Sara, Registered Dental Hygienist
Sara grew up in the beautiful Skagit Valley and graduated BEHS in 1987. She started her dental career in 1989 as a receptionist while at Everett Community College where she earned her Associate’s Degree. In 1993 she graduated from Clark College Dental Hygiene and was awarded the Outstanding Student of the Year and Dean’s List Award. She practiced her first 11 years of hygiene in the Snohomish County area until moving back to Skagit Valley to be closer to her family. She has been with this practice for 15 years and enjoys working with the best dental team that delivers the highest quality care to our wonderful patients. Sara strives to truly know her patients so they can work together to achieve the best oral health possible.
Outside of work, Sara is busy keeping up with her husband’s and two teenage daughter’s full schedules. Family is definitely a priority to her. When Sara finds some down time, she loves to be in her garden, “glamping”, hiking, beachcombing and reading. She also volunteers and is on several booster clubs for her daughters’ school, serves as a youth leader at her church and serves as an activities coordinator for RFKC, a summer camp for local foster children.
Kristen, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristen graduated from Central Washington University in 2004 with a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. She continued her education at Lake Washington Technical College where she graduated in 2008 with her Dental Hygiene License. Outside of the office, you will find Kristen spending time with her husband Pk and their 2 kids, Kelsey and Brysen. Kristen enjoys hiking, biking, swimming, playing sports, horse 4-H, and hanging out with family and friends.
Brittany, Registered Dental Hygienist
Brittany has been a registered dental hygienist since 2017. She was excited to follow in her mother’s footsteps into the field of dentistry and feels fortunate to work alongside many coworkers that have known her for years! She is passionate about dental care and loves educating her patients in the importance of oral hygiene. Outside of the office, Brittany enjoys fitness, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.
Jennifer, Registered Dental Assistant
Jennifer was born and raised in Skagit Valley and has been working with the practice since 1991. She has loved seeing the changes and improvements of dentistry over the years and has always made it her goal to be sure each patient is comfortable and has an understanding of their treatment. She has two girls, one of which has followed her into the dentistry field. Outside of the office Jennifer enjoys fishing, hiking, camping and basically anything to do with the outdoors.
Anna, Registered Dental Assistant
Anna is a registered Washington State Dental Assistant and works with both Doctors in the office for restorative and surgical appointments. She began her dental career in a small town in northern Illinois where she was trained on the job and worked there for 6 years. Anna, her husband, and their two children moved to the Skagit Valley four years ago and have enjoyed all that the PNW brings: hiking, beaches, and small town life. They look forward to having their adventurous children grow up here.
Liz, Patient Care Coordinator; Registered Dental Assistant
Liz graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1986, and then Bellingham Technical College in 1987 with a certificate in dental assisting. She has been with our practice since that time, working as a Certified Dental Assistant full-time for four years, and then switching to part-time as a Patient Care Coordinator. She has been married to her husband, Ken, for 29 years and has three children. When Liz is not at work, she is actively doing genealogy research for her family and others. She said the best part of her job is getting to work with people who feel like family, still getting to see patients that were in the practice when she started, and helping the new patients who choose our practice to feel welcome and answer any questions they may have about their treatment plan.
Ranae, Patient Care Coordinator
Ranae grew up in Parker, Colorado and moved to the Northwest in 1984, and landed in Skagit Valley in 1987. She has been a part of this unique team of special ladies and doctors for 11 years. She, along with her team, pride themselves in maintaining a welcoming and caring atmosphere for each patient. She enjoys spending time with her family of two grown sons, a husband of 40 years and their rescue Lab “George.” In her spare time her hobbies include camping, gardening and attending Bluegrass music festivals.
Debbie, Treatment and Financial Coordination
Debbie originally hails from California with over 30 years experience in the dental field. She moved to the Pacific Northwest 4 years ago and joined the dental team here. Debbie can answer your insurance, scheduling, account receivable and treatment coordination questions. She is devoted to helping provide the best care for our patients.When not working she enjoys time with her family and 2 golden retrievers. She loves to garden, exercise , watch her grandsons baseball games and explore the PNW.