Meet the Team

Welcome to our practice!

We love to find ways to help people smile and that includes building confidence to share their smile! We are happy to answer your questions, plan for appointments, help resolve concerns and make your visit positive. It is important to us that each of you enjoy a feeling of ease with your child and confidence in our office. We encourage you to ask questions to allow our team to strive with giving you the best care you deserve.


Loc- Office Manager

Loc has moved around her childhood years- from Florida, New Orleans, Arkansas, and Cambodia. Out of all the locations, Seattle will always be forever home.

Day-to-Day, you will find Loc tending to the daily office operations for our office, providing treatment care, resolving insurance claims, questions and assisting where needed. She have been in the dental industry for over 9+ years and expanded all aspects of the dental field. Loc have joined Highlands Kids Dentistry in 2011 and love the positive energy felt by everyone and really appreciate the attentive care our doctors and team strive to provide.

When she is not at the office, Loc enjoys seeing clients for Permanent Makeup and Microblading. She loves to learn new things and enjoys her time traveling all around the world with her newlywed husband, family and friends.

Karen- Admin

Karen had always wanted to get into the dental field prior to working in the restaurant industry and was given a perfect opportunity to step her foot into the dental world. In this new position, she welcomes new patients into the practice, coordinates and explains treatment to all patients, and answer questions for scheduling and insurance. She gets great joy in assisting patients and forming new life long relationships.

Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her kids and boyfriend. She enjoys listening to any music and taking a trip to Chelan in the summertime with the family.


Heather- Dental Assistant

Heather has been working as a chairside Dental Assistant for over 2 years at Highlands Kids Dentistry and been in the dental industry for over 6 years. She believes that every day is a new experience, working with all different types of personalities and handling with care.

In her downtime, she spends most of her time with the family- Brett, Cayden and Keagan. She also, has two
Bull Terroirs named Tucker and Zoey. 

Ari- Dental Assistant and Admin

Ari had begun her journey as a Dental Administrator with Highlands Kids Dentistry and wanted to futher her career as a Dental Assist to helping children's understand the importance of their dental hygiene. Prior to working in the Dental field, she coached kids basketball and found a passion working with kids. Her time there has helped her broaden her compassion and patience towards every individual needs. 

In her spare time, she loves being active by playing sports with friends and family. Some of her favorite sports are basketball, golf, and tennis. 


Liz- Dental Assistant

Liz started working at a daycare her senior year of high school and knew right away that working with kids is what she desired. She pursued her career path as a Dental Assistant and graduated from Charter College in 2016.

In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and boyfriend. She loves hiking and going on road trips. Over the last few years, anything country has been her favorite things- Such as line dancing, two step dances and country concerts.

Devin- Dental Assistant

Devin worked in the dental field for over 4 years. Her goal is to be a positive influence in children’s lives and to empower them to take pride in their smiles and their oral health.

On her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and daughter. She has five chickens and is a true crime junkie. 

Sarah- Dental Assistant

Sarah had persued her career in dental assisting over 4+ years. With many styles of dentistry, Sarah was able to adapt to learn the different techniques. With her gentle touch and friendly chairside manner, this helps patient feel more comfortable and relaxed during their treatment.   

Outside of the office, Sarah enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends and listening to music.