The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual and tailor treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing you close, personalized attention, we want to encourage transparent patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

We are committed to making you proud of your smile. Our focus is on providing preventive and comprehensive care in a friendly and personal setting. We look forward to building lasting relationships with you, your family and friends. Thank you for choosing Travelle Family Dentistry.

Darien

Patient Care Coordinator & Financial Coordinator


Hometown: Eugene, OR

Resides: Covington, WA

The first job I ever had: I worked at an Alice in Wonderland themed tearoom. You may recognize me as Alice? I hope not.

Why a career in Dentistry? When the tea party ended, I chose a career in dentistry on a whim! My educational background is on fashion marketing!

Hobbies and interests: Painting, home improvement, cooking, baking, ninja skills, and anything that challenges myself.

What is something people do not know about you?  In high school, I was cheer captain and in drama club. I am proud to say that both teams made it to the state championship and showcased!  

Favorite food: Breakfast

First live concert: Cherry Poppin' Daddies




Kati

Patient Care Coordinator


Hometown: Des Moines, WA

Resides: Des Moines, WA

The first job I ever had: Adventures in Babysitting

Why a career in Dentistry?  I wanted a career in which the work that I do impacts people’s lives positively!

Hobbies and interests: All things Disney, health, fitness, and spending time with my family.

What is something people do not know about me?  I am a history buff and love learning about different cultures.

Favorite food: Mac & Cheese

First live concert:  Backstreet Boys! "Show me your reason, give me a sign"... Anybody?

 




Morgan

Patient Care Coordinator


Hometown: Seattle, WA

Resides: Seattle, WA

The first job I ever had: Bank Teller.

Why change to a career in Dentistry? I lost too much interest. In all honesty, I love being able to help patients improve their dental health and be able to witness firsthand the impact it has on their lives. And that Bank Teller joke got you didn't it!

Hobbies and interests: Music, gardening, traveling, soap making, thrift store junkie, spending time with my family

What is something people do not know about you?  I love to write! I wrote my first screenplay when i was 15 years old and am currently in the process of writing a psychological thriller (novella)! 

Favorite food: Mexican. Especially authentic street tacos. 

First live concert: REO Speedwagon. It was a 21+ show and I was 13. Sometimes you just "can't fight this feeling".... or you have really cool parents.





Hayley

Registered Dental Hygienist


Hometown: Port Angeles, Washington

Resides: Shorewood on the Sound, WA

The first job I ever had: Waitress at a 50s Diner in a fat city. Made in the shade, driving a ragtop and fending off stray cats! Ya dig?

Why a career in Dentistry?  To help patients lead a healthier life! 

Hobbies and interests: Boating, traveling, spending time with my family, Jenga.

What is something people do not know about you? I have swam Silfra; the only place in the world where you can swim or dive between two tectonic plates. Silfra is also famous for having the clearest fresh water with the longest underwater visibility on the planet. Ask me where Silfra is!

Favorite food: Pickles, Steak and Ice Cream.

First live concert: Eagles @ The Gorge


 

 



Dominica

Registered Dental Hygienist


Name: Dominica a.k.a. “Dom”

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Resides: Seattle, WA

The first job I ever had: Hostess at Italian Restaurant

Why did you choose Dentistry?  I like to pay attention to details and I love people! It’s perfect!

Hobbies and Interests: Weight training, travelling, and trying new things

What is something people do not know about you? I love dogs and have a Pitbull / Mastiff mix and a Boxer.

What is your favorite food? Sushi or Thai


Sarbjot

Registered Dental Hygienist


Hometown: Kent, WA

Resides: Renton, WA

The first job I ever had: Babysitter extraordinaire. 

Why a career in Dentistry? To use my knowledge and education to help improve the oral and overall health of those in the community. 

Hobbies and interests:  Travelling, trying new cuisines, Netflix

What is something people do not know about you? I have lived in both Texas and California!

Favorite food: Pasta, Pizza and Sushi. 

First live concert: The Jonas Brothers



Kendall

Dental Assistant


Hometown: Federal Way, WA

Resides: Federal Way, WA

The first job I ever had: Barista at BigFoot Java. Why do they call coffee mud? Because it was ground a few minutes ago! Mic Drop.

Why a career Dentistry? I grew up with limited access to dental care so I had to take responsibility for doing the best I could to care for my oral health. Now it is my turn to be able to help others in need!

Hobbies and interests: Reading, board games, Pinterest, volleyball, playing pool.

What is something people do not know about you? I have yet to travel outside the United States. 

Favorite food: Lumpia, Pizza, Thai Red Curry

First live concert: NSYNC. "Bye, Bye Bye"

 

 


Nichole

Dental Assistant


Hometown: Seattle, WA

Resides: Covington, WA

The first job I ever had: Lifeguard and Swim Instructor. 

Why a career in Dentistry? I was working in childcare and was interested in making a career change. I found out about an available position at TFD through word of mouth and took a chance without ever having worked in the industry before! I have learned and grown so much over the last few years and feel that I have found a truly rewarding career.

Hobbies and interests: Photography, country music, riding dirt bikes, going to concerts

What is something people do not know about you?  I have a 25lb Siamese cat.

Favorite food: Mom’s spaghetti and meatballs

First live concert: Thompson Square

 

 


Christa

Dental Assistant


Hometown: Renton, WA

Resides: Skyway, WA

The first job I ever had: T-Shirt and safety wear fabrication for my family's business.

Why a career a Dentistry? I was interested in pursuing a career in which helping others came first. Healthcare and dentistry seemed like a natural fit for me! It has now been over 10 years and I am happy to report that I still love what I do. 

Hobbies and Interests: Reading, cooking, spear fishing.

What is something people do not know about you?  I can wiggle my ears whilst singing the alphabet backwards. How much do you want to bet?

Favorite food: Mexican, Thai and Filipino

First Concert I ever attended: Mötley Crüe.