Meet The Staff
Erin Riley, RDH
Erin was born and raised around the Redmond and Kirkland area and graduated from Woodinville high school. She currently resides in Bothell with her two new kittens. Erin loves the outdoors, she is an avid wakeboarder in the summer and snowboards in the winter. She first went to Eastern Washington University where she took her dental hygiene prerequisites and graduated with a bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies. After leaving Eastern she was accepted to Shoreline Community College where she graduated as a registered dental hygienist in 2011. She is currently a member of the Washington State Dental Hygiene Association and the Greater Seattle Dental Hygiene Society. Erin is very active in learning the newest technologies and staying up to date with the best treatment options for all her patients. She is a very enthusiastic hygienist that loves her career and always meeting new patients.
Kate Wakefield, RDH
Kate was born and raised in Duvall, WA. She worked as an Orthodontic assistant for a year before earning her license in Dental Hygiene at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in 2012. She is currently an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and is committed to keeping up to date with the changes in dental advances through year round Continuing Education credits. She blends compassion, educational prevention, and ethical practices in order to treat her patients to a healthier smile. She is trained in the most current knowledge on the treatment and prevention of periodontal disease which allows her to educate her patients with the most accurate information.
She currently lives on the Eastside with her 3 dogs and fianc. She stays busy hiking and planning her wedding in Aug, 2013. She loves the water and spends her summers vacationing and boating on the Colombia River. She also has a strong love for animals and is an active member on PAWS where she has been volunteering for 3 years now.
Nicole Dill, Patient Care Coordinator
Nicole, raised in North Bend, has lived in Kirkland since 2003. She and her husband are raising their 4 children here and are very active in the community. Nicole volunteers on the Kirkland National Little League Board, helps with Junior Rebels Football and Juanita Basketball Association, along with the PTSA at her children’s elementary school. She has worked in dentistry since 2001. Nicole enjoys helping patients maximize and understand their benefits.
Cristina was born and raised in Washington state. She graduated from Charter College with a dental assisting degree in 2012. Cristina is a devoted movie goer and avid reader in her spare time. She now resides in Lynnwood with her family and beloved beagle, Sydney.
EmmyLou, Office Mascot
EmmyLou, a miniature dachsund, has become the unofficial mascot of the office. She can be seen greeting patients, sleeping, and accepting treats from patients and the staff.