5615 Valley Ave. E., Tacoma, WA 98424
“Top Dentist” In Tacoma
Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As dental professionals, we stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for our patients. We recognize that our patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in our team. That is just one reason why we value every patient relationship.
We appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about our dental practice, our team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
Keith Phillips, D.M.D., M.S.D., C.D.T., F.A.C.P.
Dr. Keith Phillips received his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, a certificate in Prosthodontics with an M.S.D. from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, and is also credentialed in IV
Sedation Dentistry. A Prosthodontist is an expert in cosmetics, dental implants, crowns, bridges, an
d dentures. Dr. Phillips is one of the few Prosthodontists in Washington who is Board Certified, achieved by successfully completing a series of rigorous exams administered by the American Board of Prosthodontics.
After his postdoctoral training, Dr. Phillips became Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania as well as Chief of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. Dr. Phillips returned to the University of Washington to become Director of the Graduate Program in Prosthodontics from 1996-2004. In 2014, he became the first dentist in Washington to earn a Certified Dental Technician credential, specializing in Implants.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Phillips is Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Southern California. He lectures nationally and internationally, has extensive textbook and professional journal publications, and is a former Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Phillips is married, with two grown children. In addition to his love of dentistry, he enjoys music, boating, and exploring the country by motorcycle.
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Dr. Pat Beug, D.D. S.
Dr. Pat Beug received both his undergraduate chemistry degree and his DDS from the University of Washington. Following graduation from the UW School of Dentistry in 1971, he served in the US Army Dental Corps for three years.
Dr. Beug moved to Puyallup after completing his military duty and opened his private practice, Personalized Dental Care, in 1975. He successfully practiced general dentistry for forty years before reluctantly retiring in 2015 due to a difficult health challenge. Following his recovery and return to health, he is excited to resume the practice of dentistry, and to work alongside his friend and mentor, Dr. Keith Phillips.
Throughout his professional career, Dr. Beug has pursued excellence. He has completed countless hours of continuing education and received multiple awards and recognition for clinical excellence. He is a long-term Clinical Instructor at the Kois Center in Seattle, which provides advanced graduate level training for practicing dentists. He is a graduate of the Karl Misch International Implant Institute, and has received additional training in all phases of restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Beug is married to Lani, his wife of 27 years. They have four adult children, six grandchildren, a beagle and a yellow lab.
His many interests include travel, photography, art, music, woodworking, and time with family.
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