Dr. Gerald Smith grew up in Spokane and is proud to be a third-generation resident. He began working in his father’s small business at age 7, undertaking every job from filling candy machines and janitorial to front desk customer service. Hard work and a passion for excellence and service were instilled at a young age. These traits have served Dr. Smith well in his professional career.

Dr. Smith is dedicated to creating beautiful smiles for each patient – every person is a little different and every smile is tailored to their individual needs. If that sounds a lot like different members of your family, that is why we treat you like family!

His professional education began at the University of Washington with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree followed by a four-year Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honors. He then completed his orthodontic residency program at the prestigious University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Smith earned a Master of Science degree and published his research in the world’s leading orthodontic journal. Dr. Smith’s passion for orthodontics and his quest to provide the best possible care for his patients led him to become one of the top 25% of orthodontists to complete the rigorous requirements of Board Certification by the American Board of Orthodontics, the highest level of professional achievement. Additionally, he was the first orthodontist to complete Invisalign certification in the Inland Northwest. Dr. Smith is involved in numerous distinguished professional organizations including the:

  • Washington State Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics

Dr. Smith and his team continually update their orthodontic knowledge by participating in continuing education courses, ensuring that you and your family receive the best, state-of-the-art orthodontic care. He travels throughout the United Stated to obtain often triple the number of required continuing education course hours each year.

Dr. Smith has been awarded Top Orthodontist distinction in our area for over a decade, and continues to work tirelessly each year to improve his professional skills and patient-first service.

Community is also very important to Dr. Smith. He supports numerous local causes including but not limited to Spokane Scholars, music and arts programs, 4-H, Spokane Chiefs and Indians, youth sports, and he is the team orthodontist for Mead wrestling, accompanying the team to the state tournament in Tacoma every year.

Three wonderful children and his lovely wife Connie keep Dr. Smith busy when not at work, and much of his free time is focused on family. He enjoys skiing , fishing, sports, traveling and photography.

Hard work and a passion for excellence and service are core values of Dr. Smith.

Schedule Your Orthodontic Treatment Today!

It’s easy! Schedule a free consultation with Dr. Smith and his dedicated team at 509.467.6535.

During your consultation, Dr. Smith will meet with you and discuss your treatment options. We want you to have a healthy, beautiful smile that exceeds your expectations.


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  • Smith Orthodontics - 101 W. Cascade Way, Suite 100, Spokane, WA 99208 Phone: (509) 467-6535 Fax: (509) 467-4507

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