Lanelle is a Washington native and has been in the dental field for 20 years. Lanelle helps provide excellent care and a positive experience for patients. She enjoys getting to know each patient and their families. When Lanelle and her husband get a rare night out, they enjoy eating at fancy restaurants and camping. She spends most of her time chasing around her two rambunctious boys and drinking a lot of coffee.
Front Office Coordinator
Amy comes from a very dental oriented family. Her Grandfather, Dad, Sister-In-Law and Brother are all dentists! She enjoys helping patients understand their treatments plans and insurance benefits. When Amy is not doing "dental" things, you can find her at the dog park with her two Corgis, George and Issy. Amy recently got engaged in Sun Valley and is very busy planning her wedding for next year!
Dental Hygiene Team
Vanessa has been practicing dental hygiene for 10 years. She loves the connections and conversations she makes while working with patients. When she’s not at work, Vanessa spends time caring for her four children, volunteering with the teenage girls at her church, and a smattering of other hobbies including: knitting, reading (history and young adult fiction are her favorite genres), gardening, sewing, painting, cooking, running, and biking. Vanessa was born in Atlanta and lived there while her father was in dental school. She has lived in Southern California, Las Vegas, Utah, and now lives in Bellevue with her family.
Marcela has been in the dental field for over 15 years. Making a difference in her patients’ lives by helping improve and maintain their smiles is what drew her to become a hygienist. She also enjoys being a hygienist because it allows her to get to know patients on a personal level. As a result, she is able to help them feel comfortable during their dental visit. Growing up, Marcela lived in a small country in Eastern Europe named Moldova. She lived in Romania for about 9 years, then moved to Bellevue in 2000, which has now become home. Marcela spends her free time with her family, gardening, cooking, reading, and traveling.
MinJu was born in Seoul, South Korea. She lived in Seoul and California before making the move to the Seattle area. MinJu enjoys interacting with patients and educating them about their dental hygiene. When she is not in the office, you can find her reading, listening to music and cleaning. Before MinJu was a dental hygienist, she worked as a dental assistant for a little over two years. She loves the dental field and finds every day an exciting adventure.
Dental Assistant Team
Anna grew up in Washington and currently lives in Seattle. She also lived in the Ivory Coast doing volunteer work. In addition to having three siblings, she has a dog and six chickens that she has helped raise for 13 years. Her favorite chicken was Hilary Fluff. Some of Anna’s hobbies include hiking, reading, playing card games, and painting. Her favorite thing about working with patients is getting to know them on a personal level and seeing the satisfying end result of the work that is accomplished.
Dnell was born in Montana and moved to Washington 22 years ago. She has two daughters and lives in Kirkland. Dnell enjoys being a dental assistant because she has an appreciation for the craft of dentistry. In addition to connecting with new people on a daily basis, she likes being a positive factor in helping patients with their dental care. Some of Dnell’s hobbies include: biking, skiing, gardening in her yard, and making jewelry.