Dr. Scott Hope graduated from Utah State University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He spent five years with his family in St. Louis, Missouri, where he received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the Washington University School of Dental Medicine and his master’s degree in orthodontics from St. Louis University. While at Washington University, he received the American Association of Orthodontics® Outstanding Senior Dental Student Award and was also awarded the Bristol Growth Study Fellowship at St. Louis University. Dr. Hope began his orthodontic practice in 1981 in Murrieta, California. Since 1997, he has practiced exclusively in Murrieta.
Dr. Hope and his wife, Cathleen, are the proud parents of five children and eight grandchildren. They have lived in the valley since 1988 and enjoy serving in various church, school and civic organizations. Dr. Hope is a member of the Inland Valley Dental Student club, the California Dental Association, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics, and the American Association of Orthodontists. He joined the Miles of Smiles Orthodontics family in March of 2019 and has been a great asset to the team.