Dr. Fred A. Garrett, DDS, MS earned his DDS, (1958) and MS (1963) degrees at Washington University School of Dentistry, St. Louis, MO. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontists and is a clinical professor with the graduate orthodontic department at the University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston. Dr. Garrett is a former President of the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists and received the Society's Martin E. Dewey Distinguished Service Award in September 2002. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and received their James E. Brophy Distinguished Service Award in May 2002. Dr. Garrett has been on the board of directors of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation since 1993 and currently serves as their National Campaign Chairman. He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.
Dr. Garrett has been teaching in the graduate orthodontic department at UTDB since 1968. He has served as interim program director and interim department chairman. He lectures extensively on the following topics:
Dr. Garrett is very dedicated and committed to teaching the orthodontic residents and treating orthodontic patients in the clinic.