Monica – Patient Care Coordinator
Monica grew up in North Seattle. She has been a dental assistant for over 11 years, but you will see her at front desk! Monica exerts happiness into everything she does and everyone she meets. Her sweet and happy personality is contagious! Monica has 2 teenagers, and 2 Boston Terriers. When she is not working Monica loves traveling and spending time with friends. She loves to travel to Eastern Washington to go camping and boating. One of Monica’s favorite quotes is “Laughter makes the day go faster”, that is certainly true when she in the office!
Cheryle – Patient Care Coordinator
It’s hard not to notice Cheryle’s charm, charisma and her natural ease with each and every person she encounters. She originally began her dental career as a dental assistant and eventually moved to the front office. Cheryle has been in the Dentistry field for almost 30 years and enjoys educating patients on proper nutrition and health-awareness. She enjoys her family, friendships, golfing, and traveling to warm & exotic destinations. Originally from Canada, she grew up in Seattle, graduated from Ballard High School, and for almost 45 years has been married to her high school sweetheart, Jim. She has two children and is enjoying life with her adorable grandchildren and is looking forward to more!
Rachel – Lead Dental Assistant
Rachel grew up on Whidbey Island before moving to Marysville, where she resides with her husband Clint, her two adorable children, and a Cockatiel named Spike, (he’s 18 years old)! As a graduate of Everest College, she has a passion for dentistry and loves making every patient as comfortable as possible! Rachel enjoys spending time with her family which includes two sisters, one brother and lots of nieces and nephews. Rachel loves Washington and being outside, going to concerts and being with friends. She spends time fishing with her dad; going to the park, to church and dancing with her kids; and taking lots of pictures! Patients love Rachel’s confidence, gentle touch and sense of humor.
Tera – Patient Care Coordinator
Tera’s friendly, bright smile is contagious here at the office! Ever since Tera was little she has loved going to the dentist! Tera has grown up with dentistry in her family and would often times go along with her aunt to the dental office. The youngest of 4 children, and a native of Edmonds, WA she looked up to her older siblings. In her free time Tera loves doing fun activities with her family and 6 year old son, Malachi – like going to the beach, hiking, playing basketball and football and rooting for the Manu Rugby team! Tera brings superior customer service and personalized care to MDC and she looks forward to learning about each person she meets!
Michelle – Hygienist
Raised in an Air Force household, Michelle is well traveled and has lived in numerous places. She had her start in the dental field at age 16 as a sterilization tech and eventually achieved her hygiene degree from the highly ranked dental program at Shoreline CC. Patients appreciate her gentle touch and sweet demeanor. She is enjoying life with her husband, Jake, and her two young children. Her hobbies include skiing, vacationing in tropical places, and playing with her kids. Her goal is to balance work with raising her children and “not go crazy” while trying to achieve this. In our eyes, she has been a complete success!
Danita – Hygienist
Danita’s interest in dentistry began when she found out she needed a lot of dental work. Danita was fascinated to learn that oral health can have such a great impact on overall health. As a hygienist, she enjoys getting to know different patients and tailoring care for their needs, mainly focusing on prevention. Danita has been in dentistry since 2007, starting as a dental assistant. She is a graduate of both dental assisting and dental hygiene programs at the Lake Washington Technical College. Danita enjoys spending time off with family and staying in touch with friends. She also enjoys scrapbooking and crocheting (beginner J).
Nataya – Hygienist
Nataya has been such a wonderful addition to our Phamily! She’s stayed close to home having been raised in Mukilteo and we couldn’t be more happy that she’s planted her roots here at MDC! Attending school locally and joining the Kamiak Marching band, she is our most musically inclined team member! Nataya and her husband enjoy scoping out new areas to hike and learn the history of the area. Her most memorable experience while hiking earned her to see a moose on the trail! Her favorite food is Mexican food and favorite dessert is anything chocolate! Such a beautiful quote that she calls her favorite, “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
Ashlynn – Hygienist
Food/desert you love the most: Rocky road ice cream
Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere on a beach!
Favorite Disney character and why: Belle because she always saw the beauty within the beast
Song that makes you want to get up and dance: Can’t stop the feeling JT
Jeanne – Hygienist
Jeanne has been in dentistry for over 30 years. She and her husband, Vic, are Mukilteo Natives. After graduating from Cascade High School, she attended Shoreline CC and Washington State University. Although her sons are grown and her nest is empty, she keeps busy volunteering for worthy causes which include Young Life. She loves swimming, gardening, and skiing. Patients are drawn to her vibrant personality and her positive outlook on life. She lives by the motto, “Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much.”
AnnaLea – Dental Assistant
A native of Mukilteo, AnnaLea grew up loving the small town feel and being close to the beach. She is truly at home in the Northwest, where she enjoys hiking and spending quality time with her family and her dog “Bear”. AnnaLea and her family had been coming to Mukilteo Dental Center for years and we are lucky to have her on board!
Michele – Dental Assistant
Food/desert you love the most: Chocolate chip cookies
Favorite vacation spot: Whidbey Island
Favorite Disney character and why: Snow White because she loves animals more than people, and loves to clean
Song that makes you want to get up and dance: Funky Town by lipps inc.
Ena – Dental Assistant
Food/desert you love the most: Gummy bears/Chocolate covered gummy bears!
Favorite vacation spot: Bora Bora
Favorite Disney character and why: Minnie Mouse because she’s funny and full of personality!
Song that makes you want to get up and dance: Anything with a upbeat, no specific song!
Victoria – Dental Assistant
Food/desert you love the most: My favorite food is Mexican because who doesn’t love carne asada tacos. (Desert) I would have to say almond gelato or pralines and cream ice cream!
Favorite vacation spot: Hawaii. I enjoy being a beach bum and being next to the water.
Favorite Disney character and why: Ariel from the little mermaid, because she’s a mermaid that has gorgeous hair even while underwater.
Song that makes you want to get up and dance: I don’t dance, but if I could pick a song that I love singing too is probably “take it easy” by the Eagles.
Eunha – Sterilization/Dental Assistant
Eunha has joined our Phamily as our Sterilization Tech/Dental Assistant/Comedian and she is fantastic at all 3! Eunha has a deep rooted passion for helping others and scoping out the best ice cream shops in town. Eunha was born in Savannah, GA and raised in Phoenix, AZ and has a tendency to enjoy keeping things clean, tidy and maintained which is a perfect match for her aspiring career as a Dental Hygienist! Even while on her road to becoming a hygienist, Eunha has already planned out that she would like to use her skill set to help less fortunate receive dental treatment through mission work. Eunha has brought so much joy to our team and we are so glad to have her in our Phamily!
Dannica – On-Call Dental Assistant
Dannica is our superstar “Go-to” Dental assistant. Her sweet smile is the perfect addition to our team. Dannica came to our office after she met our very own Dr. Pham on the dental van, volunteering her services for the less fortunate. Born locally in Everett, and attending Mariner HS we are so blessed to have gained her as a Phamily member! Dannica and her husband recently purchased their first home in Lake Stevens. When she isn’t caring for patients you can see her at each and every one of the home games for the Seattle Sounders, as her and her husband are season ticket holders since 2011! She became interested in dental when she noticed some people are more prone to cavities than others, she wanted to research and help others to obtain proper oral health. Dannica’s favorite treat is anything lemon flavored, she absolutely loves elephants, and if there is surf and turf on the menu it’s all hers!
Han – Technology & Operations Specialist
Han grew up in West Seattle and is currently a resident of Lynnwood. Han graduated from the University of Washington. Han keeps us advancing with the new technologies to serve our patients even better. He is passionate about teaching and volunteers in the youth ministries. His hobbies include basketball, soccer, and coaching in youth sports.