An elected member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honor society, Dr. Smart graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 1996.
Dr. Chad spent two additional years at UCLA receiving specialty training in orthodontics. This specialty training focused heavily on craniofacial growth and development as well as all aspects of orthodontic theory and practice.
About Smart Orthodontic Group
Dr. Smart founded Smart Orthodontic in 2001 and is delighted that it has grown and evolved into a partnership with a growing group of world-class orthodontists, including Dr. Vincent Kokich Jr. , Dr. Timothy Quinn, & Dr. Leigh Armijo. What started as one clinic has become The Smart Orthodontic Group, a family of orthodontic clinic focused on providing the most elevated orthodontic experience in the Puget Sound area. Currenly, the Smart Orthodontic Group has locations in Gig Harbor , Tacoma, Belfair, and Tukwila.
Qualifications and Associations
Dr. Smart feels it is important to stay on the cutting-edge of orthodontics. Thus, he maintains memberships in many prestigious professional organizations to keep up-to-date on the latest techniques and technology. He is currently a member of:
The American Association of Orthodontists
Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
Washington State Dental Association
And the Pierce County Dental Association.
To give back to his professional community, he has lectured extensively throughout the United States and Canada, training other orthodontists in advanced Invisalign® techniques.