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Dr. James GagliardiPracticing the dental arts is my way of using my particular gifts to give back to society and help people live healthier and longer lives. Having worked with so many unique people every day has enriched my life in more ways than I could have imagined. I am truly lucky to serve the families here!
Dr. Gagliardi attained my BS in Zoology from Washington State University, graduating Cum Laude. And for dental school, he attended the University of Washington, graduating in 1978. It has always been important to him to stay on the cutting edge of research and technology. Taking continuing education is the best opportunity he has to ensure he’s providing our patients with the best services that dentistry has to offer. Dr. Gagliardi is also in an ongoing implant study club. He has taken well over a thousand hours of dental continuing education throughout his career!
Dr. Gagliardi says it’s very gratifying to be able to be a part of changing our patients’ lives by what we do here in our office. After 31 years in practice, it’s been amazing to watch the children in our practice grow up and to have children of their own! He prides himself on providing his patients with state-of-the-art dental services. He worked to become a certified Invisalign® Premier Provider and continue to build on his knowledge base with continuing education through Invisalign’s course offerings.
Born and raised in Tacoma, Dr. Gagliardi enjoys being a part of this community. Fircrest is a wonderful, close-knit town, and he’s proud to serve the families who live here. At home, his family includes his wife and four wonderful children. Dr. Gagliardi’s hobbies include golf, cycling, skiing, swimming, and playing music. He even used to be in a rock band!
As a part of his continuing education, hs is an active member of
Address: 1033 Regents Blvd #201, Fircrest, WA 98466
Phone: (253) 564-2570
Monday: 8AM to 5PM
Tuesday: 8AM to 5PM
Wednesday: 8AM to 5PM
Thursday: 7AM to 2PM
Our friendly & experienced Fircrest dental team can sit with you to go over some of the treatment options you may need. Come visit Light Dental Studios of Fircrest today!
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