Why I became a Doctor
My choice to become an orthodontist began in middle school through the inspiration of my own orthodontist in New York. I remember the wonderful relationship he and his assistants had with each patient. I was amazed how even 15 years after my treatment he remembered things about me and my family. Through his example, I strive each day to do the same in my practice. I believe that orthodontics is the greatest job in the world.
Dr. C attended Bucknell University for his undergraduate degree and then completed his graduate work in Physiology at Georgetown University. He received his dental doctorate at Columbia University as well as his specialty training in orthodontics. He is very dedicated to continuing education and staying up-to-date on the latest research and techniques in dentistry. After dental school, he furthered his training in general dentistry and oral surgery during a residency at Montefiore Hospital in New York City. Prior to moving to Washington state in 2004, Dr. Charoenkul was a clinical instructor in orthodontics, training future dentists at his alma mater.
Dr.C grew up in the suburbs of New York City but moved to Bellevue, WA in 2004. He is married and have two children and love spending time with them during their numerous activities including baseball and equestrian jumping. I also enjoy travel, photography, movie editing, graphic design, and working on home improvement projects.