Dr. Bryon Viechnicki

Bethlehem Orthodontist

Dr. Bryon Viechnicki is an orthodontist and professor of orthodontics

Dr. Bryon Viechnicki is an orthodontist and a professor. He has earned many awards, including USA Top Dentists 2012 Orthodontic Specialist. He has authored 7 journal articles and written 2 textbook chapters.

He enjoys creating smiles, skiing, squash, hiking, cooking and spending time with his lovely wife, Betty.

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Dr. Bryon practices orthodontics with his father, Dr. Joseph Viechnicki, in eastern Pennsylvania. Viechnicki Orthodontics serves the Lehigh Valley and Berks County with offices in Bethlehem, PA and Kutztown, PA.

Viechnicki Orthodontics Bethlehem

122 E Broad St
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 865-4333

Viechnicki Orthodontics Kutztown

10 Herring Aly
Kutztown, PA 19530

(610) 683-8288

His specialties include monitoring baby teeth in children 7-10 years old (the most important years to set your kids on the right path for life), braces for adolescents 11-18 years old (the kind that are easy to wear and practically invisible), and Invisalign treatments for adults (the clear alternative to braces).

Professor of Orthodontics

As a professor at Temple University, Dr. Bryon lectures on a variety of clinical orthodontic topics including the biology of tooth movement, 3D diagnostic imaging and interdisciplinary orthognathic surgery.

He assists orthodontic residents in their preparation for certification by the American Board of Orthodontics. He also advises the residents in research on craniofacial growth and development.

He uses this information in practice to ensure his patients have access to the latest and best treatments.

Specialist Education

Dr. Bryon Viechnicki is an orthodontist with in-depth experience in orthodontic care. He uses his knowledge and skills to help you get the best results possible.

Temple University

In 2011, Dr. Bryon Viechnicki earned a Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Master of Science in Oral Biology from the postdoctoral residency program at Temple University.

Dr. Bryon has earned the highest academic honor – the privilege to train future generations of orthodontists as a professor of orthodontics.

University of Pennsylvania

In 2009, Dr. Bryon graduated at the top of his class from the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine . Among 6 other prestigious awards, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society, the National Dental Honor Society.

Bethlehem, PA orthodontist - Dr. Bryon Viechnicki

Dr. Bryon Viechnicki met his wife, Betty, at UPenn.

Bates College

Dr. Bryon earned his Bachelor of Science in Honors Physics from Bates College. He earned many awards, notably induction into the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s oldest and most widely known academic honor society, and Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.

Clinical Awards

  • USA Top Dentists, Orthodontic Specialist 2012, 2013 – awarded by votes from Lehigh Valley dentists answering the question “if you had a close friend or family member that needed orthodontic treatment, who is the first orthodontist you would recommend?”
  • Select Orthodontist, Lehigh Valley Style 2012, 2013 – awarded by votes from local dentists for orthodontic ability and patient care.
  • American Association of Orthodontists, Member – awarded for completing 27 months of full time postdoctoral orthodontic training.

Academic Awards

Dr. Bryon Viechnicki is recognized as a leader in the orthodontic profession.

Dr. Bryon Viechnicki is recognized as a leader in the orthodontic profession.

  • Distinguished Young Alumnus, Moravian Academy 2013 – recognized as a leader in the orthodontic profession
  • David C. Hamilton Award, Pennsylvania Association of Orthodontists 2012 – awarded to one orthodontist a year for demonstrating significant, substantial research that will improve orthodontic treatment
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Dental Honor Society, Eta Chapter – the highest dental honor – awarded for demonstrating scholarship, character, and the potential promise for advancement of dentistry and service to humanity
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Honors Society for Liberal Arts and Science – awarded for intellectual integrity, tolerance for other views, and a broad range of academic interests. Each year, about one college senior in a hundred, nationwide, is invited to join Phi Beta Kappa.
  • National Board Dental Examination Honors, University of Pennsylvania – top performer, nationwide, in the written exam testing overall knowledge of dentistry
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy Student Senior Award, University of Pennsylvania – awarded annually to one graduate who show promise to advance dentistry to the highest level
  • Alpha Omega Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania, the given annually to the graduate with the highest academic average (4.0 GPA)
  • American Association of Oral Biologists Award, University of Pennsylvania – awarded for original research in the biology of the oral cavity or related structures, demonstrating high academic achievement in basic science courses and displaying an interest or appreciation for teaching in oral biology and public understanding of research and education in oral biology
  • Matthew Cryer Honor Society, University of Pennsylvania, the highest academic honor at Penn Dental Medicine
  • Hinman Student Research Symposium, Award of Excellence – national award for excellence in stem-cell research
  • Vernon J. Brightman Research Society, President, the premiere dental research organization at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society – awarded for noteworthy achievement as an original investigator in a field of pure or applied science


  • Gianquinto, J., Viechnicki, B., & Tuncay, O. (2012). A Method of Superimposition of CBCT Volumes in the Posterior Cranial Base. Computed Tomography: New Research. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Viechnicki, B., Chen, J., & Tuncay, O. (2012). Three-dimensional Surface Changes in the Mandible During Growth and Development. Computed Tomography: New Research. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Viechnicki, B. (2011) Three-Dimensional Surface Changes in the Mandible During Growth and Development. Temple University Press.

Scholarly Articles

  • Viechnicki, B., Tuncay, O., Chen, J. (2012). Biologically Meaningful Assessment of Mandibular Growth Using Serial CBCT. Journal of Dental Research, Spec Iss A. – presented at the 2012 International Association of Dental Research in Brazil upon request of the Craniofacial Biology Scientific Group.
  • Kim, S. G., Kim, S.-G., Viechnicki, B., Kim, S., & Nah, H.-D. (2011). Engineering of a periodontal ligament construct: cell and fibre alignment induced by shear stress. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 38(12), 1130–1136.
  • Setzer, F., Viechnicki, B., Mante, F., Kim, S., Nah, H.-D. (2009). PDL Stem Cell Alignment in Custom Designed Micro-Scale Force Applicator. Journal of Dental Research, Spec Iss A.
  • Viechnicki, B., Kim, M., Mante, F., Nah, H.-D. (2007). Shear Strain Aligns Collagen Fibers and PDL Fibroblasts in 3D-Culture. Journal of Dental Research, 86(Spec Iss A):2739.
  • Hlaing, H.M., Thomazy, D.M., Viechnicki, B., Lin, H. (2006). Linewidth narrowing caused by optical feedback in a multi-mode vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser. Optics Communications, 265:580-584.
  • Viechnicki, B. (2005). An Experimental Study of the Influence of Optical Feedback on Multi-Mode Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers. Honors Thesis, Bates College Department of Physics and Astronomy. Lewiston, ME.
  • Viechnicki, B., Marsh, G., Lin, H. (2004) Experimental Study of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers Operating with Multi-transverse Modes. Frontiers in Optics. Optical Society of America Technical Digest Series.