Meet the Doctor

"Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime.  We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage."

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Dr. Elmore received a degree in Chemistry in 1972 and a D.D.S. degree  in 1976 from the University of Washington.  He associated with two dentists in Parkland for a year and then started his family practice in Puyallup in 1977.  He has been married to Pam since 1972 and has a son, Brett, who is a computer specialist in Portland, Oregon.  Dr. Elmore loves to snow ski, hike, bicycle, kayak and travel  to various wine regions in Europe.  He is also a serious amateur photographer.  Dr. Elmore is very gentle and is known for his painless injections.  He is also fascinated with new technologies.  These include:  a microscope used in exacting procedures like root canals and cosmetic procedures, digital x-rays and cameras so you can see what the doctor sees, a laser for painless gum procedures, the CEREC  CAD/CAM technology for single visit crowns and veneers, and  Invisalign to straighten teeth without braces  in months instead of years.  All are provided in a cozy and relaxed setting.