Meet Our Lacey Dental Team
Cassy, Dental Hygienist
Cassy was born in Dothen, Alabama, but moved to the Lacey area when she was two. She graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2008 and has been with the practice since that time. Cassy genuinely cares about her patients and is interested not only in their mouths but in them as individuals. She loves to spend time with her husband and two sons.
Fun Fact about Cassy: Her favorite treat is a white chocolate macadamia nut cookie!
Amy, Dental Hygienist
Amy has been one of our dental hygienists for over nine years. She previously studied at Pierce College and has an associate degree in dental hygiene. Amy has also been married for 17 years and has two sons. When she’s not helping us deliver excellent dental care, she enjoys reading, swimming, and traveling.
Fun Fact about Amy: She likes skydiving and extreme sports!
Catherine, Dental Hygienist
Catherine has nine years’ experience in dentistry, and says she most loves meeting new people through her role as a dental hygienist -- working in a fun environment makes it even better. Catherine is originally from Spanaway and she attended Pierce College. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing games, being outdoors, and dancing. Catherine married her high school sweetheart and together they have two children.
Brittany, Dental Hygienist
Brittany has over 13 years of experience in the dental field. She has greatly enjoyed building meaningful relationships with each of her patients, so they all feel welcome and right at home in the office. She studied dental hygiene at the Pima Medical Institute. As the child of a military family, Brittany grew up all over, and has enjoyed making our community her new home. In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending time with her son, family, and friends. A self-proclaimed “foodie,” Brittany also enjoys trying new recipes and restaurants.
Dawne moved to Lacey in 1995 following her husband’s military service, and she has been a part of our team since 2001. Since becoming a certified dental assistant in 1994, she has garnered over 23 years of experience in dentistry. In September 2010, she completed her Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary training at South Puget Sound Community College. She works hard to ensure that patients receive the very best care. When she’s not at the office, Dawne enjoys spending time with her family. She is married and has two daughters and four grandchildren. Her hobbies include bowling, golfing, hiking, and painting.
Fun Fact about Dawne: She loves painting, but admits she cannot draw.
Brianna, Registered Dental Assistant
Brianna has three years’ experience in dentistry. She says she loves helping people feel great about their smiles through her role as a dental assistant! Brianna is originally from Colorado Springs, CO, and she received her associate’s in dental assisting from Clover Park Technical College. In her free time, Brianna enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her loved ones. And one interesting thing about Brianna -- she lived with her family in Germany for eight years as a child!
Fun Fact about Brianna: She lived with her family in Germany for eight years as a child!
Kelley, Registered Dental Assistant
Kelley joined our team in April of 2018 bringing with her three decades of experience in the field of dentistry. She loves having the opportunity to get to know her patients and help them with their dental needs. Kelley earned a two year certification in health occupations at Anderson Career and Technology Center, and she has also studied at Greenville Technical College. She maintains HIPPA and Washington Industrial Safety and Health Administration certification. She is also certified in CPR and has completed an advanced tooth whitening course. Originally from West Pelzer, South Carolina, Kelley is married to Owen, and the couple has a cat named Gibbs. They have lived in Olympia since 2001. Kelley loves crocheting and she taught herself to crochet to make warm clothing and blankets to those in need. She also enjoys fishing, clam digging and belly dancing.
Shelby, Registered Dental Assistant
Brand new to our office and the dental field in 2018, Shelby looks forward to a long career built on relationships with her patients and coworkers. Shelby studied at Centralia Community College and Clover Park Technical College. She is a certified dental assistant. Originally from Tumwater, Shelby is engaged to be married, and she enjoys spending her spare time skiing, hiking, and backpacking. She also enjoys dancing and has six years of ballet experience.
Shelly, Treatment Coordinator
Shelly has been a part of our team for four years. As our treatment coordinator, she enjoys providing our patients with a comfortable treatment experience. She previously studied at Clover Park Technical College and has experience with both dental assisting and administrative work. She and her husband have been married for 27 years, and together they have one son, one daughter, and two grandsons. When she’s not helping patients coordinate their treatment, Shelly enjoys trips to the ocean, camping with family, and music.
Fun Fact about Shelly: She enjoys writing poetry.
Jamie, Hygiene Coordinator
Jamie is originally from Elma, WA and previously studied at Clover Park Technical College. She enjoys helping others achieve a healthier and more beautiful smile. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her husband, Jordan, and their young son. She also enjoys camping, taking trips to the Oregon coast, and spending time outdoors.
Fun Fact about Jamie: Jamie has an identical twin sister who is an assistant in a pediatric dental office.
Teri, Patient Care Coordinator
Teri is from Kennewick, Washington, but has lived in Lacey since she was five. She joined our team as a dental assistant in 2008 but, before that, she was one of our patients! In 2013, she moved to the front desk to become our patient care coordinator. She enjoys helping people overcome pain to feel better about their teeth and overall smile. Teri previously studied at South Puget Sound Community College, and together with her husband has two sons. She's an avid Seahawks fan and enjoys scrapbooking, journaling, and spending time with her family at the beach.
Fun Fact about Teri: She happily admits that she can wiggle her ears and that she also loves to dance.
Lanette, Accounts Receivable
Originally born in South Dakota, Lanette moved to Washington as a toddler. She received her dental assistant training from Puget Sound Institute of Technology and started working as an assistant in 1983, eventually transitioning to the front office in 2002. She joined our practice in September of 2015 and is very happy to be part of a team that’s made up of fun professionals who are passionate about providing quality dentistry! She has one grown son and now lives in Lacey with a long lost love from 30 years ago. Her hobbies include fishing, camping, target shooting, and cooking.
Fun Fact about Lanette: She can say the alphabet backwards faster than most people can say it in order!