Dr. Tom Pitts is an exceptional clinical orthodontist, an orthodontic visionary, an internationally recognized orthodontic teacher and educator. Dr Pitts has been awarded a lifetime achievement award by the State of Nevada and the Pacific Coast Component Society of the American Association of Orthodontists. Tom is an example of continually striving for excellence, a principled mentor and a friend to many orthodontists around the world. Those who have been blessed with the opportunity to know and experience his uniqueness and his focus on excellence are delighted to have the Dr Tom Pitts Orthodontic Clinic located at LECOM School of Dentistry to carry on his legacy!

The Dr. Tom Pitts Orthodontic Clinic Foundation will enhance and strengthen the forward visioned orthodontic educational experience at LECOM, preparing today’s orthodontic residents to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Internationally recognized guest lecturers, upwardly mobile equipment, technology and software will be used to drive a strong clinical research program. Strategic travel and registration in offsite educational meetings for students, LECOM faculty and support team development will ensure continual improvement to quality of the overall program focusing on the student’s educational experience while placing LECOM at the forefront of innovation in orthodontic education.


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