Dr. John Bozek – B.Sc., D.D.S., M.S.D., F.R.C.D. (Canada)
After seeing the joy orthodontics brought to his father’s life, Dr. John decided to follow in those footsteps. He obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and Masters in Orthodontics from Cleveland, Ohio’s Case Western Reserve University in 1996. After graduating, he taught postgraduate orthodontics at his Alma Mater and is currently a clinical instructor at The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Orthodontics. Dr. John has a passion for dental technology, including Invisalign®. He has been an Invisalign® provider since 1999, completing more than 1000 Invisalign® cases.
Dr. John is the Past President of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists, as well as a member and Past President of the Burlington Dental Academy and Toronto Orthodontic Club. Other professional memberships include the Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Association of Orthodontists and American Association of Orthodontists.
As a proud resident of Burlington, Dr. John holds a number of local charities close to his heart, including the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation where he served on the board of directors for three years. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bozek Orthodontics, Dr. John and his wife Jennifer have started a Family Endowment Fund at the Burlington Foundation so their support and gratitude to the community can live on forever.
Dr. John and Jennifer are proud parents of Leo, Holden and Harrison. When not practicing orthodontics, Dr. John shares his love of skiing, golfing and cooking with his family.
Dr. Melissa Milligan – B.Sc., D.D.S., M.S.D., F.R.C.D. (Canada)
Dr. Melissa Milligan, “Dr. Mel” as she’s referred to by her patients, joined Bozek Orthodontics in 2016. Originally from Toronto, she received her dental degree from the University of British Columbia and her speciality in Orthodontics at the University of Toronto. Currently, Dr. Mel teaches in the undergraduate orthodontics department of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Mel’s passion for travel and community service has taken her all over the world as part of dental missions throughout South America and the Canadian west coast. Now living and practicing in Burlington, she has taken an active role in her dental community closer to home holding a position on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Dental Association. Her other professional memberships include the Ontario Association of Orthodontics, the Canadian Association of Orthodontics, the Ontario Dental Association, and the American Association of Orthodontics.
Dr. Mel and her husband Tim welcomed their first child in February 2018. They look forward to raising their family in Burlington and being a part of this community!
Dr. Ray Bozek – Founder and Mentor
Our founder and mentor, Dr. Ray Bozek started Bozek Orthodontics in 1968. After an illustrious career spanning 50 years, he officially retired in 2018.
Dr. Ray received his orthodontic degree from the University of Toronto and is a Past President of the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists and Ontario Association of Orthodontists. For more than 30 years, Dr. Ray taught postgraduate orthodontics at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. An expert on the SPEED appliance, he has lectured all over the world and continues to be featured in instructional training videos.
Dr. Ray received the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award in 2012 for his contribution and excellence in the field. In 2016, Dr. Ray received both the Ontario Association of Orthodontists and the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontics Distinguished Service Award from his peers for his accomplishments and contributions.