Gavin-Rae Donaldson, DDS, Orthodontics with Richard L Byrd, DDS, PC & Associates and Kool Smiles

Get to know Orthodontics Dr. Gavin-Rae Donaldson, who serves the population of Richmond, Virginia.

Dr. Gavin-Rae Donaldson is an orthodontist currently practicing with Richard L Byrd, DDS, PC & Associates and is affiliated with Kool Smiles. 

Dr. Gavin-Rae Donaldson grew up in South Florida and received his Bachelor of Health Science at the University of Miami and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Meharry Medical College in Nashville. Upon graduation, he was accepted into a two-year competitive Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Orthopedics program at Howard University. As an experienced orthodontic specialist, he accepted a move to the Richmond area as an associate of Dr. Richard Byrd. 

Dr. Donaldson strives to create lasting relationships with each and every patient, starting with the creation of a beautiful and healthy smile. He understands the importance of aligning teeth to help build overall confidence and self-esteem as well as the contribution of straight teeth to good oral and overall health. Dr. Donaldson is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association and American Mensa. In his free time he enjoys singing, traveling, working out, watching sports and spending time with family and friends.

Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws. An orthodontist is an expert who diagnoses and treats overbites, occlusions, misaligned teeth and jaws, and overcrowded mouths. If left untreated, all of these problems can grow worse over time.

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