Dr. Jacklyn Kurth is known for her compassion and commitment to providing the highest level of care. Recognized by her peers, Dr. Kurth is a distinguished orthodontist committed to enhancing the lives of her patients and creating beautiful smiles. Dr. Kurth grew up in Chicago and knew at a very early age that she was fascinated by teeth. Dr. Kurth graduated Cum Laude from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science, and graduated at the top of her class at the University of Michigan with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. From there she attended the University of Washington to specialize in orthodontics. Dr. Kurth achieved the highest score in the nation during her orthodontic board certification and was recognized with the prestigious Earl E. and Wilma S. Shepard Award of Distinction. After graduating Dr. Kurth began practicing in Seattle working with some of the nationally recognized top orthodontists. Dr. Kurth then moved to Bay area where she decided to bring her own personal touch and fun demeanor to her own high quality orthodontic office. Dr. Kurth and her family have been very happy on the peninsula for many years. Dr. Kurth continues to be committed to furthering the field of orthodontics and was recently recognized by the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics for having the most outstanding clinical article of the year by awarding her the B.F. and Helen Dewel Award. Other awards during her career: American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award, George R. Moore Memorial Award in Orthodontics, Louise Fairman Alumnae Scholarship, Mette Foundation Scholar, Albert G. Richards Award in Radiology, American Dental Association Endowment Fund Scholarship, American Association of Women Dentists-Colgate/Palmolive Scholarship.