Meet the Team

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.

  • Melinda
    Office/Financial Manager

    Melinda was born and raised in the Seattle area.  She has been in the dental field for over 30 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 dog and grandson.

  • Hayley
    Scheduling/ Treatment Coordinator

    Hayley was raised on the Kitsap peninsula before attending Whitworth University for her bachelor’s degree in music. After college she worked as a hygiene assistant and while earning her master’s degree in vocal performance from the University of Washington she transitioned to the front office as a schedule coordinator. Hayley has spent the last twelve years raising her two wonderful children, performing around the Seattle area, and building her private voice studio. She is so happy to rejoin the dental field and to be a part of this amazing team, making everyone who walks in the door feel like part of the Wallingford Smiles family.

  • Susan
    Dental Hygienist

    Susan is a native Seattleite and graduated from Shoreline Community College in 1989. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene and has practiced here and abroad. First moving to Sydney, Australia and then to Munich, Germany to implement dental hygiene programs into practices, as they needed her skills. Periodontal care is new to many other countries unlike in the USA. It was a challenge that was very rewarding for her to see what a difference she could make and then be able to travel around even more countries.

    Now back in her hometown she is still passionate about her chosen career, helping patients to become more knowledgeable about oral health care while providing comfort and a gentle touch. She says her favorite part of her job is getting to know her patients and help them to achieve and maintain a healthy, beautiful smile!

  • Kat
    Dental Hygienist

    Kat obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009 at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa. Her goal is to help patients achieve and maintain optimal dental health. She strives to educate patients about the significant connection between oral health and overall health. Kat takes pride in delivering individualized care to our patients. Outside of the office, she spends her time with her husband, son, and dogs.

  • Maddy
    Dental Assistant

    Maddy was born and raised in Bothell Washington with her sister and parents. Beside working as a dental assistant, Maddy is currently going to school for dental hygiene. In her downtime she likes to go out with her dogs around Greenlake for fun in the sun or just enjoy a book.

  • Ashley
    Dental Assistant

    Ashley and her siblings were born and raised in Seattle. What she enjoys the most about dentistry is interacting with the patients. In her free time, Ashley likes to spend time with her cat, Kiwi, and listen to music.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


By Appointment


7:30 am-4:30 pm


7:30 am-4:30 pm


7:30 am-4:30 pm


7:30 am-4:30 pm





Our Location

2507 N 45th Street Seattle, WA 98103