Originally from Cashmere, Washington, Dr. Milner attended Washington State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1987. From there he went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Washington in 1991. He graduated in the top five of his class and was awarded membership in the Omicron Kapp Upsilon Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Milner has always had a passion for learning and sharing his knowledge with his colleagues. He was invited to serve as a part time faculty member at the University of Washington in the removeable prosthetics department immediately after graduating. He maintained this position along with his participation in private practice before moving back to the Wenatchee Valley in 1994.
He received his accreditation from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2014. Dr. Milner is one of less than 500 dentists worldwide that have received accreditation from this prestigious, cosmetic dental organization. In addition, Dr. Milner is a Visiting Faculty Member for Spear Education – a post graduate training facility that teaches dentists from all over the world about excellence in dental care, with a special emphasis on treatment planning and restoring patients with more complex dental problems.
Dr. Milner has published articles in the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Dental Economics journal. He participates in a local study club, is a member of the American Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Association and he regularly mentors other dentists in the area.
When not pursuing his passion in dentistry, Dr. Milner can be found spending time with his wife and their 5 children, mountain biking, back country skiing, bird hunting or hiking in the beautiful mountains of North Central Washington.