Dr. Watkins grew up in Ogden, Utah and earned his Bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Weber State University. He then went on to dental school at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where he excelled in all aspects of general dentistry—especially treating children.
Dr. Watkins is great with kids! He and his wife, Britni, have four active boys themselves. They love the Tri-Cities and enjoy spending lots of family time together, particularly in the outdoors. Dr. Watkins is an avid sports fan, and loves Ohio State football. He is active in his community and in his church. In his spare time, he coaches his son’s basketball and football teams. They also like to go camping, fishing, hunting, and hiking together.
Before joining Family First Dental, he practiced dentistry for 5 years in the underserved community of Sunnyside, focusing most of his efforts treating children of all ages and all levels of cooperation, utilizing various sedation methods.
Dr. Watkins enjoys seeking out new knowledge and techniques to better serve the needs of his patients. In fact, he is an active member of the prestigious Seattle Study Club, a national group of leading dentists who meet regularly for continuing education.