There is no greater compliment than when a patient entrusts us with their smile. To honor this, our doctors have dedicated themselves to providing premier orthodontic care and transforming incredible smiles every day.

With over 30 years of combined experience and a commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements, their passion for orthodontics has pushed them to become the best in their field. At Hutta and Price Orthodontics, our patients can smile wide knowing that they’re in good hands.

Dr. Hutta

“I felt called to open my own practice when I realized that the wider Columbus community could benefit from an approach to dental care rooted in both compassion and the latest research and technological advances.

Working with my patients and getting to know them for who they are outside of my practice is something I take great joy in. However, I’m also a bit of a research nerd and love to read up on the latest developments in the orthodontic field. I think this is what has contributed to my success and sense of belonging in Columbus — the feeling that I’m making a positive impact on others’ lives and also doing what I’m passionate about.

I’m incredibly proud of the sense of family we have here at the practice. Our entire staff understands the importance of customer service and recognizes that, simply put, sometimes coming to see an orthodontist can be a little scary! Our team follows the golden rule of service and always puts our patients first, starting with your initial consultation. We’re blessed to be trusted by many families and individuals who have become a part of our practice, and we’re always keen to see and meet new faces at the practice.”

— Dr. James Hutta


Dr. Hutta was born and raised in the Columbus area and graduated with honors from the Ohio State College of Biological Sciences and the Ohio State College of Dentistry. He completed a three-year residency program specializing in orthodontics at the Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine. He has been practicing orthodontics since 1992.

Recognizing the importance of both dental health and the aesthetic appearance of a healthy smile, Dr. Hutta strives to provide state-of-the-art services for his patients. By staying at the forefront of orthodontic technologies and new developments in the field, Dr. Hutta is able to maintain a premium standard of service for his patients.

Out on the Town

Dr. Hutta enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing golf, and is an avid Buckeye and Blue Jackets fan. He is a strong supporter of local communities and schools.

Dr. Price

“Orthodontics is truly my passion. Every day, I look forward to meeting new people and building relationships with my patients and their families. Helping people to achieve the beautiful smile they’ve always desired and feel confident about the way they look is one of the most rewarding parts of my job. Nothing makes me feel better than when happy, smiling patients refer their friends to me.”

— Dr. Price

A Columbus native, Dr. Jeffrey Price graduated cum laude from Ohio Wesleyan University, with a Bachelor of Science in pre-dentistry. He continued his education at The Ohio State University, where he graduated summa cum laude and obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. After dental school, Dr. Price completed an additional 33-month orthodontic residency program at The Ohio State University, and earned a Master of Science in orthodontics.

When you select an orthodontist, you want to be confident in both the orthodontist and the team. Dr. Price has built his reputation on delivering the highest quality of orthodontic care with an emphasis on treatment efficiency and patient communication. His commitment to personalized service stems from his genuine desire to build relationships with each of his patients.

Community Service & Family Life

Besides being a committed orthodontist to his patients, Dr. Price is dedicated to service in his community and developing strong relationships with local dentists. Along with Dr. Hutta and their orthodontic team, he enjoys giving back to local schools and athletic teams through Circle of Friends (Nationwide Children’s Hospital) and the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.

Dr. Price is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. This special honor is held by only a third of all orthodontists in the United States. He also holds the unique honor of having been elected to the dental honorary society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and the Columbus Dental Society.

Dr. Price is blessed to share life with his wonderful wife Jessica, their four children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, golfing, skiing, and wakeboarding. He also enjoys going to sporting events, especially to support his Buckeyes.