Front Office - Member since 2018
Brittney is the newest addition to the Light Dental Studios Front Office team in Fircrest. After starting her dental career in 2013 as a dental assistant she quickly realized that front office management was her true calling. Having spent a lot of time in a dental chair herself (braces for 4 years, 9 extractions, 2 surgeries, and a lot more to come), Brittney finds it easy to identify and empathize with patients. Brittney grew up in NW Washington so she of course loves getting outside and taking advantage of the sunny days when she can! Brittney enjoys hiking, rooting on Seattle's various sports teams, camping, and going to concerts.
Registered Dental Hygienist - Member since 2004
Debbie grew up in Lakewood Washington graduating from Clover Park High School. She attended Pierce College for her Dental Hygiene pre-requisite courses then completed her education at Clark College in Vancouver Washington. Debbie truly enjoys interacting with the patients, helping them understand and improve their oral health as well as relax and enjoy their dental experience. Outside the office, Debbie loves spending time with her family and friends. She lives in "Old Town" Tacoma with her husband Steven, two daughters Sarah (who's attending the University of Washington) and Elizabeth (who's a theater major at the Tacoma School of the Arts) and of course the family dog Jojo. She enjoys travel, snow skiing, running at Point Defiance Park, practicing yoga and sailing the beautiful waters of the "Salish Sea".
Registered Dental Hygienist - Member since 2002
Karen grew up in California, and moved to Washington just before high school. She graduated from Clover Park High School, then attended Pierce College, where she took her Dental Hygiene school prerequisites. She then was accepted to Clark College, in Vancouver, WA, where she completed her Dental Hygiene education.
Karen loves the one-to-one aspect of her job. She loves getting to know her patients, and helping them to become healthier, starting with their oral health. In her free time, she volunteers in various ministries at her church, is a huge book nerd, and enjoys hanging out with friends and family.
2019 Outstanding Team Member of the Year
Registered Dental Assistant - Member since 2018
Latece Jones was born in Hershey, Pennsylvania (where hershey chocolate is made). Her father was in the military and moved around a lot. After her parents got divorced her mother resides in Pennsylvania and father here in Washington state. So for most of her life she was back and forth from state to state. She graduated from Franklin Pierce High School here in Tacoma. Latece later on after having her first child went on to continue her education & graduated from Keystone Technical College in Pennsylvania for Dental Assisting. After Dental school she got hired on as a Dental Assistant for Mimosa Family Dentistry. Worked there from 2011-2013 and loved it. But in 2013 decided to move back here to WA and didn’t get back into Dentistry right away. Now present day she’s very happy to be apart of Light Dental Studios team since July 2018. Latece resides here in Tacoma, WA with her 3 children, twin boys that are 3 yrs old and daughter who is 9. She enjoys doing activities with her children like swimming and anything outdoors to get them active & out the house!
Dental Assistant - Member since 2019
This is Jamica! She has been assisting since 2008. She has always found joy and pleasure working in the dental field. The most satisfying part of her job is delivering quality care to patients through kindness and laughter. She has been with Light Dental Studios since 2019, but ever since arriving she has been meet with nothing but kindness. This company is truly a place with amazing doctors and an amazing team. She is happy to call this home.