Dr. Rod Wentworth practices general dentistry in Bellevue, Washington and is a 1981 graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry. He is affiliate faculty at the University of Washington School of Dentistry Department of Oral Medicine teaching Ethics and Professionalism and Dental Law. He serves on the New Curriculum Committee as a Thread Champion for Ethics and Professionalism. He has served as chair of the American Dental Association’s Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs, the Washington State Dental Association’s Committee on Judicial Affairs, Ethics and Peer Review, and Seattle King County Dental Society’s Ethics Committee. He is active in Peer Review at the local level. He has over a dozen publications in the Journal of the American Dental Association’s “Ethical Moment” feature and writes about Ethics for the Washington State Dental Association News, ASDA’s Mouth, and the Oregon Dental Association magazine Membership Matters. Dr. Wentworth is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, and Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is also a member of the American Society for Dental Ethics.
Dr. Wentworth is a past President of the Washington State Dental Association and Seattle-King County Dental Society. In the Insurance arena he has served on the Washington Dentists Insurance Agency Board of Directors and the Northwest Dentists Insurance Company Claims Committee.