Dr. Pavinee Chotiwannaporn


Dr. Pavinee practiced General Dentistry in her native Thailand starting in 2005 before pursuing advanced education in the United States. She earned a certificate in Graduate Operative Dentistry and an MSc in Prosthodontic Dentistry from Indiana University School of Dentistry, then went on to complete an Aesthetic and Implant Fellowship at Louisiana University School of Dentistry. She also had comprehensive training in Parenteral Moderate Sedation with both Louisiana State University School of Dentistry and Oregon Academy of General Dentistry.

She has over a decade of experience as a doctor of dental surgery and is known for her enthusiastic, highly personable approach to patient care.

Best Performance award, Indiana University Dental School John F. Johnston Prosthodontic Society
I Lester Furnas Graduate Prosthodontics Award for academic excellence
American Board of Operative Dentistry, board-eligible
American Board of Prosthodontics, board-eligible
Fluent in English and Thai

Member: American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Washington State Society of Prosthodontists, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Washington State Dental Association, Snohomish County Dental Society.

Former Clinical Faculty member: Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Other: International lecturer, in practice since 2005


Dr. Pavinee has intensive training in oral surgery, prosthodontics, cosmetic, implant, and reconstructive dentistry with particular focus on fixed and implant-retained dental prostheses. She has delivered presentations to professional organizations in Chicago, New Orleans, and Indiana. Dr. Pavinee is especially interested in high-tech materials and technologies, and how they can be incorporated into a patient’s treatment plan to create the most beautiful and natural-looking results.


After receiving her DDS degree from Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University, Dr. Pavinee practiced general dentistry at some of Thailand’s leading hospitals. Eager to learn more about the rapidly-advancing field of prosthodontics, she came to the U.S. to continue her education. Her studies and continuing education have included some of the most cutting-edge approaches in prosthodontics, and she brings this knowledge to her practice at Seattle Specialty Dentistry.

DDS: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
MSc: Indiana University School of Dentistry
Fellowship: Aesthetic and Implant fellowship, Louisiana State University
Certification: Operative Dentistry and Moderate IV sedation

Advanced Training Cosmetic dentistry, CAD/CAM guided implant surgery techniques, emerging technologies in dental implant surgery and aesthetics restoration, prosthodontics, restorative dentistry, advanced soft tissue and bone grafting surgical procedures, TMJ, laser dentistry, dental porcelain, dental laboratory procedures.