West Cobb Orthodontics - William K. Farrar Jr.
Dr. William K. Farrar has practiced orthodontics exclusively for more than 40 years. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry and received his Master’s in Dentistry and certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dentistry. He represented WVU at the American Dental Association Annual Session in 1962, and has been presenting table clinics and round table discussions at national meetings for the past four decades. As a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists, he is a board certified orthodontist and an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association.
Dr. Farrar maintained one of the largest orthodontic practices in Cobb and Cherokee counties for over 20 years, before joining Atlanta’s largest orthodontic practices, now is opening his own practice. Among his many achievements in the field of orthodontics was the development of the Flatbow retainer wire and plastic face shield currently used as a standard sterilization measure. He also founded an orthodontic supply company, Centric Orthodontics, and authored the newsletter, Orthodontic Excellence.
Dr. Farrar is an Honorary Alumnus of Brigham Young University and served for three years in Colorado as a Mission President for his church. The Atlanta Journal Constitution recognized him as an “Unsung Hero” for his accomplishments in table tennis, a national level champion. March 2009, Dr. Farrar married Debbie Reynolds, they reside in Kennesaw. Together they have 8 children and 14 grandchildren. Husband, father, grandfather, orthodontist, marathon runner, weekend golfer, author, inventor, lecturer, occasional skier, and church public communications director. Dr. Farrar is a man of many interests.