Meet Washington Dentist, Dr. Alicia Yokum
Dr. Yokum attended West Virginia University for both her undergraduate and graduate education and completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2010. During her time at WVU, she was awarded special recognition for her research and interest in dental care for special needs patients.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Yokum accepted a position at E. A. Hawse Health Center in Baker, WV. She practiced there for over four years before moving back to Pennsylvania to be near family. She has also worked for the SMILE program and was a part-time faculty member at WVU, teaching and supervising dental students in their student clinic. Dr. Yokum and her husband, Samuel Casey Yokum PharmD, have a son, Salvatore, and daughter, Antontia, and reside in Houston, PA.
Dr. Yokum understands that every patient and their dental history is unique and takes the time to listen to any concerns or apprehensions they may have. Dr. Yokum puts forth every effort to make each dental experience pleasant and encourages any questions patients may have about their recommended treatment.