Dr. Kate is thankful to be a part of Great Smiles, where she is thrilled to have found a uniquely close-knit team of specially trained staff and professionals who allow and encourage the delivery of excellent, individualized care for every child. Dr. Kate hopes to serve this community through the development of trusting relationships, which will lead to the development of confident, vibrant, and healthy smiles. She received her dental degree from the University of Michigan and her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is committed to remaining on the leading edge of evidence-based dental care through continuing education courses and regular networking with dentists throughout San Diego County. 

As an avid lover of the outdoors, Dr. Kate is excited to be a resident of Southern California. In her free time, she loves spending time with friends while running, backpacking, learning to surf, and sailing.