Great Lakes Orthodontics

Training Instructors

When you attend a course at Great Lakes, you'll receive intensive, one-on-one training from professionals. 
All Great Lakes trainers are Certified Dental Technicians and have a minimum of 25 years orthodontic experience. They will guide you step-by-step through every phase of fabrication from basic theory to technical procedures and construction.

Brian Willison, CDTBrian Willison, CDT
Senior Instructor and Research & Development Technical Specialist

Brian Willison joined Great Lakes Orthodontics, Ltd., as a lab technician. After extensive training, he became an instructor and obtained National Board Certification in the field of orthodontics. Brian joined the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1997 as a faculty member and laboratory lecturer in the Orthodontic Department of the School of Dental Medicine. He has published a variety of articles in industry journals and lectures at numerous seminars worldwide. Brian coauthored the book "Practical Guide to Orthodontic Appliances...A Comprehensive Resource from Theory to Fabrication". Brian has also been involved in many patents in the dental field.

 To enroll:  
 Phone:  800.828.7626 (U.S. & Canada)
   716.871.1161 (Worldwide)


 Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST)
 Email:  [email protected]