Meet Dr. Smith

Dr JDr. Gerald “Jerry” Smith, P.C. is a Board Certified orthodontic specialist in Canton and Marietta, GA.

Dr. Jerry is a beloved member of the community. He is a Board Certified Orthodontist which is a very honorable distinction. Less than 25% of orthodontists are Board Certified so when you are being treated by Dr. Jerry, you’re being treated by one of the top orthodontists in the country.  He has been in private practice since 1987, and is an active member of many leading dental and orthodontic organizations.

  • Georgia Association of Orthodontists (Elected President 2002-2003)
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists (Director for state of Georgia 2003-2006; 2009-2012)
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Georgia Dental Association


A native of Marietta, GA, Dr. Jerry graduated from Wheeler High School and Georgia State University (Cum Laude with distinction in Biology). He received his Doctorate degree in Dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia graduating 2nd in his class. He pursued two additional years of training in his Orthodontic residency at LSU School of Dentistry. He was elected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and has written articles for scientific and clinical journals.

Dr. Jerry believes communication and patient involvement assure the best orthodontic treatment. He believes an informed patient is a motivated patient. He encourages questions, comments, or suggestions at any time. 

Dr. Jerry and his wife Becky have six children: Ryan, Ali, Kathryn, Harrison, Jack and Creed. He is an active member of St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church, where he has taught Sunday school for 5 years. In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his kids, tennis, and swimming.

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The popularity of Dr. Jerry’s office mostly comes from “word of mouth.” Patients that have had or that are currently in treatment refer their friends and family to Dr. Jerry because of their positive experiences. These patients range from 7 to 70, and Dr. Jerry is honored to be the "personal orthodontist" for each one. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Jerry today and let him prove to you why everyone loves Smith Smile Orthodontics.