Dr. Taylor is a Board Certified Orthodontic Specialist. He is the Orthodontist for A Perfect Smile Orthodontics in McAllen Texas and is the person who will be doing your treatment. He is also the only Premier Preferred Invisalign Provider for the Rio Grande Valley. Dr. Taylor is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario’s School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) in 2005 graduating with distinction. During his four years of Dental School, Dr. Taylor was awarded multiple distinctions. These included the Dean’s Honor List each year, the Dr. Gerald Z. Wright Entrance Award, The Dr. Sam Ioannidis Memorial Award in Operative Dentistry, the Toronto Academy of Dentistry Crown and Bridge Study Club Award, and the Ontario Dental Association Proficiency Award. Dr. Taylor proceeded to do his orthodontist residency at the University of Detroit Mercy where he earned his Certificate in Orthodontics in 2007. He concurrently completed a Masters of Science degree (MS) for his research in decalcification during orthodontic treatment. Dr. Taylor’s research was selected for presentation at the American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session in 2007.
Dr. Taylor was awarded his Fellowship in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in 2007, and he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (board certified) in 2008. Two of Dr. Taylor’s cases that he presented to become board certified were selected for display at the American Board of Orthodontic Case Display at the American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session in 2008 – a very prestigious honor. Dr. Taylor is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a member and Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a Vanguard Society member of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Rio Grande Valley District Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Texas Academy of General Dentistry, and Dentists Who Care. Dr. Taylor also has his North East Regional Boards and Western Regional Examination Board statuses, as well as his National Dental Examining Board of Canada Certificate. Dr. Taylor moved to McAllen in 2009, and opened his dream office – A Perfect Smile Orthodontics.
Dr. Taylor strives to provide the RGV community with the best patient experience and the best in orthodontic care. Dr. Taylor if very passionate about orthodontics. Through constant continuing education, he stays informed of the most modern and cutting edge orthodontic techniques and is always excited to integrate these into his practice. Dr. Taylor has a special interest in Invisalign and Invisalign Teen, and he is very proud to offer Invisalign treatment to his patients. Dr. Taylor treats very complex cases with Invisalign and he is the RGV’s only Invisalign Premier Preferred Provider, the RGV’s only Invisalign Teen Provider, and he has the RGV’s only generation 2 iTero scanner for Invisalign patients.
Combining his extensive Invisalign experience and his implementation of the latest Invisalign technology, Dr. Taylor obtains fantastic results for his Invisalign patients. Dr. Taylor also lectures and he has been an instructor for multiple events over the years. He enjoys teaching and sharing his knowledge with his orthodontics staff, other orthodontists, general dentists and the dental community.
Locally, he has lectured to the Rio Grande Valley District Dental Society, which has over 200 members, the Seattle Study Club of South Texas, the Rio Grande Valley Dental Hygienists’ Society, and at Texas State Technical College. In his spare time, Dr. Taylor volunteers his time and serves on the board of directors for the charity Dentists Who Care, as well as serving on the board of directors for the Rio Grande Valley District Dental Society. He also enjoys staying fit with regular visits to the gym, spinning, and running. What Dr. Taylor cherishes the most however is spending time with his family and friends.
Dr Taylor’s Professional Degrees:
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) was obtained from the University of Western Ontario Master of Science (MS) was obtained from the University of Detroit Mercy Certificate of Orthodontics (CertOrtho) was obtained from the University of Detroit Mercy
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