Shawnna graduated with her Bachelors degree of science in 1996 and had the opportunity to practice dental hygiene in several states before settling in Washington.
She became part of the Tyee Dental team in 2011. She enjoys building relationships with her patients & helping them achieve & maintain healthy smiles. It is important to her that everyone knows how their oral health impacts their overall health.
Shawnna is happily married and they have 5 grown children between them. Hanging out with their grandkids is one of their favorite pastimes! They also enjoy boating, camping, and time at the beach during our beautiful northwest summers.
Leah has worked in the dental field since 1993. In 2007, she earned her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Assisting. She is a DANB Nationally Certified Dental Assistant. Leah joined Tyee Dental in 2008 as a Chairside Assistant then transitioned to the front office in 2011. Leah also was an adjunct professor for the dental assisting program at South Puget Sound Community College. She enjoys talking with patients and learning about their lives. Leah also specializes in coordinating care for our veterans through the Veteran’s Association. When not working, she enjoys time with her spouse, two adult children, and her sweet little dog, Buddy.
Brittany started at Tyee Dental in May 2020. She was so eager to be a member of our team she applied while still a student at South Puget Sound Community College Dental Assisting Program.Brittany moved here from Alabama. She is enjoying hiking and photographing our beautiful Pacific Northwest and soon will be accompanied by her new puppy, Calli, on her outdoor adventures. She plans to continue her education onward and become a dentist
Meagan is a Certified Dental Assistant that has been with us since 2017. She was hand picked while still a student and continues to shine bright as our lead assistant. Meagan was born, raised, and still resides in Aberdeen, Washington. She likes hiking, crafts, and spending time with her parents with her finance, Scott. On the weekends she enjoys working at Billy’s Bar and Grill as a server. She highly recommends the Chicken Almond Bacon Salad. Yumm. Meagan is also an Adjunct Professor for Radiology Lab at South Puget Sound Community College. We are so blessed to have her excellence and expertise here at Tyee Dental to share with all our patients.
Shannon joined us in January of this 2019 and we are so pleased she did. Shannon is no stranger to the dental community. She joined the U.S. Army as a Dental Assistant in 2005. In 2009 she moved to Fort Lewis, Washington and has been in Washington ever since. She remained active in the dental community performing at many of the Union Gospel Mission dental shows and was a Marketing Coordinator at Northwest Endodontic Specialists. Shannon enjoys spending quality time with her 4 children, 3 boys and a girl, eating Italian food, mowing her yard, and decorating her home for every holiday inside and out.