Meet The Doctors
About Dr. Don Crow
“I am fortunate to be in a profession where I can make such a positive impact on peoples lives. When a patient tells me that I helped save their marriage, or helped save their life, I realize I am privileged to be doing something so special.”
Biography: Dr. Don Crow has been providing expert dental care in the Everett community for over 19 years. He is a 1996 graduate of the University of Washington, School of Dentistry. He grew up in Los Angeles, CA, and attended California State University Long Beach where he received his B.S. in Biochemistry in 1992. At his dental residency in U.C., San Francisco, he received advanced training in Oral Surgery, Cosmetic Dentistry, Temporomandibular joint disorders and Orofacial pain.
Dr. Don has dedicated his dental career to providing the highest standard of personalized dental care in a gentle and professional manner. At Crow Family Dentistry, where he practices with his wife of 20 years, Dr. Michelle Crow, they understands that a positive dental experience requires more than excellent clinical skills and state-of-the-art equipment. They believe in establishing lasting relationships with patients, based on mutual trust and open communication.
Dr. Don is one of the first dentists to provide Oral Appliance Therapy for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea in Snohomish County and is the first and only Diplomat of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (1 of 0nly 6 Diplomats in Washington state).
He has taken extensive continuing education courses specializing in obstructive sleep apnea and sleep disorders, and has had hours of training with some of the most prominent dental sleep medicine specialists in the country. Additionally, his hours of training and education in the diagnosis and treatment of acute face pain and temporomandibular dysfunction allow him the experience to manage the side effects that sometime occur with OAT.
Because of his passion for dental sleep medicine and helping people live happier and healthier lives, he has made Oral Appliance Therapy a large portion of his services and has treated over 600 patients with oral appliances. Seven years ago Dr. Don started doing business as Everett Dental Solutions for Sleep. He practices within the guidelines of both the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and has systems in place to provide excellent patient care and medical billing for patients.
“My protocol developed over the last seven years, having treated over 600 patients, has helped me better be able to minimize side effects and maximize the chances for treatment success,”
Dr. Don regularly attends rounds at North Puget Sound Center for Sleep Disorders where he has presented on Oral Appliance Therapy and is honored to receive patient referrals from the sleep medical specialists with the Everett Clinic, Western Washington Medical Group, Providence, Swedish Hospital and others for treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea or Snoring with mandibular advancement oral appliances.
Dr. Don is an avid tennis player; he loves basketball and embraces outdoor activities such as flyboarding, hiking, scuba diving, and fishing.
Dr. Michelle Crow has been a family general dentist for over 20 years. She grew up in Monroe, Washington where she worked as a dental assistant during her college summer breaks. She graduated summa cum laude from Washington State University earning a B.S. in Biology in 1992. She then completed her dental degree from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry in 1996. After graduation, she participated in a one year residency program at U. C., San Francisco where she received advanced training in pediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and hospital dentistry.
Dr. Michelle met her husband Dr. Don Crow in dental school. They married in 1996 and began Crow Family Dentistry in 1999.
Dr. Michelle remains active in continuing education courses and clinical workshops that focus on the latest techniques for the highest quality restorative and cosmetic treatment available. In 2009, she was one of the first dentists in the area to be trained in the 6 Month Smiles Orthodontic technique. Her warm personality and her never ending patience have made her our “specialist” with children.
Dr. Michelle is an avid animal lover and supporter of multiple animal welfare organizations. She is the proud “mother” of her daschund, Frank. When she is not pampering Frank, she enjoys boating, scuba diving, and hiking.