Meet Our Team

Suzie Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Patient Care Coordinator

Suzie is a Patient Care Coordinator. She helps you make/check appointments and assures you move smoothly through the activities of your treatment. After graduating from the University of Southern California, Suzie worked as Logistics Manager and Event Planner for over 10 years before deciding to be a stay-at-home mother. Suzie is married, has two children, and when not working enjoys snow skiing, water skiing and being outdoors.

Erin Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Patient Care Coordinator

Erin is one of our patient care coordinators. After staying home to raise her children, she wanted to work closely with people in a fun-loving, professional atmosphere; she has found that with Advanced Orthodontics. In her spare time, she is a community volunteer and enjoys traveling, golfing, cooking and spending time with her family.

Kara Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Patient Care Coordinator

Kara is our patient care coordinator for our Kent and Burien offices. She has been in orthodontics for 15 years and enjoys the change in a patient when their new smile is revealed. In her free time, she enjoys camping and taking care of her miniature horse, fainting goat, llama, and hedgehog. Ask her about her many animals on the farm.

Dawn Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Insurance Billing Specialist

Dawn has over 25 years in the dental field. What she loves about orthodontics is to see the changes in a person’s smile as they go through orthodontic treatment. That is what drew her into this field.  When she is not in the office, she loves to spend time with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys working in her garden, kayaking, fishing, and watching baseball.

Nikki Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Office Manager

Nikki is the manager for Advanced Orthodontics. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Briar Cliff University. Before working with us she was an elementary school teacher. She loves introducing the outside world to Advanced Orthodontics and everything that we do. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and watching Nebraska football.

Lana Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Holly Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Clinical Technician

Holly has been in orthodontics since 2008. Her favorite part of her job is seeing how a great smile can boost patients’ confidence.   Holly was born and raised in Nebraska.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending exploring new parts of Washington with her husband and their miniature dachshund, Bernie.

Yana Advanced Orthodontics in Bellevue, WA


Clinical Technician

Yana has been an orthodontic assistant for five years. Yana loves kids and being around them. She loves orthodontics because she gets to be directly involved in helping people get their smiles. Yana was born in Russia and grew up in Seattle. She loves hanging around with her family and friends and in her free time likes to travel and see new places.