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Dr. T!

Dr. Thurman’s family is deeply rooted in Bakersfield. His great-grandparents and grandparents moved to the area in the 1940s, and the family has been here ever since. Dr. T loves Bakersfield and its residents, and he has made it a keystone of his practice philosophy to help make his community a better place in which to live.

Dr. Michael Thurman, known as Dr. T to his patients, approaches orthodontics with the same passion, commitment, and zest for life he applies to everything else.

You can find Dr. T and his team out supporting the community in a variety of ways and through different organizations on a near-weekly basis. He invites his patients to join him and his amazing team as they volunteer regularly at a variety of charitable organizations in Bakersfield and the surrounding areas.

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Orthodontic treatment with braces is FAST, EASY, and AFFORDABLE when you choose Thurman Orthodontics! Your time is as valuable as ours, and we are happy to offer carefully scheduled appointments in order to keep your day running smoothly. With little to no wait time, our team is able to get you in, out, and on your way before you know it!

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9550 Brimhall Road, Suite B
Bakersfield, CA 93312

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First time getting braces and I have to say that I really enjoy the environment and atmosphere. All of the staff were really nice and the financial adviser was very helpful. Entire process went smoothly and without pain. Would definitely reconmend Thurman orthodontics to friends and family.

- D. C.

2018-04-09T22:26:31+00:00

- D. C.

First time getting braces and I have to say that I really enjoy the environment and atmosphere. All of the staff were really nice and the financial adviser was very helpful. Entire process went smoothly and without pain. Would definitely reconmend Thurman orthodontics to friends and family.
I would like to compliment Thurman Orthodontics and their awesome staff for such amazing customer service!! From start to finish! I felt so welcomed and loved everything!!! The office is so clean and super nice! Thank you so much for making me and my children feel comfortable! Just WOW!! I’m definitely referring friends !! :D

- Y. D.

2018-04-09T22:27:57+00:00

- Y. D.

I would like to compliment Thurman Orthodontics and their awesome staff for such amazing customer service!! From start to finish! I felt so welcomed and loved everything!!! The office is so clean and super nice! Thank you so much for making me and my children feel comfortable! Just WOW!! I’m definitely referring friends !! :D
The Best Orthodontist in Bakersfield. Could not have asked for a better doctor/person to put my daughter's braces on. Very caring, explained everything in detail, made my daughter very comfortable. Did a great job, my daughter is very happy. I would recommend Dr Thurman to anyone that needs an Orthodontist. The staff was very caring and make you feel like you are family! He's the best!!!

- T. H.

2018-04-09T22:28:34+00:00

- T. H.

The Best Orthodontist in Bakersfield. Could not have asked for a better doctor/person to put my daughter's braces on. Very caring, explained everything in detail, made my daughter very comfortable. Did a great job, my daughter is very happy. I would recommend Dr Thurman to anyone that needs an Orthodontist. The staff was very caring and make you feel like you are family! He's the best!!!