Math, Analogies and Orthodontia!
Who would have thought that a square is to a rectangle as an orthodontist is to a dentist? As we all learned in high-school math class, squares are special kinds of rectangles. All squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. The same relationship can be seen between orthodontia and dentistry. All orthodontists are dentists, but not every dentist is an orthodontist. In fact, here’s a bit more math for you: only five percent of dentists are orthodontists!
Dr. Michael McDermott earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Chemistry and Biology from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. He followed his undergraduate degrees with a doctorate in dental surgery at the University of Minnesota, where he graduated with highest distinction.
Dr. Mike then furthered his dental education by earning a masters and certificate in Orthodontics at the University of St. Louis in Missouri.