Meet the Staff

Front Office



Emily is our office manager and has been working 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, hygiene coordinator and has experience with both dental assisting and administrative work. She love talking with the patients and strives to make everyone feel welcomed. Debbie works closely with the dental offices and through the years has built a great relationship with our referring offices.  She also spends a lot of time at the Riverdale Raceway racing her 1999 Camaro.  She loves adventure but most importantly spending time with her family.



Tessa is our billing specialist and looks forward to speaking with patients and helping them feel welcome in our office.  She will help answer any billing related question you have.  She works very hard at making sure you get the most out of your dental benefit plan. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and getting outdoors with her dog, Kona.




Lindsey will most likely be the first person you see when you walk  in through our doors.  As an administrative assistant she will check you in and help answer any questions you may have.  Outside of work she enjoys going to Disneyland and spending time with her pug, Harley. 



Amanda is our Treatment Coordinator and joined our office in 2020. She has been on the administration side of dental for many years with a large background in dental insurance.  She will help you navigate your dental benefits and help coordinate your treatment needs. Her favorite part of being in dentistry is getting to meet new people everyday!
When she’s not in the office she enjoys crafting, fishing, and camping with her family.





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.”


Caytlin is a certified dental assistant and graduated from South Puget Sound’s Dental Assisting Program in June 2018. She loves making patients feel comfortable from their first step in our office to their last. When she is not at work she enjoys time with her family and exploring the outdoors.




Silvia graduated from the SPSCC Dental Assisting Program in June 2018. 

“I love helping others. Being able to reach out to the Spanish speaking patients is also awesome because I get to help a larger group of people as well. My favorite part of being an assistant is making people feel at ease and comfortable at the dental office!”

Outside of work she enjoys learning new things, baking, and spending time with friends and family. 



Shyla is a registered dental assistant and has worked in the dental profession since 2010 specializing in the surgical field. She has a passion for oral and periodontal surgery, educating and helping patients accomplish their dental health goals. Shyla enjoys volunteering her time and skills with the Impact Your Health free dental clinics. 
She is married with 4 children, 2 German shepherds and 1 cat. Road tripping, visiting National Parks, camping and coffee are some of her favorite things!! 



Gaby is a registered dental assistant and graduated from South Puget Sound Community College in 2016.

She does a little bit of everything at the office and even translates to Spanish at times!  Outside of work she loves to spend time with friends and family and go shopping.  She also likes to ride fast motorcycles!



Layce is a registered dental assistant.  She graduated from Lower Columbia Dental Assisting Program in 2018.  Her warm smile will welcome you as she brings you back to an exam room.   She helps patients feel comfortable and relaxed.  Her favorite thing about being a dental assistant is seeing patients’ smiles transformed.  Outside of work she likes to spend time with family and explore the outdoors.

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.