After graduating with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Dr. Kathleen Carson attended the UCLA School of Dentistry. While there, she was presented with the Excellence in Restorative Dentistry Award and the Academy of General Dentistry Award. She earned her DDS honors in 2001, graduating cum laude, and served a general practice residency with the Veterans Administration in Sepulveda. Dr. Carson has four children and a mini golden doodle. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, biking, hiking and the outdoors. Dr. Carson has been practicing airway focused dentistry since 2005 when it was discovered that her oldest child had an airway issue and proper facial development was the answer development. She is very passionate about spreading the knowledge of improved health through being able to breathe properly. Dr. Carson also has her fellowships in Neuromuscular & Physiological Dentistry, and Buteyko Breathing.