Front Office - Member since 2015
Hi my name is Crystal and I have lived in Washington my whole life and grew up in Shelton. Light Dental Studios has become an exciting part of my life. My first contact was as a patient and I loved how welcome the team made me feel. I am so blessed to be a part of this amazing dental family and am eager to provide the most compassionate care. Welcome and I look forward to meeting you!I have two amazing and crazy kids who are my whole world. In my spare time I enjoy hiking, painting, and doing pretty much anything outdoors.
"The beginning is the most important part of the work." ~Plato
Front Office - Member Since 2017
Ellora initially began with Light Dental Studios as a patient and has joined the team/family as Olympia's Front office team member in 2017. She has always admired dentistry and is excited to be working in the dental field. She aspires to make every patient feel at home when they walk through the door. Full of energy and always ready to take on a new challenge, Ellora is dedicated to making sure all patient needs are met. She loves being a part of putting a smile on someone's face.
Ellora is a military spouse who resides on Joint Base Lewis-McChord with her family and very active German Shepherd. She enjoys time with family and friends, hiking in the evergreen state "playground" we are blessed to live in, biking, reading, and travelling.
Front Office - Member since 2018
Kristina is one of the newest members to Light Dental studios joining Olympia’s amazing front office team in 2018. She has always enjoyed dentistry and is excited to be apartof such an amazing team that provides excellent dental care to all their patients. Her top priority is ensuring that all patients feel welcomed during their visit, and leave with an even bigger smile. She enjoys working with her team to provide the best and most affordable dental care and looks forward to assisting you on your journey with Light Dental Studios!Kristina has lived in Washington her whole life, and just recently moved back to Olympia from Pullman, where she attended college “GO COUGS!” She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and cat Luna. And loves to travel and attend football games and concerts.
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.
Dental Assistant - Member Since 2018
Victoria has lived in Washington her whole life! As a native of the Pacific Northwest, she attended Lower Columbia Dental Assisting Academy in Longview, WA. It was here that she gained her initial passion for dental assisting. She instantly knew that Light Dental Studios is the place to be a part of a great team when she was first a patient here herself. Victoria loves being at work and helping patients every step of the way. When she is not working, Victoria enjoys hiking and exploring the PNW!
Dental Assistant - Member since 2018
Kelsie is a graduate from PIMA Medical Institute in Colorado Springs. Prior to working in the dental field, she served four years in the U.S. Military. Although she is currently in her first year working as a Dental Assistant, Kelsie says, “I can confidently say I am learning from the best dental office in Washington State. I am honored and privileged to be a part of such an incredible dental family. They have welcomed me with open arms and are constantly teaching me how to be my best self in and out of the office.” Her personal mission is to make sure each of her patients feel confident and comfortable with the treatment they receive before, during, and after their appointments. Outside of the office, she is enjoying time with her amazing husband and three beautiful dogs.