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Meet the doctor

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Joan Nagatomo DDS, MSD, PhD

Dr. Nagatomo has practiced dentistry more than 12 years. She is a Periodontist– a specialist who has completed an additional three-year advanced program for implants and diseases of the gums. From 2002 to 2006, Dr. Nagatomo trained in advanced Periodontics dentistry in Tokyo, Japan. In 2013, she completed her residency training and received her Specialty Certificate in Periodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry degree (MSD) from the University of Washington. In 2012, during residency, she was awarded 1st prize in the Research Competition of the American Academy of Periodontology.


Extensive training and experience across multiple fields of dentistry have made her uniquely qualified to provide her patients with more accurate diagnoses and better treatments. Dr. Nagatomo is an active member of both the American Academy of Periodontics and the Washington State Society of Periodontics. Her beloved husband, Jeff, is also a dentist. In her spare time, Joan enjoys playing the piano, cooking, watching movies, and playing volleyball and golf.​

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