Dentistry became my field of choice at the early age of fourteen. I greatly admired my orthodontist and the more I considered the dental field, the more it fascinated and excited me. I moved to Washington at seventeen to attend the University of Washington, eight years later I went on to graduate with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in the top ten percent of my class. After graduating, I joined the United States Army serving in Europe with multiple specialty rotations.
After completing my time in the Army, I began looking for a community where I could set up practice and fell in love with the beauty and feel of the Key Peninsula. My dental practice opened in 1985, and I have loved serving the Key Peninsula community. It has been a joy to have my practice here in Key Center for over thirty years now, and I am truly grateful for this community. The people I have had the privilege to work with and care for have become great friends.
My faith in Jesus Christ is a defining characteristic of my life. His call to serve and love others greatly impacts how I practice dentistry. It is with this same heart that I strive to serve each patient that sits in my chair. I take the time to listen to you and not rush through your appointment. I will work with you personally and explain my treatment plan. My goal is to make optimal dental health attainable to everyone. I love helping people and getting my patients to a healthy place, so our primary focus can be affordable, preventative dental care.
Our family is extremely important to me and my wife, of 37 years, Jean. We have 7 children and 6 amazing grandchildren (and counting). My 4 married children all live locally and it is a great joy to spend much of our time in their company. Jean and I love to travel and explore as often as we are able and relish relaxing on our deck or spending time in our yard.