Dr. Meghan Crisham was born and raised in Dixon, Illinois. She attended Newman Central Catholic High School where she was the president of her senior class as well as captain of the tennis and basketball teams. Dr. Meghan Crisham graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in Arts & Letters Pre-Professional & History. Dr. Meghan Crisham was involved in various activities at Notre Dame including the Sophomore Literary Festival & Appalachia Service project. Dr. Crisham studied abroad in London for a semester during her junior year. Sports have always been a source of enjoyment for Dr. Crisham as she participated in Notre Dame’s Women’s Boxing Club and Notre Dame’s legendary Bookstore Basketball Tournament.
Dr. Crisham is a 2005 graduate of the University of Illinois School of Dentistry. While in dental school, Dr. Meghan Crisham was a four-year class elected representative to the Chicago Dental Society. During her fourth year, she was awarded the Stanley Tylman Award for providing dental care of the highest caliber to her patients.
In 2006, Dr. Crisham was awarded and completed a one-year post-graduate residency program in Boston, Massachusetts with Lutheran Medical Center. Dr. Crisham then relocated to practice dentistry in New York City. Dr. Crisham is married to Dr. Patrick King who is currently a post-graduate Endodontic resident at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry.
Dr. Hey was her family dentist, and it was in his office as a patient that Dr. Crisham was able to experience first-hand how multi-faceted dentistry can be. By observing Dr. Hey complete complex restorative and cosmetic cases, Dr. Crisham noted the artistic aspect of dentistry that must go hand in hand with the science.
Dr. Crisham is pleased to be a part of the Exceptional Dentistry Team and looks forward to helping the practice continue to grow. Dr. Crisham is impressed by the focus of Dr. Hey and his staff to stay current and knowledgeable about the constant and exciting changes and advances in dentistry.