MEET THE TEAM
You can expect the highest degree of professional skill and service from each member of our team. We are committed to doing everything possible to provide you with superior dental care and ensure every visit to our office is pleasant and comfortable.
Dr. Wadhwani is recognized by his colleagues as a respected leader, author, educator and clinician. Considered to be one of the world’s leading authorities on restoring dental implants, Dr. Wadhwani lectures throughout the world, teaching other dental specialists techniques he has created to improve dental care. He is the primary author of countless scientific articles in peer-reviewed dental journals and has contributed to academic textbooks with his ground-breaking research.
Originally from London, England, Dr. Wadhwani received his undergraduate degree from the University College London School of Dentistry and was awarded honors and distinction in Dental Surgery. He taught at the dental school in London as a clinical lecturer in the restorative department for many years. He received his specialty certificate in Prosthodontics as well as a Master’s Degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 2004. Dr. Wadhwani is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at UW, and also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University and Clinical Assistant Professor at Oregon Health & Science University.
Dr. Wadhwani has won awards for his work from the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Prosthodontic Society and the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He remains actively involved in dental research with the University of Washington, University of California – San Francisco, University of Texas, and Oregon Health & Science University. In addition to his awards for research, Dr. Wadhwani remains a top-rated practicing prosthodontist, having been named “Top Cosmetic Prosthodontist” by his professional peers and consistently voted Seattle Magazine’s “Top Dentist” every year since 2009.
Patient Care Coordinator
April is the first person to greet you at the front desk when you arrive at our office. She has a warm smile and zeal for helping others. April has has been an integral member of the team at NW Prosthodontics for 20+ years. Her positive outlook and her contagious laugh keep the office in high spirits.
Julie has been a valued hygienist at our office for over 25 years. She is also involved in local hygiene study clubs and outreach programs in the community. Julie has a caring nature and enjoys volunteering at homeless shelters and at her daughter's school in her free time. Her perfect day is spent boating with friends on Lake Washington, taking in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Jean is our newest team member and we are excited to have her onboard. Prior to joining us, Jean taught hygiene at Pierce College and provided specialty training for periodontal therapy. She remains involved in study clubs, mentoring other hygienists. She is enthusiastic in helping patients maintain lifelong oral health.
We are fortunate to have our very own lab technician, Myron, in our practice full-time. Myron has been with NW Prosthodontics since 2014 providing the highest quality work and ensuring every restoration produces beautiful results with efficient service.
Lead Clinical Assistant
Jen is Dr. Wadhwani's right hand gal. She has been a registered dental assistant since 1989 and has worked at our office since 2000. When she's not working she likes to spend time outdoors, traveling with her husband. An avid Seahawks fan, Jen is our official 12th man and gets us all excited for games.
Lisa joined the hygiene team at NW Prosthodontics in 2013. Previously, she worked as an instructor of dental hygiene for 15 years and practiced in other specialist offices giving her an understanding of orthodontics, prosthodontics, and pediatric care. Lisa received an award for her work in the community on "Sealant Day," providing services to underserved children.
Alena is originally from the Ukraine and has been with the NW Prosthodontics team since 2010, after graduating from Everest College. She has a heart of gold and loves getting to know each patient she works with. You can count on Alena to make your smile brighter - she is our teeth whitening expert.
Wendy has supported NW Prosthodontics since 2007. Although her primary role is bookkeeper, she wears many hats around the office and steps in as part of the team whenever needed. Like Dr. Wadhwani, Wendy is originally from London, England.