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. 





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.





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.




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.