Dr. Adams takes great pride in creating a comforting low-stress environment for his patients. He understands that dental phobias rank high among things like spiders and public speaking and strives towards making every office visit comfortable. As your provider, your overall well-being is at the forefront of his decision making and he is committed to sitting with you and tailoring your treatment plan to meet your individual needs.
Dr. Adams grew up a military brat and moved around the continental U.S. before his dad retired from the U.S. Air Force in Washington State. Following high school, he went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Eastern Washington University. Between undergraduate studies and dental school, Dr. Adams worked for a global pharmaceutical manufacturing company as a Quality Control Scientist testing allergy drugs. From there he was accepted to a premier private Midwestern institution, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Adams completed a one-year residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio where he earned a certificate in intravenous sedation, solidified his foundation in medicine, and gained additional skills in complex oral surgery & endodontics.
As a student, Dr. Adams graduated with honors and was involved with various organizations and clubs. He held the position of Class President for his first three years of dental school and for his fourth & final year was elected Student Body President. His commitment to leadership has carried over to the United States Army Reserves where he is a medical officer treating the needs of our nations’ soldiers. He also has professional affiliations with the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
Outside of the office Dr. Adams enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and toddler daughter. His hobbies include reading fictional books, salsa dancing, and watching the Seahawks destroy their divisional opponents.