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Dr. Caroline Corbett

Caroline Corbett Dr. Caroline Corbett is very excited to be a part of the Light Dental Studios team. She grew up in the border town of El Paso, Texas. For her undergraduate studies, she took her cowboy boots to North Carolina, where she attended Davidson College and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. During her four years at Davidson, she played Division I Volleyball, served as the team captain, and earned three consecutive All-Conference Honors in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

After graduating from Davidson, Dr. Corbett went to work as the assistant volleyball coach at Georgia College. As a past collegiate student-athlete and collegiate coach, Dr. Corbett understands the importance of dedication, teamwork, and how these attributes directly translate into the dental setting.

Dr. Corbett graduated from the University of Texas (UT) Health San Antonio School of Dentistry with a Distinction in Dental Education. During her four years at UT Health, she had the opportunity to serve as a student leader and volunteer for the San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic and the Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA). With CMDA, she helped establish daily mobile clinics and provide dental care to underserved populations. She participated in South Texas and border dental mission trips and travelled abroad in 2015, 2017, and 2019 to provide dental care to the people of the Dominican Republic.

Dr. Corbett believes in patient-centered care and has a heart for serving others and giving back to the community. She is committed to continuing this throughout her dental career.

When not practicing dentistry, she enjoys music, swimming, skiing, hiking, travelling, and spending time with her husband Michael, who serves in the United States Army.

Dr. Corbett is an active member of:

American Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

Christian Medical & Dental Association

Dr. Nataliia Garibov

Dr. Nataliia Garibov
Dr. Nataliia Garibov is a graduate of University of Washington School of Dentistry. While working on her dental degree she excelled in all areas of general dentistry, participated in community outreach events and worked on research in orofacial pain. Upon graduation Dr. Garibov received awards for excellence in implant dentistry, fixed and removable prosthodontics, oral medicine and special care dentistry. She was also recognized by exemplary service award for serving over 100 hours in underserved communities across Washington state during 4 years of dental training.

Dr. Nataliia Garibov became interested in dentistry when she first came to the United States as an exchange student from Ukraine. She received full mouth make over from local dentists and specialists as a community service and that sparked her strong desire to pay it forward. Prior to moving to Washington to pursue her dental degree Dr. Garibov practiced as a dental hygienist in Michigan for 4 years.

When not in the office Dr. Garibov enjoys spending time with her husband (the other Dr. Garibov) and their daughter Sofia. She also enjoys cooking, crocheting, knitting, hiking and doing crossfit.

Dr. Nataliia Garibov is excited to help you and your family improve and maintain healthy smiles while making your dental visit a breeze. She will become your best friend the day you meet her.

Dr. Garibov is currently an active member of
American Dental Association

Washington State Dental Association

Thurston-Mason Counties Dental Society

Dr. Rex de Asis

Dr. Rex de Asis Dr. Rex de Asis has been practicing General Dentistry for more than 25 years and brings this history and expert experience to his patients. Dr. de Asis has a dual dental degree with his first as a DMD graduate from Centro Escolar University of Manila and then as a DDS graduate from University of California San Francisco. He has been in the Ruddell Road practice since 2004 and is so pleased to be a part of the Light Dental Studios family.

Aside from doing dentistry, he is a National Chess Master and a musician. He belongs to a musical band where he plays bass and is a vocalist. He is also an alternate keyboardist.

Dr. de Asis is currently an active member of
American Dental Association

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