Submitted by Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry

Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry proudly announces the addition of Dr. Marc Horton, DMD to its pediatric dentistry practice. A native of Bellevue, Wash., Dr. Marc joins owner Dr. Sawyer Negro, DDS, MSD in providing full-service care to the families of Bellingham and the surrounding area. 

Dr. Marc has joined Dr. Sawyer and his team at Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry. Photo courtesy Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry

“I am thrilled to be joining the Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry team,” said Dr. Marc. “The practice has a remarkable commitment to patient satisfaction and excellence in pediatric dental care. I was especially attracted to the team’s commitment to innovation in its facility, technologies and services deployed for the benefit of its patients, providing them with a foundation for a lifetime of good dental health.”

“Dr. Marc and I trained at the same residency program at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital,” said Dr. Sawyer. “He shares our commitment to providing the exceptional, compassionate care that is central to our practice’s mission. I am so excited for our families to benefit from his experience and talent.”

Dr. Marc received his undergraduate degree from Boston College. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Washington School of Public Health, and earned his dental degree at Boston University. He went on to pursue pediatric training at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital, and completed his pediatric residency in June 2019. Dr. Horton is a Fellow of the Royal College of Canadian Dentists and is Board Eligible as a specialist in the United States.

Photo courtesy Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Marc’s passion for Pediatric Dentistry was fostered during a rotation at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) during his general practice residency, along with other important experiences in his training. “I found, during my training serving both adult and pediatric patients, that I especially enjoyed working with children and their families—knowing that these early, formative experiences with dentistry could truly impact their lives and overall health for years to come,” said Dr. Marc. “In my day-to-day, I ask myself questions like: If this patient were my child, what would I want for them? Given my knowledge about the child and their family, what is in their best interest? Providing patients and their families confidence in their treatment, coupled with knowledge and information to give them healthy smiles for life, is what motivates me.” 

When he’s not counting teeth, Dr. Marc enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, camping, and rooting for the Sounders.

About Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry

Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry provides premier dental care to children in Bellingham, Fairhaven, Ferndale, Lynden, Whatcom County, and beyond. Through preventive and restorative treatment, we aim to provide the highest standard of care in a welcoming and secure pediatric environment. 

Our practice is known for its compassionate, inviting approach to dentistry. We are also committed to offering state-of-the art technology and services for the benefit of our patients and their families. Dr. Sawyer Negro, DDS, MSD is the region’s leading resource performing tongue and lip-tie releases (frenectomies) for newborns, which can greatly improve outcomes for mothers and breastfeeding infants. Our practice also offers white zirconia crowns, the number one choice in metal free aesthetic pediatric crowns worldwide. Dr. Sawyer travels throughout the country educating other pediatric dentists on this technology.

At Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry, we are dedicated to building community within our practice and beyond our walls. We genuinely support our patients beyond our office— through sponsorship, community patronage, and event participation. For more information, visit http://bellinghampediatricdentistry.com

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