Meet our Staff
Our staff helps us to provide the highest quality periodontal care available in a comfortable and caring environment. Learn more about what makes them special below!
Katie, one of our Hygienists has been in dentistry for 34 years. She loves everything Disney and refers to herself as “a Disnoid.” In her spare time, you can find Katie with friends & family, gardening, and traveling!
Lynn our Hygienist chose dentistry because she loves helping others smile & keep their smiles healthy! In her spare time, you can catch Lynn hiking, knitting, and spending time with loved ones.
Bree is our lead assistant and has been with Advanced Perio for 6 years, and in the industry for 17. Bree chose dentistry because she values working in a field where she can help others on a daily basis. In her spare time, you can find Bree vacationing with family & friends, and when she can, travelling to Haiti to volunteer in medical/dental services.
Megan, one of our dental assistants, has been in the industry for 5 years. She picked dentistry because she enjoys helping others become their healthiest, and loves a good smile! Megan spends her free time reading & writing, and walking her Boston Terrier, Orson. She also loves cooking & getting inspired with cooking shows!
Joy, one of our assistants, graduated from OSC and has been in the dental industry for 20 years. She chose dentistry because she loves people & creating relationships – and it shows!
Sovanny, one of our assistants, grew up in Seattle & received her AA in biology from Highline College. She chose dentistry because her passion is educating others in hygiene and self care. In her spare time, you can catch Sovanny hiking & playing softball & flag football. A self proclaimed “adrenaline junkie,” she also loves roller coasters & cliff jumping!
LauraRae, one of our assistants, grew up in Las Vegas, NV & attended San Diego State University with a chemistry/premed focus. She chose this industry because she enjoys connecting with patients & making them feel comfortable. In her spare time, you can catch LauraRae camping, swimming, and spending time with loved ones.
Bianca, one of our assistants, grew up in Bakersfield, California & received her education from Bakersfield College and Seattle Central College. Her hobbies include dance, drawing, and painting. Bianca plans to visit all 7 wonders of the world – ask her where she has traveled!
Taylor our assistant has been in the Dental field since 2016. She started as a lab tech and decided to go into assisting to be able to interact with patients. In her spare time, you can catch Taylor making professional cakes, snowboarding, and weight lifting. Ask Taylor what her favorite recipes are!
Marissa chose dentistry because she enjoys helping others build confidence through a healthy smile. She received her assistant’s degree from Pima Medical Institute. In her spare time, Marissa enjoys dancing salsa, flamenco, and bachata – ask her what her favorite dance move is!
Miki graduated from the Pima Institute for Dental Assisting. She chose this industry because the best thing to see on a patient is a happy smile – and loves creating them! In her spare time, you can catch Miki spending time with her kiddos exploring the city.
Cleo our Hygiene Coordinator has been in the industry for 29 years. At the hygiene reception, she greets & sets up our hygiene patients and sends correspondence letters to referring offices. In her spare time, Cleo enjoys reading, going on walks, traveling, and exploring uncharted territory!
Lisa, our New Patient Coordinator, has been in the dental field for 29 years – specifically in periodontal and oral surgery practices. With the majority of her career as a chair-side surgical assistant & clinical lead, Lisa made the jump to front administration early 2018 and is loving it! In her free time you can catch her East of the mountains enjoying the outdoors, camping, and wine tasting. Ask her who her favorite Seahawks player is!
Charlene our Financial Coordinator has been in the industry for 29 years: 15 as an assistant and 15 in administration. She chose this field because she enjoys giving patients a positive experience in the office. In her spare time, you can catch Charlene spending time with friends & family in church, and Mixxedfit!
Alyssa is our front desk scheduling coordinator. She is currently attending Seattle Central College for Dental Hygiene. Dentistry has always been a passion of hers, she shadowed her dentist in high school & always loved getting her check-ups as a child. On the weekends you can catch Alyssa doing the daily crossword puzzle with her cat Nova in her lap, playing volleyball, or hiking!
Gabriela our Professional Relationships Director went to school & played volleyball at Pacific University with a focus on marketing. Gabriela enjoys this role in the practice as she enjoys creating relationships and connecting with others. In her spare time, you can catch her playing volleyball at Greenlake, and cooking for family and friends!
James our treatment coordinator helps patients receive the best care by helping them choose a treatment plan that best fits their needs. James attended Linfield College & received a BA in economics. He chose dentistry because he enjoys supporting those that want a healthy lifestyle! In his spare time, you can catch James enjoying the outdoors by hiking, kayaking, and hopping over to Lake Chelan!
Dawn our office manager grew up in Vero Beach, Florida. She started in an orthodontics practice on the east coast, and ended up in the PNW to be closer to her sibling and her niece. In Dawn’s spare time, she enjoys paddle boarding & exploring Seattle with her husband. Dawn isn’t afraid of anything – she loves going to the Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando!