OP image_Peter_Breads_opt175Peter R. Breads, the co-founder and retired president of Great Lakes Orthodontics Ltd, Tonawanda, NY, passed away on January 14, 2013, at the age of 75.

Breads, a veteran of the US Navy, served as president of the company from 1967 to 1989 and as chairman of the board from 1967 to 2000.

Breads was highly respected in the dental community for his technical knowledge, integrity and willingness to help others, according to Great Lakes Orthodontics’ James Burton.

The Buffalo News published an obituary on its website.