About Dr. Bert Kelling

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Dr. Bert, as his patients call him, is a Board Certified Orthodontist. He has been in practice in Raleigh, Louisburg and Creedmoor since 1979. He received his education at the University of Georgia, Emory University and three years of specialty training in orthodontics at Harvard. He enjoys professional membership in the American Association of Orthodontist, Sigma Xi Research Society, the Harvard Society for the Advancement of Orthodontics, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association.

Dr. Bert likes to be called by his first name because it helps patients relax and to get in the mood to have fun with us. It’s important to Dr. Bert that our patients feel at home and enjoy their time with us because they’re like family to us.


Dr. Bert Kelling, originally from Atlanta, graduated from the University of Georgia, Emory University School of Dentistry, and completed his speciality training as an Orthodontist at Harvard University. During that time he was also a Research Associate in the Laboratory of Oral Science at MIT.

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Dr. Bert Kelling

Maintaining a continued interest in science, Dr. Bert Kelling of Raleigh Orthodontics, is part of a research team working on ways to make teeth move faster, so patients can get a great result in less time. As a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and as a Board Certified Orthodontist, Dr. Bert Kelling keeps active in his profession. Dr. Bert is also a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association.

Dr. Bert Kelling and his wife, Lindy, have a grown daughter, Geneva. Lindy helps out at the practice and enjoys volunteering for Christian Library International, a prison ministry, and Gateway, a crisis pregnancy center. Geneva is married to Eric, a former Marine and currently a Durham police officer. They met at NC State just before they both graduated. Dr. Bert Kelling and Lindy enjoy hiking and kayaking at their Virginia mountain home, visits to the beach, and seeing the world while attending various Orthodontic meetings.

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