Registered Dental Hygienists

Our Registered Dental Hygienists provide a range of preventive and maintenance oral hygiene care. They are gentle, thorough, and take time to educate each patient about their unique dental health, as well as nutrition, and establishing healthy home care routines. Our Hygienists are thrilled when they see a clean, bright, and healthy smile at a recall visit!

Sheri - Registered Dental Hygienists


Sheri started in the dental field in 1999 and joined us in 2018. She enjoys meeting families, watching children grow up, and helping everyone have a healthy and clean smile.

Sheri and her husband Nick have two young children who keep them on the go.

Michelle - Registered Dental Hygienists


Michelle started in the dental field in 2002 and joined Eagle Family Dental Center in 2012. She likes getting to know each patient on a personal level and helping people keep or reach optimal oral health. Michelle appreciates being part of an office team that feels like an extended family.Michelle is originally from Indiana and loves living in the PNW. When not working, she likes spending time with family and friends, attending concerts, hiking, and being with her dogs.

Lori - Registered Dental Hygienist


Lori is a Registered Dental Hygienist with 13 years of experience in the dental field. After beginning her dental career as an assistant, she moved on to front office and management positions before enrolling in dental hygiene school at PIMA Medical Institute in Seattle, where she graduated in 2016. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Humanities from a private interior design school in downtown Chicago.

Lori shares about being a hygienist “It’s so much more than “cleaning teeth, and I love to educate my patients about the importance of the oral systemic connection and the outcomes that are possible for them by working on a deeper level of health.” She enjoys working at Eagle Family Dental because “Our team at Eagle Family Dental Center are some of the smartest, kindest and most inclusive people I know. I enjoy working in such a supportive and fun environment where we can provide the best possible experience and top-notch patient care.”

Lori and her husband have been married for 3 years and share a son named Baker, a boxer named Audrey, and they are expecting their second child in August of 2022. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, running half marathons, and cycling at events such as Bike MS and the local STP. A native of Arlington, Lori loves being involved in the community. You will often find her at the local farmers’ market, painting downtown windows, and creating murals.

Jamie - Registered Dental Hygienist


Jamie is a Registered Dental Hygienist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University. She is committed to assisting patients in making informed decisions related to their oral health and hopes to guide them along the way.

“My role as a hygienist is more than just scaling teeth,” Jamie explains. “Spending time to properly educate patients on their periodontal status is an integral part of my job.” Additionally, she says she is thankful for the supportive and uplifting team at Eagle Family Dental Center that has welcomed her with open arms.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and her boyfriend of six years, Jared. Her hobbies include crocheting, tennis, camping, and going on new adventures with her boyfriend and her Pomeranian, Hooper.

Mollie - Dental Hygienist


Mollie graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and joined Eagle Family Dental Center in 2023, the same year she entered the field of dentistry. She wanted to learn more about teeth and oral health since having braces and retainers as a kid. She considers meeting new people and providing personalized care and education on oral health to each patient as the best part of her job.

She has loved Eagle Family Dental ever since visiting our office for dental care as a kid and loves working here with the kind, caring, and helpful team. “We all work together to get the job done and provide patients the care they needs,” she says.

Mollie loves spending her free time with friends and family, her boyfriend Malik, and her German Shepherd/ Blue Heeler mix named Kai. She also loves reading and listening to music and is a die-hard Mariners fan.

Lauren - Dental Hygienist


Lauren has seven years of experience in dentistry, having launched herself into the field as a Dental Assistant in 2016. She knew immediately that hygiene was what she wanted to do. She followed Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTECH) courses in 2016 and 2021 and joined the Eagle team in April 2023.

She loves helping patients understand how oral health affects their whole body and health and instructing them on becoming their best selves in relation to oral health. She enjoys hearing patients describe their families and personal experiences. She is thrilled about working with the Eagle team members due to their caring, supportive nature and how they all work together to provide the best care to patients. Team celebrations are another aspect she enjoys.

Lauren grew up in Northern Ohio and moved to Washington State in 2011. She lives in Snohomish with her husband, three dogs, and cat. Her hobbies include camping, gardening, fishing, and paddle-boarding.

Jessie - Dental Hygienist


Jessie has a BA in Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior and qualifications in Dental Assisting and Hygiene. She started working in dentistry in 2012 and joined us in 2022. Her job involves inspiring people to take care of their oral health and providing a friendly atmosphere for them to do so. The favorite part of her job is creating and maintaining relationships with people in the community. She loves being a part of the helpful, caring, and kind Eagle team.

Jessie comes from a big Italian-American family and is the oldest of four kids and 13 grandkids. She loves visiting Disneyland and Hawaii. Paulie, Nino, and Lorenzo are her three cats.

Gina - Dental Hygienist


Gina attended dental hygiene school in Sacramento, CA, and is a certified trainer for a dental compliance company. She teaches infection control, OSHA, WISHA, and HIPAA. She has been in dentistry since 1994 and joined Eagle in 2022. Gina enjoys building friendships with patients and providing them with the highest possible level of care. She considers herself fortunate to work in an amazing, state-of-the-art dental office like Eagle. She explains, “It has the nicest group of people to work with; it is like being with family. We enjoy our hours together. The doctors are exceptional, and the quality of dentistry is high.”

Gina lives with Mike, her husband of 31 years, in Arlington and has two awesome sons. She loves CrossFit, gardening, and riding side-by-sides with Mike.

Registered Dental Assistants

April, Tracy, Shelby, Amber, Nichole, Kayti, Kendall

Our Registered Dental Assistants work closely with our doctors and hygienists, providing patient care and support. In addition to sterilization and setup, they seat and prepare patients for procedures, making sure the person is comfortable in the chair. Our Dental Assistants work chairside, assist with procedures, talk with patients about the treatment, and provide post-op information, too. They enjoy educating people about dental health and strive to make every visit painless and worry-free. If you ever need anything during a procedure, let them know!

April - Registered Dental Assistants


April joined Eagle Family Dental in 2016, having started in the field in 1991. She enjoys getting to know her patients and the diversity of procedures offered at Eagle Family Dental. She is happy to be part of a practice that helps people love their smiles.

April has been married to her high school sweetheart and best friend since 1993 and has two children. Time away from work, she enjoys being with her family, hiking in the Pacific Northwest mountains, camping, riding her spin bike and baking.

Tracy - Registered Dental Assistants


Tracy has been part of Eagle Family Dental Center since 1999. She enjoys meeting new people, building a rapport with them, and helping patients feel healthier and happier by providing great dentistry. She appreciates working in a family-oriented atmosphere and being part of a team that feels like family.

Tracy has three children. She enjoys spending time with her family, baking, and listening to live music.

Shelby - Registered Dental Assistants


Shelby entered the dental field by joining Eagle Family Dental Center in March 2022 after completing dental assisting school in 2021. She believes in continuous learning and training. Her job involves helping the doctors during treatments and restorative procedures. What she enjoys most about her work is meeting new people and helping provide great dental experiences for patients. She loves the Eagle team as they all work well together in an atmosphere that feels like family.

Shelby cites baking, playing video games, and spending time with her family as her favorite leisure activities.

Amber - Registered Dental Assistants


Amber is a Registered Dental Assistant with six years of experience. She attended Everest College and has worked in both multi-specialty and private practice. She is devoted to providing a comfortable environment and ensuring exemplary care at all times.

Amber enjoys dentistry because of the procedural steps involved that produce positive results. According to Amber, “happy patients make my day.” She enjoys working at Eagle Family Dental Center because her teammates work well together, they are friendly, and they are compassionate. 

Amber and her husband have been married for eight years and have three children together. She enjoys being outdoors, camping, and hanging out by the river during her free time.

Nichole - Registered Dental Assistants


Nichole is a Certified Dental Assistant with six years of experience in the dental field. In 2016, she completed dental assisting school in Astoria, Oregon, and is also certified in radiology and infection control. 

Nichole enjoys being a dental assistant because she enjoys helping to restore a patient’s smile one mouth at a time. She enjoys working with the team at Eagle Family Dental Center because “everyone is a team player and we all go above and beyond to help each other.”

Nichole has a two-year-old child as well as a bonus child. She enjoys spending time outdoors, fishing, and riding quads and dirt bikes in her spare time.

Kayti - Registered Dental Assistants


Kayti graduated from Everest Technical College in 2014, the same year she started her career in dentistry. She began in periodontics and is well-versed in general dentistry too. She joined the Eagle team in April 2023. She sets up treatment rooms, makes patients feel comfortable during their visits, and explains post-op care and oral hygiene Instructions.

She enjoys meeting patients and explaining procedures to them, artistic chairside and lab work, and working with motivated and supportive staff. She especially loves working with Dr. Ally, who is kind, skilled, and gentle and constantly checking to see what she can do to make patients more comfortable and willing to clean up and answer patients’ queries.

Kayti grew up in Sedro-Woolley and married her high school sweetheart in 2022. They have three dogs – Koda, Nakita, and Mikah. They love cooking new dishes, walking/hiking local trails, and playing card games with family. She was a Seattle King Clinic volunteer in 2018 and 2019.

Kendall - Registered Dental Assistants


Kendall began in the dental field in 2016 and joined our team in April 2023. She has an Associate’s Degree from LWTECH. She is in charge of the sterilization of instruments in our office and assists the doctors and assistants where needed. She loves getting to know patients and their families and providing excellent care, resulting in healthy, happy smiles. She appreciates the care provided by the Eagle Family doctors and working closely with a great team that feels like a second family.

Kendall likes to hang out with the family, go shopping, practice diamond art, and have coffee with friends when not working.

Front Office Staff

Kim, Christa, Tammy, Danielle, Carissa and Alejandra

The Eagle Family Dental Center front office staff handles all customer service matters. They are happy to answer questions, find appointment times that work with your busy life, assist with paperwork, and troubleshoot any concerns. With their warm smiles, they ensure you feel welcome and at home in our practice!

Kim - Registered Dental Assistants

Kim – Patient Care Coordinator

Kim’s career in the dental field began in 1985, and she became a valued member of Eagle Family Dental in 1990. Initially serving as a dental assistant, Kim transitioned to the role of Patient Care Coordinator this year, where she now greets patients at the front desk of our dental office.

Kim’s passion for dentistry is matched by her commitment to patient care. She excels in building lasting relationships with patients, providing support and encouragement to help them overcome their dental fears. Her empathetic and attentive approach makes her an indispensable part of our office.

Outside of her professional life, Kim enjoys spending quality time with her husband and their two grown children. Together, they engage in various outdoor activities, including camping, fishing, and hunting. Kim’s love for nature and adventure enriches her life and brings a balanced perspective to her work in the dental field.

Christa – Office Manager

Christa – Office Manager

Christa has been in the dental field since 1992.  Christa was a dental assistant for 12 years before moving into the front office.    She has worked in the front since 2004.  Christa came from an office management position in Oral Surgery and now is the office manager and Eagle Family Dental.

Christa loves that dentistry can have such a positive impact on someone’s smile.  She loves working at Eagle Family Dental because of the excellent care provided by our doctors and staff.  Each team member goes above and beyond for our patients.

Christa and her husband, Al, have been married for over 30 years.  She has two grown sons that she loves to spend time with.   Christa enjoys cooking, gardening and entertaining.

Carissa – Patient Care Coordinator

Carissa – Patient Care Coordinator

Carissa handles our front desk duties. She joined our team in 2021 and has been in the dental field since 2007. Each day, Carissa welcomes patients into the office, helps to explain and verify their insurance, while making sure that the doctor’s schedule is full.

Carissa enjoys meeting new patients, helping them to understand their benefits, and connecting with people on a personal level. She loves working at Eagle Family Dental because we treat everyone like family.

When she’s not at work, Carissa is usually spending time with her family. She is a mom of three boys, and loves to share activities with them and her husband of more than 11 years.

Danielle – Patient Care Coordinator

Danielle – Patient Care Coordinator

Ever since she was little, Danielle has enjoyed the dentist. She loves working with numbers and being able to make a difference in each patient’s life. Danielle enjoys making people feel more comfortable making decisions and helping them to understand their dental benefits. It makes her happy to see how our team can impact someone’s life in a positive way at Eagle Family Dental Center.

Danielle has 2 children and, in her free time, enjoys crafting during the cold winter. When the weather is nice, they love outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and swimming with friends and family.

Alejandra – Patient Care Coordinator

Alejandra – Patient Care Coordinator

Alejandra entered the dental field in 2017 and joined our team in 2023. She has taken online dental classes and has attended the premier event, Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, many times. She loves educating patients about their treatments and changing their perceptions about a dental office being a scary place.

Alejandra moved to Arlington from Lynnwood in 2019. When not working, she loves exploring Arlington with her boyfriend. They love morning walks and spending time with their families. She is a cat mom.

Tammy – Financial Coordinator

Tammy – Financial Coordinator

Tammy has been with our practice since 2000, starting as a patient coordinator and then transitioning to financial coordinator. She works closely with patients to help them understand their insurance benefits and is the go-to person to answer any account-related questions.

Tammy and her husband Benny have celebrated more than 40 years of a strong and enduring marriage. They have two married daughters and five grandchildren. Supporting their grandchildren’s sporting events and other extracurricular activities keep the family busy. When she has time, Tammy enjoys gardening and shopping excursions.