Dr. Bret Freedman, an Atlanta native, has joined Orthodontic Care of Georgia as an associate. Dr. Freedman grew up in Sandy Spring, Georgia. He graduated summa cum laude from Woodward Academy where he attended middle and high school. After spending the majority of his life in the South, Dr. Freedman decided to move north to attend the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. At Michigan, Dr. Freedman received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a premed focus, because he knew that in his heart he wanted to follow the career path of his father and grandfather in the dental specialty. This decision led him to the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2008 and graduated in the top of his class.
Throughout the course of his dental training, Dr. Freedman received many awards for his clinical and scholastic achievements including the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Cert. of Recognition, American Academy of Periodontology Award, and the James C Hickey Memorial Scholarship.
Dr. Freedman went on to receive his Orthodontic Specialty Certificate from Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Vanderbilt’s rigorous training provided Dr. Freedman with the highest level of knowledge and clinical expertise in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and dental sleep medicine. Dr. Freedman currently serves as a part-time clinical assistant faculty member at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Orthodontics.
Dr. Freedman has competed the written portion of the American Board of Orthodontics Exam to become board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is Invisalign® Certified. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Georgia Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and a former member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.