I joined Unity Care NW in November 2021.
I received my bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition from Arizona State University in 2005, and my DMD from the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in 2010. I earned a Certificate in Public Health Concepts from A.T. Still University, a university that focuses solely on community health and clinical dentistry. I had my own practice in Blaine for 10 years but left it to pursue a career serving those in greater need of oral health care services.
I enjoy using my skills to help members of our community who wouldn’t otherwise have access to dental care.
My hobbies include snowboarding, playing drums, cooking, gardening, and backpacking.
I joined UCNW in May of 2020.
After completing my undergraduate studies at Michigan State University, I received my Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Illinois. Following a cross country road trip, I completed a residency in general dentistry through NYU Langone at Healthpoint CHC. I have experience in private practice and community health environments, working with patients from backgrounds and cultures.
What I enjoy most about community health is educating and impacting vulnerable populations in the community, and expanding access to care to everyone. In my free time I enjoy playing hockey, pursuing new hobbies, and keeping up with my beloved Detroit sports teams.
I have worked in community health dentistry for over 25 years. I enjoy providing quality dentistry to people in our community.
I graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia. I was able to complete a general practice residency at the University of Utah. I worked for the Indian Health Service and for Sea-Mar Community Health Center.
I started working at Unity Care NW in May 2020, at the North Whatcom Health Center facility.
I started working at Unity Care NW in June 2019 and have several years of experience in private practice. I joined UCNW to have the opportunity to make a difference in the community. I received my AAS in Dental Hygiene from Shoreline Community College, and my Dental Assisting Certificate from Bellingham Technical College.
I like working in community health because it involves educating and helping people.
I joined Unity Care NW in April 2019.
I graduated from the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsbugh in 2011 with my DMD. I received my bachelor’s degree in cell biology from Western Washington University, where I also played on the football team.
Since I earned my degree, I have worked as a general dentist in Bellingham, both in private practice and community health. I am passionate about using my talents and skills to help serve the people in Whatcom County and achieve optimal oral health, especially for low-income families. I enjoy helping patients become comfortable with going to the dentist!
I have over 20 years experience as a practicing dentist, including more than 17 years as lead for programs and strategic planning for Unity Care NW’s dental programs in Bellingham and Ferndale. I earned a DDS from Creighton University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University.
I am a member of NNOHA (National Network for Oral Health Access).
I like working in community health because I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to serve those most in need of health care.
I completed my BS degree in Microbiology at the University of Washington in 1971. I went on to earn a DDS from the University of Washington in 1975. I am a member of the American Dental Association and the Washington State Dental Association.
I like working in community health because I believe everyone deserves access to dental care.
I earned my AAT degree from Whatcom Community College with Honors in 2010. I went on to complete my AAAS degree in Dental Hygiene at Shoreline Community College in 2013. I am fluent in Vietnamese.
I enjoy using my training and skills to help members of our community live more healthy lives.
I earned my BA degree in Fitness and Exercise Science at Western Washington University in 1996 and completed my AAS degree in Dental Hygiene at Lake Washington Technical College in 2000.
I earned my BA degree in Spanish Language from Walla Walla University in 2005 and went on to complete my DDS at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2012. I worked in private practice after graduating and began working at Unity Care NW in 2015. I am currently a member of the National Health Services Corps. I love being part of the amazing team here and especially enjoy creating a positive dental experience for children.