For more than 45 years, Dr. J. Garland Watson, Jr. has been enthusiastically building lasting relationships that are built on trust and his orthodontic skill and expertise with patients of all ages. Dr. Watson truly loves having the opportunity to help improve the lives of the people who come to him for treatment. By listening to and getting to know his patients, Dr. Watson makes it his utmost priority to provide the most rewarding and beneficial orthodontic care possible.
Education and Continuing Education
Dr. Watson received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1959. In 1964 he completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Dental Branch. Following that, Dr. Watson obtained his Master of Science in Dentistry, along with his specialty certificate in orthodontics, in 1966.
Dr. Watson understands how important it is for his patients that he stay abreast of the latest advances within the field of orthodontics, and for this reason, he completes more than 20 hours of continuing education each year. By staying up on the most proven and efficient orthodontic trends, techniques, and technologies, Dr. Watson is able to offer his patients quicker, more effective, and gentler treatments. Because of his astounding clinical skill and knowledge, Dr. Watson has presented and spoken to his professional colleagues at many conferences.
Dr. Watson also stays active within his field by holding membership in the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and Texas Dental Association. Through these professional affiliations, Dr. Watson is able to engage in constructive and positive conversation with fellow colleagues on how best to care for patients’ orthodontic needs.