Dr. Lily Workman, DDS

Dr. Lily Workman, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Lily Workman, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Poway, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Ucsf Dental School in 2007 and practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read her story

12630 Monte Vista Rd Ste 108

Poway, CA 92064

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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
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This content was provided by Dr. Workman "Dr. Lily Workman is an orthodontist treating children and adults in the greater San Diego area with over half a decade of orthodontic experience, using the latest technology. She grew up in the Poway area, attending Mt. Carmel High School when she decided to pursue a career that makes people smile and increases their confidence. During high school, she was an active participant in the community as a trumpet musician in the San Diego Youth Symphony Orchestra, Civic Youth Orchestra, various ensembles at her high school, and was a student leader in ASB. Dr. Workman graduated as a National Honor Student and traveled to New York to pursue a biology major and music performance minor at Vassar College, graduating with honors. She spent her junior year abroad at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland as a visiting medical student. During her college years, Dr. Workman volunteered in the health community, numerous musical ensembles, and as a tutor/research assistant in organic chemistry. Dr. Workman attended dental school at the University of California, San Francisco, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She was a national leader in the American Student Dental Association, received the Article of the Year Award for a national publication addressing access to care, was elected Who's Who at UCSF by the Dean, presented scientific research at an international symposium, and was a musician with the local symphony. Dr. Workman also spent time in Washington D.C. as a lobbyist for the American Dental Association, particularly on issues of access to care. She spent her residency at Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics where she continued her extracurricular involvement with music and volunteering in the local community. She is a board eligible member of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, California Dental Association, San Diego Dental Society, and San Diego Orthodontic Study Club. Dr. Workman lectures on the local and national level about orthodontics. Outside of work, Dr. Workman competes in body building, equestrian show jumping, and continues to play trumpet in various ensembles. She also enjoys being actively involved with her local church, athletic training center, and community by passionately supporting the arts in local middle and high schools. Dr. Workman is excited to be back in her local community and looks forward to serving her orthodontic patients with excellence. Honors and Awards Presentation of ABO standard patient case at the AAO 2009 Annual Meeting Published orthognathic surgery case in the Jacksonville University Alumni newsletter, Feb 2009 Southern Association of Orthodontics Annual Meeting 2008, presentation of cone-beam CT research National ASDA "Article of the Year Award" for publication on issues of access to care, awarded at ASDA National Annual Session, 2005. Published Front-Page article in ASDA NEWS, Nov 2004, "Access to Care: The Perpetual Negative Cycle" American Student Dental Association Washington D.C. National Health Policy Externship, Summer 2004 Who's Who in American College and Universities, UCSF 2003 and 2004 Dean's Award for Research Symposium, UCSF School of Dentistry, 2003 IADR acceptance/invitation to present research at 2004 annual symposium in Hawaii, March 2004 UCSF Dental Research Day acceptance/invitation to present research at annual symposium, March 2004 Honors Graduate, B.A. Vassar College 2003 "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Workman "Workman Orthodontics is based on fostering personal well-being through improving smiles and creating healthy bites. Our mission is to facilitate the growth and creativity of each patient we meet. Dr. Lily Workmanand our team treat our patients like family, are honest, and provide the best orthodontic care possible to all our patients. This commitment is what sets us apart in the Poway and Ramona, CA communities.

What Sets Us Apart

Our mission is to treat every person that walks in the door like family. Our goal is to make every patient happy & comfortable when coming to our office. We provide a clean & relaxing environment and the latest technology to ensure the best and most efficient treatment for our patients. It is a blessing to help others achieve the smile they've always wanted, and we hope to share this journey with you and your family."

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2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

7  Conditions Treated

  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Overbite
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Underbite

9  Procedures

  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Management of Distraction Osteogenesis
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Surgical Orthodontics

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  • University Of Saint Andrews / The Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Vassar College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Ucsf Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Jacksonville University School Of Orthodontics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Workman and her staff have been incredibly kind and so helpful. I have been embarrassed by and self-conscious about my teeth since I was in middle school and I'm so grateful to have such an amazing crew use aligners to straighten my teeth. Dr. Workman does a great job walking me through the...Read More
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Dr. Workman is by far the best, most precise, caring and effective orthodontist around. Having made my way around to 3 other orthodontist in Poway, I hit the jackpot when I found Dr. Workman. My son was having treatment under another ortho and saw 3 orthodontist who made little to no difference...Read More
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