Meet the Doctors

GARRETT & BOYD DDS, MS, INC - Dr. Fred A GarrettFred A Garrett, DDS, MS

Dr. Garrett believes that having a great smile has the power to change a person’s life. As an orthodontist, He looks forward to giving each one of his patients a smile that shines with confidence. The ability to give his patients the smiles they’ve always dreamed of is the most rewarding part of his job as an orthodontist.

Education and Experience

  • Dr. Garrett attended Washington University School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and completed his 2 year residency in orthodontics, earning his Master of Science Degree.
  • Dr. Garrett is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontists
  • He is a clinical professor on the graduate orthodontic faculty at the University of Texas Dental Branch here in Houston.
  • He is a former president of the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists and received the Society’s Martin E. Dewey Distinguished Service Award.
  • Dr. Garrett is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and received their James E. Brophy Distinguished Service Award.
  • He is also a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.
  • He is a Certified Provider for Invisalign® and has a special interest in TMJ treatment.
  • Dr. Garrett has over 50 years of experience orthodontics.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists
  • Southwestern Society of Orthodontists

Outside the Office

In his free time, Dr. Garrett enjoys spending time with his wife, Dianne, his son and daughter, and two grandsons. He enjoys playing golf, hunting, and going to the beach. Dr. Garrett is also an Eagle Scout and a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist church.


GARRETT & BOYD DDS, MS, INC - Dr. Richard Boyd JrRichard W. Boyd Jr. DDS, MS

Dr. Boyd enjoys the challenge of creating beautiful smiles and believes to be truly blessed to be a part of the orthodontic profession. He is personally invested in each patient and feels that he truly has an impact on those around him. He feels privileged to play a small part in each patient’s life and to know he has given them a smile they can be proud of that will help build their self-esteem. Dr. Boyd enjoys working each day surrounded by a skilled team of staff members and a talented partner of 36 years, who all love orthodontics and their patients.

Dr. Boyd’s personal and professional philosophy is centered in the golden rule as he strives to treat others the way he likes to be treated. In all, he never wastes a day or the opportunity to create a beautiful smile.

Education and Experience

  • Dr. Boyd attended Baylor College of Dentistry where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.
  • He continued his education at St. Louis University where he completed a two-year residency in orthodontics, earning his Master of Science Degree.
  • Dr. Boyd is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics
  • He had the honor to serve as former president of the Texas Association of Orthodontists and past president of the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists.
  • He is a Certified Elite Preferred Provider for Invisalign® and he lectures nationally and internationally for Align Technology, Inc., the makers of the Invisalign System.
  • Dr. Boyd has over 36 years of experience in the orthodontics

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists
  • Southwestern Society of Orthodontists
  • Align Technology, Inc.

Outside the Office

Dr. Boyd enjoys being with his family, friends, enjoying the outdoors, and sports. He spends most of his spare time with his wife, Sandy, and his two children. Dr. Boyd is an Eagle Scout and a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church.