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Eric Turke

Founder, Turke Orthodontics

Dr. Eric Turke completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He went to New York for further studies and graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1985, with honors, and completed his orthodontic specialty training there in 1989.


Dr.Turke has always had a passion for improving people’s confidence through enhancing their smiles. He really enjoys helping children, teenagers and adults build up their self-esteem through the help of braces and orthodontics. Dr. Turke was born in and grew up in South Miami.

He practiced general family dentistry for 5 years in New York Cit y before specializing in the field of orthodontics. Upon receiving his doctorate from NY University, he married and moved back to Florida with his wife – mostly for the fishing! – but also to start their family and to establish his new orthodontics office in 1991.

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Changing Lives – One Smile at a Time

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Orthodontics

Everyone considering orthodontics for themselves or their children needs to know that orthodontics does change lives. If your child hiding their smile? Are you worried about how crooked teeth might affect their future? Yes, orthodontics involves improving one’s self-esteem, improving dental and nutritional health and improving speech all by changing…

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