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 has had a zest and passion for every aspect dentistry for 35 years. Katie started with AP in 2006 as a hygienist and hasn’t looked back. She loves every day with her work family and patients. When she not here, you’ll find her spending time with the loves of her life, High School sweetheart James and amazing Doodle Remy, exploring the Pacific NW outdoors rain or shine.
If you can’t seem to find her right away, she’ll be chillin with a cup of coffee somewhere. Maybe Disneyland!
Jennifer recently relocated to Seattle from Southern California. She has worked in Dentistry since 2006. Where she started as a Dental Assistant and then went back to school for Dental Hygiene. Throughout her career as a hygienist, she has worked in several specialty offices, but enjoys periodontal health the most. When she is not with patients, you can find her exploring her new city, going on hikes, cooking, and playing with her dog Hugo.
Cody, our Clinic Manager, has worked in Dentistry since 2014. He started as a Dental Assistant and has worked his way into management, previously overseeing multiple clinics in the Seattle area. Transitioning from corporate dentistry to private practice, he appreciates the personal touch that Advanced Perio gives to each one of their patients, and thoroughly enjoys overseeing a clinical team that truly loves what they do. In his free time, you will find him exploring the Seattle restaurant scene and hanging with his dog David.
Kim, our Surgical Assistant, grew up in Montara, California. She chose dentistry because she o be surrounded by loving friends and family, and 2. To use her skills to help others live healthier and smile with confidence.
With 6 Years as a Dental Assistant, Rosa has found her passion for Periodontics and is excited at the opportunity to work closely with our skilled providers. She loves having a career that allows her to learn and grow every day, and she prides herself in her ability to make her patients feel comfortable. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. Some of her favorite activities include hiking around the Pacific Northwest, trying new restaurants, and travelling!
Crystal is a travel enthusiast, having lived in five different states (including Ohio where she grew up) before landing in Seattle. She enjoys sitting in the dentist chair herself just as much as she loves helping patients improve their overall health in her role as a Dental Assistant. She strives to give all patients a sense of comfort and relaxation during their visit. When she isn’t working, you can find her and her husband checking out new and exciting restaurants in the city. If you need a food recommendation, she’s your gal!
Jessica has been in the dental industry for over a decade, and what she enjoys the most about it is the variety it provides in the different patient interactions she gets to have on a daily basis. She loves working with people and strives to seek out the good in every person each day. She grew up in North Seattle and even though she is an avid traveller, she couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Every opportunity she gets, she explores the beautiful scenery that the PNW has to offer with her two dogs in tow, a 15 year old pug named Brunky and a 2 year old rescue named Chunk. When she isn’t working in the clinic or travelling around the world, you can find her doing yoga, listening to podcasts, hula hooping, stargazing, or scuba diving. Her zest for life is summed up in her favorite quote, “The days are long, but the years are short.”
Silas has been in the dental field for almost 3 years, and finds it extremely rewarding! What he enjoys most is working with patients to help keep their smiles healthy. In his free time, he enjoys wandering the Pacific Northwest in search of good restaurants and scenic places to read and explore. He’s always on the hunt for a new adventure, and is open to recommendations. If you have any good ones, please let him know!
Reem has been interested in working in the dental field for as long as she can remember, and sees it as the perfect balance between art and science. During her six years of experience, she has mostly worked in general dentistry, but is thrilled to be making the transition to periodontics, an area she has always wanted to explore. She loves being a part of the patient’s journey to a healthy and beautiful smile! In her free time she enjoys cooking, hiking, travelling, and spending time with loved ones.
Our Office Manager Olga has worked in Dentistry since 2006. She started out as a Dental Assistant and worked her way up to regional management in the dental corporate world. She is excited about her transition back into private practice, and loves overseeing a team of professionals that are as passionate about patient care as she is! In her free time, she loves to travel, and spend time with family.
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.
Yeburzing, one of our Treatment Coordinators, was born and raised in Seattle and loves to travel and explore new cities. You will find her spending her free time at parks, beaches or anywhere with a beautiful view. She has always been drawn to the healthcare world and her passion is helping patients receive the care they need.
Mary, one of our Treatment Coordinators, worked as a medica assistant for many years and decided to pursue dentistry once she moved back to Washington as a new career path. She is a youth leader at her church, Pursuit, because she loves supporting and helping lead her younger generation. In her free she enjoys playing pool with her boyfriend and friends at her local billiards. Her dream is to retire on a beach in Sarasota Florida!
Gina, our Front Desk Administrator and Hygiene Coordinator, 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 Team Recruiter Employee Appreciation Liaison, 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.
Our Front Desk Coordinator and New Patient Liason, Cynthia, recently relocated from Texas. Her and her husband are parents to two wonderful fur babies Ellie and Louie! As a family, they enjoy rock climbing, hiking, and paddling. When not outside, you can usually find Cynthia curled up with a book!
Paulina, our New Patient Liaison, 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.