Dr. Graham Jones was raised in the greater Seattle area. He graduated from Seattle Christian High School as Salutatorian and was the senior class president. After a year at Highline College in Midway, WA, Dr. Jones decided to pursue his dream of participating in college athletics. He attended Simpson University in Redding, CA where he played baseball and basketball and graduated with honors, receiving his bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies. While at Simpson, he met his wife, Erika, who played on the women’s basketball and soccer teams.
Dr. Jones attended dental school at the University of California at San Francisco, where he received his dental degree (DDS). While in dental school, Dr. Jones served as class president and received several awards for outstanding leadership, ethics, and research. He was accepted into the orthodontic residency program at St. Louis University in Missouri, where he received his Orthodontic Certificate and his Master’s Degree in Dental Science (MSD). After finishing his orthodontic training, Dr. Jones was eager to move back to Washington, to be near his friends and family in the state that he loves.
Dr. Jones has held many jobs over the years, including clerk and checker at Safeway, doughnut maker, copy shop employee, counselor at a group home for teenage boys, dental hygienist, and general dentist. Dr. Jones also served as a member of the Cleft Lip and Palate Team at Cardinal-Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. Dr. Jones has been heavily involved in the realm of scientific research. He has made innovative research presentations in the fields of laser dentistry, advanced imaging, orthodontic mini-implants, and appliances. His Master’s thesis was published in the Angle Orthodontist-a highly respected orthodontic publication. Dr. Jones enjoys staying on the cutting edge of orthodontic technologies. Dr. Jones is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), meaning he is among a group of orthodontists who are Board Certified. Board certification is a voluntary examination process that orthodontist may choose to go through as a sign of their commitment to excellence in orthodontics. In addition, Dr. Jones is a member of the following organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- Snohomish County Dental Society
- Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation
Dr. Jones enjoys playing and watching sports, especially baseball, basketball, and football. He also enjoys watching movies and listening to music. On his sunny days off, he can often be found at local parks and waterfronts with his wife and their son and daughter.