Meet the Team

Marjie – Office Coordinator

Marjie began her career as a dental assistant, where she fell in love with the relationships she was able to form with patients. She prides herself on making everyone feel comfortable and a part of the office family. Years later, now as the Office Manager, her favorite part of her job is still creating a lasting relationship with all of our patients. She loves knowing they are maximizing their dental benefits, and understand how their insurance can give them the smile they always dreamed of.

Marjie was born in beautiful Montana and moved to Washington when she was 5 years old. Now she lives in Puyallup with her husband, Doug. Marjie enjoys spending her time in the sunshine out in her beautiful garden, or scrap-booking on a rainy Washington day. You will also find her volunteering as often as she can, giving back to her community.

UPFCD (11 of 24)Amanda – Scheduling Coordinator

Amanda will be the first smile to greet you when you come into our beautiful office. She started her dental career in 2013 and makes it her mission to ensure every patient has a positive, supporting environment to have their dental care needs met. She enjoys getting to know patients and building great relationships. She will help you with all of your Scheduling and Insurance needs and will serve as a liaison between insurance carriers, staff and patients to resolve any concerns.

Amanda is a born and raised Washingtonian. She spent her early years growing up on her grandparent’s apple and cherry orchard in Chelan, but then moved to Marysville, WA where her family still lives. Amanda shares her happy home in the local Tacoma 6th Ave District with her husband Keith, son Asher and miniature schnauzer, Mr. Edison. On her weekends you will her exploring the PNW hiking, running 5k’s, attending the theatre at Point Ruston, relaxing and watching Netflix or reading a good book.

Lyuba – Dental Hygienist 

Lyuba is known for her cheerful personality, making patients instantly feel at ease with her gentle and reassuring presence. After working in dental administration for eight years, she decided to further her education in the dental field, pursuing a career in Dental Hygiene.  She graduated from the Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program in 2011. Lyuba is constantly expanding her knowledge and learning about the latest dental technology and techniques. This enables her to provide top notch care to each and every patient.

In her spare time, Lyuba enjoys exploring the outdoors, baking, and spending quality time with her husband and four children.

Erica – Dental Hygienist

What Erica enjoys most about dental hygiene is making patients feel accepted and un-judged. She helps patients to improve their oral health through easy homecare tips and tricks so they will feel confident about achieving positive oral health. She prides herself on her gentle touch and making patients as comfortable as possible during cleanings. Erica graduated from Pierce College in 2011 and she keeps her dental hygiene knowledge up-to- date through the latest in continuing educations classes and courses.

Erica is married and has 2 grown children, one crazy dog and a grumpy cat. She enjoys family game night, camping, hiking, boating, gardening, traveling and reading (lots and lots of reading). She and her family are very excited for the new Seattle Kraken and plan on attending many of their hockey games!

coming-soon-200x200Lisa- Dental Assistant

Lisa has been assisting in the dental field for 16 years. She began her dental career at at Bates technical college after graduating from Lincoln High School. Since joining our team Lisa has been quick to build relationships with our patients, she loves taking care of everyone’s unique smile. Her goal is to give the best care to each individual when they walk through the door.

In her free time Lisa loves spending time with her large family in her local hometown. Lisa is the proud mom to 2 sons, a daughter and the soon to be grandma to a beautiful granddaughter! You will always find her with her kids when she has the opportunity.

Sheri – Dental Assistant 

Sheri’s 25 years of dental expertise will put you at ease with her welcoming smile and caring attitude. She loves developing relationships with her patients and making your dental care as comfortable as possible. She loves dentistry, especially all the newest and latest techniques & technology. Sheri was born and raised in the North End of Tacoma (she lived for a short time in California but missed the beautiful PNW and moved back.) She attended Wilson High School, TCC and began her dental career at Clover Park College.

In her free time Sheri loves to spend quality time with her family or entertaining with friends. She loves to travel, read, go on walks, and she absolutely LOVES shopping- But her favorite past time is watching her two boys play soccer!