Dr. John A. Lazarus
Dr. John A. Lazarus studied at the University of Detroit where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS), graduating summa cum laude, with highest honors. After practicing general dentistry for two years, Dr. Lazarus returned to the University of Detroit and completed a two-year residency program in orthodontics, obtaining his Masters of Science Specialty Degree (MS).
Dr. Lazarus has specialized in the practice of orthodontics for over 25 years. His treatment philosophy has developed over the course of time by applying various treatment techniques to thousands of patients. Dr. Lazarus has developed effective treatments to address the different needs of children and adults. His range of experience includes determining the appropriate treatment timing for the young patient. The careful use of extractions in certain types of problems, the application of growth modification for jaw imbalances, the symptomatic treatment of TMJ discomfort and the benefit of jaw surgery in certain situations.
Dr. John A. Lazarus is a member of the Oakland County Dental Society, Michigan Dental Association, American Dental Association, Michigan Association of Orthodontics, Great Lakes Association of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontics, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society and Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity.