Brad Smith, D.D.S.

Dean

Dr. Smith graduated from Brigham Young University in 1983 with a B.S. in zoology. He attended the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and graduated in 1986 with a D.D.S. degree. Dr. Smith was an Adjunct Professor/Clinical Instructor at the U.O.P. extramural clinic in Sacramento for two years.  Dr. Smith moved to Sacramento, California where he practiced for 22 years before accepting a position as an Assistant Professor at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in July of 2008. He has worked in the Preclinical Sciences developing the curriculum since the inception of the program. He was asked to be the Preclinical Director of Oral Health Sciences in 2009 and the Assistant Dean for Preclinical Sciences in 2010, Associate Dean in 2011, and Dean in February 2015. Dr. Smith has been the Faculty advisor for the American Student Dental Association for the years 2008 and 2009 where he enjoyed working with ASDA executive council here at Midwestern.  He has also been the Faculty mentor for the Academy of LDS Dentists student chapter for the years 2008-2012. Dr. Smith completed scholarly work at the Costin Institute and graduated as a Costin Scholar in September of 2010. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, and International College of Dentists, and member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He has served in the Lasers in Dentistry Special Interest Group with ADEA, and as the chair in 2015-16.