New Dentist Think Tank

The WSDA's New Dentist Think Tank is tasked with representing the interests and concerns of new dentists. A "new dentist" is defined as anyone who has been out of dental school for less than 10 years.

The Think Tank is comprised of both current dental students and WSDA members 1-4 years out of dental school or graduate program. 

Participants are vital in helping develop the curriculum for the WSDA Academy and will also be called up to discuss ongoing policies and programs.

We anticipate two meetings per year with additional conference calls as needed. All program costs will be paid by WSDA including airfare, hotels, meals and transportation.

Current New Dentist Think Tank Members:

Dr. Casey Carmody
Dr. Joshua Carpenter
Dr. Luke Daining
Dr. Elizabeth Davis
Mr. Hakan Gem
Dr. Michael Giardino
Dr. Elissa Johnson
Dr. Chris Lee
Dr. Rica Mackert
Dr. Kevin McCoy
Dr. Molly McIntosh
Dr. Imahn Moin
Dr. Tofunmi Osundeko
Dr. Oleg Shvartsur
Dr. Danny Tremblay
Dr. Kim Trieu
Dr. Joe Vaughn
Ms. Kathie Wang
Dr. David Zhu

At this time, all positions on the New Dentist Think Tank have been filled. Please contact Kainoa Trotter at for more information.