At Advanced Dental Artistry, Dr. Wallen and staff take great pride in providing high quality, "patient-centered" dental care. From the moment you walk through our door you will notice that this is a unique dental office with a pleasing atmosphere. We understand the importance of caring for the individual and value forming long-term relationships with our patients. Our standards are maintained through patient service, professionalism, compassion, efficiency and continuing education. Also, our state-of-the-art office is equipped with the most modern dental technology that will make a significant impact in your overall dental experience. Your comfort is our priority and we make every effort to maintain it. Finally, we respect our patients' time and make every effort to stay on schedule so that you will not have to wait to see the dentist.
About Dr. Wallen: Of greatest importance, Dr. Wallen truly cares about his patients and enjoys his job. He is compassionate, a highly skilled dentist and takes great pride in his work. Dr. Wallen graduated from the prestigious University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry (San Francisco) in 2001. Out of 136 classmates, Dr. Wallen graduated as one of the top in his class with full honors! Following dental school he uniquely chose to enroll in an advanced post-graduate program (residency) for a year and a half. This challenging program focused on cosmetic dentistry, smile makeovers, injury cases, porcelain veneers, extractions, periodontal surgery and full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Wallen states that "the program was an invaluable experience and took my dental skills to an entirely new level". During this time, Dr. Wallen also taught dental implants at the University of the Pacific, Department of Dental Implants. Additionally, he grew up in the profession and worked in his father's dental office for 8 years. Following his time in the Bay Area, Dr. Wallen returned home to Federal Way, WA and opened his dental practice, "Advanced Dental Artistry" in 2002.
Dr. Wallen is active in the dental community and belongs to the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association and King County Dental Association. He is sincerely passionate about dentistry and devotes a great deal of his free time to continuing education. Furthermore, Dr. Wallen has even lectured on the topics of cosmetic dentistry and modern advances in general dentistry.Dr. Wallen was awarded the prestigious "40 Under 40" community award. This honor is given out by the Tacoma Business Examiner to the most prominent business leaders under the age of 40 years who have had an overwhelmingly, positive impact on their community.
In 2012 Advanced Dental Artistry was awarded the Crown in Town recognition for Best Medical Service in Federal Way. Outside of his interest in dentistry, Dr. Wallen enjoys snow skiing, golf, fishing, cooking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.