Meet Atlanta Orthodontist Dr. Lauren Gordon
DDS, MS, Board Certified OrthodontistDr. Lauren Gordon is an experienced board certified orthodontist at Braces Braces. She earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Howard University in Washington, D.C., before continuing her education with a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science degree in oral science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Gordon has always had a strong interest in research. While in dental school, she conducted salivary gland research at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research branch of the National Institute of Health. The focus of her postgraduate research was in the relationship between obesity and craniofacial size in children and adolescents. She has traveled the country presenting her research throughout her career and, most recently, her work was published in the Archives of Oral Biology Journal in 2021 under “Childhood obesity may accelerate timing of human facial growth.”
10 Things to Know About Dr Lauren Gordon
Dr. Gordon’s own personal experiences as a dental patient ignited her pursuit of a career in dentistry. She truly believes that the smile a person wears each day plays an integral role in the confidence and energy they exude to the world, and enjoys guiding her patients to their most ideal and radiant smile. Being an orthodontist is such an enjoyable and rewarding way to serve and connect with the communities which she calls home.
Her training includes all things orthodontics! Clear aligner therapy, early interceptive orthodontics, growth modification, smile aesthetics, and new technologies and techniques that improve patient comfort and reduce overall treatment time.
Dr. Gordon is affiliated with the following organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Georgia Dental Society
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
When she’s not helping create beautiful smiles, you can find her trying out new recipes, enjoying a good podcast, or cheering on the Atlanta Falcons. She likes to spend weekends outdoors hiking, cycling, or out on the local lakes and rivers. Most of all, she enjoys spending free time with her family, friends, and dog Toby!