Dr. Luecke is a well-known educator and leader in the cutting edge technology of orthodontics. For the past 25+ years, he has served as a faculty member at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. His passion for spreading knowledge of the tools and strategies to the students of UTHSCSA, leaves a positive impact on them as well as their patients.
As a practicing Orthodontist, Dr.Luecke has been dedicated to finding ways to improve comfort and quality of Orthodontic treatment for his patients. Early on, Dr. Luecke was a pioneer in the industry as he piloted the early development of Invisalign®. Since its early stages, Invisalign® has sought out the expertise of Dr. Luecke as a clinical advisor. Continuing the journey toward advancing technologies, Braceland was also the first practice in San Antonio to offer the ITERO scanner - a machine that takes 3D digital impressions of teeth!
Dr. Luecke's education has provided him with a strong foundation in Orthodontics. Before becoming an Orthodontist, he attended Macalester College where he majored in biology. He then continued his education at the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in biology.
Later, Dr. Luecke received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the Dental School of the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1987, and his Master of Science in dentistry (MSD) from Saint Louis University. He began practicing Orthodontics in 1989, and has been proud to serve San Antonio and the surrounding communities ever since.
The commitment to learning and advancing education is unending for Dr. Luecke. He regularly attends and lectures at continuing education courses - above and beyond what is required by the Texas State Board off Dental Examiners. His commitment to "improving the patients' quality of life" and making the world a better place, "one smile at a time" has made a lasting impression on his patients and his colleagues.
Schedule a complimentary consultation today, and find out how Dr. Luecke and the Braceland team can improve your smile and confidence with the artistry of Orthodontics.