Dr. Drew Ferris attended the University of Missouri - Kansas City for his DDS degree and received his certificate and masters of science in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at Loma Linda University. He owns three private practices in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Ferris has distinguished himself as a leader in the innovative use of both clear aligners and fixed appliances in first-phase, adolescent, and complex interdisciplinary treatment. He has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of orthodontic topics including diagnosis, treatment, and practice management. Dr. Ferris is a top 1 percent Invisalign® Diamond Plus provider, a published author, and an Invisalign faculty member. He is also a faculty member in orthodontics at Loma Linda University. In addition to working in his practice and frequent lecturing, he is director of Santa Barbara Dental Study Group, where he serves as an advisor on orthodontic diagnosis and treatment technique.