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!
Lynn our Hygienist chose dentistry because she loves helping others smile & keeping their smiles healthy! In her spare time, you can catch Lynn hiking, knitting, and spending time with loved ones.
Rebecka’s passion for dentistry started her with us at Advanced Periodontics in 2010 as a dental assistant. In 2013 she left for Dental Hygiene school. Since graduating from PIMA medical institute in 2015 she tried her skills in all aspects of dentistry from pedodontics to prosthodontics. However, nothing has compared to finding her love and purpose back here with us as one of our periodontal hygienists. She really enjoys all aspects of periodontal medicine and has an unwavering drive for the best patient care.
When she isn’t talking care of our patients, she enjoys macro and Astro photography as well as spending time with her husband Tim, Daughter Hailey and their 2 dogs Hannah and Cooper.
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!
Maddy grew up in Vancouver, WA and is currently completing her general studies. She chose to work in dentistry because she loves working with people and helping create beautiful smiles. Her mother, Joy, may have had an influence as well 🙂 In her spare time, you can catch Maddy spending quality time with family & friends.
Winter, one of our assistants, is a true Seattle native growing up in West Seattle. She has been in the industry for 5 years and chose dentistry because she wanted to be in a clinical setting and loves being involved in surgeries! In her spare time you can catch her hiking with friends, and getting creative through baking, drawing, and painting.
Our surgical assistant, Kimberly, has been in the industry for 25+ years. She grew up in a Central Washington, and attended Clark Community College. Kimberly chose dentistry because she enjoys helping others learn the importance of good oral health. In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys the sunshine & boating in Eastern Washington!
Kaliee, our dental assistant, grew up in California. She went to Central Washington University and studied business management, all while playing fast pitch! She loves hiking with her dog raider, and attending live sporting events. Ask her about her favorite team!
Kim, our surgical assistant, grew up in Montara, California. She chose dentistry because she wants to educate others to practice proper dental hygiene and keep their smile forever. Kim has two goals in life: 1. to be surrounded by loving friends and family, and 2. to use her skills to help others live healthier and smile with confidence.
Erica, one of our assistants, grew up in the Seattle area and decided to go into the healthcare field, because she loves helping people. With her 15 years of medical and dental knowledge, Erica is a huge asset to our practice and patients. Erica loves hiking, camping, and exploring the Pacific Northwest. When she is not helping our patients, she enjoys baking and recreating her families’ secret recipes.
Casey, our Clinical Manager started her passion for dentistry while serving in our US Navy. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the PNW finding new hikes, rock climbing, camping, and skydiving! She is up for any adventure with her new rescue pup Bailey!
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 Assistant Manager, has been in the dental field for 32 years – specifically in periodontal and oral surgery practices with the majority of her career as a chairside surgical assistant & clinical lead. In her free time you can catch her East of the mountains enjoying the outdoors, camping, wine tasting and watching football.
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!
Mike our financial coordinator has been in the industry for 16 years. He began his career in the Lab Program, as he loves working with his hands and creating removable prosthetics while creating relationships with patients. In his spare time you can catch Mike golfing, paddle boarding, and playing sports. Are you a Polo player? Ask Mike for some pointers!
Gina, our front desk administrator, grew up in Fresno, California and attended to Fresno City College for Business Administration. She chose dentistry because she feels a smile is the best accessory, and a great way to help people feel welcomed. In her spare time, she enjoys dance, photography, and films from the 80’s and 90’s. Need fashion advice? Ask Gina!
Our patient coordinator, Sam, is a local. She grew up in Arlington, WA and attended Central Washington University with a BS in Business Administration and a minor in Hospitality & Event Design. Sam is a DIY and HGTV enthusiast! She loves “doing it herself,” and is looking forward to fully renovating her home one day.
Paulina grew up in Spokane, WA and attended Spokane Falls Community College for Fine Arts. She loves the dental field because she enjoys seeing patients get to turn their smiles into beautiful works of art. When not at the office, she enjoys drawing, listening to podcasts and going to concerts.
Kristy, our Professional Relationship Director, originally from Canada was raised here in Washington. She is a proud UW Husky with a background in Marketing and Client Relations. She resides on the Eastside with her husband, two teenage boys and their fur baby Eddie. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family boating, camping and cooking.