Hector M. Bush DMD
In 1994, Dr. Bush started Orthodontic Care of Georgia (OCG) with two practices, one and Macon and one in Columbus. Today Orthodontic Care of Georgia consists of 17 practices throughout central and north Georgia.
Dr. Bush is a graduate of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine. After earning his Doctorate of Dental Medicine, he completed his General Practice Residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, receiving a Certificate in General Dentistry. Dr. Bush earned the two year Certificate in Orthodontic and completed his Graduate Orthodontic Residency at Howard University Dental School.
For over 20 years, Dr. Bush commitment to serve those in the community who were less fortunate and needed assistance in order to gain access to orthodontic care, has never wavered. Thorough, The Share a Smile Program which he established in 1994, he has partnered with various organizations to donate orthodontic care to deserving children in almost every community where he has a practice. He has partnered with the Methodist Home in Macon, the Beatrice Carey Steel Pitts Orphanage in Atlanta, Congressman Jim Maddox in S.W. Atlanta, and Dr. E. T. Walton in Bibb, Jones Houston, and Twiggs Counties, as well as the Ryan Cameron Foundation.
In 2010, Dr. Bush had the honor of re-naming The Share a Smile Program to, The Dr. Andrew Young, Sr. Share a Smile Program, in of honor Dr. Andrew Young Sr., who practiced dentistry in New Orleans for almost 60 years. This Program is now available to the children at the Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA. In addition, an on-going partnership was formed with Ryan Cameron Foundation providing charitable orthodontic treatment to 10 students every two years. Dr. Bush received the Metro Atlanta YMCA 2010 Volunteer of the Year Award in recognition of his involvement in the in the Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA. An Alumnus of Howard University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Bush raised funding, through private and corporate donations, which the dental school used for a complete renovation of their orthodontic clinic, in 2004.
Annual scholarships have been established by Dr. Bush., with the following associations: Andrew and Walter Yong Family YMCA, the DeKalb Fraternal Order of the Police, Santa Cops Program, The Scholarship program, Georgia Dental Society; Warner Robins Alumni Chapter of The Delta Sigma Theta. The Henry County Police Association.
Currently, Dr. Bush serves as Chairman of the Scholarship Committee of the Georgia Dental Society. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA, a member of American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, North Georgia Dental Society