Meet the Dentists | Lacey Office

Dr. Minh Dau– Dr. Dau went to college at Willamette University in Salem, OR. where he met his future educator and anthropologist wife, Audrey. smiles4kidsDr. Dau and wife frequently travel to Central America, Southeast Asia and Audrey’s native country, France for adventure-filled vacations and cultural trips.

Praised by friends and family for his excellent cooking skills, Dr. Dau is at his best in the kitchen where he’ll spend hours experimenting and improving dishes from around the world. Foodist, wine connoisseur and talented dancer, Dr. Dau puts much pride and passion into his multi-sensorial hobbies. At home, he is always entertaining guests with stories and jokes, and readily engages young and old on a broad range of news and topics of interest to his guests, so much that he carries the title at home of “pockets of knowledge.”

Dr. Dau received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Columbia University in the City of New York and his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study at Boston University. After a long stint on the East Coast, he is happy to be close to family again. At Smiles 4 Kids, he continues to provide the best possible care to all of his patients and make them feel comfortable and at home in the dental office. Any child knows that Dr. Minh will make them laugh and that being at the dentist will always be a positive experience.

 

Dr Justin VanBibber is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. He was born and raised in Salt Lake City Utah.smiles-4-kids1 Soon after graduating from high school, he decided he wanted to become a Pediatric Dentist. He began his education at the University of Utah where he obtained a B.S. in Sociology with a certificate in Criminology. He then moved to Ft. Lauderdale Florida to attend Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, where he graduated with honors. After receiving his D.M.D, he continued his education at Boston University where he received his certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. During his time in Boston, Dr. VanBibber had the opportunity to work at Boston Medical Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, and East Boston Neighborhood Health Center.

While in Boston, Dr. VanBibber was lucky enough to meet his beautiful wife Rachel. Together they decided that they wanted to call Washington their home. Soon after, they welcomed their beautiful daughter, Tess, into this life. They love to enjoy all the outdoor activities Washington has to offer including skiing, hiking, and biking. They also enjoy the Arts and attending sporting events.

Dr. Chelsie Todd was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Growing up Dr. Todd was a competitive dancer and also danced professionally for the NBA Utah Jazz. After having a successful dancing career she completed her degree at the Utah College of Dental Hygiene, graduating with a 4.0

Chelsie Todd and first in her class.

She went on to practice her passion as a dental hygienist for two years before going to dental school at UNLV. She graduated dental school Magna Cum Laude and earned several top recognitions and awards; The Pierre Fauchard Academy Award, The Student Leadership Award, The America Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award and the Quintessence Academic Achievement Award. Dr. Todd was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and the E. Steven Smith Student Honorary Dental Society.

Dr. Todd has worked on various research projects and was able to present her research at the International Association of Dental Research conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Volunteering to help people in need of dental care is one of her great passions. She spent a month in various villages in Ecuador providing dental care to children and adults with limited access to care. Dr Todd loves working with children and their parents to provide the best dental experience possible from a young age, to aid in a lifetime of good oral health.

In her spare time, Dr. Todd enjoys hunting, archery, waterskiing, hiking, snowboarding and fishing.