Dr. Pitts, a leading authority in the field of orthodontics, orthodontic finishing and smile arc protection, to lead Ortho Classic’s clinical area
Ortho Classic, a leading supplier of high-quality orthodontics products distributed in 85 countries, announced today that Dr. Thomas R. Pitts has been named Ortho Classic’s new Executive Clinical Director. In this role, Pitts will handle and nurture clinical relationships, new product development, world-wide lecture and seminar series, new clinical approaches with emphasis on smile arc and traditional techniques, and the development of partner doctors for continuing education success.
Dr. Pitts, who has practiced orthodontics exclusively since 1970 from Reno, NV, has been published in multiple journals and clinical publications and developed and published specific bracket placement guidelines. He has also been an active educator in the orthodontic community in a variety of settings both nationally and internationally since 1986 with emphasis on orthodontic finishing and smile arc protection. He currently serves as Associate Clinical Professor of Orthodontics, University of Pacific.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Pitts as the new Executive Clinical Director of Ortho Classic,” said Ortho Classic President Rolf Hagelganz. “Dr. Pitts is a renowned expert who has advanced the orthodontics profession with his teaching, writing and innovative practice. He is also a trusted advisor to Ortho Classic, which is why we are excited to have him join our team and help us continue to deliver the highest quality clinical standards in the industry.”
Dr. Pitts earned his dental degree from University of Pacific and earned a Master of Science in Orthodontics degree from the University of Washington. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Nevada State Dental Association, the Northern Nevada Dental Society and the Progressive Study Group.