Susan was born in Berkeley, CA but has called the Washington home since she was 12 years old. She graduated from Rogers High School and soon after attended Highline Community College. Susan and her husband have lived in the same home since 1986 where they raised their two children.
Susan has been in dentistry since 1985 and this current office since April 1998. She has developed so many friendships and bonds through that time and enjoys seeing everyone smile.
In her free time she enjoys doing projects around her home and yard, gardening, walking her spunky boxer dogs and spending time with family, especially her adorable grandson.
SYRIA, CDA & RDA
Syria was born and raised in the Tacoma area. She graduated from Franklin Pierce High School, and she attended Clover Park Technical College where she graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant.
Growing up she always enjoyed her visits to the dentist and was very interested about the field. She works in both the administrative and clinical side of dentistry and enjoys taking the time to help her patients feel better by improving their health.
In her spare time you can usually find her doing a variety of adventurous outdoor activities such as; Riding quads at the dunes, kayaking, camping and dirt biking. She also has a beautiful Australian Sheppard, Denali.
DEB, CDA & RDA
Deb was raised in Tacoma and graduated from Franklin Pierce High School. She attended Tacoma Community College and graduated from Bates with a Certificate in Dental Assisting. Deb loves meeting new people through dentistry and has treated many of the patients within this practice for the past four decades.
In the winter months you may catch her gracefully speeding down the mountain as she is an avid skier. Deb enjoys staying active with aerobic fitness. Deb and her husband enjoy camping and mountain biking in the summer. She also loves baking and making tasty treats.
JANETTE, CDA & RDA
Janette was born in Yakima and raised in Burlington. She graduated from Burlington Edison High and attended Charter College to become a dental assistant.
Janette fell into dentistry by attending a medical assisting career fair with her friend for moral support when she stumbled upon a booth recruiting dental assistants. This caught her eye and she immediately signed up for classes. She loves to learn something new every day, meeting new people and helping them achieve a healthy smile.
Janette is married with 3 daughters and a 5lb Chihuahua named Woody. She enjoys spending the outdoors with her family and “movie and pizza” nights. Sunday is a very special day for the family where she attends morning mass and later in the day cheers he husband on at the baseball park.
Amy was born and raised in South Korea. She developed her interest in oral hygiene after having dental treatment to restore several teeth affected by cavities. Her dentist educated her on how to prevent cavities and this inspired her to pursue a career in dental hygiene to help others maintain a healthy smile.
Amy received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at Eastern Washington University. She is passionate about improving her patient’s oral health and teaching her patient’s on how to prevent dental problems.
In her spare time, Amy enjoys hot yoga, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Doreen was born and raised in West Seattle. Her interest in dental hygiene stems from her time in high school volunteering as a Candy Striper at Swedish Hospital; Doreen knew that she wanted a career where she could provide care to people in need. Doreen brings with her experience, a gentle touch and exceptional service.
She graduated from Shoreline Community College as a Registered Dental Hygienist and is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. Doreen is passionate about providing a positive and friendly environment to make your dental visit a pleasant experience while learning about great oral health hygiene.
In her spare time Doreen enjoys traveling, reading, shopping and spending time with her beautiful grandchildren.