outcomes.

Our mission at Deborah L. Schafer- Orthodontics  is to offer the best possible care to each of our patients. To accomplish this, we must give support to each of our fellow workers. By doing so, we in turn can provide excellent orthodontics in a caring, friendly, and professional atmosphere.

We encourage you to return to this website whenever you have questions about our office, staff, payment policies, appointment requesting and more. Informed patients are healthy, confident patients, so check out our patient education library for additional information about symptoms and procedures that will help you feel at ease.

If you’re ready to experience quality orthodontic care that your entire family can enjoy, then visit us at Deborah L. Schafer- Orthodontics. We look forward to being your Wayland orthodontist of choice and invite you to schedule an appointment or contact our office for more information.


Meet Our Doctor

  • Deborah L. Schafer
    DDS, MS

    Dr. Schafer is a member of the New York State Dental Society, the American Dental Association, the North East Society of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the World Federation of Orthodontists. Read More

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8:00 am-5:00 pm


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-1:00 pm






What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I recommend you all the time!"
    Jessie Gaedeke
  • "You guys are the best!! We just love you all"
    Melissa Flint
  • "My daughter has her 1st appt Monday and I'm so excited, I've heard great things about you!"
    Patricia Ritter
  • "Best place ever! My 3 boys have beautiful smiles because of all of you!!!❤️❤️❤️"
    Stephanie Galvan
  • "We love your office so much! Thank you for taking care of our whole crew!!❤️"
    Laura Binkowski
  • "Thank you for supporting our kids in and outside the office! You are amazing role models. You would think kids would not enjoy trips to your office but they lol forward to those visits because of who you are and how you treat them."
    Lynn Nielsen
  • "We love you ♥️"
    Lisa Marie Pelton
  • "You and your staff are the best!"
    Laurie Flaitz Briggs
  • "You ladies are the best! We love coming to your office."
    Elissa Saxton Martin
  • "Best place ever"
    Amanda M Wenban
  • "Thank you for all you do! No matter the day or time you’re always a phone call away. We appreciate everyone at Schafer Orthodontics! I will continue to refer anyone to your practice. ♥️"
    Michelle Nadeau
  • "Your office is a great place with great people! It’s always a pleasure to come in for the boys’ appointments ☺️
    Thank you for all that you do"
    Heather Johnson
  • "Thank you for giving all 3 of my children beautiful smiles ☺️❤"
    Sharon Herrick
  • "Thank you for helping to create all those beautiful smiles!!!!"
    Susan Hart
  • "I recommend Dr Schafer anytime anyone is looking for an orthodontist. Their staff is amazing! I haven't had braces since 1997, but still require maintenance on my permanent retainers. These visits feel no different then visits back then. The office and staff are very warm and welcoming, and its always nice to catch up on life while I am there. They truly make u feel like family."
    Amy Wolfanger Chamberlin
  • "Very friendly office! I love everyone there! The best thing is I went there for my braces and even though it's been 13 years, Dr. Schafer and her team remember me and my family and history so they can best treat my daughter without us having to start from the beginning. Love them!"
  • "Dr. Schafer has been so wonderful to our family. She and the whole staff at her office (Hi Katie! :) Are so comfortable and caring, but also take their work seriously. We always know that when we leave the office, we will be smiling (some of us with straighter teeth!). Many of our friends recommended Dr. Schafer, and I would recommend her as well. We interviewed several orthodontists before deciding, and Dr. Schafer was who my son and I felt most comfortable with. We have now brought 3 of our children to her for teeth fixin' and couldn't be more satisfied with her patience, her work ethic, and her prices. She is fair and honest. You will be glad you chose her too!"
    Cassandra Robbers
  • ""Best staff in the world! Everyone is very nice and caring! They explain every procedure and answer every question. I've never had to wait for any appointments and they are always available if needed. So glad we chose them and would recommend them to anyone!""
    Amy Duthoy
  • ""Outstanding staff they make sure you completely have all information needed. Love love love""
    Amanda Wenban
  • ""The staff is amazing here! My daughter asked about ideas to make head gear for her Halloween costume and they thought of something and mailed it to her! They really do go above and beyond!""
    Rachele Waters-Beaudoin

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