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Amber at Lilly Road office


Front Office - Member since 2018

Amber started with Light Dental Studios April 2018, she brings 19 years of Dental Assisting experience and has been able to learn the front office position for the past 3 years. After graduating from the dental assisting program at Eton Technical Institute in 1999, she’s had the opportunity to work with some great dentists and staff members in the Pierce/Thurston County area. Amber is committed to providing compassionate care to all her patients, and loves helping our patients maintain their smile. As the front office coordinator she enjoys all aspects of scheduling and helping with insurance, she’s always there to greet you or answer any questions you may have. On her off hours, Amber loves spending time with her 17 year old daughter, finding the deals at the thrift shops, and camping all over our beautiful state of Washington.



Front Office - Member since 2021

Meet Emily! She’s a Washington native, being born and raised in Sumner and living within the Tacoma/Puyallup area after high school. The South Sound is where she calls home, and she’s excited to have found Light Dental Studios to call her work home. With 10+ years of customer service experience, she understands the impact an exceptional experience can have on patients and is looking forward to being a part of those visits. Emily is grateful for having found our team of such caring, positive, and hard-working individuals and she knows you’ll feel the same way and leave with a smile on your face!

When she’s not in the office you can find her tending to her houseplants, out in her yard, or spending time with her friends and family. She enjoys traveling and working out, as well as good coffee and great food. She can’t wait to continue our legacy of exceptional care!



Front Office - Member since 2023

Olena was born in Ukraine and moved to Washington at the age of 7. She joined Light Dental Studios in 2023 as a patient care coordinator. She has dental assisting and front office experience and was in the dental field since 2018. In her time here, she feels proud to be part of such a hard-working and dedicated team. She is always excited to learn more about the dental field and strives to offer the best experience for every patient.

Olena enjoys going on hikes, baking, and finding new bubble tea places!


Sarah, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist - Member since 2020

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Sarah grew up in Auburn. After graduating with honors from the University of Washington with a psychology degree she worked in social services for eight years. Looking to make a career change she discovered dental hygiene for her career path earning a dental hygiene degree from Pierce College in 2010.

Her focus as a hygienist is to treat patients as individuals to best meet their unique oral health needs while building trust and the foundation for maintaining a healthy smile and optimal overall health. Sarah happily joins the Light Dental Studios team whose focus on treating patients like family while emphasizing core values aligns strongly with her own.

In her free time Sarah enjoys reading, gardening, going for walks and spending time with family and friends.

Julie, RDA

Julie, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant - Member since 2022

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Julia, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant - Member since 2022

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Moriah, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant - Member since 2023

Moriah was born and raised in Tacoma and recently became a member of the Light Dental Studios team. Moriah is a Registered Dental assistant from UEI College of Tacoma. She was

fascinated by becoming a dental assistant in 2022. Moriah loves to help people and always wanted to find a job in healthcare. Focusing on dental assisting, she thinks it has been a great aspect. Through this journey, she has found a love for dental assisting and looks forward to future growth.

In Moriah's free time, she loves to spend time with her family & enjoys playing volleyball.

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