Meet Our Team
Each staff member combines their training, skills, and unique perspective on the care they deliver for an exceptional patient experience. All employees have been clinically trained as dental assistants and at any time are capable of performing any critical function to make the office run smoothly.
Amy, Front Office Manager
Originally from Longview, WA, Amy re-located to the Kitsap Peninsula in 2013. Amy has 28 years in the dental field. Being an outdoor enthusiast, her interests are kayaking, snowshoeing, camping and travel. Her interest in dentistry is in helping people and getting them out of the cycle of pain. She is probably the first person you will speak to at our office and she is well versed in our practice philosophy. She is dedicated to treating you with dignity, respect, and compassion as she would care for any member of her family.
Kristine is excited to be a part of the Life Long Dental team. She recently moved to Silverdale from Raleigh, NC, but her roots started in New Jersey. She has been a dental assistant for 11 years now. She loves to help patients feel like family and to feel at ease in the dental office. When not at work, Kristine enjoys spending time with her husband and Papillon puppy, Bear. You can often find her in the kitchen cooking, baking, or hiking the trails. She looks forward to meeting you and assisting you in keeping your mouth healthy!
Tawnie, Assistant and Office Administrator
Tawnie was raised in Eastern Washington and moved to Kitsap County in 2009. She attended her dental assisting program and graduated in 2012. She lives in Seabeck with her two pups and 5-year-old son, enjoying everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Her goals in dentistry include always providing amazing quality care, helping patients reach their dental goals, and making sure everybody leaves with a smile.
Jennifer, Dental HygienistJennifer is originally from California and raised in Kitsap county. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University. Shortly after college she left to enjoy the sunshine and beaches in Southern California while working in the La Jolla Area. Recently, Jennifer returned home to raise her son closer to family. She continues her education by taking various courses to be able to provide the most current research based care for her patients, and guide them on their individual pathway to optimum oral health. She prides herself in providing thorough yet gentle cleanings. When Jennifer is not working she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is a foodie and loves music, wine tasting, planning her next getaway, being outdoors, and gardening.
Sandi, Dental HygienistSandi was born in Austin, Texas, and raised in Boise, Idaho. She started her dental career in 2006 as a Certified Dental Assistant, and later earned a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University in 2011, graduating on the Dean’s List. Her commitment to good patient education empowers people to make the best decisions for their unique situation. She is passionate about connecting with patients, and providing excellent care with a gentle hand.
Sandi grew up singing and dancing, and now channels her creativity into painting, writing, drawing, and helping her husband design projects for his woodworking business. They moved from Idaho to Silverdale in 2012 with their dog and two cats, and are always exploring the PNW beauty in our area. Sandi loves football, reading, camping, and has a gift for roasting the perfect marshmallow!