5620 112th St E, Ste 250 

Puyallup, WA 98375


Joseph Byram, D. M.D.

Dr. Joseph R. Byram was born and raised in the small Central California town of Manteca. Before going off to college, Dr. Byram served as missionary for his church in Santiago, Chile. His love for the Spanish language, the people, and culture of Chile, led him to major in Latin American Studies at BYU. After graduating college, he entered dental school at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Following dental school, Dr. Byram served for five years as a Dental Officer in the U.S. Navy, treating Sailors and Marines at Naval Station Great Lakes, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, and aboard the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier. After being stations in Bremerton, WA, Dr. Byram, his wife Melisa, and their three children decided to make Washington their permanent home.

Meet our Dentists

Puyallup Family Dentistry 

Lars Korsmo, D.D.S.

Dr. Korsmo grew up in Mount Vernon Washington and attended undergraduate school at Western Washington University.  There he graduated with Honors with a degree in Cellular and Molecular Biochemistry.  He went on to the University of Washington, where he received his D.D.S. in 2007. 

After dental school Dr. Korsmo and his wife Bailey moved to Tacoma where they now reside.  Dr. Korsmo has two children Kashton and Keaton.  Dr. Korsmo continues to increase his knowledge and skill, pursuing extensive continuing education.  In his off-time he enjoys staying active skiing, playing basketball and softball and coaching his son’s baseball teams.