We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Jenny - Lead Dental Assistant
Jenny is originally from Southern California. She moved to the Pacific Northwest when she got married in 2009. Jenny has always enjoyed her visits to the dentist and decided to pursue a career in the dental field to help provide a comfortable experience for patients. She attended Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA where she received her degree as a dental assistant in 2011. She is also certified with the Dental Assisting National Board and remains so by keeping up-to-date with continuing education courses each year. Living in Washington has brought out Jenny’s interest to explore the great outdoors. She enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, and is open to new activities and experiences. She also likes to travel when the opportunity arises and likes spending time with family and friends.
Jessica - Dental Assistant
Jessica was born and raised in Port Orchard and just recently moved to the city in August of 2014 with her boyfriend. She was living on a llama farm, so the city is a very new experience for her! She completed her dental assistant schooling in 2008, and has been in the dental field for 7 years now. She enjoys every aspect of dental assisting, and prides herself of bringing a smile to every patient's face. In her free time, Jessica enjoys the company of her cat, Bobo, and her Italian greyhound, Ferrari. She also keeps busy by seeing shows and play at the local theaters, being active at the gym, and spending time with family and friends.
Melinda - Office/Financial Manager
Melinda was born and raised in the Seattle area. She has been in the dental field for over 27 years. Starting out as a Dental Assistant, she has gained experience in numerous areas of dentistry during her career. From being an instructor in a dental assisting program, assisting at UW Hospital and eventually migrating to the front office in an oral surgery practice, she brings many years of experience to the team. She enjoys helping patients understand their insurance benefits and claims information and strives for maximum accuracy when working with your accounts. Melinda has 3 grown sons and in her free time enjoys traveling with her husband, gardening, reading and spoiling her 4 year old “puppy”.
Erin - Scheduling/ Treatment Coordinator
Erin is a Pacific Northwest Native. She has been involved in Dentistry since 2013 after a particularly difficult dental experience. Due to this, Erin has a very compassionate nature towards patients who are nervous or have been away from the dentist for some time. She is also a registered dental assistant so you may have the pleasure of working with her chairside on some occasions. Erin lives in Mukilteo and enjoys spending time with her miniature dachshunds Jake and Meg and her kitty Peaches. She enjoys paddle boarding on Lake Washington and crafting with her friends.
Joan - Dental Hygienist
Joan is a Seattle native and received her degree at Shoreline Community College in 1999. Joan has been working in our office since 2001. Having been born and raised in the Wallingford neighborhood, Joan feels pleased and honored to now return to her neighborhood to provide excellent dental care. She prides herself in being very skilled and thorough with a focus on patient education in a down-to-earth manner that creates a more relaxed and fun experience for her patients, including those with dental fear. Joan is an avid cyclist who participated in the 2012 STP Seattle to Portland bike event and can often be seen riding her bike on the Burk-Gilman trail. While dedicated to keeping the ivories of a smile bright and healthy, she also loves to tickle the ivories of her piano.
Hilary was born and raised in the Portland OR/Vancouver WA area. Her dad is a dentist and she grew up working in the dental office - from stamping envelopes to being his assistant. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science from Loma Linda University in 2004 and decided to stay down where the sun shines! She settled in Palm Desert CA where she could be found watching the Seahawks at local pubs during the fall or hiking. Hilary moved back to Washington in 2011 to be closer to family. In 2013 she attended Clark College and received her Restorative Certificate that allows her to place beautiful tooth-colored fillings. She loves going home to her boyfriend Brandon and dog Rosalie. In addition to her passion for being a dental hygienist, she loves international traveling, a good sense of humor, the Seahawks and cooking.
Deborah - Dental Hygienist
Deborah is a very skilled hygienist and has been working in our office since 1987. She received her degree in dental hygiene at Shoreline Community College in 1981. Our patients very much appreciate the long-term relationship they have with Deborah. Deborah enjoys a balance of being a professional dental hygienist, an avid and competitive golfer, and meeting new friends as she experiences other cultures through her travels.