Dr. Wright received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and earned a doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Maryland, where he was inducted into the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society and Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society because of exceptional scholastic and clinical achievement. He was actively involved in dental research and received the William-Reed Fellowship award. Upon graduation, he was named to the Who’s Who of top graduating dental students. Dr. Wright received a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Jacksonville University Dental School of Orthodontics. He is an involved member of the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association, Pacific Coast Dental Association and American Association of Orthodontics. In his free time, Dr. Wright enjoys running, swimming, and biking, as well as spending time with his family and serving in his church.
Interview with Dr. Wright:
Q. What made you want to get started in orthodontics?
A. I’ve always enjoyed working on the mouth and orthodontics is the “fun” part of dentistry. Patients you see are easy, happy, and wanting to come see you. You are changing their smile and they are happy to be there.
Q. What is your favorite part of your job?
A. I love seeing the changes as patients start to smile more, become less self-conscious, and gain self-esteem.
Q. Your office decor is pretty cool! Tell us a little more about that?
A. I love music and wanted to incorporate into my practice. I also love sports, so our new office in San Tan will be sports themed with some really cool autographed memorabilia.
Q. What are you looking forward to most this summer?
A. I look forward to seeing new patients in our offices, and traveling with my family.
Interview with Dr. Wright’s Patient, Jaidyn Teare
Q. How long have you been with Dr. Wright?
A. I have been seeing him for two years
Q. Tell us three interesting things about yourself?
A. I am a competitive dancer, I love swimming and I love eating Nutella on the couch!
Q. I know braces aren’t any fun, but what are some things Dr. Wright does to make it fun?
A. He gives me ice cream after every appointment and there are movies to watch so I won’t be bored while sitting there.
Q. What are you looking forward to most when you get your braces off?
A. Eating all the foods I want, not having food getting stuck in my braces and having a beautiful smile!
Q. What school do you go to? What grade are you in?
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