Dr. Walker was born and raised in southern California and graduated from the University of Southern California in 1997. She received her dental degree with honors from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco in 2002. Dr. Walker relocated to southern California to practice general dentistry for two years before she found her true calling in orthodontics. She returned to the University of the Pacific, where she received her orthodontic specialty training and her Master of Science in dentistry.
Dr. Walker’s charismatic personality and calm demeanor encourage patients and parents of all ages to relate to her. She is honest and caring and puts her patients first. When formulating treatment, she will present and educate patients on multiple treatment plans and alternatives. Strong consideration of the patient’s desires, parents’ expectations, facial aesthetics, growth, tooth size, gingival health, and bone quality will be accorded in the determination of the final treatment plan.
Dr. Walker is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, California Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, and San Diego County Dental Society.
Dr. Walker is dedicated to the community and frequently speaks at local schools about dental health. She also supports numerous school and community activities and sponsors children’s sports teams. Dr. Walker lives in Carlsbad with her family and enjoys spending time with her husband and two little boys. In her free time, she enjoys running and swimming, and is often in training for her next event.
If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Walker, or have any questions, please contact our Carlsbad orthodontic practice today!