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Mission Statement

We are dedicated to providing exemplary oral health care and creating beautiful, healthy smiles. We respect the trust our patients and families place in us, and treat all of our patients with honesty, kindness, and the highest quality of comprehensive orthodontic treatment. These core values are complemented by our team's relentless pursuit of excellence in customer service and determination to exceed our patients' expectations. We will continuously strive to achieve these goals and ultimately improve our patients' lives by creating exemplary smiles that last a lifetime.

Education

  • 2001 – 2003: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
    MS in Oral Biology, Certificate in Orthodontics
  • 1997 – 2001: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
    Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • 1993 - 1997: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
    BA in Zoology

Research

  • Master's Thesis, The Intricacies of Referral Relationships between Orthodontists and other Specialists (2003)
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow (SURF), Published Abstract: Immunolocalization of Cementum Attachment Protein in Human Teeth (1998)
  • Presenter; 77th General Session of IADR, Vancouver, BC (1999)
  • Presenter, UW Student Research Conference (1998)

Awards

  • Johnny N. Johnson Student Government Leadership Award (2001)
  • Dan G. Middaugh Dental Student Professional Service Award (2001)
  • Frank B. Guthrie Scholarship (2001)
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy Senior Student Award (2001)
  • Dental Alumni Association Scholarship (1999)
  • IADR General Conference Travel Award (1998)

Leadership

  • Student Council President (2000-2001)
  • Student Council Vice President (1999-2000)
  • Class President (1997-1999)
  • Founder - Student Council Student Recognition Award (2001)
  • Instructor and Tutor - Restorative Dentistry 515, 516, 517 courses (1998-2001)
  • Student Volunteer Coordinator - Husky Smiles Volunteer Organization (1999-2001)
  • Organizer and Participant - Big Brother/Big Sister Program (1997-2001)
  • Member - WSDA Committee on Well-Being (1999-2001)