Dental care for a long life of smiles
Dental care for a long life of smiles

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.

Jessica – Dental Hygienist
I enjoy the dental field the most in the aspect of building relationships with my patients because those relationships promotes trust and respect that helps patients make informed decisions appropriate for their oral health. Not only that but I also enjoy making the dental experience a positive one. My specific duties allows me to not only provide routine care for patients but also preventative care. Graduated from Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program in 2018 with a bachelors in dental hygiene. I started working in the dental field after hygiene school but was very much part of it when I was younger going through ortho a couple times.

I enjoy family time with my boyfriend and 4 dogs. I also like to go hiking, do hot yoga, or take the dogs for a stroll on my free time. Patients would say I’m personable, gentle, and caring.

Jacki – Dental Assistant / 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!

Colette – Dental Assistant
Colette graduated from SLC Technical College with honors in dental assisting school, and she has been working in the dental field since 1987. Colette is willing to go the extra mile and offer help anywhere needed as well as making patients feel as comfortable as possible at the office. She says the best part of working in the dental field is “helping people love their smile.” Colette says about the practice that “it’s great to be part of a fun, hard-working team that is caring and professional.”

Colette has been married to her husband for 33 years, and they have a daughter who is married and a son who is getting married. Colette’s hobbies include traveling and sightseeing, camping and hiking, cooking and baking, and working out in the gym.

Paulina – Dental Assistant

Paulina joined Nuttall Smiles in 2019. She attended Pima Medical Institute, graduating in 2019, and is dedicated to changing people’s lives through quality dental care. Paulina loves being part of our team! She is bilingual in Spanish, and often uses her language skills to help our Spanish-speaking patients feel more comfortable in our office.

Paulina visits her family in Mexico each year. Outside of the office she enjoys photography, visiting Seattle, riding horses, and going to parks, restaurants and museums.

N’Shayne — Treatment Coordinator
N’Shayne has been working in the dental field since 1999, she began her career as an assistant but then switched to working in the front office over five years ago. She like working in the dental field because it gives her the opportunity to help people feel comfortable with her knowledge about insurance and dental procedures.

N’Shaye is a team player and a people person. She thinks that everyone on our team is really nice and she likes being part of the growth of that team. She appreciates Dr. Nuttall’s knowledge and the opportunity to learn a lot of things that working at Nuttall Smiles has given her.

N’Shayne loves her family. She has been married for more than 20 years and is a mother of four. In her free time she enjoys scrapbooking, reading and puzzles.

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.

Jillian – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jillian has a passion for educating and helping others improve their oral health. She has been working in the dental field since she was 16 years old, and she just loves teeth! Jillian began her dental career as a sterile tech, then a dental assistant. She also worked at the front desk for 8 years before going to dental hygiene school. Jillian graduated in 2017 from Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Washington. She graduated with honors and received her AAS and dental hygiene license.

During work, Jillian loves getting to know her patients, and she enjoys making patients feel comfortable by decreasing their anxiety. She enjoys having a job where she can help patients improve their oral and overall health by cleaning their teeth. Patients say that Jillian is gentle and personable with her care, and she is always striving to provide her patients with the best care possible.

Jillian and her significant other have a six-year-old boy and a dog named Gizmo. She loves spending time with her family and friends and being outside.

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.