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Douglas Depew

Owner and Founder, Depew Orthodontics

Dr. Douglas Depew is the owner and Founder of Depew Orthodontics and the author of Change Your Smile, Change Your Life. Dr. Doug Depew has maintained a thriving orthodontic practice in Kennesaw, Georgia since 1990.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia. He received his dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia where he graduated at the top of his class. His certificate in orthodontics and master’s degree was earned from Baylor College of Dentistry at Baylor University. His pursuit of excellence is exemplified by numerous achievements and awards.


Dr. Depew and his wife, Vicki, have three wonderful children, Andrew, Ashley and Ryan and two incredible grand children, William and Elizabeth. And in his spare time, he enjoys working with his horses, computers and various outdoor activities.

Dr. Depew is also the founder and Academic Director of Trapezio, which provides formal training for orthodontic staff members. This innovative program which is conducted online and through hands-on clinical sessions is endorsed by the American Association of Orthodontists and is recognized internationally as the standard for training and certification of orthodontic staff members. As the program creator, Dr. Depew is frequently invited to speak at professional meetings around the country and overseas.

Besides being a sought after lecturer, Dr. Depew takes two to three times the required hours of continuing education each year. He is an active member in of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the Georgia Association of Orthodontists, the American Lingual Orthodontic Association, the Spear Dental Study Club, and the Elite Lingual Orthodontic Society.

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Change Your Smile, Change Your Life

Your Guide To Orthodontic Treatment

All Orthodontists Are Not Created Equal. Choosing an orthodontist is kind of like selecting a parachute―the moment you realize you’ve made the wrong decision, it’s too late to change your mind. The braces themselves are only part of the journey. It’s also important to consider the quality of care, the…

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