Meet the Team at Southridge Dental, Your Best Choice for Dental Care and Services in Kennewick, WA, and Tri-cities, WA
Katie (Dental Hygienist)
Working in dentistry since the age of 17, Katie started as a Dental Assistant while perusing her degree in Dental Hygiene from Columbia Basin College. As a Dental Hygienist, Katie strives to make all her patients comfortable by providing gentle and compassionate care, while educating them on their oral health.
Katie and her husband, Edward, enjoy spending their free time together working out, exploring the outdoors and binge-watching TV shows with their Corgi.
Tori (Dental Assistant)
Born and raised in the Tri-Cities, Tori has been a registered dental assistant since 2012 when she completed the Tri-Tech Dental Assisting course. She has enjoyed learning all aspects of general dentistry and loves working closely with patients to achieve their dental goals.
Tori is married and has two beautiful daughters. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling around to watch her husband race his hydroplane, and being outdoors.
Alexandria (Dental Assistant)
Alexandria, also known as Alex, is a new member of our team. She is from Nampa, Idaho where she obtained her Dental Assistant certificate in 2014 and just recently relocated to Kennewick. She has very much felt extremely comfortable around the dental office growing up. Alex is passionate about her patients and tries to treat them as if they were her friends walking into the dental office.
In her spare time, she loves to spend quality time with her 2-year-old, Karlee!
Carmen (Dental Assistant)
Carmen has been a dental assistant for 20+ years and absolutely loves being part of a team that is dedicated and determined to make patients happy. She loves making patients feel comfortable and assist in making them have a great experience every time.
Carmen is originally from California and moved to the Tri-Cities in 1999. She is married with 4 children and 1 grandchild. In her spare time, she loves to travel, watch the kids play sports, and spend time with family and friends.
Nicole (Patient Coordinator)
Nichole started in dentistry 13 years ago but took time off to start her family. She loves getting to know her patients and seeing their smile change. The relationships she creates makes her job very rewarding. Each patient at Southridge is like an extension to our family. She is very blessed to have a job that she loves and work for a boss that makes family a top priority.
Outside of work, she lives life every day enjoying the small things, finding the “great” in every situation. She loves spending her free time with family, either outside enjoying mother nature or Friday Family Movie night.
Krissy (Office Manager)
Kristina, or Krissy as she’s known by patients and friends, was born and raised in the Tri-Cities and has been in the dental field since 2004. Having worked her way up in the field, she started her career as a dental assistant. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration/Business Management, she furthered her dental career in practice management. Krissy focuses on delivering the highest quality of care and compassion to our patients. Her experience in all aspects within the dental office ensures that everything goes smoothly at every visit allowing our patients to have a wonderful experience in which they look forward to seeing us again.
Krissy is married with three wonderful children who keep her busy. In her free time, you will find her with her family or on the soccer field cheering on our local teams!