Founder, Turke Orthodontics
Dr. Eric Turke has always had a passion for improving people’s confidence through enhancing their smiles. He really enjoys helping children, teenagers and adults build up their self-esteem through the help of braces and orthodontics. Dr. Turke was born in and grew up in South Miami. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He went to New York for further studies and graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1985, with honors, and completed his orthodontic specialty training there in 1989. He practiced general family dentistry for 5 years in New York City before specializing in the field of orthodontics. Upon receiving his doctorate from NY University, he married and moved back to Florida with his wife – mostly for the fishing! – but also to start their family and to establish his new orthodontics office in 1991.
Changing Lives - One Smile at a Time
Publication Date: May 2018
Everyone considering orthodontics for themselves or their children needs to know that orthodontics does change lives. If your child hiding their smile? Are you worried about how crooked teeth might affect their future? Yes, orthodontics involves improving one’s self-esteem, improving dental and nutritional health and improving speech all by changing one’s life. Dr. Eric Turke’s intent in writing this book isn’t necessarily to entertain, but to inform.
Orthodontic treatment is a pretty big investment in both time and money, so Dr. Eric Turke understands parents and patients want to know more about what to expect and how the whole process works. One of his goals is to give you the confidence to make right decisions concerning orthodontic treatment for yourself or your child. Other topics include:
- The commonly asked questions about orthodontics
- Why my child’s smile is so important
- How to choose your orthodontist
As an orthodontist, Dr. Eric Turke does change lives – one smile at a time!