Tracy McKibben – Office Manager/Patient Coordinator
Tracy has been with our practice for three years, and she is proud to be a part of our dental team, which is passionate about listening and accommodating patients’ needs. She always strives to go the extra mile for our patients and is dedicated to continual, high-quality care. Tracy graduated from ETON Technical Institute in 1988 and brings over 10 years of experience to our office. In her spare time, she loves to go to the gym, travel, visit musical festivals, and attend cultural events. She also enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren, and other family and friends.
Connie Edlin – Scheduler
Connie has been with our office for over ten years and has over 25 years of experience in dental field, starting as a dental assistant. Connie strives to make our patients feel comfortable and valued as she tries to accommodate their schedules and needs as much as possible. She loves the group of people she works with and finds satisfaction in building relationships with many of our long-term patients.
Outside of the office, Connie enjoys spending time with her husband and two grown sons. She also likes to sew, golf, and woodwork.
Kellie Lehtinen – Dental Hygienist
Kellie is our talented dental hygienists. She received her associate degree in dental hygiene and has over 22 years of experience as a registered hygienist. She is very passionate about her work and loves to meet new patients. She is very dedicated to her job and clients. Through her years of experience, Kellie has gathered many patients who follow her from dentist to dentist. Kellie enjoys taking care of her 5-year-old daughter on her time off. She has likes to ride and take care of horses since she was a small child. She loves traveling and spending time with her family and friends. “Dr. Yamaguchi has been the best dentist I have worked for in my 22-year dental hygienist career. It is great to see a dentist that is so passionate about his work. Dr. Yamaguchi is a perfectionist and loves to spend his free time in the office working on his dental projects. I could not see myself working for any other dentist than Dr. Yamaguchi.”
Tia Woolridge – Lead Dental Assistant
Tia is Dr. Yamaguchi’s certified clinical assistant. She enjoys dentistry and has a gentle way with his patients. She has a flare to make you feel at ease and provide special attention to your dental needs. When not working, Tia enjoys exercise and spending time with family. “I enjoy working with Dr. Yamaguchi for many reasons. He is a great teacher and practices a variety of procedures. It allows me to expand my knowledge of dentistry. I feel very fortunate to be working with someone so kind, generous, and patient. I love the feeling of being able to help someone who is so dissatisfied with their teeth and turning them into a happy, smiling person.”
Rachel Rokne – Sterilization Technician
Rachel graduated from Snohomish High in 2008 and is currently pursuing a career in dental hygiene. She helps keep the office clean and safe for the patients and staff, which she truly enjoys being a part of. Rachel comes from a supportive family and is the middle of three children.