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Dr. Jordan Collins

Dr. Jordan Collins

Dr. Jordan Collins is a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in Pennsylvania. He was elected class president all four years of his training and was active in many other student organizations. Since graduation, Dr. Collins has participated in such organizations as the American Dental Association, Washington Dental Society, and the American Dental Education Association.

On top of being so active in committees and volunteer activities, Dr. Collins graduated at the top of his class and received the Academy of General Dentistry award. This society honorarily invites the top 8% of graduating dental students across the nation.

Dr. Collins earned his undergraduate degree in General Biology at the University of Washington where he became and avid Dawgs fan. You will often find him wearing Purple and Gold on the Fridays of Husky game weeks in the fall. GO DAWGS!! He grew up locally in University Place where he graduated from George R. Curtis High School and where he met his wife, Katie. The high school sweethearts were married the summer of 2007. Dr. Collins and Katie joyfully welcomed their first child Elliott “Ellie” Collins in February of 2017.

Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, attending Husky sports events, snow skiing, and mountain climbing. He recently reached the summit of Mt. Rainier with his father and brother in July 2011.

Over the past 6 plus years, Dr. Collins has established the Light Dental Studios location in Lacey as an important part of the Hawks Prairie community. Light Dental Studios understands that dental care is a very personal journey and finding a new dentist can often be a difficult undertaking. Dr. Collins is looking forward to bringing stability to your dental experience, growing with this community, and building lasting relationships with patients built on respect, trust, and genuine care. Dr. Collins is the Director of Operations at Light Dental Studios.

Dr. Collins is an active member of
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
Washington State Dental Association
OKU








Dr. Daniel Skipper

Dr. Daniel Skipper Dr. Daniel Skipper graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2017 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). He was active with multiple service organizations dedicated to providing to community members in need. These organizations included the Shadetree Women’s Clinic, Give Kids a Smile and the Saturday Morning Children’s Clinic. These organizations, partnered with UNLV School of Dental Medicine, provided free dental services to women and children in need.

Dr. Skipper loves to practice dentistry, especially at Light Dental Studios, due to our focus on patients’ needs and desires and the high level of care that each patient receives. It truly is a place where patients can receive first rate comprehensive care.

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Skipper enjoys hiking, traveling to new places, road trips, and trying new and interesting foods. He especially enjoys spending time with his wife, Tiffany, and their french bulldog, Phoebe.  

Dr. Skipper is currently an active member of
ADA
American Dental Association

WSDA
Washington State Dental Association






Dr. Jennifer Reynolds

Dr. Jennifer Reynolds Dr. Reynolds grew up in Spanaway, WA and attended Bethel High School, where she graduated within the top 10 students of her class. She did her undergraduate studies at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, earning a Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry and minor in Biology. She graduated with Chemistry Department honors, and honor of Cum Laude. She went on to obtain her degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine, or DMD, from Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry in Portland, OR.

Family is very important to Dr. Reynolds. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, especially her high school sweetheart/husband, Jeffery, and their puppy, Wilbur. Her hobbies include riding ATV quads, and going four-wheeling in trucks. In fact, her family has had an annual trip to the sand dunes in Coos Bay, Oregon, every year for over 20 years.

Dr. Reynolds believes that patients should be treated like family. She strives to create a trusting relationship with each and every patient so that they are comfortable in her care. Together with each patient, she finds the treatment that is right for them. Her favorite treatment is education and motivation to provide prevention of infection and disease; thus leading to better health and quality of life for all. She is excited to be part of the wonderful family at Light Dental Studios.

Dr. Reynolds is currently an active member of
ADA
American Dental Association

WSDA
Washongton State Dental Association

AGD
Academy of General Dentistry






Dr. Rich Opler

Dr. Rich Opler Dr. Richard Opler grew up in Washington and graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle. He earned his bachelor’s degree at New York University with a double major in History and Economics. While attending NYU, Dr. Opler served as a 5th grade math and English instructor in a public after school program as well as volunteered at the New York City Rescue Mission. After college, Dr. Opler worked in Seattle developing medical equipment for persons using wheelchairs. He was admitted to the dental school after scoring in the 99.7th percentile on the Dental Admissions Test.

Dr. Opler believes in evidenced based dentistry, where dental treatments should be recommended to patients based upon the most current clinically relevant research. He has worked to further the body of dental knowledge and has been actively involved in dental materials research since 2010. Dr. Opler has had his work with implants and dental cements published in the International Journal Oral Maxillofacial Implants and in the textbook "Cementation in Dental Implantology: An Evidence-Based Guide". In 2016, Dr. Opler was the recipient of an award from the Academy of Dental Materials.

Dr. Opler prides himself in providing quality care to his patients and being active in his community. He volunteers his time to provide free dental services to those experiencing homelessness at the Union Gospel Mission. He enjoys spending his free time mountaineering as well as camping with his wife Laurelle and his dog Chris. Dr. Opler was delighted to join Light Dental Studios in 2016 and is an active member of:

American Dental Association
Washington Academy of General Dentistry





Dr. Bob Gollaher

Dr. Bob Gollaher Dr. Bob G Gollaher is a 1977 graduate of University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biochemistry / Physics / Psychology at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. While at University of the Pacific, Dr. Gollaher served as Year Book Editor, Class President and Student Body President. Dr. Gollaher was also honored as the Outstanding Student in Clinical Studies. Plus, he was a proud member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Gollaher proudly served as a Lt. Commander in the US Navy touring Viet Nam for forty-one months as an intelligence officer. He originally practiced in Fresno, California for 30 years and then additionally started practicing in Washington in the early 1990's. Dr. Gollaher became a continuing dental educator in 1979 where he was instrumental in organizing programs of study in orthodontics. He has headed since its inception the Academy of Straight Wire and Functional Orthodontics, an international teaching organization, and has served as the President and Director of Continuing Education. He is also a founding partner in starting the Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine, an internationally recognized dental school in Karachi, Pakistan. Dr. Gollaher serves as AIDM Vice-President and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. He also is a visiting Associate Professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden where he lectures in orthodontics to the undergraduate and graduate students.

Dr. Gollaher was originally from Lyon, France and moved to California in 1950 where he resided up until 2003. The grandeur and beauty of the Northwest captivated him. At which time he officially moved and became a Washington resident. Dr. Gollaher was a commercial artist for Saks Fifth Avenue in his earlier years and has continued to pursue his artistic love where he still paints, sculpts and draws. While in he was in his studies he had a successful children's cartooning program on PBS called "Uncle Bob's How To Doodle Time". He is the proud father of two daughters and two sons...plus seven grandchildren! They all unfortunately live either in California or Missouri...but...frequent visits keep him active in their lives!

Dr. Gollaher has been with Light Dental Studios in Lakewood and Lacey since 2014. He has throughout his forty year career been energetically enthused about being able to provide and deliver quality dentistry to his patients. Dr. Gollaher truly enjoys the interaction he has with his patients and their families. As a caring and concerned practitioner he has a terrific rapport with not just his patients but also staff. Because of the exceptional excellence and philosophy of his colleagues, Dr. Gollaher proudly considers Light Dental Studios his best dental experience to date!

Dr. Gollaher is an active member of

Academy of Straight Wire and Functional Orthodontics
Academy of Straight Wire and Functional Orthodontics

Karolinska Institutet
Karolinska Institutet

Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine
Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine






Dr. Keyvan Sohrabi
Board Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Keyvan Sohrabi Dr. Keyvan Sohrabi is a Board Certified Orthodontist. He completed his training at University of Washington’s prestigious Orthodontics Department, earning a Master of Science in Dentistry and a Certificate in Orthodontics. Previously, he attended Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, where he also earned a Master of Medical Sciences and a Certificate in Dental Public Health.

Dr. Sohrabi has published extensively in scholarly journals. His Harvard thesis was featured in 2016 edition of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. His groundbreaking research on the success rate of small diameter implants, published while a fellow at McGill University, Canada, has garnered more than 100 citations and was featured in the Clinical Oral Implants Research.

Dr. Sohrabi serves on several editorial and advisory boards, including the editorial board of the Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry. He is also a reviewer for the American Journal of Orthodontics, European Journal of Orthodontics, British Dental Journal and Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In 2013, he was appointed by the board of directors of the American Dental Education Association to serve on the PASS taskforce. He has received numerous awards including the prestigious James Dunning Scholarship from Harvard University, Presidential Award for ranking top of his dental school class, a National Research Award, and Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from the American Journal of Orthodontics.

Dr. Sohrabi has demonstrated his highest commitment to excellence in orthodontic care by achieving board certification, an honor only 33% of orthodontists achieve. The certification process consists of completing a written exam, followed by a rigorous clinical exam demonstrating successful completion of patient cases. As such, Dr. Sohrabi has been inducted to College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics (CDABO), an exclusive society dedicated to the improvement of orthodontics in education, ethics, responsibility, and competence in practice. Dr. Sohrabi has pledged to give back to orthodontic education and research by joining the AAOF Vanguard Society.

Dr. Sohrabi’s is a member of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics (CDABO), AAO Foundation Vanguard Society (AAOF), Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO), American Dental Association (ADA), Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO), Charles Tweed Orthodontic Foundation, Washington State Society of Orthodontists (WSSO) and Alpha Omega Dental Society.

Dr. Sohrabi is a member of
ADA


WSSO


Harvard


AAO


ABO


Charles H. Tweed Foundation


PCSO


AAOF







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Light Dental Studios of Lacey

Address: 1401 Marvin Rd NE #302, Lacey, WA 98516

Phone: (360) 459-8348

Fax: (360) 459-2919

lacey@lightdentalstudios.com


Office Hours

Monday: 8AM-5PM
Tuesday: 8AM-5PM
Wednesday: 11AM-7PM
Thursday: 8AM-7PM
Friday: 8AM-5PM
Saturday: 8AM-3PM

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