Meet Andrea Laidlaw, D.M.D
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Andrea Laidlaw began practicing in Hillsboro in 2000 and is known as a warm, caring professional who strives to create outstanding smiles.
As your board-certified orthodontist, and a mom herself, Dr. Laidlaw gives Hillsboro families the highest care through modern and evidence-based treatments.
Education & Experience
Dr. Andrea Laidlaw, a native to the Pacific Northwest, received her undergraduate education in biology at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.
She went on to attend Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry, receiving her Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree, and graduating summa cum laude.
From there, Dr. Laidlaw went on to complete her post-doctoral residency in orthodontics at OHSU and earned her certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.
She’s published several articles in professional journals and served for many years as the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists’ Constituent Representative to the American Association of Orthodontists’ Council on New & Young Members.
She is currently a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and an active member of the prestigious Angle Society of Orthodontists.
She’s also an active member of several professional organizations and has held leadership positions in many of these.
Dr. Laidlaw worked as an associate clinical professor in the graduate orthodontic residency program at OHSU for seven years, where she helped train future orthodontists as well as stays up-to-date on the latest advances in orthodontics.
Outside the Office
Dr. Laidlaw is happily married to her husband, Pat, and loves to spend time with him and their two children. Together, they enjoy numerous outdoor activities and traveling.
Dr. Laidlaw enjoys triathlons and is a two-time IRONMAN finisher. When she’s not at the office creating smiles, you may see her out running or cycling around town.