Originally from Ghana, Dr Quaidoo immigrated to the US from Canada in 1985 where she pursued a double major in Biology and Chemistry. In 1989, she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle, Washington and has resided in the State of Washington ever since. She is married with two wonderful children.
Dr. Quaidoo enjoys reading Metaphysical and Philosophical Books when she is not practicing dentistry, as well as linguistics, classical piano, music, traveling public speaking (including Smile Talk Radio) and writing. She has authored a number of articles and a couple of books and her literary works include “Exquisite Smile, your radiance from within” and “Stress Management and the Smile Factor”.
Her personal vision statement is as follows:-
“Living in Integrity, connecting with others and nature, leading by example and creating a balance where my needs are met while meeting the needs of others”
‘Dr Q’ as she is popularly called, has a quiet yet powerfully amicable disposition and loves to connect with people. She derives great joy empowering her patients and clients, and drawing out their best attributes. She is of the firm belief that life is about choices and choosing a positive outlook on life is fundamental to a fulfilling existence. She strives at excellence at every opportunity as evidenced by numerous awards and honors throughout her academic career.
She is certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy, NLP and Reiki.
In 2007, Dr. Q was honored to be national spokesperson for Trident Gum’s and ‘Save the Children’s “Pass along a Smile Summer Campaign’ which was an effort to increase awareness about Oral health and the importance of the Smile.
Dr. Q loves to help. She is the founder and executive director of the Aquarian Centers for Smile and Life Mastery (ACSLM), a Washington nonprofit organized to restore smiles and transform lives in underserved areas, locally and abroad.
Dr. Dennis Hopkins
Dr. Dennis Hopkins attended the University of Washington for both his undergraduate work and dental education, graduating in the top 10. Through clinical clubs and seminars, he has augmented his original training to offer his patients an expanded range of dental services. These services include root canal therapy, oral surgery, periodontal (gum disease) treatment, implants, Invisalign , sedation dentistry and a full range of cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Hopkins' hobbies include golf, backpacking, tennis, snow skiing and underwater photography. He has three children, Kyle, Katie and Kalen. He is also an avid Mariners and Husky fan.