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Welcome to Family First Dental!
We are excited to welcome you to our practice! At Family First Dental, we care about every patient, from your youngest child to your eldest grandparent. We offer comprehensive dental care to keep your family smiling confidently for years to come. Our highly-trained, personable and caring team will listen to you and help you understand your treatment options that will best lead you to a lifetime of good oral health!
Meet Our Doctors
Jim Carey, DMD, PS
Dr. Jim Carey was born and raised in Bend, Oregon. He completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University, earning a degree in business management. While attending school, he met and married his sweetheart, Michelle, who grew up in Richland. They have been married for twenty-five years and have six wonderful children. After graduating from dental school at Oregon Health & Science University, they moved to the Tri-Cities and have been very happy raising their family there.
Michael Pratt, DDS
Dr. Michael Pratt, a Tri-Cities native, is thrilled to practice in his hometown of Kennewick. After graduating from Kamiakin High School, he completed his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University and his dental training at the University of Washington. In all schools, he graduated with honors.
Nate Watkins, DDS
Dr. Nate 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.
Bradley M. Almond, DDS
Dr. Bradley M. Almond was born and raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho. After high school he completed his undergraduate studies at Idaho State University and graduated from the University of Louisville School Of Dentistry in 2006. Dr. Almond practiced in Colorado for 10 years before moving to the Tri-Cities to be closer to family.
Mehak A. Zentz, DDS
Dr. Mehak A. Zentz was raised in the Seattle area where she attended the University of Washington for both undergraduate and graduate training. While attending the UW School of Dentistry, Dr. Zentz was recognized for her accomplishments in restorative dentistry and chosen for her skills by the faculty to be one of the teaching assistants to help shape the skills of younger dentists. She was also granted a scholarship by the National Health Service Corps for her willingness and desire to help serve patients in need.