About the Doctor

Dr. Stephen J. Noxon grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania. He received his doctorate of dental medicine from the University of Connecticut and his specialty certificate in orthodontics from the University of Washington - where he also received a master’s degree for his studies in cell biology.

Dr. Noxon has gained international recognition for publishing scientific papers and lecturing at orthodontic conferences. He has received several distinctive academic awards, but none more notable than the Milo Hellman Award given by the President of the American Association of Orthodontists for conducting “the most meritorious research project in the United States” (2001).

In addition to several local and state dental societies, Dr. Noxon’s more notable current professional affiliations include:

  • Harvard University School of Dental Medicine - Former Clinical Instructor at Harvard for 9 years
  • American Board of Orthodontics - Board Certified
  • American Association of Orthodontists - member since 1998
  • American Journal of Orthodontics - ad hoc peer reviewer and article author

Dr.Noxon enjoys a fulfilling family life with his wife, Jennifer; sons, Jared and Zachary; daughter, Chloe and dog, Sam. He spends his free time cycling, skiing, cheering for the Red Sox, playing fantasy football and playing soccer. Some of his most memorable experiences include backpacking in Africa for four weeks with a friend who knows Swahili; glaciated/rock mountain climbing to the tops of Mount Rainier (14,410’) and Grand Teton (13,000+’); proposing to his wife on the top of Mt. St. Helens; speaking to an audience of 4,500 orthodontists using teleprompters; and completing some challenging cycling events/races.

Orthodontic Associate: Dr. Caroline Hocking has joined our practice to help oversee orthodontic care for all of our patients. Caroline was born in Connecticut, lived in Korea for elementary school, and Egypt for middle school before returning to Connecticut at attend Choate Rosemary Hall for high school. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon with honors and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University. Caroline finished her training as an orthodontic resident and student of Dr. Noxon’s at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where she also received a master’s degree for her research in cleft lip and palate deformities.
While at Harvard, Dr. Noxon and Dr. Hocking managed to get to know each other very well. Caroline is a smart, hardworking, and enjoyable person who will fit into our practice beautifully. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, swimming, playing the piano, dancing and spending quality time with family and friends. We are delighted to have her in our office. Please join us in welcoming her. .