Lindsay is a graduate of the University of Washington and is a veteran Oral and Maxillofacial surgery assistant. Lindsay is our chief implant coordinator and interfaces with all of our restorative dentists. She is a registered dental assistant and certified dental anesthesia assistant. She has passed the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery DAANCE (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification) examination as well as ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). In her spare time, she enjoys golfing and our beloved Seattle Seahawks. Aside from Oral surgery, Lindsay spent the past 11 years selling real estate. Time with friends and family is most important to her and she especially loves to dote on her 17 year old cat, Boo.
Nichole is one of our Oral & maxillofacial surgery assistants and our safety coordinator. Nichole was born in North Carolina and raised in California. She is a graduate of Pima Medical Institute for Dental Assisting and Central Carolina Community College for Phlebotomy and is also a Certified Nursing Assistant. Nichole was a CNA for 2 years before deciding to change things up and join the world of dentistry. She loves helping people and taking care of them, that is what got her started on the track to working in the health field. Nichole is ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) certified and is currently working on her DAANCE (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification) certification. She is a mother to two daughters and a son, also has a step daughter and step son. She is very family oriented and loves spending quality time with them In her spare time loves doing DIY crafts, cooking and gardening. Her ultimate dream is to one day do mission work teaching children the importance of oral health.
Shelby is a highly experienced lynchpin in our surgical & maxillofacial surgery assistant team. Shelby has over nineteen years of extensive experience in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery in both the clinical and hospital operating room settings. She is also one of our key implant coordinators, interfacing with the offices of our restorative dentists. Shelby has passed the CALOMS OMSA (California Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant), ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) course and DAANCE (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification) and is also a certified dental anesthesia assistant. In her spare time she loves to cook and is a huge SciFi fan.
Grace is our Patient Care Coordinator. She has been with our practice since 2015. She handles all of our insurance eligibility, benefits and financial estimates. Grace loves working in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and thoroughly enjoys shadowing surgeries when she has the opportunity. Grace is certified in BLS (Basic Life Support). Grace has lived in the PNW all her life. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, hiking, and any outdoor activities with her husband Jess, and of course, cheering on the Seattle Seahawks! LOB!! (Legion of Boom!)
Melanie is our Office Manager. She has been with our practice since 2015 and has been working in dentistry since 2007. Melanie oversees all of our insurance and patient billing, financial information and many other functions of our front office. She is certified in BLS (Basic Life Support) and has completed several courses in dental and medical billing. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, including her wonderful boyfriend, Andy and son, Lex.
Jennifer is our Scheduling Coordinator. She will always greet you upon arrival with a smile! Jennifer has many years of office and project management experience, but enjoys working in a healthcare setting most of all. Her love of dentistry started while assisting a dentist on a mission trip in Nicaragua. When she returned home, she continued volunteering for Medical Teams International on their local mobile dental van. She has a passion for helping others and has also enjoyed working in Guatemala numerous times as well as Africa and Mexico. Jennifer also enjoys the beautiful PNW, baking, reading, traveling and spending time with her husband and Airedale rescues, Ringo and Riley.
Sherry is one of our Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants. She is a graduate of Lake Washington Technical College and a Registered Dental Assistant. Sherry is also certified in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) and is working on completing her DAANCE (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Exam). In her spare time she enjoys hot yoga, wine tasting and spending time with her dog, friends and family.
Krista, one of our Oral & Maxillofacial surgery assistants, is a graduate of Everest college Dental Assisting program. She has been a registered dental assistant for 8 years and is also ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certified and is working on her DAANCE (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Exam). In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and puppy, Hank.
Tanya is a graduate from the Dental Assisting program at Everest college and has been a certified dental assistant for 7 years. She is DAANCE (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Exam), BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certified and is a certified dental anesthesia assistant. She enjoys cheering her two stepsons on during their football season and stays busy being a new mom to their baby boy. Tanya and her husband love to spend quality time together fishing and hunting through the seasons.