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Dr. Silke Cummings

added on: October 3, 2023

Dr. Silke Cummings, a passionate and dedicated orthodontist, was born and raised in the vibrant city of Kingston, Jamaica. Her journey to becoming a respected dental professional in the United States is a testament to her unwavering commitment to her chosen field.

Silke’s early fascination with orthodontics began during her teenage years, as she sported braces herself. She often found herself lingering in the orthodontic clinic after her appointments, absorbing knowledge and observing the intricacies of the profession. Her passion for dentistry truly took root during a transformative week-long dental program at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania during high school, solidifying her determination to pursue a career in this field.

She pursued her higher education at the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in Biology, laying the foundation for her future dental career. Silke’s academic prowess and dedication earned her the Dean’s Scholarship throughout her undergraduate years, a testament to her hard work and commitment to excellence. She graduated cum laude, setting the stage for her continued success.

Silke’s journey continued as she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the same esteemed institution. Dental school proved to be demanding, but Silke’s unwavering determination and exceptional academic performance propelled her forward. Her dedication paid off, and she graduated with honors, a testament to her intellect and perseverance.

With a deep desire to specialize and further her expertise in orthodontics, Dr. Silke Cummings pursued an orthodontics residency at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. During this time, she also completed her Master of Science in Dentistry, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the intricate art and science of orthodontics.

Today, Dr. Silke Cummings stands as a distinguished member of the AAO (Association of Orthodontics) and proudly holds the title of an ABO (American Board of Orthodontics) board-certified orthodontist, showcasing her commitment to maintaining the highest standards of professional excellence.

Outside the world of orthodontics, Dr. Silke, as she prefers to be called, cherishes the joys of family life. She and her loving husband, Mike, recently celebrated the arrival of their precious baby girl, Noa. In her cherished moments of free time, Dr. Silke indulges in her long-time hobby of assembling intricate jigsaw puzzles, savoring the diverse cuisines from her travels, and relishing quality moments with her beloved family and friends. Her multifaceted interests and unwavering dedication to her profession make Dr. Silke Cummings a remarkable and well-rounded individual.

Posted In: Orthodontists