Dr. Kristin Vernon was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She attended San Diego State University and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. In 1999, Dr. Vernon was awarded her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois. Upon graduation, Dr. Vernon decided to further advance her knowledge in dentistry by completing a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program through the U.S. Army. Dr. Vernon served 2 more years in the Army, stationed at Ft. Lewis, WA.
In her personal time, Dr. Vernon enjoys spending time with her 5 and 8 year old children, exercising, baking, reading, and traveling.
Dr. Vernon attends several continuing education courses to enhance her practice of dentistry and to provide exceptional care for her patients. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, Thurston-Mason Counties Dental Society, Spear Institute of Education and South Sound Dental Study Club.