Lanelle is a Washington native and has been in the dental field for 16 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.
Patient Care Coordinator
Kim was born in South Korea and grew up in Boise, Idaho. Before moving to Washington, she lived in Nicaragua, Arizona, and West Virginia. Kim started out as a dental assistant and now works in the front office. She enjoys building relationships with patients and being a part of their overall care. On the weekends, Kim likes to spend time with her husband and try out local breweries.
Dental Hygiene Team
Colleen graduated from dental hygiene school in 1998 and has been a part of our office since 2002. She loves the relationships she has built with each patient and enjoys helping patients maintain their oral health. You can find Colleen either hiking with her bernese mountain dog or spending time with her family. Growing up, Colleen’s dad was in the military and she was born in Japan. She has also lived in Guam and California, and moved to Washington when she was in high school. Colleen currently lives in Kirkland with her husband and teenage son.
Celeste was born in Washington D.C. When she was younger, she lived in Japan for 4 years with her family. Celeste graduated from Lake Washington Institute of Technology. She loves the education aspect of helping her patients learn healthy habits. At home, you will find her training for half marathons, figure skating, reading, and spending time with family.
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.
Kalia is an outdoor enthusiast. She is a Washington native and grew up hiking, biking, swimming, waterskiing, skiing, and wakeboarding. Kalia graduated from Lake Washington Institute of Technology and values building relationships with her patients. She likes to explain the scientific reasoning behind oral care techniques and procedures. In her free time, Kalia enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She loves the landscape of the pacific northwest and the variety of recreation available.
Dental Assistant Team
After finishing the dental assisting program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Savannah came to our office to complete her internship. Getting to know and interacting with patients is what she loves most about being a dental assistant. She also loves working with children and educating them about oral home care. Savannah was born and raised in Washington. She enjoys hiking, taking part in her volunteer ministry, and spending time with her family and friends.
My was born and raised in the central side of Vietnam. Cooking, baking, camping, hiking, going off road and exploring new trails in Washington are a few of her favorite hobbies. Her bucket list of places to travel include: Bali, Greece, and Maldives. My loves being a dental assistant because she enjoys helping each patient achieve a beautiful and healthy smile. She wants to further her education and become a registered dental hygienist.
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.