Dr. Whitt would love to meet your child's pediatric dentistry needs. Having five children himself, Dr. Whitt understands his patients and is able to make the connections that ease fears and create a positive experience. Dr. Whitt is originally from Oregon but has made Idaho his home since 2005. He enjoys all kinds of sports. He loves spending time with his family mountain biking, skiing or boating to name a few of their favorite hobbies. A unique fact about Dr. Whitt is that he speaks both French and Tahitian. If you want to brighten his day, next time you see him use the Tahitian greeting "Ia ora na" (yo-rah-nah).
Dr. Whitt graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors degree in business management in 1997. He then went on to obtain his DMD degree from Oregon Health and Sciences University in 2002. In 2003 Dr. Whitt spent a year at the University of Utah hospital practicing and studying general dentistry. From there Dr. Whitt, his wife Andy, and their four children (#5 was born in Rochester)moved across the country to Rochester New York to pursue specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Rochester/Eastman Dental Center. After two years in New York, Dr. Whitt completed his training in Pediatric dentistry and then moved back west to the Treasure Valley. In 2007 Dr. Whitt earned his board certification in pediatric dentistry.
Since Dental Care for Kids opened its doors in December of 2007, Dr. Whitt and his amazing staff have created a very welcoming, fun and efficient pediatric dental office. During this journey, they have established "dental homes" for thousands of Treasure Valley children, putting them on the path to a lifetime of great oral health.