Dr. Smith is passionate about making lasting connections with her patients. Her mission is to educate her patients on the significance of the links between their oral and systemic health, and to help them in their quest to be their healthiest. Dr. Smith believes in an individualized approach to dentistry and enjoys working with her patients to best address their specific needs and concerns.
As dentistry techniques, technology and treatments constantly evolve, Dr. Smith spends considerable time in advanced training so that she may continue to offer the best options to her patients. One particular area of interest for her is neuromuscular dentistry and how its principles can be used to relieve head and neck pain, including TMD, as well as treat occlusal disease and create beautiful lasting smiles. Dr. Smith’s commitment to excellence is seen in the beauty of her patients’ smiles. She is adept at easing their concerns while continuously delivering the highest standard of dental health care.
Dr. Smith received her Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree from Walla Walla University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. She is a passionate supporter of organized dentistry and an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Washington County Dental Association, and the Seattle Study Club. Dr. Smith is also a pre-fellow of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI) which is considered by many to be the premier post-graduate dental training center in the world.
In her time away from the practice, Dr. Smith enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. But her greatest enjoyment is her time spent with her husband and partner, Dr. Hiebert, and their daughter.