About Dr. Williams-Turk
After obtaining her DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry, Dr. Williams-Turk spent two additional years in advanced dental residency programs affiliated with Denver General Hospital and Sepulveda (California) VA Hospital. She gained advanced training and experience treating a wide variety of patients including trauma victims, critically ill patients, and those with complex dental needs in a comprehensive manner – similar to post-doctoral education.
Dr. Williams-Turk pursues a high level of continuing education in diagnosing and treatment of a full range of complex dental issues.
As the only general dentist on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Dental Implant Awareness, Dr. Williams-Turk brings her vast experience with dental implant reconstruction and aesthetic dental implant treatment to her position serving with all specialists. She is one of top general dentists in the country in experience and expertise with dental implant restorations. Dr. Williams-Turk is also a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and the Santa Barbara-Ventura Dental Association, as well as the Santa Barbara Dental Study Club and the Solvang Progressive Study Club.
Lectures and Publications
Believing that comprehensive patient education is necessary in order to make informed decisions about treatment, Dr. Williams-Turk has authored articles for Dear Doctor Magazine on various aspects of dental implant procedures and treatment options. She has also lectured at various conferences sponsored by the Institute for Dental Implant Awareness, as well as the annual meetings for both the JAWS society and the Dental Implant Coordinators Association.
Dedicated to Community Service
Dr. Williams-Turk provides the clients of Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People with emergency and other dental services. She was selected by the staff and directors of People Helping People (PHP) as Co-Volunteer of the year for 2009-10.