Meet The Team

Our Team consists of highly trained individuals who are dedicated to making your visit to our office as comfortable as possible. From the knowledgeable administrative staff, to our caring and compassionate clinical team of assistants, we are constantly striving to provide you with an exceptional dental experience.

Heidi, Office Manager

Heidi has worked at Central Sound Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery since 2003.  She began part-time as the bookkeeper and has developed into an incredible office manager.  With her Masters of Public Health degree, she is capable of covering and helping out in most aspects of the practice.  If you have any questions or concerns about your care in our office, Heidi is at your service. 

Shilla, Insurance Coordinator

Shilla joined our talented staff in 2015. She received her formal dental training in the United States Navy and has over 20 years of private sector experience in the dental and oral surgery field. Shilla is very knowledgeable in the areas of oral maxillofacial procedures and is happy to help you with your insurance questions. Shilla spends her off time enjoying family, friends and is an avid runner and gardener.

Michelle, Scheduling Coordinator

Michelle is the go-to person for all of your scheduling needs.  She brings with her over 15 years of dental experience, including 8 years in oral surgery.  During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and her family.

Tammy, Scheduling Coordinator

Tammy was born and raised in the PNW and has over 25 years of dental experience. She will work diligently to get you the appointment that you need, as well as advocate for you with your insurance company as needed. She loves spending time with her husband and her twin toddler nieces.

Cathy, Receptionist

Cathy joined our administrative team in 2017 and brought with her over 4 years of dental experience. She is the first person you will meet when you first visit our Silverdale office. When she is not working, she enjoys spending her time with her husband discovering the Great Pacific Northwest. 

Micah, Front Desk/IT Support

Micah joined our staff in the Fall of 2015.  He is a jack-of-trades, helping in the front and back of the office, and any time someone needs computer help. He graduated from Central Washington University with his BA in Information Technology, and has 15 years of client relations experience. During is free time he enjoys watching his son play sports, or they are both cruising the wilderness in his Jeep throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

Elle, Lead Surgical Assistant

Elle began her carerer in the dental field in 1992. She is both Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination and Washington State Dental Anesthesia Assistant certified. Elle loves surgical assisting and will make you feel at ease.  When away from the office, Elle likes to spend time with her friends and family, going to concerts or cooking some delicious hawaiian foods.

Tim, Surgical Assistant

Tim joined us shortly after moving here from California and has over 10 years of dental experience. Since joining our office he has completed his Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification and Washington State Dental Anesthesia Assistant certification. He enjoys his off time discovering hiking trails all over the Great Pacific Northwest with his dog Loki.

Saralee, Surgical Assistant

Saralee is originally from Texas and moved up to Washington with her family. She completed her certification in central sterilization and has proven to be a great assistant. Since joining our practice she has completed her IV certification. While not at work, Saralee stays busy taking her two kids all over the South Puget Sound and discovering new fun spots.

Joy, Surgical Assistant

Joy completed her dental assistant education after serving as a security force officer in the United States Air Force. She has taken to oral surgery like a duck to water and enjoys informing our patients about their treatment. Joy likes spending her free time with her friends visiting all the social hot spots our area has to offer. 

Lacy, Surgical Assistant

Lacy has 5 years of oral surgery assistant experience and also has her Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification. Her smile and positive personality is contagious with all our patients. When not spreading cheer at the office, Lacy enjoys outdoor fun such as hiking, concerts, kayaking and road trips. 

Paola, Surgical Assistant

Paola began her dental career in the United States Navy and joined our practice in 2017. She has completed her Dental Anesthesia Assistant Certification and Washington State Dental Anesthesia Assistant certification. She and her family enjoy exploring the Kitsap Peninsula and always knows the best restaurants.  

Dan, Marketing Coordinator

Dan began his surgical assistant career at Naval Hospital Bremerton in 2004. He earned his B.A. in Business Marketing from Central Washington University in 2015 and now works with our referring offices, making sure coordination of treatment is completed with care.