pediatric dentist Centralia Washington

Meet The Dentists

Dr Justin VanBibber is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. He was born and raised in Salt Lake City Utah. Soon after graduating from high school, he

kids dental decided he wanted to become a Pediatric Dentist. He began his education at the University of Utah where he obtained a B.S. in Sociology with a certificate in Criminology. He then moved to Ft. Lauderdale Florida to attend Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, where he graduated with honors. After receiving his D.M.D, he continued his education at Boston University where he received his certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. During his time in Boston, Dr. VanBibber had the opportunity to work at Boston Medical Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, and East Boston Neighborhood Health Center.

While in Boston, Dr. VanBibber was lucky enough to meet his beautiful wife Rachel. Together they decided that they wanted to call Washington their home. Soon after, they welcomed their beautiful daughter, Tess, into this life. They love to enjoy all the outdoor activities Washington has to offer including skiing, hiking, and biking. They also enjoy the Arts and attending sporting events.

Dr Lucas Trerice grew up in Olympia where he was voted “Most likely to watch PBS” in high

washington kids dentalschool. He earned his B.S. at TESC, studying pre-med and giving underground tours of the legendary steam tunnel system.

He earned his D.M.D. In the inaugural class of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, where he was the founding president of the student research club and earned his 15 minutes of fame as an internationally renowned prankster.

Prior to joining the team at Kid’s Dental, Dr Luke taught dental assisting for two years, worked with a children’s nonprofit dental clinic for seven years, and has dabbled in legal consulting. He has been a professional yo-yo instructor and an amateur squirrel whisperer.

Dr Lucas believes that kids should enjoy going to the dentist, and being a big kid himself, he knows how to cater to children. He is excited to be putting his many years of experience in caring for children’s dental needs to use in the community.

Dr Daniel Levi Haught was born and raised in Gilbert, AZ. He served a two year mission for his church in Brazil shortly after graduating high school. He is fluent in Portuguese and speaks some spanish. He married his beautiful wife Heather in 2002 and currently have 2 boys and 2 Dr. Haughtgirls.

He graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Nutrition. Soon after he moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL to attend dental school at Nova Southeastern University. His first couple of years of practicing dentistry he worked in family practices in Arizona and Texas. For the past several years he has focused his career to working solely with children.

Dr. Haught has a true passion and talent working with kids, including children with special needs. His twins both have autism and his youngest has ADHD. He loves helping and educating kids with their oral health.

Dr Haught and his family enjoy the outdoors including hiking, hunting, fishing, camping, and skiing. They are happy Washington is now their home!

Dr. Chelsie Todd was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Growing up Dr. Todd was a competitive Chelsie Todddancer and also danced professionally for the NBA Utah Jazz. After having a successful dancing career she completed her degree at the Utah College of Dental Hygiene, graduating with a 4.0 and first in her class.

She went on to practice her passion as a dental hygienist for two years before going to dental school at UNLV. She graduated dental school Magna Cum Laude and earned several top recognitions and awards; The Pierre Fauchard Academy Award, The Student Leadership Award, The America Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award and the Quintessence Academic Achievement Award. Dr. Todd was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and the E. Steven Smith Student Honorary Dental Society.

Dr. Todd has worked on various research projects and was able to present her research at the International Association of Dental Research conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Volunteering to help people in need of dental care is one of her great passions. She spent a month in various villages in Ecuador providing dental care to children and adults with limited access to care. Dr Todd loves working with children and their parents to provide the best dental experience possible from a young age, to aid in a lifetime of good oral health.

In her spare time, Dr. Todd enjoys hunting, archery, waterskiing, hiking, snowboarding and fishing.

Dr. Brendon Swenson was born in Spanish Fork, Utah.  He married his lovely wife Katie in 2006,  and has three children.   Dr. Swenson loves to spend his free moments with family, and enjoys spending time in the outdoors.

Dr. Swenson received his undergraduate education from Utah Valley University.  He then attended dental school at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry.  As a dentist he fell in love with helping his patients gain confidence through a perfect smile, and decided to attend Iowa’s Orthodontic Residency Program to become an orthodontic specialist.  He has been practicing as an orthodontist since completing his schooling in 2013.

 

“I view my patients as an extension of my family and am focused on getting you a perfect smile using the newest technology and most efficient techniques.  I am excited to work with the great peope of this community, and look forward to helping all of you find the smile you deserve!” – Dr. Swenson