Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Winter 2012 - (Page 33)

Portrait of a Professional Dr. Bryan Williams Lake Forest Park, Washington PCSO President, 2012-2013 by Jerry Nelson, PCSO Bulletin Editor KIDS, KIDS, KIDS I like kids. I love my six children and grandchildren, and I love my patients. But I’m not so sure I could take a career utterly devoted to spending time with and helping young children. That, however, is exactly what Bryan Williams has gone and done! A pediatric dentist and orthodontist, an educator on craniofacial anomalies, and a public servant set on improving access to children’s dental care, Bryan has used his considerable energy to become a clinician, educator, and leader in all three fields. I thoroughly enjoyed my interview with Dr. Williams, as I have my enjoyed my encounters with him throughout his PCSO leadership track. Here is what I learned. —G. N. B ryan Williams was born to Jack and Connie Williams on March 22, 1949 in southwest Ontario, Canada, along the north shore of Lake Erie. His parents were share croppers in a rural area where at that time most of the farmers grew tobacco. Bryan, the oldest of four boys, was no stranger to hard work. The culture in this area was to wake up, work before school, go to school, come home and work some more. Summers were devoted to farm work from an early age. His family moved into the village (population 350) when he was ten. He was the first person in this village to complete a university education. He attended the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, and then continued in that university to attend their “This is a picture of me golfing in Hawaii. I am an avid, but not good, golfer.” WINTER 2012 • PCSO BULLETIN 33

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Winter 2012

Incremental Change
What a Time it Was!
AAO Trustee's Report
A need, A dream, A reality: A team approach produces an extraordinary outcome
PRECEDENT Orthodontists on Devices
The Complexities of Successful Herbst Treatment
Dr. Bryan Williams
Presentation Software
Treatment Planning: The Magic Step
Comprehensive Mixed Dentition Approach
Social Media 101 for Orthodontists
Update on Bonding 2012
Create the Future by Looking Back: 100 Years of PCSO
PCSO Business
Component Reports
AAOF Report
PCSO at a Glance
Case Report Pre-Treatment
Case Report Post-Treatment
In Memory

Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Winter 2012