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Dustin L. Gatten, DDS, MSD
Dr. Dustin Gatten was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He is fifth of nine siblings and his father was a dentist. He graduated valedictorian at Coeur d’Alene High School, and lettered in three sports. He then received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Business Management. He also went on a two year service mission to Chile where he became fluent in Spanish. Dr. Gatten earned his D.D.S. and his M.S.D along with his certificate in Endodontics from the University if Washington.
He has published research in the Journal of Endodontics and has received awards for his research.
Dr. Gatten enjoys providing the highest level of care in both surgical and non-surgical root canal therapy to his patients. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics as well as the American Dental Association. Away from dentistry, Dr. Gatten enjoys spending time with his family, including four children, and also loves spending time in the outdoors where he enjoys several hobbies.