Dr. K’La Benson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology from Pacific Lutheran University and went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Dr. Benson is originally from Poulsbo, WA, and she is excited to be back home practicing in a town where she can enjoy nature and be a part of the community. Her passion for dentistry clearly shows in her commitment to her patients as well as her pursuit of continuing education to strengthen and expand her knowledge.
Dr. Benson decided to become a dentist because her own experiences as a child and young adult were not pleasant, and she saw an opportunity to make a positive difference in the field of dentistry and help people. Her goal is to eradicate dental disease and restore health and function to anyone suffering from tooth loss or pain. She takes her patient’s care to heart and wants everyone to feel comfortable, relaxed, and calm during treatment. “I want my patients to look forward to seeing me and the rest of the dental team.”
Working in dentistry allows Dr. Benson to meet and get to know so many different people and help them achieve their oral health goals. She cares for patients of all ages and enjoys connecting with the families in the community. Dr. Benson strives to make her dental practice as caring and compassionate as possible, always focusing on what the patient needs and wants most.
When Dr. Benson is not providing exceptional dental care at Pollard Dental, she is often outside in nature with her beloved dog. Her interests include snowboarding, photography, hiking, and gardening. She especially enjoys spending time with her family and friends.