MEET THE DENTURIST
Jennifer Marie Best-Navarro, Licensed Denturist, was born and raised in the beautiful Gem State of Idaho. Jennifer started her dental career over 25 years ago. In 1995, she began her journey by attending the American Institute of Health Technology and became National Registered Dental Assistant. Jennifer worked as a dental assistant in the Boise area until moving to Couer d'Alene, Idaho in 2003. She then attend North Idaho College where she studied English and Psychology. While living in Northen Idaho, she began working as an entry level lab technician in a denture clinic and she found a true calling in life. She learned the art of denture making and was inspired to help others.
In 2007, Jennifer moved to Washingtion to pursue her love for denture making and enrolled at Bates Technical College in Tacoma. While she attended Bates Technical Collage, she was awarded the Rainier Pacific Scholarship and the Associated Student Government awards. Jennifer received an Associate's Degree in Technical Arts for Denturism. After attending Bates and earning WA state license, she became the owner of a small local business, Best Dentures, for four years until being recruited by a national denture corporation, where she began working for several years. While with the company she gained state of the art training and experience in the latest denture fabrication techniques and implant supported prostheses. Jennifer was able to achieve her dream of helping others to smile with the love and support of her husband and two daughters. While her daughters were younger, she was involved with the Girls Scouts of America. As a co-leader of her daughters' troop, she lead the youngest troop members, the " Daisies" for 6 years.
In her free time Jennifer enjoys listening to music, working in her garden and traveling in her RV.
"Restoring someone's smile is a "healing art" and continues to give me genuine satisfaction. It is truly what I love to do and I feel blessed to share these experiences with my patients." -Jennifer