Dr. Bakeman maintains a full-time private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan and teaches as an Adjunct Faculty member at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. She is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Dr. Bakeman currently serves as President for the AACD. She also serves as both Accreditation and Fellowship examiner for the AACD. She was the recipient of the AACD’s 2013 Award for Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education.
Dr. Bakeman served as Chairman of Accreditation for the AACD and Chairman of the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry. She has served as Section Editor for Compendium and the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry and serves on several editorial boards. She publishes and lectures on the topics of comprehensive dentistry and periodontal plastic surgery in the esthetic zone.