Dr. Higgins is a Northwest native. She was born in Portland, OR and has lived in Seattle since 2000. She graduated from Whitman College with a combined degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology. After college, she embarked on a immersion program in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala where she fell in love with dentistry. She attended University of Washington School of Dentistry followed by a General Practice Residency at Swedish Hospital. Her first job after residency was at a Community Health Clinic in Beacon Hill for low-income and underserved populations. Dr. Higgins believes that a healthy mouth promotes whole-body health and enjoys attending dental courses focused on preventative care and minimally invasive treatments. Dr. Higgins lives in Greenwood with her husband and in her free time she enjoys fiction novels, strong coffee, hiking, and planning future travels.
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- Seattle King County Dental Society
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon