Meet Dr. Bret


Dr. Bret Johnson and FamilyDr. Bret Johnson (Dr. Bret as he prefers to be called) is a Spokane Valley native and attended Central Valley High School. Upon graduation, he earned his Bachelor of Science from Western Washington University and continued on to the University of Michigan where he earned both his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) and Master of Science in Orthodontics (MS).

Dr. Bret has been  practicing orthodontics in the Spokane Valley since 2009. He and his wife, Dr. Erin Johnson, have two daughters, Charlotte & Lyla Jo, and two playful dogs. A committed family man, Dr. Bret enjoys the beauty the Northwest has to offer and is passionate about the outdoors.

Dr. Bret is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Washington State Dental Association, Spokane District Dental Society and serves as a member of the Spokane Craniofacial Review Board. His philosophy is to provide exceptional orthodontic care and customer service to patients of all ages in a fun, professional environment.

Dr. Bret is excited about the future and looks forward to developing a personal relationship with each of his patients!

Dr. Johnson has been published in the prestigious Journal, The Angle Orthodontist, and has contributed numerous other articles in prestigious international journals on the topic of Maxillary Expansion.

Dr. Johnson is committed to advancing his level of expertise in the Orthodontics.  He regularly attends continuing education courses, and hosts continuing education seminars for restorative dentists in his office on the subjects of treatment timing, restorative materials and interdisciplinary orthodontic treatment.  He is also an active member in several professional organizations including:

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  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • American Board of Orthodontics, Diplomate
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • Washington State Dental Association
  • Spokane District Dental Society
  • Spokane Cleft Lip and Palate Board
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National Dental Honor Society)