Dr. Taylor is a Board Certified Orthodontic Specialist. He diagnoses and completes all treatment, which ensures superior results and continuity of care.
Dr. David Taylor grew up in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and graduated from 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 including 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 orthodontic residency at the Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry 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 and Diplomate of the American Association 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, and a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and is a former President of the Rio Grande Valley District Dental Society.
Dr. Taylor moved to McAllen in 2010, and opened his dream office – A Perfect Smile Orthodontics.
Dr. Taylor strives to provide the RGV community with the best in orthodontic care. In addition to being masterful with his orthodontic braces treatment, he is also the Rio Grande Valley’s most experienced and largest Invisalign Provider.
Through constant continuing education, Dr. Taylor stays informed of the most modern and cutting edge orthodontic techniques and he is proud to provide the latest in orthodontics and Invisalign to his patients. Dr. Taylor also lectures and he has been an instructor for multiple events and Orthodontic courses over the years. He enjoys teaching and sharing his knowledge with other orthodontists, orthodontic residents, general dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants. Locally, he has lectured to the Rio Grande Valley District Dental Society, which has over 200 dentist members, the Seattle Study Club of South Texas, the Rio Grande Valley District Hygiene Society, and to hygiene students at TSTC.
In his spare time, Dr. Taylor volunteers his time with the charity Dentists Who Care (of which he is a past President), and enjoys reading and staying fit with regular workouts, and spin classes. What Dr. Taylor cherishes the most however is spending time with his family.
Dr. Taylor, DDS Qualifications and Training:
Orthodontist 2007-Present. Practicing Orthodontist for 13 years.
Board Certification As An Orthodontist
Original Certification: 3/1/2008
Current Certification: 2/1/2018
Degree Name: Master of Science and Certificate in Orthodontics
Field Of Study- Orthodontics
Graduation Date 2007
Degree Name: DDS 2001 – 2005
Dr. Taylor Professional Associations
- Vice President UWODSS (University of Western Ontario Dental Student Society) (2004/05), Social Director UWODSS (2003/04), Class Social Representative UWODSS (2002/03), Class Vice-President UWODSS (2001/02)
- American Dental Association – ADA Member See Dr Taylors ADA Profile Here
- Canadian Dental Association – Member
- Ontario Dental Association – Member
- Graduated with Distinction
- Dean’s Honor List (all 4 years)
- 1st Quartile Standing (all 4 years) -
- Ontario Dental Association Proficiency Award
- Toronto Academy of Dentistry Crown and Bridge Study Club Award
- Dr. Sam Ioannidis Award in Operative Dentistry
- Dr. Gerald Z. Wright Entrance Award
In his spare time, Dr. Taylor enjoys traveling, snowboarding, wakeboarding, playing rugby, working out and listening to music.
Choosing an Orthodontist is a Serious Decision
There is a lot to think about when choosing an orthodontist for your family. That decision should be based on the orthodontist’s expertise and experience and a commitment to providing the most advanced orthodontic treatment in a setting that is comfortable and convenient for the entire family. Having braces should fun, easy and fit your budget.
Dr. Taylor is recognized by his colleagues and patients as a consummate professional and is widely recognized in our community for providing excellent orthodontic treatment for children and adults.
- There is a difference in Orthodontists… know what it means to be an Orthodontic Specialist and a Board Certified Orthodontist.
- Make the choice that’s right for your family … Schedule a consultation and discover how we make exceptional orthodontic treatment fun, easy and affordable.
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