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Bailey at Tacoma Mall Blvd Office


Dental Sleep Medicine Coordinator - Member since 2013

Originally from the Olympic Peninsula, Bailey grew up loving sports and the outdoors. She went on to Central Washington University where she graduated with a degree in Public Relations & Community Recreation. She began working as an Office Manager straight out of college and has been devoted to the dental field ever since! Bailey loves to greet and assist patients, making the front office the happiest place for her to be. She is excited to be a part of the Light Dental Studios family and to create enjoyable dental experiences for each patient.

Currently, Bailey is also our Dental Sleep Medicine Coordinator and dedicates the majority of her time to helping people get the sleep they need to stay active, healthy and happy! She works with insurance companies, physicians and other general dental offices to coordinate care for each patient pursuing oral appliance therapy. Do not hesitate to call her to discuss your case!

Outside of work, Bailey loves to travel and has studied or vacationed in over 10 different countries! She also loves to read and spend as much time as possible with her husband, their little girl, and their two dogs.

Emily at Tacoma Mall Blvd Office


Front Office Tacoma Mall Blvd - Member Since 2015

Emily was born in the beautiful PNW, and has lived here most of her life. When she was younger, she was able to do a bit of traveling with her military family, living in Illinois and Texas at different points. Emily spent the last 10 years as a bakery manager for Safeway, and has a passion for decorating cakes. She has always had an interest in the medical field, however, especially the dental field! After going through her own 'before and after' situation as a child, Emily loves to see the happy smiles, and is eagerly learning all she can about dentistry. Emily is excited to join the Light Dental Studios family and see what else is in store for her!

When she’s not working, Emily loves to read and spend time with her husband and 3 crazy little boys, especially watching the Seahawks!

Sheryl at Tacoma Mall Blvd Office

Sheryl, RDH

Dental Hygienist - Member since 2014

From a young age, Sheryl always dreamed of working at her family’s dental office. Pursuing a career as a dental assistant and eventually becoming a hygienist has fulfilled that dream. Sheryl has been in the dental industry for over 20 years and finds her career to be extremely rewarding. As a member of Light Dental Studios for two years, she has worked alongside highly skilled doctors and a part of a passionate and positive team. Above all, Sheryl treasures relationships she develops with her patients. She is looking forward to meeting you and caring for your oral health. As a native of Washington, she enjoys spending time outdoors, camping, hiking and shopping with her two daughters.

Bri at Ruddell Road Office

Bri, RDA

Dental Assistant - Member since 2017

Briana graduated from Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA. She has always wanted to be apart of the medical field. It was about 2 years ago when she decided the dental field was really for her. She was born and raised in Washington State. She has one younger sister. In her spare time she loves being outdoors whether its hiking, camping, or kayaking. Mt. Rainier is one of her favorite places. Briana says she is blessed to be apart of the Light Dental Studios and the welcoming dentists and staff. She is excited for years to come and the growth possibilities with this company.

Heather at Tacoma Office

Heather, RDA

Dental Assistant - Member since 2017

Heather is a new graduate and a new member to the Light Dental Studios team! She is a Texas native, YA’LL, who moved to the area a few months ago with her husband to start a new life together. Heather found her love for dentistry during her time in school at the Dental Assistant Training Center, because of the strong influence from the instructors and the bonds she made with her classmates. Additionally, Heather serves in the Army National Guard as a Medical Services Officer. In her spare time Heather enjoys to powerlift and play in a local adult soccer league on the weekends. Her favorite thing about being a dental assistant is being able to go to work every day and provide quality treatment that has a long-lasting impact on the patients.

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