Wilder Dentistry has assembled a team that strives for excellence in the care they provide to our patients.
Dr. Wilder attended the University of Washington where he received his Bachelor’s of Science in zoology in 1991. He then received his degree in dentistry from Northwestern University Dental School in 1995. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Wilder began practicing dentistry in the Spokane vicinity and in 2004 moved his practice to the Coeur d’Alene area. Dr. Wilder missed the Spokane area and moved his practice back to where he considered home.
Dr. Wilder’s family resides in the Spokane area and his immediate family consists of his wife, Tonia and their daughter, Kailyn. Together they exemplify strong family values.
Dr. Wilder takes great concern in his patients’ well being and is conservative in his treatment philosophy. He strives to educate his patients on how to improve their dental and overall health.
Tonia has been working beside her husband for several years. She has a B.A. from Eastern Washington University and graduated in 1992. Tonia truly enjoys working with our amazing team and is very passionate about bringing patients to the Wilder Dentistry family.
As an Ambassador with the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce, she enjoys meeting and building new business and personal relationships.
Tonia and Dr. Wilder have been married for over 25 years and have a beautiful daughter Kailyn, who enjoys singing, performing and various activities. They have lived in the Spokane area for over 27 years, as well. Tonia enjoys camping with her family in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, hiking and boating. She also likes to travel and explore the warmer climates including the entire west coast and the Caribbean.
Mia, our Office Manager, re-joined our team in December 2016. Mia was previously a team member with Dr. Wilder in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho for six-plus years as his Office Manager. Upon Dr. Wilder opening his practice in the Spokane area; Mia returned to school to receive her business degree in Business Entrepreneurship – graduating in May of 2016. Her 27 plus years’ dental experience consists of dental assisting, orthodontic assisting, and dental practice management. Mia enjoys educating patients on their dental treatment and financial options. It brings her great joy to see patients achieve their optimal health.
Mia resides in Otis Orchards along with her husband, has one son and two granddaughters. She enjoys the great outdoors, traveling, the beach, hiking, fishing, attending vintage junk and craft shows, concerts, loves to cook healthy gourmet meals, and especially loves watching the ZAGS!
Krista has been with Dr. Wilder since 2002. She received her dental assisting training from Spokane Skills Dental Center Program. Krista has received specialized training with Cerec (single-visit restorations) and Invisalign® (orthodontics). Additionally, Krista has received her license as an expanded functions dental auxiliary through Spokane Community College. Krista is enthusiastic about dentistry. Being thorough and gentle when caring for patients are some of her best characteristics.
In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and daughter. Krista loves camping and exploring the great outdoors.
Morgan joined our team in December 2019. She graduated from Eastern Washington University, where she received her BS with honors. She holds education in high regard for herself and is committed to life-long learning for herself and the profession of dental hygiene.
Her favorite thing about being a dental hygienist is creating a professional atmosphere where patients are informed and well cared for. She works hard to make sure patients have a positive dental experience.
Morgan’s hobbies include crafting, enjoying time with her husband, spending time with her dogs (Agnes and Sadie) and wine tasting around the state.
Samantha joined our team in May of 2019. She graduated from Eastern Washington University with her BS in Dental Hygiene and minors in Sociology and Leadership.
Samantha is a part-time clinical instructor at EWU teaching hygiene students restorative dentistry. Her favorite part of dentistry is learning new and innovative techniques and helping patients have those “light bulb moments.” She looks forward to building lasting relationships with our patients. In her leisure time, Samantha enjoys golfing, snowboarding and reading.
Emily initially graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2013 with a BA in history. After discovering her love for dentistry, she returned to EWU and earned her BS in dental hygiene.
She joined our team in May of 2020. In her spare time she enjoys reading, painting, kayaking, and Sunday drives.
Paloma joined our team as our scheduling coordinator in June 2020. She received her dental assisting training from Carrington College. Since graduating, Paloma has been trained to assist with implants, bone graphs, crowns, endodontics as well as general dentistry. During her career, she has had the opportunity to help educate and train assistants in the dental field. Paloma is excited to educate and help patients understand the importance of oral health.
Paloma lives in the Spokane Valley with her three children. During her free time, Paloma likes gardening, teaching her children to cook, jigsaw puzzles, hiking, fishing, camping, riding bikes, arts and crafts, and anything that puts a smile on her children’s faces.
Jennifer joined the Wilder team after she and her family relocated from the west side for her husband to attend WSU. Jennifer has experience in the front office and in the clinic, allowing her the ability to accurately relay to our patients their treatment and procedure needs. She ensures all questions are thoroughly answered. Her priority is making sure our patients feel comfortable.
In her free time, she enjoys going on adventures with her husband and daughter within our beautiful state. She spends many Sundays seeking out quiet corners and small towns to get the full tourist experience in our own backyard.
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