Meet the Doctors at Carson Kids Dental
General Dentists for Children in Carson City
Dr. Chelsie Todd
Dr. Chelsie Todd was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Growing up Dr. Todd was a competitive dancer and also danced professionally for the NBA Utah Jazz. After having a successful dancing career she completed her degree at the Utah College of Dental Hygiene, graduating with a 4.0 and first in her class.
She went on to practice her passion as a dental hygienist for two years before going to dental school at UNLV. She graduated dental school Magna Cum Laude and earned several top recognitions and awards; The Pierre Fauchard Academy Award, The Student Leadership Award, The America Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award and the Quintessence Academic Achievement Award. Dr. Todd was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and the E. Steven Smith Student Honorary Dental Society.
Dr. Todd has worked on various research projects and was able to present her research at the International Association of Dental Research conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Volunteering to help people in need of dental care is one of her great passions. She spent a month in various villages in Ecuador providing dental care to children and adults with limited access to care. Dr Todd loves working with children and their parents to provide the best dental experience possible from a young age, to aid in a lifetime of good oral health.
In her spare time, Dr. Todd enjoys hunting, archery, waterskiing, hiking, snowboarding and fishing.
Dr. Christopher Hock
Dr. Hock was born in Westchester County, New York. He enjoyed playing baseball and other sports growing up and decided he wanted to become a dentist and more specifically, an oral surgeon, after shadowing local dentists and oral surgeons in high school.
Dr. Hock graduated Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2010. Dr. Hock was actively involved in the Buffalo Outreach and Community Assistance (BOCA) Program. It was here that he was able to practice his passion of treating patients in the local community as well as in underserved areas in Mexico. After graduation, he went on to specialize in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center – a level one trauma center in the Bronx, NY. He completed his residency as Chief Resident in 2014.
Dr. Hock is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) as well as a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA), as well as the Northern Nevada Dental Society (NNDS).
Dr. Hock has been a resident of Nevada since 2014. He came to Reno, Nevada because of the beautiful weather and scenery. He enjoys participating in all of the fun outdoor activities and adventures that Northern Nevada has to offer.
Dr. Hock has an avid interest in film, is an automotive enthusiast, and enjoys going to the gym and playing golf.