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Our “Pac Endo”, Pacific Endodontics, was born in 1995 by Drs. Ali Etemad and Ted Pilot. From the beginning, we have been committed to the art and science of Endodontics and providing an excellent patient experience in a gentle and caring manner. Over the years our team has grown to four doctors and we are proud to introduce our team.

KriΣtina Mitro, DDS, Greece
Business Administrator

Kristina joined the Pacific Endodontics team in 2006, but her roots in dentistry started way back in her own country where she earned her DDS degree from The University of Mother Teresa, School of Dentistry. She worked as a general dentist for 6 years in a private clinic in Athens, Greece. After moving to the USA, Kristina continues to love working with patients but her biggest goal in life is to be for ever best friends with her two beautiful girls.

Ali Etemad, DDS, MS

Dr. Ali Etemad completed his undergraduate studies at Seattle University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. He attained his DDS degree from The University of Washington School of Dentistry. Dr. Etemad received his Masters of Science degree and his Endodontics Specialty Certificate from The University of Michigan. Dr. Etemad is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, and the Seattle King County Dental Society. He is an affiliate associate professor at The University of Washington School of Dentistry. Dr. Etemad enjoys spending time cycling and skiing.

James C. Lin, DDS

Dr. James Cheng-I Lin completed his undergraduate studies at Taipei Medical University and Hiroshima University . He attained his DDS degree from Taipei Medical University School of Dentistry. Dr. Lin received his Endodontics Specialty Certificate from Columbia University in the city of New York. Dr. Lin is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, and the Seattle King County Dental Society. Dr. Lin enjoys spending time hiking and playing guitar.

Michelle Soriano, DDS, MSD

Dr. Michelle Soriano completed her undergraduate studies at the University of the East in Manila, Philippines where she also obtained her D.M.D. degree. She then moved to the United States to pursue greater learning and experience. Dr. Soriano attended University of Colorado, School of Dentistry where she earned her D.D.S. degree. She received her Masters of Science in Dentistry and her Endodontics specialty certificate from the University of Washington. Dr. Soriano is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a member of the American Association of Endodontists. Dr. Soriano enjoys spending time outdoors whether it is biking, hiking or running on the trails.

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