- September 17, 2019
- Posted by: admin
Dr. Patricia Benton is a Board-certified Pediatric Dentist. She is an exceptional clinician with extensive experience in the field. She is also the Immediate Past President of the Washington State Academy of Pediatric Dentists. She was born and raised in Washington State and is passionate about serving the children and families in our community.
Her extensive education and training are unparalleled. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of San Diego. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University in Boston, MA. She was then accepted into a General Practice Residency at Boston Medical Center learning to treat complex dental conditions and following this, she completed an additional 2 years of training in Pediatric Dentistry with an emphasis on the treatment of patients with severe dental anxiety and those with special health care needs.
She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and leadership in children’s health is a deep commitment to Dr. Benton. She is an honorable member of a number of dental organizations and enjoys every opportunity to volunteer and educate dentists and other professionals in her field. She also regularly attends continuing education courses and participates in study clubs.
When she is not practicing pediatric dentistry or championing children’s dental issues, she enjoys rowing, rooting for the Seattle Seahawks, fishing and experimenting in the kitchen with her family. She is also known to make really tasty home-made icecream!
With the utmost excitement and privilege, we are proud to have Dr. Benton as part of the Hello Kids Dentistry Team.