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.''
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.”
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.''
Jackie has been in the dentistry for over 40 years, starting as an assistant and then moving to the front office. In 1983, she graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Jackie started as a part time member of the Swiftwater team in 2022 and joined us full time in 2023.
'I grew up in Washington and am married with two children. When I am not with my family, I am in the garden, biking, hiking, or cooking. My new golden puppy keeps me very busy as well!'
Rebecca earned her Dental Assisting certificate in 2003 and has been working in the field ever since. She has gained experience in many different areas of dentistry over the past 20 years - working in various specialties, as well as in the front office. Rebecca worked part time with us for 2 years, before joining the Swiftwater Dental team full time in 2023.
'I love dentistry because it allows me to utilize my creativity and problem solving skills to help my patients get the best outcome possible. When I'm not at work, I'm usually hanging out with my husband and daughters. I love to read, cook, and build or do crafty things.'
Lexi started her career in dentistry shortly after graduating from high school. Before joining the Swiftwater team, she worked in a pediatric office for 2.5 years.
'My long-term goal is to go into dental hygiene but for now I love being a dental assistant!'
Jill started working in dentistry 5 years ago, after earning her Dental Assisting certificate from Northshore Dental Academy. She has been a member of the Swiftwater Dental team for a total of 4 years.
'One of my favorite things to do is spend time fishing with my boyfriend. I also enjoy hanging with my dogs, swimming, and eating!'