Meet Dr Rebecca Bockow
“Many of my patients think that braces and tooth alignment is only about a great looking smile. Orthodontics includes this, but an attractive smile is also a healthy smile. My goal is to provide all of my patients with optimal dental health and the fortunate benefit that their smiles will look terrific.”
Dr. Rebecca Bockow is a dual trained orthodontist and periodontist. She grew up the the Greater Seattle area and attended University Prep for High School. She received a BS in Biology with Honors at Haverford College, where she also played Soccer, Squash, Tennis, and ran Cross Country and Track. She completed her DDS training at the University of Washington Dental School in 2007. Dr. Bockow practiced as a general dentist in Seattle for two years while simultaneously teaching at the UW dental school.
Dr. Bockow completed a highly selective dual-specialty program combining Orthodontics and Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a board certified orthodontist and is a board certified orthodontist and periodontist. While simultaneously enrolled in two residency programs, she also received a Masters in Oral Biology, focusing on intranasal Ketorolac for post-operative implant pain management.
Dr. Bockow teaches at the University of Washington in the department of Orthodontics. She is a regular contributing author to the Seattle Study Club Journal. She lectures on both periodontics and orthodontics and participates on various editorial review boards for dental publications.
Dr. Rebecca Bockow is a board certified orthodontist. Not every orthodontist is board certified. The certification process consists of completing first a written exam, followed by a clinical exam demonstrating successful completion of patient cases. Dr. Bockow’s status as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics demonstrates her passion and commitment to excellence.
Dr. Bockow and her husband live in Seattle. They enjoy trail running, hiking, cycling, swimming, and appreciating all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.