I have been a practicing orthodontist for more than 25 years. During that time, I have had the opportunity to work with many patients, creating with them smiles that not only improve their appearance, but also enhance their self-confidence and self-esteem. Each patients’ unique orthodontic needs, and their individual personalities, make my professional life rewarding and fulfilling. One of the primary reasons I chose to become an orthodontist is because it is an area of dental care that patients seek out: not just because of necessity, but because they want to change their lives.
- Columbus State University, Bachelor of Science, Biology
- Medical College of Georgia, Doctorate of Dental Medicine
- Emory School of Dentistry, Orthodontics
In addition to my formal degrees, I am also passionate about pursuing continuing education opportunities. These allow me to keep abreast of the latest orthodontic techniques, which results in my being able to provide the most up-to-date orthodontic processes and treatments for my patients.
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Florida Dental Association
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- Florida Association of Orthodontists
- EscaRosa Dental Society
I was born and raised in Columbus, Georgia, and moved to Pensacola more than 25 years ago. My wife Tara and I have four children: three daughters and a son. When I’m not at work, chances are that I am spending time with my family, exercising, or playing golf.
Because I believe in giving back to the community, I currently serve or have served on many boards and committees, such as for the YMCA and the Boy Scouts. Additionally, I am an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Pensacola. I am particularly proud of working with other professionals to start an annual golf tournament that raises money for PSC students that do not qualify for financial aid but still need tuition assistance.
My personal and professional lives are wonderful. I not only have an incredible family, I have patients who provide me with great opportunities to get to know them as we work together to improve their smiles and their lives.