The Dentist

Dr. Torrey has been practicing in Pullman since 2003 and prior to that in Salem, Oregon. He was born in Pullman and grew up on a wheat farm about 3 hours Northwest of here. Dr. Torrey attended Washington State University from 1982-85 and then received his degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in Chicago. After a 12 year career in PT he returned to Dental School and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of the Pacific in San Francisco. Dr. Torrey is married to a Southern Belle named Mary Relfe and they have two children Oliver and Sara Frances. They also have two Basset Hounds named Lala and Jasmine and a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon named Phoebe.

Dr. Torrey is all about what is the best for his patients. He and his team are dedicated to partnering with their clients to help them make the best decision for their own specific needs: complex or simple. His caring nature and humorous personality make his patients feel comfortable and at ease when making decisions. Dr. Torrey enjoys all phases of dentistry and continues to grow professionally with extensive annual continuing education course-work. His new passion is implant dentistry both the placement and restoration phases. Patients appreciate not having to make multiple doctor stops to have a procedure completed which makes Dr. Torrey’s office a perfect fit for those seeking a more expeditious completion of their dental work in addition he has more control over where the implants are placed making restoring them more predicable.

When Dr. Torrey is not in the office, at a continuing education class or with his family you might find him in the woods or on the river hunting or fishing. The Torrey’s also enjoy camping and spending time outside at home when the weather cooperates.





Professional Memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Washington State Dental Association
  • Spokane District Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Prosthetic Section of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Seattle Study Club

Social Memberships:
  • Life Member Washington State University Alumni
  • Lions Club International
  • Safari Club International