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Christopher Delecki, DDS

Christopher Delecki, DDS

Dentistry

On staff since January 2001

Children's Title: Director, Odessa Brown Dental Clinic

Academic Title: Affliate Assistant Professor

"I was born and raised in Flint, Michigan, an industrial town built by the auto industry. Through the influence of my loving parents, Catholic upbringing, and other influential adults, I developed strong ethical, moral and altruistic values that serve as my lifes compass. My passion to help others guided me during the first 20 years of my dental career, during which time I provided dental care to Native Americans on several reservations throughout the United States. I am blessed to able to provide dental care for children at the Odessa Brown Childrens Clinic."

Christopher Delecki DDS MBA, MPH is director of the Odessa Brown Childrens Clinic Dental Program and Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of Washington, School of Dentistry.

Chris spent more than 20 years as a commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service, working as a dentist and dental administrator on Indian reservations throughout the country. He retired from the Public Health Service and joined Odessa Brown in 1998, continuing his commitment to help patients with limited access to dental care.
Dr. Delecki balances responsibilities in program administration, patient care and the advancement of oral health access at both the local and state levels. He is known for his unwavering dedication at educating and mentoring pediatrics dental residents and dental general practice residents. His clinical interests focus on improving dental access for infants and toddlers and developing clinic strategies and protocols that prevent or control early dental decay in young children.

Overview

Medical/Professional School

University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor

Clinical Interests

Dental decay prevention