Nathan G. Russell, DDS, MBA – Bremerton Dentist
Dr. Russell grew up in the farm country of Southern California and moved to the Seattle area in 1995 after marrying his sweetheart, Brooke. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Cell and Molecular Biology and Finnish. He also earned his dental degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Russell enlisted in the United States Air Force as a medical officer in the Dental Corps. While in the military, he attended specialty residency training at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. This advanced training included: Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, and Pedodontics. He has been a dentist in Bremerton and Bainbridge Island since 2006. Recently, Dr. Russell went back to the University of Washington Foster School of Business to obtain his M.B.A. degree.
Together with his wife and five children, they are proud and involved members of their community. Additionally, Dr. Russell is a veteran and maintains his service in the Air Force as an active reservist at McChord AB (JBLM). He enjoys serving his country and proudly wears the uniform. Dr. Russell looks forward to working with a wonderful staff and meeting with patients.
Haley Zamer, DDS – Bremerton Dentist
Dr. Haley Zamer was born and raised on Long Island in New York. She earned her undergraduate biology degree from Barnard College of Columbia University, during which she studied abroad in Costa Rica. She then took a gap year to conduct research at the Cold Spring Harbor DNA Laboratory. She went on to attend Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where she participated in a dental mission in Madagascar. After earning her DDS degree, she completed advanced training with a general practice residency.
Dr. Zamer recently moved to Kitsap County and is excited about the beautiful new surroundings. She enjoys hiking, camping, and visiting Seattle. She is committed to community outreach as well as treating patients gently and patiently. She looks forward to forming caring, lasting relationships with her patients and the rest of the Bremerton Dental team.
Erin Palmer, DDS – Bremerton Dentist
Dr. Palmer graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. He then focused his attention on dentistry and graduated from Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston Massachusetts with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.
Following dental school, he commissioned as an officer in the Navy Dental Corps and entered a Navy-sponsored General Practice Residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He served 5 years active duty and continues to enjoy serving in the Navy Reserve Dental Corps here in Bremerton.
Born and raised in Canada, Dr. Palmer met his wife Megan while attending BYU. His wife grew up in Washington State and they have four fabulous children. Dr. Palmer finds it an adventure to travel and has lived in Canada, France, Switzerland and Japan. He is a severe weather enthusiast, enjoys listening to music, as well as most human powered sports, especially those that involve snow, wind, water or the mountains.
Damjan Jutric, DDS – Bremerton Dentist
Dr. Damjan Jutric, DDS (Dr. You-TReech), is also known as Dr. J, was born in former Yugoslavia. He and his family immigrated to the United States in the early 90’s where they were blessed with a new start on life. He grew up in Alaska where he earned his Civil Engineering degree with Honors and minors in Mathematics and Psychology, from the University of Alaska, Anchorage (UAA). He was given the honor of being the Commencement Speaker for his graduating class.
He worked for a short time as a civil engineer in both Las Vegas, NV and Houston, TX. However, his love for dentistry began after his involvement with a dental mission trip to war torn Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was moved by how he was able to alter someone’s life by using his hands. Soon thereafter, he started his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston.
Dr. J is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Kitsap County Dental Society and the Washington State Dental Association.
When not in the office you can find Dr. J spending time with his beautiful wife, three small children and their dog. In his rare spare time he loves to travel, cook, learn new things, and explore the mountains/woods.
Our office and highly trained staff excels in patient comfort and customer service. Your insurance claims will be filed for you. Our front office will assist you with any questions you may have regarding your insurance benefits. For your convenience we will confirm appointment with email, phone calls, and post cards. Our hygienists compliment our pursuit of patient education. They are dedicated to the prevention of gum disease and spend a great deal of time helping our patients understand exactly what is needed to maintain a clean mouth and healthy gums.
Our dental assistants ensure a safe and clean working environment as well as highly skilled chair side assistance. We are dedicated to giving you the best dental care in a friendly, relaxed, and safe environment.
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