Meet Our Team
We know that our office is only as effective and welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our competent, caring staff members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our pediatric patients feel right at home. We are eager to welcome you into our family here at Children's Dentistry of DuPont!
We will put your child’s needs first to achieve efficient, comprehensive treatment in a supportive, nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your child’s specific needs.
Our staff is highly skilled, uniquely trained and aims to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each child! Our team members have specialized training, multiple certifications and years of experience treating kids with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advancements by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars taught on CPR/BLS, HIPAA compliance, annual Bloodborne Pathogens certification, and WISHA compliance.
Allyson – Lead Receptionist/Billing Coordinator
Ally was born in Louisiana and grew up as an Army Brat living all over the United States. After marrying her high school sweetheart and becoming an Air Force wife she worked as a receptionist at a pediatric dentist’s office in Fort Benning, GA. She joined our office in January 2018 after moving to JBLM with her husband and their two adopted rescue fur babies Lula and Mia. Her hobbies include any and everything outdoors from the coast to the mountains. Ally loves meeting new people and is proud to help us serve the communities of Dupont, Steilacoom, JBLM, Lakewood, Lacey, Olympia, Yelm, and beyond.
Amanda – Receptionist/Scheduler
Amanda is originally from Texas and comes from an Army family. She attended Austin Dental Assistant School in 2012 and has worked in the dental field ever since. She moved to WA State in May 2018 with her husband who is stationed at JBLM. She has 2 fur babies named Kylo and Loki. Amanda loves spending time with her family, going to the gym, and exploring all Washington has to offer.
Emily – Lead Dental Assistant
Emily is a Puyallup native, received her Dental Assisting certificate from Clover Park Technical College in 2011 and is a Registered Dental Assistant in WA State. She developed a passion for working with children during her externship here and has been with our office ever since! She enjoys giving kids positive dental experiences to help them establish strong dental foundations that will hopefully last their entire lives. She is CPR and DANB certified and is continually looking for ways to improve her skills and dental knowledge. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and two cats, Khaleesi and Sheldon.
Nicole – Dental Assistant
Nicole was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. She graduated from Clover Park Technical College in 2010 and is a Registered Dental Assistant in WA State. Having started her career in General Dentistry, she has now worked with us for over 6 years. During that time, Nicole has increased her dental knowledge and skills as pertaining to children’s oral health. Nicole’s goals are to welcome your children to a fun environment, help them feel comfortable while providing good dental care, and teaching them the importance of a healthy smile. Nicole and her husband were blessed with their first son, Ethan, in June 2017. She loves to spend her free time with family and her two dogs. Nicole enjoys cooking, having family movie/game nights, and being able to see Ethan grow.
Denisha – Dental Assistant
Denisha graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Renton Technical College in June 2018 and is a Registered Dental Assistant in WA State. Denisha moved to the Pacific Northwest from Nepal when she was 15 years old and is fluent in Hindi and Nepali. She loves working with kids and is passionate about helping and educating her patients so that they can build a solid oral health foundation for the rest of their lives. In her free time, she enjoys gathering with her friends and family, going on road trips, and trying new places to eat in Seattle with her husband.
Call Children's Dentistry of DuPont at (253) 244-9778 for more information.
Heather – Dental Assistant
Heather moved to WA State when her dad was on active duty in the Army and was stationed at JBLM. She graduated from Steilacoom High School in 2004 and from CWU with a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences in 2009. She is a Registered Dental Assistant in WA State and has been working in the dental field for 3 years. Heather has a son named Logan who attends Chloe Clark Elementary here in Dupont and his sports schedule keeps her very busy on the weekends. Heather and Logan are hardcore 12s, Go Seahawks!!