Meet the Team

  • Paula
    Hygienist

    Paula has worked in dentistry for over 42 years. She graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Her care is unmatched and patient's love her gentle, consistent, kind approach.

    ''I thoroughly enjoy my profession and contributing to my patients' oral health.''


  • Juli
    Hygienist

    Juli has worked as a dental hygienist for over 20 years (and seven years as an assistant). She earned her Associate of Applies Science degree from Ferris State University and later graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. We couldn't be more excited to have Juli on our team, serving our patients and community with her knowledge and skills. She's one of the best hygienists we've ever worked with and understands how to connect with her patients, helping them maintain and improve their oral health.

    ''What drives my passion for being a dental hygienist is that it has allowed me to be an active part of taking care of my community, one person at a time.''

  • Christy
    Office Manager

    Christy has been in dentistry for more than three decades and understands the ins-and-outs of helping patients not only understand treatment and dental insurance but also feel comfortable and understood. Her leadership is unsurpassed—she helps the office run smoothly in every aspect.

    ''The best part of my day is knowing that our patients and staff had successful interactions — a great experience — and walked out smiling. When not working, my husband and I enjoy our dogs, family, friends, soccer, entertaining, & traveling.''

  • Candace “Candy”
    Hygienist

    Candy has worked as a dental hygienist for over 16 years. She graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She's an irreplaceable, superb hygienist who cares for her patients like they were family. She's passionate about doing the job right.

    Candy's humorous version of the Swiftwater Dental vision statement: ''We care for our patients like family. Now brush your damn teeth.''

  • Ashley ‏‏‎ ‎
    Assistant

    Ashley started working her senior year of high school and has worked in dentistry for over nine years. We are so lucky to have her on our team!

    “What I love most about being in the dental field is the ability to understand and take care of someone’s dental needs, as well as the team setting a great office provides.”

  • Courtney ‏‏‎ ‎
    Assistant

    Courtney has worked in the dental field for 12 years. She attended Everest College and has a Dental Assistant Certification. She has two daughters.

    “I want the patients to enjoy their dental visits just as much as I enjoy my career in dental.”

  • Lindsay ‏‏‎ ‎
    Office Administrator

    Lindsay has worked in dentistry for 4 years. She went to Pima Medical and moved to the Cle Elum area in 2019. She and her partner are raising 4 teenagers, and a very large cat.

    “I am excited to be a part of this practice!”


  • Haylie ‏‏‎ ‎
    Dental Assistant

    Haylie has worked as a dental assistant for 4 years. She trained at the Dental Assistant Training Center in Bothell.

    “When I’m not at work, I enjoy hiking and riding my horses.”


  • Elecia ‏‏‎ ‎
    Hygienist

    Elicia has been working in dentistry since she was 18 and has worked as a dental assistant and hygienist for over 18 years. She earned her Associates in Dental Hygiene at PMI in Seattle.

    “I love spending time with my family. Summers by the water are my favorite season!”

  • Jana ‏‏‏‎ ‎
    Administrator

    Jana is our office administrator. She moved to the Cle Elum area with her husband in 2020 and joined the Swiftwater Dental team in 2022.

    “I enjoy spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, and playing games.”


Office Hours

Monday:

Dr. Johnson

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

Dr. Coder

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

Dr. Johnson & Dr. Coder

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

Dr. Johnson

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Dr. Coder

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Dr. Johnson (by appointment)

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed