Kid’s Dental – Tumwater, WA Office


Kid’s Dental – Tumwater

Tumwater, WA General Dentist for Children
6344 Littlerock Road SW Suite A
Tumwater, WA 98511
Phone: (360) 350-0711

Patient Care Hours

Monday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: Closed

**Please note we do not close for lunch as we find it in the best interest of our patients to be accessible throughout the entire day**

*A pediatric dentist is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through our answering service. Call the office number to access an operator*

Dr. Brendan Hay

Dr. Brendan Hay was born and raised in Hoquiam, Washington. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Walla Walla University, and then continued to Loma Linda University to pursue a career in dentistry. While in dental school, he simultaneously 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 families learn about taking good care of their teeth. He is passionate about helping nervous patients overcome their fear of the dentist.

 At home, Dr. Hay enjoys spending time with his wife Lizzy, daughter Emmeline and their two small dog children Peanut and Pumpkin. He is a big music lover and likes to read.

Dr. Smita Patel

Dr. Smita Patel has been creating beautiful smiles with the latest types of braces in Washington since 2007. She was born in India and grew up in Bolton, England. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Computer Science at Nottingham Trent University before coming to the United States to attend graduate school. She graduated from the University of South Florida with her master’s degree in Biochemistry and went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2003 from Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine. In addition, she completed a General Practice residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in North Miami Beach.

Having gained a finer appreciation for dental esthetics and the importance of a good bite she went back to school to obtain advanced training in Orthodontics. She earned a master’s degree and a certificate in Orthodontics from Marquette University.

During her tenure at Nova Southeastern she received the Eleanor J. Bushee Senior Student Award for her academic excellence and outstanding leadership and was elected by the faculty into membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the well-recognized dental honor society for academic achievement and leadership in dentistry.

Dr. Patel is an affiliate professor at the University of Washington, as well as a published author in several academic journals.

Dr. Catherine Choi – Orthodontist

Dr. Choi attended Case Western Reserve University, where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD). She then completed her orthodontic training at the Saint Louis University Center of Advanced Dental Education. Dr. Choi found that being an orthodontist would be her life calling and a way to provide a life-changing experience for her patients. Desiring to achieve the highest degree of merit in orthodontics, Dr. Choi went on to obtain her board certification. Certification is a rigorous process that requires demonstration of exceptional competency to treat patients at the highest standards. Dr. Choi is passionate about giving patients the tools to improve their smiles and self-confidence.