Our Front Office Team
LONNIE, SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Lonnie began in 1990 in the dental field. Her scheduling expertise will ensure you have an “outstanding” experience with our office. She is often the first voice you hear when you enter our office and her laugh can likely be heard for miles. Lonnie’s contagious energy will often get kids to dance and sing for their appointments. She enjoys watching movies, reading and sleeping. Her favorite thing about working with kids is that “they look at the world with loving eyes and have no judgement. That’s why I keep coming back!”
LA NETTE, OFFICE MANAGER
La Nette’s experience began in the dental field in 1985, working in all areas of both offices. She’s efficient in all she does. She reviews treatment plans, costs, benefits, pops in the back office when necessary and everything in-between! She’s awesome with the kids and supportive to the parents. She is married to Dave and has one daughter, Shannon. La Nette enjoys Outlaw Mini Stock Racing, Zumba, traveling, RVing and spending time with family. Her favorite thing about working with kids: “The funny things they say that make me laugh!”
JACKIE, BUSINESS AND TREATMENT COORDINATOR
Jackie first came to us as an intern and was so awesome that we asked her to join our team in 2010 as a dental assistant. Now she does everything; from creating your child’s treatment plan to creative holiday decorating and assisting in the back. You might find her scheduling treatment, billing insurance, cleaning teeth, singing down the hallway or decorating the office. Her optimist and happy spirit is one that is envied and treasured. Jackie loves music, sporting events, the outdoors and fun times with loved ones. Her favorite thing about working with kids is “listening to their stories and seeing how their imaginations grow!”
Our Back Office Team
ANNA, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Anna first came to our office in 2010 to help in our sterilization area. As she completed her assisting school, she began her externship with us and was officially part of our team in 2014. You’ll usually find Anna keeping our doctors organized and well supplied. She’s extremely nurturing, playful and so dedicated to giving your child a good experience. She has two little ones who keep her very busy, enjoys sewing, baking, and shopping. Her favorite thing about working with kids: “I love being able to be goofy at work and I love how honest they are!”
SHANNON, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Shannon joined our team after graduating from Central Washington University with a Bachelors of Science in November of 2016. She was born and raised in the Snoqualmie Valley. Her charismatic ways and bright smile is so contagious to anyone she comes in contact with, and she makes it easy for kids to feel comforted and at ease. Outside of work, Shannon enjoys camping, hiking, boating and spending time with her friends & family and two dogs; a chihuahua and yellow lab. Her favorite thing about working with kids is “getting to know their unique personalities!”
JANINE, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Janine became one of our team members in January of 2017. She previously worked in general dentistry and later discovered working with children was more fun! Janine has 4 nephews she adores and enjoys being around kids. She is enthusiastic, determined and a very sweet-natured assistant. Janine enjoys working out and cooking when she’s not at work. Her favorite thing about working with kids is being able to make each child feel like they can accomplish anything and leave feeling joyful and eager to come back.
COLLEEN, DENTAL HYGIENIST
Colleen graduated from dental hygiene in 2010 with high accomplishment. After having worked with kids initially and then mostly adults during her training, she often says the kids are the best part of her job and she definitely has a knack at working with them.