Dental Team

A professional headshot of Karen, the Director of Patient Care.

Karen, Director of Patient Care

Karen is the first person you meet when you step inside our practice. It’s a good thing because she is a caring and detail-oriented professional in charge scheduling, insurance billing, and financial arrangements.

As a dental care enthusiast who enjoys helping you prevent problems, Karen takes great pride in acting as your advocate. She brings a deep understanding of both dental treatment and benefits systems to her role.

Karen is a graduate of the Northwest College for Dental Assisting and Knapp Business College where she focused her studies on accounting and business management. She completed post graduate training in health care administration, patient service, and dental technology.

When she’s not in the office, Karen enjoys making memories through great experiences. Some of her favorite times were spent scuba diving in the Virgin Islands and Hawaii. Next, she plans to go on an eating tour of Italy.

Emily, Dental Hygienist

Emily is a knowledgeable, gentle, and caring registered dental hygienist. She begins each visit with a conversation about you.

In her work, Emily emphasizes gum health. This is because the gums are the foundation of excellent oral health. Emily is excited about using oral DNA technology to prevent oral health problems. She continues to learn about enhancing airflow through dentistry and helping patients who experience breathing problems.

Emily holds a degree in dental hygiene. She completed postgraduate training in Precision Periodontal Medicine and The Hygienist Program at the Kois Center.

Outside of the office, Emily loves Mexican food and vacations to Maui.

A professional headshot of Emily, a Dental Hygienist at Bellevue Dentist.
A professional Headshot of Tanya, the Senior Dental Assistant at Bellevue Dentist.

Tanya, Senior Dental Assistant

Tanya is a bright, talented, and nurturing registered dental assistant with an eye for detail. She possesses a passion for learning and sharing knowledge about oral health.

Providing comprehensive care, that considers your whole health, is Tanya’s priority. To help make visits more comfortable she led our dental team’s adoption of Dental Scanner, a device that makes taking dental impressions easier for patients.

In our practice, you will find Tanya chairside assisting Dr. Jayne. She provides clinical supports for treatment involving dental implants, veneers, and tooth restorations.

Tanya earned her degree in dental assisting from the Dental Assisting Training Center and she holds a certificate in x-ray technology.

Always up for adventure, Tanya’s best vacation yet was a trip to the Maldives. She also loves her mother’s home cooking.

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