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Dr. Shelly Self, DMD is a pediatric dentistry practitioner in Poulsbo, WA and has been practicing for 13 years. She practices pediatric dentistry, dentistry, and more.Read her story
This content was provided by Dr. Self "When you meet Dr. Self and see her fun bubbly personality there will be no question why she became a pediatric dentist. She is passionate about providing quality dental care in a fun and loving environment and she believes that every child should have a positive dental experience. Dr. Self is an advocate for parent education and caries prevention and her goal is to create a lifelong relationship with every patient. Dr. Self has lived all over the world and had the opportunity to meet many different people and visit many beautiful places which truly gives her a broad perspective of life. She is fluent in Italian, Spanish and Hebrew and also speaks some Arabic. She began her educational journey in Rome, Italy where she earned an international baccalaureate degree with disciplines in math, science and art having had the opportunity to study the work of Michael Angelo and the Sistine chapel for her thesis. Dr. Self then moved to the states to study Dentistry where she graduated at the top of her class with a Bachelors of Science in Medical Biology from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She continued her trend to travel and went to the Midwest to attend Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio where she was awarded the Doctorate of Medical Dentistry with honors. Upon graduating with her D.M.D. degree Dr. Self completed a general practice residency at the Louis Stokes VA Hospital before moving to Redmond Washington. There, she worked as a public health dentist and discovered her passion to provide dental care to her little friends."
This content was provided by Dr. Self "Dr. Self and her experienced friendly team love children and are trained to help them overcome dental apprehension and gently work to develop a positive attitude about oral hygiene and dental visits. Our focus on compassion and safety combines with the latest technology in a child-friendly environment to ensure patients receive the highest quality service and exceptional care. We partner with parents on preventative care to build a relationship that will last a life time and ensure that each child has a happy and healthy smile. "