Originally from Gig Harbor, Washington, Dr. Evalt now lives in Erie Pennsylvania and practices dentistry in Corry, Pennsylvania. His studies in behavioral neuroscience and pre-med earned him a dual-degree at Ithaca College in upstate New York. He earned a degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. In his over 20 years of experience in the field of dentistry, Dr. Evalt has held many accomplishments personally and professionally, upholds the educational values and integrity of his profession, and actively engages in the communities he lives and works in.
In his undergraduate and graduate studies, Dr. Evalt was involved in conducting numerous research studies including: neurological testing of emotions, surgical placement of neurological implant devices, retrospective analysis of and experimental design and treatment modalities of oral surgery, periodontal bone grafting, and orthodontics. His interest in the surgical aspects of dentistry combines with his attention to detail and his love for the esthetics of his environment to create a blended enjoyment of his profession’s best cosmetic work. In order to attain the greatest benefits to his patients and in holding to the highest of standards, Dr. Evalt takes his continuing education very seriously. Regarding his postgraduate experiences, he maintains a meticulously crafted educational program that has put him in a class of dentistry above many others and has given him years of experience in the surgical placement of implants, gingival and bone grafting, laser surgery and biopsy, advanced prosthodontic full-mouth reconstruction and temporomandibular joint evaluation and treatments, as well as treatment of migraines, sleep apnea, and a myriad of other disciplines of his professional development and research and understanding of materials. He is an active member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a twenty-year member of both the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association. He is currently working on his Fellowship Degree for the AGD where he presents case studies of his patients to his cohorts and studies the advanced techniques, procedures, and materials in dentistry.
Outside of the office, he enjoys golfing, traveling to national parks, and backpacking, especially with his wife and six kids. On Saturday’s you might find him woodworking in his garage or studying his interests in alternative energy (quantum physics). His has a particular interest in advanced molecular bonding of superconductors, metals and porcelains, and studies the complex interplay of metals in energy. In the community, Dr. Evalt contributes heavily to sports boosters and the fire and police departments.
He is a proud member of the Erie Club, The Corry Country Club, and numerous philanthropic and environmental groups such as Habitat for Humanity, Hunt for Life, and the Sierra Club.
His belief in connecting and giving back to the community guides his reasoning for having been a proud dentist for twenty years in his community who accepts patients who cannot afford dental treatment and need the medical assistance card. This is also the reason he opens his office to free dental care to many in need several times per year. He believes strongly that all people deserve great dental care, not just the people who can afford it.