Desirée Walker DDS

Desirée Walker is a general dentist and owner of her start-up practice, Lumber River Dental, in Lumberton NC. She graduated dental school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008. She is a member of the ADA, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Association of Women Dentists. She is president of her district society and representative to the NC Dental Society House of Delegates. She serves in the dental student mentor programs at both UNC School of Dentistry and the and the East Carolina School of Dentistry. She has been published in Dental Economics, Dentaltown, Incisal Edge, and numerous dental blogs. She is a passionate lover of movement and athletics. She is a 2 time competitor on NBC's American Ninja Warrior, a 2 time national fitness champion, and an adult gymnastics competitor. She is a Boston Marathon finisher, and has been ranked nationally as an amateur triathlete as well as a Crossfit champion. She has creatively integrated her love of fitness into dentistry by transforming her private office into a “Ninja training” suite - equipped with rings from the ceiling, bars on the wall, and balancing slack lines. Outside of her dental practice and “Ninja” training, she is passionate about helping others integrate movement and fun into their dental workday.