UW School of Dentistry

Ryan O’Connor

Background Dr. O’Connor is developing into an accomplished general dentist with a notable background of volunteerism to community health clinics. Dr. O’Connor participated in the Honduras Dental Mission of 2008, and has been an active member of Give Kids A-Smile, Longview Dental Clinic, and the 45th Street Clinic, where he volunteers in providing dental care…


Melanie S. Lang

Background Dr. Melanie S. Lang joined the University of Washington Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2014 after spending 14 years in a busy private practice in Spokane, WA where she practiced the full scope of the specialty treating patients of all ages. She staffed all four of…


Thomas Benton Dodson

Northwest Center for Oral and Facial Surgery For scheduling appointments and patient information Background Dr. Thomas B. Dodson joined the Department in 2013 as Professor and Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). A noted clinician, researcher, and teacher, Dr. Dodson is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in the specialty. Prior to joining…


Jasjit K. Dillon

Background Dr. Jasjit Dillon serves as the Program Director of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Chief of Harborview Medical Center’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. Dr. Dillon has an internationally based background with experience and training garnered in five different countries. She received dental degrees from both the University of Newcastle Upon…