“I believe in treating patients with the highest quality and most comprehensive care possible. My exceptional team is highly trained and dedicated to providing excellent care. It is deeply satisfying to work in a field where we can make a tremendous difference in people’s lives.”
Dr. Schmidt earned his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry and Bachelor of Science in biology from Southern Illinois University. He also completed a general practice residency. While serving in the United States Public Health Service, he continued his formal education and training in the University of Washington’s graduate program in prosthodontics. This three-year program culminated in a Master of Science in dentistry and a certificate in the specialty of prosthodontics. In 1981, Dr. Schmidt began his private practice.
Dr. Schmidt stays abreast of the latest techniques and technology in dentistry, prosthodontics, and the study of dental implants. He promotes the advancement and excellence of dentistry as a mentor and advisor to a number of dental study clubs. He is a sought-after educator to raise the quality of dentistry in the community.
Dr. Schmidt has been repeatedly named by his peers as one of Seattle’s “Top Dentists” in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. Surveys were sent to dentists in the Puget Sound area to ask which of their colleagues they would entrust with their loved ones’ dental care. Dr. Schmidt states, “Being recognized by fellow dentists and specialists is an honor that is particularly gratifying as I continue in my commitment to offer our patients exceptional dental care.”
Dr. Schmidt and his wife Alicia have three grown sons. The family has enjoyed extraordinary experiences hiking, kayaking, and traveling. In 2005, Dr. Schmidt was able to return to Italy with his father, who served in World War II. Dr. Schmidt feels the experience “was a unique and meaningful one for me, my dad, and my entire family.”