Dr. Drew Smith attended Saint Francis Xavier University for his undergraduate education, majoring in biology. He then attended Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 1993. This was followed by a one-year residency in hospital dentistry at Hennepin County Medical Center, a level one trauma center in Minneapolis, MN. In 1996, Dr. Smith completed his graduate orthodontic residency at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, receiving both a Masters of Science degree and Certificate of Specialty in Orthodontics.
Dr. Smith is licensed as a certified specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. He has attained the status of Fellow with the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the only Canadian orthodontic specialty board recognized by the Canadian Dental Association. He has also been elected a Fellow in the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Smith has served as President of the London and District Dental Society twice (2001 - 2002, 2011 - 2012), the Toronto Orthodontic Club (2011 - 2012) as well as the President of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists (2014 - 2015).
Dr. Smith has served as an orthodontic consultant at London Health Sciences Centre and is an adjunct clinical professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario..
Dr. Smith holds memberships in the following associations:
- Canadian Association of Orthodontists
- Ontario Association of Orthodontists
- Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists
- Royal College of Dentists (Canada)
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Canadian Dental Association
- Ontario Dental Association
- London and District Dental Society
- International College of Dentists
- American College of Dentists
- Academy of Dentistry International
- Pierre Fauchard Academy
- American Cleft Palate Society
Dr. Smith makes his home in London with his beautiful wife, Tracy, and their two amazing children, Megan and Matthew.