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Dr. Kevin Brown
Dentist Jenson & Brown

Dr. Brown graduated in 2006 from the University of Washington with recognition in aesthetic/restorative dentistry and has been working with Dr. Jensen ever since. He enjoys keeping up on the most advanced materials and techniques through continuing education with the most recognized dental organizations. He has a passion for learning and perfecting the art of restorative dentistry. In 2010 he achieved accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and is one of only a handful in Washington to do so. Dr. Brown enjoys digital photography and documents much of his dentistry to use for educational purposes to teach other dentists, publish in articles, and for patient education. His work has been published in numerous dental journals and featured on the front cover of the prestigious Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry many times.

Dr. Brown is recognized for conservative approach to cosmetic and restorative dentistry using the best materials and most current advancements in instrumentation and technology. Dr. Brown is a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Seattle King County Dental Society, and the Greater Eastside Study Club.

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Dr. David Chi
Dentist Comfort Dental, Fairwood

Dr. David Chi, DDS is a native Washingtonian and proud to practice dentistry in the community he grew up in. After receiving his Bachelor’s of Science from Northwestern University, Dr. Chi returned to the Pacific Northwest to attend the prestigious University of Washington School of Dentistry.

Dr. Chi has invested heavily in his education in order to provide the best care to our patients. In the past few years, he has invested in hundreds of hours of continuing education including on emergency care, oral surgery, implant dentistry, endodontics, and pediatric care. He is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and Seattle King County Dental Society.

Dr. Chi welcomes the opportunity to work with you and the wonderful team at Comfort Dental Renton to address whatever dental care you need! Outside the office, Dr. Chi enjoys spending time with his wife and friends, skiing, hiking, and all else the beautiful Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Dr. David and his dental team have adopted C.A.R.E.S as their guiding values: Caring, Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Safety. As a general dentist, Dr. David provides dental care for all ages:

Dental exams, cleanings, x-rays, sealants and other preventive care.
Emergency care: toothaches, broken teeth and other dental emergencies—we try to provide same day treatment.
Smiles: improving your smile with teeth whitening, white fillings, porcelain crowns, veneers, implants and dentures.
Gum care: improving the health of your gums through careful cleanings and discussing home techniques.

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Dr. Jared Coudron
Dentist Comfort Dental, Lakewood

Jared Coudron graduated from Brigham Young University – Idaho with a focus in Biology and Chemistry. Before going to dental school, he lived in Brazil for two years as a missionary for his church. He earned his DDS degree at Virginia Commonwealth University and was the recipient of several scholarships. While in school, he completed research to improve dental care and continues to dedicate himself to lifelong learning. Dr. Coudron is a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and the Pierce County Dental Society. He has served patients in Lakewood as a Comfort Dental partner for the past seven years. Dr. Coudron enjoys teaching Sunday school, gardening, cycling, hiking, playing in an indoor soccer league, and most of all, spending time with his wife and two kids.

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Dr. Greg Gillespie
Dentist Gillespie Dental

Gregory Gillespie also attended Brigham Young University and received his dental training at the University of Washington School of Dentistry.

Dr. Greg follows a progressive yet conservative approach and has received advanced training in cosmetic and implant dentistry as well as IV sedation and surgical procedures. Dr. Greg is passionate about education and frequently travels around the nation, educating other dentists about several aspects of dentistry.

In his free time, Dr. Greg can be found chasing his four children in the park, waterskiing, or jamming on his mandolin or fiddle.

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Dr. Paul Goodman
Pennington Dental Associates

While chief dental resident during his general practice residency and hospital fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Dr. Goodman received advanced training and also placed and restored 150 dental implants. He has been a faculty member for Hiossen Dental Implant Training Program for the past 10 years and has helped over 100 general dentists place their first dental implants. Additionally, he teaches dental residents at Albert Einstein Medical Center, lecturing to dentists on placing and restoring implants.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Goodman has been practicing dentistry for over 10 years and works with his brother in two locations in Mercer County, NJ. Dr. Goodman has purchased three dental practices and shares his personal experience with retiring dentists in managing the expectations of their patients and team members during the transition process. He is the founder of Rising Dentists Study Club and Rittenhouse Consulting, LLC – both in Philadelphia

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Dr. Karaneh Jahan
Dentist Brio Dental

Dr. Jahan was born in Atlanta, GA, but grew up in various states and countries. Coming from an artistic Persian family of six and she enjoys spending time with her family. She loves exploring culturally diverse cuisines, traveling and exploring the Pacific Northwest! Dr. Jahan is also an avid horseback rider, violinist, artist, animal lover, and bird whisperer (she has a pet bird named Tutu!).

She received her baccalaureate degree in Public Health with a minor in Spanish from PSU, later attending OHSU where she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree. Most recently she has completed her Botox administration and Dermal filler implantation certifications to better serve her patients. Dr. Jahan is also a certified Holistic Health and Lifestyle coach, helping her clients achieve their healthy mind and body goals, leading to happier and healthier lives.

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Dr. Howard Jenson
Dentist Jenson & Brown

Dr. Jensen is an active member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Seattle King County Dental Society, and the Greater Eastside Study Club.

His Father, Dr. Howard K. Jensen, was one of the first dentists to establish a practice in Bellevue in the early 1940’s. The two worked together for a period of time before Howard Jr. took over. He has since worked hard to build this practice into one of the most recognized and respected dental offices in the area.

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Dr. Erica Lenz, DDS
Comfort Dental, Camas

Dr. Lenz started her career in dentistry as a dental assistant in 2006 when she completed the Clark County Skills Center Dental Assisting Program as a high school student. Her first dental assisting position was with the now-retired pediatric dentist, Dr. Ronald Lund in Hazel Dell, Washington.

She continued her work as a dental assistant throughout her time in college and dental school at an emergency dental office in Omaha, Nebraska where she gained a vast amount of hands-on knowledge while assisting several different dentists. She attended University of Nebraska Medical Center where she completed advanced research in Bacterial Adherence to Sealant Materials and Orthodontic Bonding Agents and graduated with two regional awards. She received the W.W. Webster Oral Surgery Award for demonstrating outstanding ability in performing oral surgery as well as the American Association of Public Health Dentistry Award for demonstrating outstanding achievements in community dentistry and dental public health.

She has also been recognized by Komet USA in the Outstanding Women in Dentistry category in 2016.

Erica moved “home” to the Vancouver area with her husband in 2017 and Dr. Erica Lenz began working for Comfort Dental. She has one son named Arthur. She is most appreciated by patients for her gentle and relatable chairside manner as well as her ability to explain things thoroughly. Her dentistry knowledge is very well rounded and her skills include extractions, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, clear-aligner therapy, and dental implants.

Dr. Kesang Norbhu
Comfort Dental, Camas

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Dr. Blake Perkins
Dentist New Image Dental

Blake Perkins is a man of many talents.  He has worked in jobs as diverse as Lot Boy for Burgerville USA when he was 14, to Shoe Salesman, Customer Service Representative for Alltel Telephone Company, to Ink Department apprentice at James River (now Georgia Pacific).  He happily settled into the world of Dentistry after working for Clinical Research Associates in their Dental Research division while attending Brigham Young University.  There he found a passion for anything related to teeth and most of all, the people who have them!

After graduation from Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine in 2000, he was accepted into the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency, where he trained with specialists from all aspects of dentistry.  From there he and his little family moved to Beale Air Force Base in Northern California.  After finishing his commitment there, Blake transferred to the Air Force Reserves, and returned to his hometown of Vancouver to practice full time.  In 2010 he joined the Or Air National Guard and loves continuing to serve his country.

Blake loves to find creative ways to solve problems, and the challenges of each individual patient are what drives him to excel in dentistry.  He is always seeking out new knowledge in the dental field through Continuing Education in implants, endodontics, oral surgery, and many other facets of the ever complex world of dental treatments.  He is rapidly becoming known in the area for his expertise is treating patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, helping them regain the quality sleep that we all need.

Blake spend time outside of work with his wife Sarah, and their 5 children, going from sporting events, to dance recitals, to piano lessons, and everything else that comes with a busy family. He loves the outdoors, and can be found volunteering either at church with the youth programs, or his local Scout troop, mentoring the next generation.  He has yet to find an activity outside he doesn’t enjoy, and looks forward to the new adventures each day brings.

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Dr. Scott Probst
Dentist Comfort Dental, Lacey

Dr. Scott Probst graduated from San Francisco’s University of Pacific School of Dentistry in 2007. He practiced dentistry in Colorado for four years before relocating to the Pacific Northwest with his family, where he has been practicing general dentistry in the Tacoma and Olympia areas ever since.

Dr. Probst enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and focuses on providing the highest quality, relationship-based, comprehensive care for his patients. He is passionate about his ongoing pursuit of continuing education, which allows him to implement the highest level of care for his patients.

Dr. Probst has taken opportunities to be involved in community outreach programs, with his greatest outreach adventure to date being a 2-week dental service mission to the Kingdom of Tonga.

When he is not in the office, Dr. Probst enjoys spending time with his wife and five children.

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Dr. Travis Probst
Dentist Comfort Dental, Lake Meridian
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Dr. Brady Smith, DDS
Dentist Comfort Dental, Camas

Founder & President of HALO;
General of the Tooth Fairy Army

The Founder of The HALO Dental Network and fearless leader of the Tooth Fairy Army, Dr. Brady Smith, DDS, received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University – Idaho. Upon graduating from The University of Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Dr. Brady and his lovely wife relocated to Colorado, where Brady began his career in dentistry.

Five years later, the Spokane native returned to his home state of Washington, where he established his Comfort Dental practice in Camas. Although his practice was thriving, he wanted more. Inspired to give back, Brady launched the popular DRILLED with Dr. Brady, a podcast to help educate and demystify dentistry. Now, Dr. Brady is growing The HALO Dental Network, a global coalition of dental professionals willing to donate their services to their local communities. Not only does he lead the HALO effort, but he donates his time and services to the dentally underserved, changing countless smiles and lives.

Now a father of four, Dr. Brady enjoys playing basketball with his sons between saving smiles. He also plays guitar in a local cover band called The Playlist.

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Dr. Eric Woods, DDS
Comfort Dental, Vancouver

Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Wood knew that oral surgery would be the perfect fit for him because he has a passion for working with his hands and loves being able to implement his years of experience in both dentistry and medicine. He was drawn to Utah Surgical Arts because he felt that the overall culture of this practice was something special and knew he could add to the team’s exceptional standards of care and treatment.

Knowing that he can help people restore their confidence, comfort them throughout treatment, and improve people’s lives, Dr. Wood is happy to be able to come to work each day. He has the utmost confidence in his training and looks forward to the opportunity to establish a connection with all of his patients. Dr. Wood is highly skilled and experienced in treating facial trauma, dental implants, anesthesia and sedation techniques, and bone grafting and proudly offers the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery to patients of all ages.

Education and Residency

Dr. Wood studied economics at the University of Utah and interrupted his studies to participate in a church mission in Ukraine from 2005 to 2007. When he returned, he finished his undergrad in 2011 and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry in 2015. He completed his residency at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, where he worked alongside highly talented specialists. Taking other people’s care into his hands is something that he takes seriously, and he feels honored to be able to communicate with his patients and provide them the best possible care.