Meet Our Staff
Clinical Orthodontic Assistant
Hello, my name is Richard! I’m a certified dental assistant here at Premier Orthodontics. I spent the last 4 years studying for a BS in Biology at Washington State University, go cougs! I am currently perusing a career in dentistry and just finished sending out my applications to dental school. I am a huge houseplant enthusiast and love hiking all around the state of Washington. I am committed to providing you and your family the utmost of care and hope to create lasting connections with all of you.
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Joy has almost 20 years of dental and orthodontic experience. She has an amazing talent in crafting and loves to make diaper cakes. A few of her favorites include dinosaurs, bears and astronauts. If you have any art related questions, she most likely has an answer and is more than happy to chat. She loves being an orthodontic assistant as her career requires an amazing dexterity that comes natural to her by way of craft. She is currently raising her three teenage children with her husband who she has been together with for over twenty years. When she is not in the clinic, she is busy participating in sports related activities with her kids.