Dr. John Gordon aka the Bracket Boss
Dr. John Gordon was born and raised in Colorado, but moved to Illinois in 1978 for college and dental school. Growing up in small Colorado communities, he aims for a positive hometown way of treating his patients. It means a lot to Dr. Gordon to be serving the community of Plainfield with outstanding dental care.
Dr. Gordon completed his undergraduate studies at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois before going on to dental school. He attained his DMD degree (Doctor of Dental Medicine) from Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine, and afterwards practiced general dentistry in Beardstown, Illinois for a few years before opening a successful practice in Plano, Illinois.
Participating in continuing education courses helps Dr. Gordon stay in line with the latest advancements in dentistry and orthodontics. It also aids him in building upon the services and expertise he is able to offer, such as TMJ and Sleep Apnea treatment. Dr. Gordon constantly seeks new ways to better treat his patients' oral health needs and enrich the lives of others through his dental knowledge and skills. Dr. Gordon believes in the power of healthy smiles to make positive differences in people's lives.
Dr. Gordon has been practicing orthodontics since his graduation in 1987. He became an Associate Instructor in the International Association for Orthodontics in 1991, then a Senior Instructor just a few years later. He has served as secretary and president of the International Association for Orthodontics and has taught orthodontic courses to hundreds of dentists throughout the United States and Canada. He is internationally known and has taught in the Philippines, Australia, India, and Canada. Dr. Gordon has also developed Orthodontic Diagnostic software which is used worldwide. Dr. Gordon is excited about the opportunity to deliver state-of-the-art orthodontics to the patients at Ahoyt Family Dental. He looks forward to seeing you and your family.
In his personal life, Dr. Gordon enjoys spending time with his children and working with charitable organizations. He also likes motorcycle riding, occasional unicycle riding, woodworking, camping, reading, and photography. He is also considered to be a “Grill Master” often cooking for our office and friends.