Founder Dr. Eric Turke
Transforming Smiles & Lives With Braces & Orthodontics Since 1991
I have always had a passion for improving people’s confidence through enhancing their smiles. I enjoy helping children, teenagers, and adults build their self-esteem with the help of braces and orthodontics.
I was born in and grew up in South Miami. I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida in Tampa. I went to New York for further studies and graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1985, with honors, and completed my orthodontic specialty training there in 1989.
I practiced general family dentistry for five years in New York City before specializing in the field of orthodontics. Upon receiving my doctorate from NY University, I married and moved back to Florida with my wife – mostly for the fishing – but also to start our family and to establish my new orthodontics office in 1991.
I am board-qualified in orthodontics by the American Association of Orthodontists, where I am an active member. I am also an active member of the Southern Association of Orthodontists, Florida Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, Hillsborough County Dental Association, and the Christian Medical and Dental Associations.
I am on faculty as an Orthodontic Instructor for the New York University Langone/Lutheran Medical Center Pediatric Dental Residency Program located at the Suncoast Community Health Center in Brandon, FL. I teach orthodontics and supervise eight full-time Pediatric Dental Specialists participating in a two-year residency program.
I am a member of Idlewild Baptist Church located in Tampa. I am also involved in mission projects. I frequently join dentists and physicians on medical and dental mission trips to Mexico and Myanmar, (formerly Burma).
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