Dr. Martin is a 1964 graduate of New Braunfels High School. He earned a BS in biology at Southwest Texas State College in San Marcos, Texas in 1968. Following completion of dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch in 1971, he completed orthodontic residency and earned a MS degree at UTHSC Houston in 1973. He served as an instructor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School from 1978-1988. He is a life member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the San Antonio District Dental Society. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and Charter Member of the World Federation of Orthodontists.