Saturday, March 29, 2008

Who Am I - Your Ogden and Pleasant View, UT Orthodontist

Because this is my first post, I thought I'd give my readers a full run down of who I am:

Meet Dr. Pobanz

Professional Information:
  • Completed DDS degree at University of Nebraska
    Medical Center in 1996
  • Completed MS degree at the University of Nebraska
    Medical Center in 1998
  • Completed Masters Degree in Oral Biology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Was awarded Diplomate Status by the American Board of Orthodontics in 2006

Currently a member of the following orthodontic groups/organizations/study clubs:
  • Utah Damon Study Club
  • College of the Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Utah Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Ogden Academy of Dentistry Study Club
Are you an Invisalign Provider?

Yes, I have treated over 150 cases

Have been in practice since 1998

Specialize in: Invisalign, Self-Ligation therapy

Have been published in the following orthodontic journals, etc.
  • Journal of Clinical Orthodontics
  • American Journal of Periodontal Research
Do you lecture regularly in the orthodontic field? If so, explain:
Dr. Pobanz enjoys public speaking about the different technologies he offers in his practice. He has been invited to speak at various local venues including schools, study clubs and the local dental hygiene program.

Do you have a practice philosophy?
We base our treatment on facial and smile esthetics by avoiding the removal of permanent teeth 90% of the time.

Share what you enjoy about the practice of orthodontics:
I absolutely love the end result of unveiling the finished smile! Through this we make a lasting contribution to the quality of people’s lives and establish great friendships.

Native of Ogden, UT:
Has lived in Ogden with the exception while at dental and orthodontic school in Nebraska

List Family Members:
Cori Pobanz- Wife- age 36
Joel Pobanz- Son- age 11
Jane Pobanz- Daughter- age 7
Beth Pobanz- Daughter- age 6

Non-work Activities include:
Church service
Skiing, fishing, golfing

Currently involved in the following community organizations:
Boy Scouts of America (currently a scoutmaster)
Coaches Wasatch Front Football League
Coaches Utah Junior Jazz Basketball