Dr Lucas Trerice grew up in Olympia where he was voted “Most likely to watch PBS” in high
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. Chelsie Todd was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Growing up Dr. Todd was a competitive dancer 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. Brendan Hay was born and raised in Grays Harbor. He started out his schooling at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Southern California. While in dental school, he completed a master’s degree in bioethics.
Dr. Hay loves working with all ages, but especially with kids. He thinks that going to the dentist can be fun, and wants to help patients learn about taking good care of their teeth. He is passionate about helping others and hopes he can get people to not be afraid of the dentist!
At home, Dr. Hay enjoys spending time with his wife Lizzy and their two small dog children Peanut and Pumpkin. He is a big music lover and likes to read.