Meet Our Team Hygiene Team


Laurie started with the practice in 1998 and has been a registered dental hygienist since 1986, practicing both in general dentistry as well as periodontics.

Laurie is an accomplished horse woman and enjoys competing in the area of dressage.  She loves all animals and in addition to her horse, has 2 cats and a small yorkie mix puppy.  She is married with 2 daughters. 

Mary Jo

Mary Jo came to the practice in 2008 with 26 years of hygiene experience.  She graduated with a B.S. from Eastern Washington University.

In her spare time she is raising 2 children that are busy with sports and dance.  She has traveled the world but loves the great Northwest. Mary Jo also loves to read, paint, kayak, and travel.


Meghan graduated from Lake Washington Technical College in 2006 with a dental hygiene degree. She also attended WSU and in 2001 received a B.S. in environmental science. 

She lives in Redmond and enjoys running, hiking, snowboarding and traveling. 


Anja is a graduate of Lake Washington Technical College and joined the practice in 2013.  She has 21 years of combined dental experience including her work as a dental assistant, dental sales representative, and dental hygienist.

Anja enjoys volunteering for the Mobile Dental Clinic bringing dental care to Seattle’s underprivileged population.

When not at work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her two active boys and dogs.  She is passionate about travel and exploring new places.  Her favorite destination is Australia to visit family.  In between trips she enjoys reading, dining out, and spending time with family and friends.


Shawn joined our team at Premier in 2013. She attended WSU and CWU before getting her hygiene degree at Shoreline Community College. She has over 30 years of periodontal hygiene experience.

Shawn spends a lot of time volunteering at the high school and has been an active member on the booster club for several years. She is a sports enthusiast after raising three boys who were very active in football and baseball.


Lori received a B.S. degree from Loma Linda University, and has practiced Dental Hygiene for over 32 years, the last 17 years in periodontics. She began her dental career as a dental assistant during high school and college. Her first experience as a hygienist was working one year in a mission clinic in Yaoundé, Cameroun, West Africa. 

She enjoys travel, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, reading and spending time with family and friends. She volunteers with her church and its affiliated K-8 school.  She is married with two busy college student children.


Tracy graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1986 with a BS in Dental Hygiene. She has been with the practice since 1988.

Tracy has been married for 32 years. She and her husband have 2 grown children. In her spare time she enjoys reading, going to the beach, spending time with family and playing with her 2 dogs and 2 cats.