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David Mouritsen is known at Smileworks as a caring, thoughtful clinician. His goal is to understand the concerns of his patients, communicate treatment options clearly, and to deliver exceptional care.
Dr. Mouritsen is a board certified orthodontic specialist. He earned a Master of Science degree and a Certificate in Orthodontics during a three year residency in orthodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During his residency he was the recipient of the Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award. Dr. Mouritsen presented his masters thesis research at the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontics in 2012 and was recognized for his researchs originality, validity and usefulness to the profession. Dr. Mouritsen is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association, and a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Prior to his orthodontic residency, Dr. Mouritsen earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas where he graduated as the salutatorian. He was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society and the Odontological Honor Society. For his academic achievements, he was also awarded honorary membership in the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. Prior to dental school, Dr. Mouritsen graduated magna cum laude with a bachelors degree in computer science, with minors in mathematics and physics.
Dr. Mouritsen has lived all over the country and even spent three years in Madrid, Spain, and two years in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a sincere understanding, appreciation and respect for different cultures.
Outside the office, Dr. Mouritsen enjoys spending time with his wife, Lauren, and his four energetic children: Anders, Hyrum, Jedidiah and Julie. Together, some of their favorite activities are playing soccer and swimming.
Dr. Mouritsen feels honored to serve you, and your family, creating happy, healthy smiles.
8754 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78757