Peggy – Patient Care Coordinator
A long-time veteran of the dental field, Peggy graduated from Spokane Community College where she was thoroughly trained in all aspects of dental assisting, including assisting the dentist and ordering materials. Peggy loves working at Integrated Dental Arts, in part because of the scope of treatment offered by the practice, and in part because it is exciting to work with doctors who are always on the leading edge of dentistry, both with equipment and with techniques. She also appreciates the constant continuing education offered to keep the team up to date. Peggy has transitioned to the role of Patient Care Coordinator, utilizing her many years as a Registered Dental Assistant to provide ongoing service to our valued patients.
Sarah – Patient Care Coordinator
Sarah has been involved in the dental community for over 9 years. Prior to dentistry, Sarah had a career in commercial and residential interior design. What Sarah loves most about dentistry is the opportunity to get to know our fabulous patients and their families. When Sarah is not in the office providing great service to our patients, she can be found being entertained by her two teenage boys: one who a recent HS grad who will be attending Weber State on a golf scholarship in the fall and the other who loves playing football for his high school team. Other activities that keeps Sarah active include gardening, floating in the pool in the summer, traveling as much as possible and hanging out with her kids and dogs at home.
Karissa – Registered Dental Assistant
A graduate of Apollo College, Karissa is as dedicated to her job as she is to her active, outdoor lifestyle. She loves sharing the idea that people can get healthier and happier through dentistry, and making sure that every patient receives the best care possible. Karissa also appreciates the way the staff works together as a team to support the undimmable passion of the doctors. When she isn’t helping patients find their smiles, Karissa enjoys hiking, camping, swimming, and running. She also relishes spending time with friends and family.
Sam – Dental Assistant
Sam completed her dental assisting education at Spokane Community College. As one of our valuable dental assistants, Sam wears many hats in our dental practice. From following strict disinfection protocols and setting up exam and treatment rooms to assisting our doctors to provide for your oral health care, Sam ensures your needs are met with compassion and expertise. Sam is married to her high school sweetheart. She loves camping and being outdoors and is a self-professed cat lover!
Stephanie – Registered Dental Hygienist
Stephanie loves the opportunity to work with not one but two compassionate female dentists. She also loves the opportunity to work 1-on-1 with patients by getting to know them and partnering with them to either maintain their great oral health care or to make positive changes in their present oral health care. A registered hygienist since 2008, Stephanie continues to take continuing education courses to maintain and strengthen her skills. When she is not seeing patients or taking CE courses, Stephanie can be found spending time with her 3 children and family. She is an avid outdoor person particularly enjoying camping, hiking and boating.
Lesa – Registered Dental Hygienist
Lesa started in dentistry as a dental assistant and, in 1995, graduated from Eastern Washington University with her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Dental Hygiene. Having been in dentistry since 1989, Lesa loves every opportunity to educate her patients about their periodontal health and helping them achieve and maintain their periodontal health. A member of the Inland Northwest Hygiene Study Club, Lesa continues to stay abreast of changes in dentistry that will benefit her patients and the office as a whole. With her desire to stay current in changes in dentistry, Lesa loves the fact that Integrated Dental Arts also stays current in technology
Married, Lesa has four adult children and three grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Samantha – Patient Care Coordinator
Samantha graduated from Spokane Community College as a dental assistant in 2007. Following graduation, Samantha has been very active and involved in all aspects of the dental field – from chairside assisting to administrative roles. Samantha spent five years in a leadership capacity working for a non-profit organization associated with the Spokane District Dental Society. In her spare time away from the dental community, you can find Samantha on her small ranch, where she and her family enjoy raising and taking care of a multitude of farm animals as well as harvesting hay. She and her family enjoy hiking, fishing, foraging, 4-H and camping with friends.
Tami – Registered Dental Hygienist
A member of both the Washington State Dental Hygienists Association and the American Dental Hygienists Association, Tami is really proud of her job at Integrated Dental Arts, in part because she gets to work for and with two very skilled women dentists. She takes pleasure in helping patients relax and overcome their dental fears while educating them in keeping their mouths healthy and whole, and working with the most up-to-date technology. When not caring for patient smiles, Tami likes spending time with her husband, Ben, reading, biking, and snowshoeing.
Hannah – Patient Care Coordinator
Hannah is a 2019 graduate of Eastern Washington University. Originally from a small town south of Spokane, after graduating Hannah decided to remain in Spokane. Hannah enjoys going on walks, spending time with her family and going to the movies. Outside of assisting our patients with their insurance and dental needs, Hannah can be found exploring new restaurants and cooking exciting recipes with her boyfriend.
Isabell – Dental Assistant
Bio Coming Soon!
Jessica – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jessica is a native Spokanite who graduated from North Central High School and is a recent 2022 graduate of Eastern Washington University where she completed a major in dental hygiene with minors in sociology and communications. Entering dental hygiene school during the height of the pandemic offered Jessica a case study in maintaining strict infection controls while following extensive protocols in order to take care of patients. When asked why she chose dental hygiene, Jessica stated it was “for the love of being able to meet new people and to help others”. Two of her passions in dental hygiene is looking at the oral-systemic link and educating others about how oral health care can affect the entire body. Jessica has achieved her own notoriaty by being featured in EWU’s alumni magazine where she was highlighted for being one of the first recipients of the Krumble Scholarship which is awarded to junior and senior students at EWU who demonstrate grit. During her free time, you might find Jessica playing volleyball and trying new local restaurants. She also enjoys traveling as much as possible and include Banff, Hawaii and Chicago as some of her favorite destinations.
Morgan – Dental Assistant
Morgan is a graduate of the Spokane Dental Assisting School and brand new to the dental field. As such, Morgan is entrenched in learning as much about the field of dentistry as possible. Her main responsibilities are assisting the dentists and hygienists in providing exceptional care for our patients. Some of the aspects she loves about her job are the chance to learn and grow everyday. Also the “family” type feeling of the office and the team members offers make it a warm, friendly and welcoming place for our patients and team members.
When Morgan is away from the office, she can be found hanging with her two dogs, Sophie – a Saint Bernard and Oliver – a Corgie. A fun fact is that Morgan is also a small breeder of hedgehogs. She also enjoys taking lake days with her friends and family.
Riezalyn – Dental Assistant
A recently added Team Member – Riezalyn’s Bio is Coming Soon!