Home / Offices / Lacey Office / About / Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff



Front Office - Member since 2017

David was brought up with an enthusiasm to help others from a young age. From making sandwiches to solving complex financial issues, he’s always enjoyed creating positive interactions with those around him. When you walk in our door, David’s primary goal is making sure that your visit is an exceptional experience. What drew him to Light Dental Studios was the sincerity of his friends and family testimonials regarding their time spent with us. Outside of the office, you can find David hiking about Washington with friends, and camping with his dog Indie. He also loves cheering on the Seattle Sounders, trying as much new food as humanly possible, and checking out random movies and books.

Chiffon at Ruddell Road Dental office


Front Office - Member since 2015

Chiffon graduated from Pima Medical Institute with the hopes of changing lives by helping people love their smile. She started her journey as a Registered Dental Assistant, but it didn't take long to discover her true talent and passion was in the front office. She’s a natural fit for the Light Dental Studios family as she is willing to go above and beyond for each and every patient. She found her home with Light Dental Studios where patients truly are family and each patient gets an individualized experience. Even though months may pass between dental appointments, she enjoys the connection to each person and sharing in the ups and downs of our patients’ or whatever else may be happening in their day to day life. She says she is lucky for the opportunity to be a part of a team bursting with such talent and heart. The individuals that make up this team are truly special.

Chiffon married her high school sweetheart and has three beautiful girls, Emileigh, Madalynn and Allisen. When she’s not in the office, you can find her enjoying the many blessings of life with my family and friends. Chiffon enjoys cooking, movies and dreams of traveling the world one day.

Chit at Ruddell Road Office


Front Office - Member since 2017

Chit was born in the Philippines where she earned BSBA in Banking and Finance at the University of the East, Manila, Phil. She then came to the USA in 1985 and got married to a wonderful military service man. She then worked in several banks mostly in the accounting department. She then chose a different career path and fell in love with dentistry. She graduated from Dental assisting program at Puget Sound Community College in 2005.

Chit feels fortunate to be a part of the most amazing company, Light Dental Studios. She loves to be a part of a company who enjoys serving our community.

Maddie at Puyallup Campus


Front Office - Member since 2018

At a young age Maddie developed a passion to assist those around her and spend time exploring the outdoors. Growing up in a small town on Mt. Hood she learned how important community is and the definition is more than just helping your neighbor.

She spent many hours dirt biking, hiking, and rafting however, when she started volleyball she learned how much she appreciated being on a team! Being apart of Light Dental Studios has given her more than just a career, it has allowed her to grow, learn and become apart of something bigger. A team that believes that dentistry is more than just promoting oral health.



Front Office - Member since 2022

Kylie was born and raised here in Washington. Her grandfather was a dentist and her grandmother was a dental assistant. She loved hearing stories about their jobs as a child and always knew she wanted to be in the dental field. She graduated from River Ridge High School and South Sound Community College in 2022. Kylie participated in the Running Start program which allowed her to complete her prerequisites for dental hygiene early! She was so excited to get started in the dental field she joined the Light Dental Studios family before hygiene school.

In her free time, she enjoys weightlifting, shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.



Front Office - Member since 2022

Coming soon

Melissa at Olympia Dental Office

Melissa, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist - Member Since 2017

Melissa, or “Mel” for short, graduated at the top of her class with her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene in Vancouver, WA. She believes that every patient is unique and strives to provide individualized care to everyone. She is dedicated to helping others meet their goals for oral health, and knows this happens when you apply empathy and listen to the needs of the patient. Melissa aims to give each person a comfortable experience, and looks forward to each smile that sits in her chair. In her spare time, Mel enjoys riding horses, hiking, and traveling with her family.


Morgan, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist - Member since 2022

Morgan was born in Ithaca, Michigan but the military has moved her out here to the beautiful state of Washington! She graduated hygiene school in 2020 from Delta College in Saginaw, Michigan. Morgan graduated top of her class and earned numerous awards from her instructors. Light Dental Studios has made Morgan love her job as a hygienist and has become her second family away from home. Morgan loves building relationships with her patients and always has a smile on her face!

When Morgan is not at the office she is spending time with her husband and two dogs, Remington and Kimber. Morgan loves to be outdoors and is training for a half marathon! In her free time she loves getting Starbucks, hiking, running, exploring new areas, and finding cute coffee shops!


Allison, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist - Member since 2022

Coming soon


Abbie, RDA

Dental Assistant - Member since 2020

Abbie graduated from Olympia Dental Assisting School in 2020. She grew up near San Francisco, California, and moved to Washington in 2019 for a change of scenery and school. Growing up she remembers going to her orthodontic appointments after school and all the assistants made her feel very welcomed and comfortable every time. This inspired her to become a dental assistant to give other patients the same family feeling she experienced. Abbie has a passion for helping people and loves lighting up the room with smiles and laughter. She wants to make sure all her patients have the highest quality of care and compassion and that is why she is excited to be here at Light Dental Studios! She believes no one is ever done learning and looks forward to growing here at our office every day.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking and exploring the PNW, spending time with Mowgli her cat, spending time with family, and shopping at Target even when she doesn’t need to.


Mallery, RDA

Dental Assistant - Member since 2022

Mallery was born and raised here in Washington and wouldn’t trade it for anything! She wasn’t too sure what she wanted to do out of high school but found out very, quickly that dental assisting was the life for her. Since joining the Light Dental Studios team, she has realized that having a job doesn’t have to be "work." Mallery enjoys helping people have bright beautiful smiles and plans to go back to school for dental hygiene.

When Mallery isn’t at the office, she enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews, riding quads, and taking long adventurous drives with her better half. You can often find her on a random Sunday in Oregon for no explainable reason. She looks forward to meeting you in the chair!


Preethi, RDA

Dental Assistant - Member since 2022

Preethi was raised in Olympia, Washington, and went to the University of Washington in Seattle for her undergraduate degree where she majored in biochemistry and philosophy. She has been a registered dental assistant working primarily in orthodontics since 2019 and hopes to someday become a dentist or an orthodontist. She loves working with Light Dental Studios because of all the opportunities to meet so many kind and enthusiastic people who are just as passionate about dentistry as she is and that are willing to go the extra mile for patients as well as coworkers. In her free time, Preethi loves to lift, run, play tennis, and cook extravagant meals.


Amanda, RDA

Dental Assistant - Member since 2022

Coming soon

In This Page

Quick Contact

We're Accepting New Patients!

The first step toward achieving a beautiful, healthy smile is to schedule a consultation. Your dream smile is just one click away.

Patient Testimonials
Our Patients Love Us!

Awards and Affiliations
Our Team of Dental Professionals
Awards & Affiliations