L’Tanya Bailey, DDS, MS, PLLC
Dr. Bailey is in private practice in High Point, North Carolina, having relocated to the Triad after serving as a fulltime Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 1985. She remains as an adjunct faculty member at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Dr. Bailey received her BS degree in Basic Medical Sciences from Winston-Salem State University, her DDS degree from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, TN. She also has completed an MS degree in orthodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Bailey has received numerous awards and honors, including the National Dental Association’s Colgate Palmolive Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research and is also a graduate of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine course, which only accepts a select number of applicants each year. She is also a board certified diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics, and was inducted into the prestigious Angle Society of Orthodontics. She a recipient of the North Carolina Dental Society’s Meritorious Award
Dr. Bailey has vast experience in the treatment of patients requiring orthodontics in conjunction with orthodontic surgery and has published and lectured extensively in the area of treatment stability for this patient population, while also having served as a principal investigator on numerous research projects.
Dr. Bailey is the mother of two sons, Jordan and Jacob Jefferson
Awards and Honors
Dr. Bailey has been awarded numerous honors throughout her career. Listed below are just some of the awards she has been given.
- Presidents Award from the North Carolina Orthodontic Alumni Association (November 2004)
- National Dental Association Colgate Palmolive Teaching and Research Award (August 2003)
- Hedwig vanAmerigen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women (April 2002)
- Past Presidents Award from the Old North State Dental Society (June 1999)
- Graduate Orthodontic Teaching Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics (May 1999)
- Honors Convocation Speaker at Winston-Salem University (April 1997)
- Alumni Achiever’s Award from Winston-Salem University, Division of Arts and Sciences (October 1997)
- Dentist of the Year Award by the Old North State Dental Society (June 1996)
- SNDA Advisor Award by the Student National Dental Association of UNC-CH (April 1996, 1989)
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Graduate Orthodontic Teaching Award by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics (May 1994)
- Graduate Orthodontic Teaching Award from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics (May 1992)
Bailey LJ , Minkoff RE, Koch WE. "Relative growth rates of maxillary mesenchyme in the chick embryo": J Cranio Genet Dev Biol 8 (1988): 167-177.
Bailey LJ , Sadowsky PL, Nelson C, Hassanali J, Cox CF. "Patterns of nerve regeneration in dental pulps of monkeys following surgical transection at one year": Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 8.1 (1993): 47-54.
Phillips C, Bailey LJ , Seiber R. "Agreement in clinicians' perceptions of class II malocclusion": J Oral Maxillofac Surg 52 (1994): 565-571.
Assuncao Z, Capelli J, Almeida M, Bailey LJ . "Incisor retraction and profile changes in adult patients" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 9.1 (1994): 31-36.
Bailey LJ , Phillips C, Proffit WR, Turvey TA. "Long-term surgical stability following superior maxillary repositioning" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 9.3 (1994): 163-173.
Gilbert DB, Ludlow JB, Tyndall DA, Bailey LJ , Phillips C. "Analysis of condylar position change: A test of validity of posteroanterior cephalometric and 20-degree lateral cephalometric techniques enhanced by digital subtraction" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 9.4 (1994): 311-321.
Bailey LJ , Johnston MC, Billet J. "The effects of carbon monoxide in cleft lip development in mice" Cleft Palate Craniofac J 32.1 (1995): 14-19.
Bailey LJ , Proffit WR, White RP. "Trends in surgical class III treatment" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 10.2 (1995): 1-5.
Ludlow J, Gilbert DB, Tyndall DA, Bailey LJ . "Analysis of condylar position change on digitally subtracted Orthophos P-4 and Sectograph zonogram images" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 10.3 (1995): 201-209.
Bailey LJ , Esmailnejad A, Almeida MA. "Stability of the palatal rugae as landmarks for analysis of dental casts in extraction and nonextraction cases" Angle Orthod 66.1 (1996): 73-78.
Bailey LJ , Collie FM, White RP. "Long-term soft tissue changes after orthognathic surgery" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 11.1 (1996): 1-12.
Lee DY, Bailey LJ , Proffit WR. "Soft tissue changes after superior repositioning of the maxilla by Le Fort I osteotomy: five year follow-up" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 11.1 (1996): 301-311.
Bailey LJ , White RP, Proffit WR, Turvey TA. "Segmental LeFort I Osteotomy for Management of Transverse Maxillary Deficiency" J Oral Maxillofac Surg 55.7 (1997):728-731.
Bailey LJ , Duong HL, Proffit WR. "Surgical Class III treatment: long-term stability and patient perceptions of treatment outcome" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 13.1 (1998): 35-44.
Schubert P, Bailey LJ , White RP, Proffit WR. "Long-term cephalometric changes in untreated adults compared to those treated with orthognathic surgery" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 14.2 (1999): 91-99.
Bailey LJ , Proffit WR, White RP. "Assessment of patients for orthognathic surgery" Seminars in Orthodontics 5.4 (1999): 209-222.
Proffit WR, Bailey LJ , Phillips C, Turvey TA. "Long-term stability of surgical open-bite correction by LeFort I osteotomy" Angle Orthod 70.2 (2000): 112-117.
Phillips C, Bailey L , Kiyak A, Bloomquist D. "Effects of a computerized treatment simulation on patient expectations for orthognathic surgery" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 16.2 (2000): 87-98.
Bailey LJ , Haltiwanger L, Proffit WR, Blakey G. "Who Seeks Surgical Orthodontic Treatment-A Current Review" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 16.4 (2001): 280-292.
Bailey LJ , Blakey GH, Proffit WR, Sarver DM. "Surgical modification of long-face problems" Sem in Orthod (2002): in press.
Busby B, Bailey LJ , Proffit WR, Phillips C, White RP, Jr. "Long-term stability of Class III surgical treatment: a 5 year follow-up" Int J Adult Orthod Orthognath Surg 17.3 (2002): 1-12.
Bailey LJ, Cevidanes LHS, Proffit WR. "Stability and predictability of orthognathic surgery" Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthoped 126.3 (2004): 273-277.