Our friendly team of dental professionals is excited to meet you! We make your concerns our top priority, and we work hard to make you feel at home when you visit our practice, providing a positive, energetic atmosphere in which you can feel relaxed and right at home. Please call Nuttall Smiles today at 253-939-0700 to make your appointment with our dentist and learn more about our dental care in Auburn, Washington. We look forward to helping you care for your smile!
Jose – Dental Hygienist
Jose loves making a difference in his patients’ smiles and helping to boost their self-esteem. He is a registered dental hygienist and enjoys the time he gets to spend with each patient and building relationships with them.
He attended Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA, earning a Bachelor of Science degree. He started working in the dental field in 2016. Jose has always loved what making new smiles do for social, health, and overall general life in patients.
Jose loves working out, playing soccer, traveling to Mexico, and working with his family on their farm. Patients say he has a great personality and makes them feel at ease. Jose is bilingual, and speaking Spanish helps him to communicate with patients who don’t speak English.
Dakotah – Dental Hygienist
Dakotah started working in the dental field in 2017 as a sterilization technician while also working towards her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech). She enjoys working alongside people who come to work every day with a positive attitude and who are passionate about what they do. As a dental hygienist, Dakotah loves that she has a practical way of helping people while also getting to build relationship with them. Dakotah is a great team player who works hard to help each patient have a positive experience at the dental office.
Dakotah and her husband, Vitaliy, have been married since 2019. Outside the office she can be found spending time outside with her family or working at her church.
Stephanie – Dental Assistant
Stephanie has been in dentistry since 2010, the year she graduated from Evergreen High School in Vancouver, Washington. She brings a positive attitude to work with her every day and excels at being a team player. She finds working in the dental field to be very rewarding and enjoys building relationships with our patients and easing their dental anxiety. She loves the fact that Nuttall Smiles feels like a home and that our team is more like a family than a group of coworkers.
Stephanie has a wonderful fiancé named Nick and an adorable Labrador puppy, Bear. In her spare time she looks forward to spending time with Nick and Bear and going on family walks. She also loves giraffes. They are her favorite animal and she has “giraffe everything”!
Bio coming soon!
Elli – Dental Assistant
Elli began working in the dental field in 2018, and loves the atmosphere in our office and her coworkers. She brings a positive attitude with her each day, and is committed to helping our patients feel comfortable during their appointments. Elli has lived in Auburn since 2019 and has three large dogs and a cat.
Jacki – Office Manager / Financial Coordinator
Jacki is the Financial/Patient Coordinator. She graduated from Clover Park Technical College and has worked for Dr. Nuttall since 2003.
She finds working in the dental field very enjoyable and rewarding and says it’s “awesome” to see the smiles on patient’s faces when they leave! Jacki says, “It does feel like we are making a major impact on someone’s life.”
When Jacki’s not at work, she has three great kids that keep her pretty busy! Her two teenagers and nine-year-old keep her on the ball. She goes to her kids’ activities that include soccer and volleyball, plus she volunteers in her daughter’s class on Friday afternoons. Jacki enjoys cooking, camping, and hiking, and she loves to read!
Ashley – Schedule Coordinator
Ashley has been working in the dental field since 2015 and is a graduate of Bates Technical College. She enjoys the positive atmosphere around the office and loves helping patients achieve their ideal smile.
Outside the office, Ashley likes hanging out with friends, family, and her dog, Riggs.
Chido — Front Office Assistant
Chido started working in the dental field in 2018 and likes the opportunity to learn more about the field and getting to work with the people. Chido is a business management graduate and has a dental coordination certificate. Chido is a diligent member of our team. Always eager to take up a challenge, Chido helps our patients with a fun personality and a love for talking with people.
When not at work, Chido like to make a different in the community and volunteers and church. Chido also likes cooking, adventures, reading, outdoors, hiking, camping and sky diving.