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About Freedom Othodonitcs
Dr. Brendan Smith is a Board Certified Orthodontist passionate about giving you the freedom to smile. This is why he opened his own practice and named it Freedom Orthodontics. His desire is to give you a smile that makes you feel free to share it with everyone.
He began his schooling at Brigham Young University and received his degree in Zoology. Not to be confused with Zoo-keeping, although Dr. Smith and his wife love animals and keep a menagerie at home.
After completing Dental School cum laude at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Smith gained further education and hands on experience at a General Practice Residency at the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. This hospital based residency gave him training in treating medically compromised patients and more advanced training in all phases of dentistry. This additional training allows him to better coordinate with other dentists and specialists. It also cemented his desire to become an Orthodontist.
After the beautiful residency in Hawaii, he traveled across the ocean and land to his Orthodontic Residency at Columbia University in New York City. It is a respected Ivy League program with a history of training highly qualified dentists chaired by a former head of the American Board of Orthodontics. This was an additional 3 years of training and research. There he was co-president of the Orthodontic class and gained training in all areas of orthodontics including: Early interceptive, adolescent, adult and surgical orthodontic treatments.
It was a well-rounded program where he and his beloved co-residents thrived in learning the best from an experienced group of mentors. Shortly after graduation he underwent testing to become Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. This voluntary accreditation was an important goal of his to show that he is able to be held to the highest standards of his profession.
Having lived in Texas earlier in his life, it continued to call him and he decided to return to the state where he felt at home. He has been practicing for 5 years in Midland, TX to gain great experience in patient management. With family ties to Austin, Dr. Smith and Tamara (his wife of 15 years) decided to relocate and make the Leander/Cedar Park area their permanent home. He partner in life and business is Tamara Smith. They met at school where she studied Political Science and Business, balancing out the spectrum of “sciences.” They love their little family of animals including a noble retired racing Greyhound, a big goofy German Shepherd, and a lively evil genius of a Blue Heeler.
His dream was always of owning his own practice where he could provide the highest quality of care for his patients. Having your own practice allows you to manage patient care from start to finish without businessmen and management pressuring you to cut costs at the expense of the patient care. His father’s medical career taught Brendan to always put the patient’s welfare and needs first. This is a value that has always driven his patient care, with every patient receiving the same detail and respect no matter the background or circumstances.
Dr. Smith loves watching the affect that a beautiful smile has on his patients young and old. He feels a confident smile can change the direction of any life to a happier course. You can gain self-esteem and let your personality shine. This gives you the Freedom to Smile.
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