Meet the Staff

Front Office



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 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 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 (soon to be three!) beautiful daughters. 




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. 




Tessa looks forward to speaking with patients and helping them feel welcome in our office.  Although she is new to our practice, she has 5 years of front office experience. She enjoys time with her family and friends and getting outdoors with her dog Kona.



With more than 8 years of front office experience, Megan loves greeting our patients and making them feel welcomed to our office. She enjoys working closely with our patients to schedule their appointments and strives to make each visit a positive experience. As a brand new Mom to her son, Megan doesn’t have much spare time, but when she does, she enjoys spending it with her husband, her family, and their pups Reba and Gizmo.




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.



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. 
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.