Dr. Danielle West is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She grew up outside of St. Louis in Farmington, Missouri. She attended Truman State University for her undergraduate degree and went on to graduate from The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry with honors in pediatric dentistry. She was awarded the prestigious Dr. Arthur E. Iwerson award for excellence in pediatrics, and was elected as one of the top students in her class into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society. She then went on to complete a two-year residency at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she developed a passion for pediatrics and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Dr. Danielle is an active member of the American Dental Association, The Missouri Dental Association, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, The Missouri Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society. She is on staff at Mercy Children’s Hospital and is certified in both Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
In 2020, Dr. Danielle received the extraordinary honor of the Arthur J. Nowak Award of Excellence. This award is given to the candidate who achieves the highest score on the Oral-Clinical Examination from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Danielle loves to laugh and finds great joy in treating children every day. She and her pup Charlie are happy to be back home and close to old friends and family again.