“Being an orthodontist is the best job in the world. I get to work with a great team, and every day, we create beautiful smiles for life for the nicest people: our patients.” — Dr. Trites
Dr. Brian Trites has special training to be an orthodontist. He graduated from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Science. He attended Dalhousie University in Halifax, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Trites practiced general dentistry for nearly five years, during which he gained valuable experience before deciding to specialize in orthodontics. Dr. Trites obtained a master’s degree in orthodontics at the University of Western Ontario. During this time, he conducted research on orthodontic braces and published the scientific study in the leading orthodontic journal. Dr. Trites has also earned a fellowship in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
Dr. Trites is a member of the following professional associations: the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists, Atlantic Orthodontic Association, and the New Brunswick and Fredericton Dental Societies. He also has a fellowship in the Academy of Dentistry International.
In his free time, Dr. Trites enjoys spending time with his wife Donna and three daughters: Hannah, Emily, and Nicole. He also enjoys playing hockey (former university varsity player), skiing, golf, tennis, squash, running, and biking.
Dr. Trites takes a keen interest in the Fredericton community and is involved with various community organizations. Dr. Trites is a major sponsor of the Fredericton District Soccer Association (FDSA), YMCA Youth Basketball League, Kids of Steel Triathlon series, Go for 42! Mango Kids Fun Run, and he is a board member of the Fredericton Community Foundation and involved with the Fredericton New YMCA campaign.