Dr. Heidi Sottek attended the University of Michigan Dental School earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2003. Upon completion, Dr. Heidi entered the United States Air Force as a recipient of the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). She earned the rank of Major and served proudly for nine years.
Prior to her dedication in the field of Orthodontics, she served four years as a general dentist during which time Dr. Heidi received postgraduate training in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Her pursuit of dental excellence led to many honors, including the Air Force Material Command Junior Dental Officer of the Year Award and the 72nd Air Base Wing Company Grade Officer of the Year Award.
In 2009, Dr. Heidi completed her Post-Doctoral training at the Tri-Service Orthodontic Residency Program in Wilford Hall, Lackland AFB, Texas, obtaining her specialty certificate in Orthodontics. She continued to be recognized with the Commendation Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal during the remainder of her Air Force career.
Dr. Heidi joined the Snodgrass King family in 2012. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, Tennessee Orthodontic Association and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Heidi, her husband Tom and their four children stay busy on their homestead in Lebanon, gardening and raising chickens! You can check out their family misadventures on Instagram @homesteadcommons. They also volunteer at their local church and are involved in the local community and schools supporting #wilsoncountyfirst.