Dr. Amanda Caswell-Burt was born and raised in Sandpoint, Idaho. She graduated from Sandpoint High school, after which she completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Molecular and Cellular biology at Boise State University- go Broncos! She completed her dental school education at New York University in 2011 and worked as a general dentist for two years when she decided she loved working with kids and wanted to specialize in pediatrics. Dr. Amanda attended Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon for her two year pediatric residency specialty training. She married Josh Burt, also a Sandpoint native, in 2010 at Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort. They have a daughter, Adelyn Mickie, who made her big debut in 2015. They have a yellow lab and a French bulldog who are well known at Laughing Dog here in town. Dr. Amanda loves living in North Idaho. She enjoys many of the activities our beautiful area has to offer from skiing at Schweitzer to boating on Lake Pend Oreille and backpacking into mountain lakes.
A pediatric dentist who has completed a graduate program accredited by CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation) in the specialty of pediatric dentistry. A dentist who graduates from a specialty program becomes a pediatric dentist and is eligible to become board certified through the voluntary examination process of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD). Involvement in the certification process is a demonstration of the pediatric dentist’s pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence.
The certification process involves a written Qualifying Examination and an Oral Clinical Examination covering all areas of information on which a pediatric dentist should be knowledgeable. Certification is awarded for a time-limited period and they must renew annually to maintain their board certified status.
Through this accomplishment, a pediatric dentist has earned the title of Diplomate of the American Board Pediatric Dentistry. Current Diplomats of The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry can be found on the Diplomate Roster at This Link.