Meet the Staff

Front Office

Emily - Office Manager


Emily is our office manager and has been with Dr. Coppin since 2010. She will assist you with your dental insurance and financial questions and she is also able to get you scheduled for exams and appointments in our office.  Emily is married and likes to spend her free time with her friends and family as well as taking her two black labs duck hunting.  They recently added a new dog named Tug to their bunch.

Debbie L. - Administrative Assistant, Hygiene Coordinator


Debbie L.

Debbie is our administrative assistant and hygiene coordinator and has experience with both dental assisting and administrative work. She enjoys helping ease patient’s fears of dental work and making them feel comfortable in our office. She enjoys the interaction with the patients and strives to make everyone welcomed. Debbie works closely with the dental offices and through the years has built a great relationship with our referring offices. She enjoys spending time with her grand-kids every chance she gets, she also spends a lot of time on the race track racing her favorite car. She loves adventure, going on trips and most importantly spending time with her family.

 Nicole - Treatment Coordinator


Nicole is our treatment coordinator. She looks forward to getting to know patients and making their experience here enjoyable. She has over 16 years of experience helping patients maximize their benefit plans. When she’s not helping our patients she spends her time with her husband and two beautiful daughters. 




Tailer is our administrative assistant and referral coordinator.  She was born and raised in Olympia.  Her smile is the first thing you’ll see walking into our office as she checks you in.  She is newly engaged and takes care of 4 fur babies; her dogs Stella, Dozer, Lola and her fat cat Daisy. Tailer enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Colton, and taking their animals on walks, exploring the outdoors and eating tacos. She has 7 years of customer service experience and enjoys meeting new patients on a day to day basis. 

“I love being a part of creating a positive dental experience!”



Carrie is our billing specialist. Although she is new to our practice, she has 10 years of experience in the dental field. She would love to hear from you and will be happy to answer any insurance or statement questions that you might have. Carrie enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, loves to cook, camp, hike, and knit. Most of her knitting projects are scarves and hats for her beautiful 3 year old daughter, Aniyah, and her french bulldog, Maggie. 




Christie has been a periodontal assistant for 12 years. She has been part of our staff for the last 10 years. Christie will make you feel comfortable from your first visit at our office to your last appointment. Outside of work she likes to spend time with her husband and watch her girls play basketball and soccer.



Terra is a Registered Dental Assistant and has been with us since 2011. Before she joined our team she was a patient here and she enjoys making our patients feel comfortable and at ease during treatment. Terra enjoys running and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Debbie C.


Debbie C.

Debbie is a registered dental assistant with 27 years of experience and has been a part of our practice since 2012. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and 3 kids. 



Tammy is a registered dental assistant with 25 years experience.  She is married with 2 kids and in her spare time she enjoys cooking, live music and the great outdoors. 
“I love working with patients to help them have a better smile.”

Our Dental Hygienists

Cindy - Dental Hygienist


Cindy began her career in dentistry in 1990, and has been with this office since 1995. Providing excellent, gentle, and personalized care is always her goal.

“I find it rewarding to be involved in improving my patient’s overall health, and I value the close relationships I’ve formed with my many long-time patients.”

 When not at the office, she enjoys cooking, gardening, spending time with her family, and volunteering in the community. 
Julie - Dental Hygienist


Julie began her work in the dental field as a dental assistant in 1985; she soon decided to go back to school to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She graduated with her B.S. from Eastern Washington University in 1991 and began working as a hygienist in Spokane, WA at a general practice. When Julie moved from Spokane to Olympia in 1997 she began working at this office and has been here ever since. She decided on a career in dental hygiene because of the one on one ability to educate and help her patients better their oral health; which in turn betters their overall health. In her free time she spends time with friends and family. Her two boys are very involved in sports so she spends a lot of time doing things outdoors.

Stacey - Dental Hygienist


Stacey graduated from Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program in 2000 and has worked for this office ever since. She enjoys the level of teamwork and camaraderie that all the employees share here. In her spare time Stacey likes playing the flute, rollerblading, baking desserts, hiking & skiing around the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her husband, Steve.