253.460.1800

1628 S. Mildred #206

Tacoma, WA 98465

Meet the Doctors

Theodore Baer, DDS

Dr. Baer attended Washington State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He then attended Loyola University in Chicago where he received his DDS degree. Dr. Baer started his private practice in 1986.

Dr. Baer continues to participate in advanced dental education courses and is a member in good standing with the following professional dental organizations:

Academy of General Dentistry – Dr. Baer has achieved his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD)
Pierce County Dental Society
Washington State Dental Association
American Dental Society

Dr. Baer enjoys the great variety of people he has had the privilege to treat as patients. From the very young and the very old, providing excellent dentistry with compassion is a joy to Dr. Baer.

Dr. Baer is married with three children and besides dentistry, his interests include music, mountains, and time with family and friends.

Karl Smith, DDS

Dr. Karl Smith earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire, and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University in Washington, DC. Thereafter, he entered the Lutheran Medical Center’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program, and underwent postdoctoral clinical training in Boston.

Prior to moving to Tacoma, Dr. Smith worked in dental practices in Clark and Snohomish counties, as well as on the East Coast. He has extensive experience in many areas of dentistry, and performs complex extractions, restorative procedures, fixed and removable prosthodontics, endodontics, esthetic dentistry and nitrous oxide sedation. Dr. Smith strives to be attentive to his patients’ needs and to provide top-notch dental care that is delivered with compassion and respect. He also stays current on dental issues and techniques through courses in continuing education.

Dr. Smith also participates in advanced dental education courses and is a member in good standing with the following professional dental organizations:

Academy of General Dentistry
Pierce County Dental Society
Washington State Dental Association
American Dental Society

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Contact Us

1628 S. Mildred #206 • Tacoma, WA 98465 Phone: (253) 460-1800 • Fax: (253)460-0697
Office Hours:
Monday...................................8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday...................................8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Wednesday.............................8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Thursday.................................7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Friday.......................................7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Saturdays by Appointment only between
8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

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