Our Hygienists

Shawn – Kirkland

Shawn is a lifelong resident of the Seattle area. She has worked in periodontics for over 30 years! She is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with her husband and three grown boys.

Mary Jo - Bellevue

Mary Jo has been with the Premier Periodontics Hygiene team since 2007 and practicing dental hygiene for over 30 years, graduating from Eastern Washington University. She loves all the new technology we have to offer and treat our patients with here at Premier. She has raised two wonderful children with her husband of 27 years. They love to travel, play golf and spend time with their family.

Meghan - Bellevue

Meghan has a degree in Dental Hygiene from Lake Washington Technical College, as well as an Environmental Science and Regional Planning degree from Washington State University. She has been with Premier Periodontics since 2007 and thoroughly enjoys working with the Perioscope and utilizing therapies provided by our office. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, running, volunteering, and skiing or snowboarding.

Lori - Everett

Lori received a B.S. degree from Loma Linda University, and has practiced Dental Hygiene for over 32 years, the last 17 years in periodontics. She began her dental career as a dental assistant during high school and college. Her first experience as a hygienist was working one year in a mission clinic in Yaoundé, Cameroun, West Africa. She enjoys travel, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, reading and spending time with family and friends. She volunteers with her church and its affiliated K-8 school. She is married with two busy college student children.

Cindy - Redmond

Cindy graduated from Shoreline Community College in 1998 and has since been a registered dental hygienist. She is described by her patients as informative and passionate about her personalized care, and being thorough with a gentle touch. Cindy feels privileged to be part of the team at Premier Periodontics where the noninvasive Perioscope is ideal for aiding in the treatment of periodontal disease. Some of her hobbies include hiking, skiing, cooking, pottery, and growing beautiful dahlias that adorn our office in the summer time.

Martha - Bellevue 

Martha graduated and earned her degree as a Dental Hygienist from Pima Medical Institute, Seattle Campus, in 2019. Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Tucson, Arizona, where she entered the dental industry as a dental assistant in 2014. Martha is fluent in both Spanish and English and has a passion for providing the highest caliber in peridontal care to her patients. Outside of work, Martha devotes her time at church, family, friends and her amazing Westie, Meeko.

Diana - Bellevue & Mercer Island


Laurie - Mercer Island & Redmond