Dr. Kiersten Week-- Board Certified Orthodontist
Dr. Week is a board-certified orthodontic specialist and has been practicing in the Tri-Cities since 2006. She completed most of her undergraduate education at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Houston, where she graduated magna cum laude. Dr. Week attended the University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center Dental School, where she graduated magna cum laude with honors in research and teaching. She earned numerous awards while attending dental school and was granted membership in the dental honor society Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Her time in dental school was not just spent in academics, however, as she was involved in student leadership and served as President of her dental school class for two years, participated in multiple research projects and was involved in multiple dental mission trips to Mexico.
After dental school, Dr. Week attended the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston for her orthodontic specialty training, where she graduated with a Master of Science degree and earned her specialty certificate in orthodontics. During her residency, Dr. Week developed a special interest and passion for treating patients with cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies. Dr. Week is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, American Dental Association, Texas Orthodontic Study Club, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, Washington State Dental Association and the Benton-Franklin Dental Society.
Dr. Week grew up in Richland, where she graduated from Richland High School. While she enjoyed her time living other places, her heart has been here and she is very happy for the opportunity to treat patients and raise her family in her hometown community. Dr. Week and her husband, Josh, have three beautiful children: Ty, Ezra and Ava. Outside of orthodontics, she enjoys spending time with her family, running, cycling, gardening, reading, cooking, backpacking and volunteering within her church and community.