About Marisa Walker, DDS
Dr. Marisa Walker grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where she attended dental hygiene school and worked with several internationally known practitioners, including Dr. Rory Hume, Dr. Paul Abbott and Dr. Geoffrey Heithersay, whose research she helped organize, write and publish. Dr. Walker later moved to the US to attend school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received a BS in Biology and a DDS from graduate dental program. Dr. Walker moved to California in 2008, where she was an associate Dentist in Palo Alto and a clinical instructor at the Foothill College for 5 years. Dr. Walker is invested in teaching and continues to teach in the dental hygiene clinic as well as lecture in nitrous oxide sedation and oral pathology. She will also be part of the school’s faculty as it brings the first BS in Dental Hygiene to Foothill College here in Northern California. In 2014, Dr. Walker was honored to be chosen by Dr. Rich Jensen to carry on his practice and to welcome her own patients to the newly designed and built dental facilities on 150 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park.