Meet the Staff

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Kim

Clinic Manager

Kim started with Swanson Dental Associates in 2005.  In addition to her duties as clinic manager, Kim manages the restorative schedule and plans treatment.  She takes pleasure in advocating for our patients, and making them feel at home in our dental office.  Kim and her husband Dave have a son, Sam, and dog named Oreo.  She enjoys entertaining friends and family, traveling, and is an avid Husky and Seahawk fan!


Nichole

Financial Coordinator

Nichole and her fiancé Christian relocated to the PNW in 2013. She moved from Montana where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Montana State.  While living in Montana, Nichole worked for a Periodontist.  After moving to Washington, Nichole started working in general dentistry.  Nichole’s focus is providing cost estimates, insurance processing, and billing. She is passionate about educating patients about their dental insurance and helping them best utilize their benefits. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with Christian, friends and her Newfoundland, Yorkie and Jack Russell-Shitzu pups!


Angela

Recare Specialist

Angela was born and raised in the great Northwest.  She began at Swanson Dental Associates in 2012.  Angela strives to connect with each and every patient and prides herself in treating them with the utmost kindness and respect and especially works hard to make new patients feel welcome.  In her free time, Angela loves being outdoors where she enjoys hiking, water sports and exploring new places.  She also appreciates visiting with friends and family and spending time with animals.


Mackenzie

Dental Assistant

Mackenzie graduated from dental assisting school in 2007 and has been at Swanson Dental ever since!  She loves that our team is close-knit.  Mackenzie enjoys working with new and existing patients to make their experience as comfortable as possible.  In her downtime, Mackenzie enjoys traveling, boating, camping and spending time with family and friends – especially her husband Joel and son Kaiden.


Jennifer

Dental Assistant

Jennifer is our longest running employee, as she started assisting at Swanson Dental Associates in 1990. She helps our doctors with patient care as a fully expanded dental assistant.  She loves to get to know our patients and especially enjoys the challenges involved in full mouth reconstruction cases.  Jennifer and her husband Tom have a son named Mac.  Together, they like to camp, golf, ski and spend time entertaining friends and family.


Katie

Dental Assistant

Katie joined the Swanson Dental team in 2013.  She has been a dental assistant for nearly 10 years.  Katie prides herself in understanding what a patient needs and providing the best care possible.  She is the mother of 4 children and is due to have the fifth any day.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and stays busy keeping up with her children’s many activities!


Hailey

Dental Assistant

Hailey is the most recent addition to our dental assisting team.  She has previously worked in many facets of the dental assisting field over the past seven years.  It is important to Hailey to work somewhere she can utilize her experience to help make appointments run as smooth as possible. She and her husband Daniel have two daughters Grace and Milly. They enjoy going on family camping trips and being involved in both the girls’ dance, basketball and other sports.


Eva

Dental Hygienist

Eva began her dental career with Swanson Dental Associates as our first sterilization tech and came back after hygiene school to become one of our most requested hygienists! She has been with Swanson Dental for more than 16 years and enjoys providing high-quality hygiene care to our patients.  Eva has two children, Tyler and Sydney.  She loves to stay busy with friends and family, working out, and traveling.


Erin

Dental Hygienist

Erin has been with Swanson Dental Associates since 2005 but grew up familiar with the dental field as her father is a dentist.  Erin is a graduate of the University of Washington.  She provides our patients with excellent periodontal care, hygiene services and education.  Erin and her husband Michael have three sons.  She enjoys dancing, being with friends and family, and watching her boys participate in their many sporting activities.


Sarah

Dental Hygienist

Sarah is originally from Northern California and moved to the Seattle area in 2008 to attend Lake Washington’s Dental Hygiene program.  She helps patients achieve optimal oral health through routine dental cleanings and patient education.  Sarah and her husband Austin enjoy spending time with family and friends, cycling, working out and traveling.


Jamie 

Dental Hygienist

Jamie is the newest member of our hygiene team.  She graduated from Lake Washington Institute of Technology in both dental assisting and dental hygiene.  She is passionate about educating and encouraging patients to establish healthy oral care habits.  She and her husband Kevin have a boxer named Tempe.  They enjoy spending time with family and taking trips to Chelan. Snowboarding in the winter and boating in the summer are a couple ways they like to spend their time.


Crissa

Sterilization Technician

Crissa is the most recent staff member to join the Swanson Dental team.  She graduated from University of Washington with a Bachelors in Community Psychology, and is now working on her prerequisites for dental hygiene school.  Her role in our office is very important.  We couldn’t operate without her help sterilizing instruments, stocking rooms and following necessary protocol to ensure the office is a safe and healthy environment for patients and staff alike. She loves her family, music, movies and great food!