Malinda Lam-Gershony, DDS

HIGHLIGHTS
  • 10 years of clinical experience
  • Certified and performed Invisalign orthodontics
  • Trained in implant placement and restoration
  • Special interest in treating medically-compromised patients, patients with dental phobia and pediatric patients
  • Skilled in basic periodontal, endodontic and oral surgery procedures
  • CE with John Kois Center, Gordon Christiansen, Nobel Biocare, Ladera Ranch Implant Institute 
EDUCATION
Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency/Certification 
University of California San Francisco July 2001–June 2002
D.D.S., University of Washington School of Dentistry Sept. 1997–June 2001
B.Sc., Biochemistry; Cell/Molecular Biology University of Washington Sept.1993-June 1997

LICENSURE
Western Regional Examination Board; California State Board

WORK EXPERIENCE
Associate Dentist Theresa Yagi, D.D.S., Kirkland, WA Sept 2008-July 2010
Associate Dentist. Roger Nakanishi D.D.S.,Redmond,WA Jan 2006-Sept 2008
Associate Dentist. Russell Nomi D.D.S., Kirkland,WA Jan 2006-May 2009
Associate Dentist. Ya-Pei Holden Chang, D.D.S.,Snohomish, WA Mar 2003-2006
Dentist/Lecturer. U of Washington Dental Fears Clinic, Seattle, WA July 2004-2005

TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Part-time Faculty.
Oral Medicine/Emergency Clinic, U of Washington Dental School July 2004-Present
Lecturer/Part-time Faculty.
Dental Fears Clinic, U of Washington Dental School July 2004–May 2005
Restorative Clinic Part-time Instructor.
Lake Washington Vocational Technical College Sept.2002-Present
Clinical Part-time Instructor.
University of California San Francisco Sept. 2001-June 2002
Dental Research Fellowships.
U of Washington School of Dentistry June 1997-Sept.1999

PUBLICATIONS
“How Xylitol-Containing Products Affect Cariogenic Bacteria,” JADA, April 2002.
“Children’s Acceptance of Xylitol-based Foods,” Community Dent Oral Epidemiology, August 1999.
“Improving Access for Medicaid-Insured Children: Focus on Front Office Personnel,” JADA, March 1999.

AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS
Quintessence Award in Research Excellence, June 2001;University of Washington Dental Alumni Scholarship Award, June 2000;University of Washington Dean’s List;American Dental Association; Washington State Dental Association;Seattle-King County Dental Society;Greater Seattle Multi-Disciplinary Study Club;Eastside Multi specialists Study Club;Eastside Women Dentists Study Club

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Volunteer Dentist/Coordinator. St.Jude tent city dental care for the homeless May 2007
Volunteer Dentist. Jamaica. Great Smiles and Smile Foundation. November 2002

References and Portfolio Available Upon Request

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