Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Kathleen - Office Manager

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RDA, CPR

Kathleen is a graduate of South Puget Sound Community College and is a Registered Dental Assistant. She is a long time team member who keeps our office running smoothly.

Away from the office she enjoys watching her boys play sports, spending time with family and friends, gardening, cooking and home improvements. She also enjoys vacationing at Disneyland, the Oregon Coast and finding new vacation spots that are beachfront or waterfront.


Kristie - Receptionist

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RDA, CPR

Kristie is a Bates Technical College graduate and is a Registered Dental Assistant. She has more than 25 years of experience in dentistry and joined our team in 2000. From our front desk, she greets patients and helps with insurance, billing, and scheduling. Kristie loves working with a dental team that really cares about patients and supports one another.

Kristie is married with two boys. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities like biking and hiking, as well as spending time with her grandchildren.


Erika - Registered Dental Hygienist

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RDH, CPR

A member of Dr. Tomlinson's team since 2013, Erika is a graduate of Pacific University in Oregon. She helps her patients by promoting oral health on a personal and detailed level, all while getting to know what makes them smile outside the office. Erika loves helping people feel good about their smiles!

Erika is married and has two children, a boy and a girl. In her spare time, she loves to cook and entertain with family and friends. She also likes the outdoors here in the Pacific Northwest, from camping to working in her garden. The family also loves vacationing to Disneyland, Hawaii, California, and Montana.


Terry - Registered Dental Assistant

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RDA, CPR

Terry is a long-time team member and a graduate of Aberdeen High School and the Dental Assisting Technology program at South Puget Sound Community College. In the 21 years she’s been on our team, Terry has found the most joy in working directly with patients and getting to know them on a personal level.

Terry is married and a mother of three children. DJ is currently serving in the United States Army and twins Jade and Jordan are students at Hoquiam High School. Outside the office, she enjoys gardening, going to her girls’ fast-pitch, soccer, and basketball games, and spending time with her family.


Amy - Registered Dental Assistant & Hospital Coordinator

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RDA, CPR

Amy is a graduate of Aberdeen High School and Bates Technical College. She works with many of our younger patients, both in the office and in the hospital setting. Amy enjoys getting to know her patients and appreciates the amazing staff members with whom she works.

She and her husband, Jesse, have three kids, Jake, Dylan, and Sydni, as well as two cats and three dogs. When she's away from the office, Amy enjoys movies, reading, and taking vacations to Disneyland with her family once or twice a year.


Nancy - Registered Dental Assistant

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RDA, CPR

Nancy graduated from Aberdeen High School, Grays Harbor College, and South Puget Sound Community College's Dental Assisting Technology program. She takes great satisfaction in helping people with their dental concerns while getting to know them on a personal level. She especially enjoys the relationships she’s built with our long-term patients.

She and her husband have three daughters. She enjoys her cats, gardening, reading, and traveling with her family.


Jami - Registered Dental Assistant

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RDA, CPR

Jami is a graduate of T.P.J.C.C. and has been a part of our practice for several years. She enjoys working with and getting to know our patients, and being a part of a team that works well together.

Outside of work, you can find Jami running, working out, and spending time with family, including her daughter, Saylor, son, Wyatt, and her step-daughter, Aveya.


Noelani - Dental Hygienist

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Noelani has worked with us on a temporary basis going as far back as 1995!  She graduated from Clark College in 1993 with her Associates of Science and Dental Hygiene degrees.  She enjoys helping her patients by educating them on their oral health and providing thorough care.   She enjoys building trusting and respectful relationships with her patients.
 
Noelani grew up in Olympia.  She and her husband have been married for 23 years.  They have one son, Jacob.  They also have two dogs, Chloe and Oreo.  In her spare time, Noelani enjoys boating at Lake Cushman, hiking and spending quality time with family and friends.

Kelly - Registered Dental Hygienist

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Kelly began her dental career as a dental assistant after graduating from SPSCC in 1996. She continued on to become a registered dental hygienist from Pierce College and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from East Washington in 2015. Kelly is here to educate patients and help them achieve and maintain good oral health. She enjoys getting to know her patients and building relationships based on trust.

Kelly has two boys who keep her pretty busy. They love camping, the ocean, and spending time with family.