Minahan Family Dentistry 6610 NE 181st St
Kenmore, WA 98028
Phone: 425.485.6555

Team

Dr. Dave

Dr. Dave was born in Sedro Woolley, WA, but grew up in south Seattle in the Burien/Des Moines area.  He has lived in and served the Kenmore Community since 1975.  Dr. Dave is a graduate of the University of Washington, with a chemistry degree.  He did his dental training locally as well at the University Of Washington School Of Dentistry.  Dr. Dave and his wife Susan have two sons, Greg and Allan.  Dr. Dave stays busy outside the office as a big Husky sports fan and enjoys golf, travel and family activities (especially with his grandson Owen).  Professionally Dave is very active in the dental field as a past president of the School of Dentistry Alumni Association and Dean's Club, Board of Directors for the WSDA, a Fellow in the American College of Dentistry, International College of Dentists and Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Dr. Dave is also an active member of the ADA, WSDA and SKCDS.  Dr. Dave's biggest joy from practicing dentistry is the development of ongoing relationships with our wonderful patients.

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Dr. Al

Dr. Al was born in Kenmore, WA, the second of two boys in the family.  He grew up locally and attended Kenmore Elementary, Kenmore Jr. High and Inglemoor High School.  Dr. Al completed his undergraduate degree in biology at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.  He played basketball for the Waves under Coach Lorenzo Romar and actually played in the NCAA Tournament!  Dr. Al received his dental education at the University Of Washington School Of Dentistry.  Dr. Al, his wife Jennifer and their son Owen live in Edmonds, WA.  Outside of the office he enjoys staying active (lots of basketball and golf), attending sporting events, photography, traveling and spending time with family and friends.  Dr. Al has really enjoyed spending time and getting to know all the patients here at Minahan Family Dentistry.  He loves the daily conversations with patients and the relationships he has built.  Dr. Al is an active member of the ADA, WSDA, SKCDS and AGD.  Dr. Al enjoys giving back to the profession and has been a mentor to local students interested in dentistry.  He has also enjoyed giving dental presentations to elementary school classes.

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Bonnie (Dental Hygienist)

Bonnie was born in Albany, Georgia but due to her father's Air Force career she grew up in a number of different states- Georgia, Montana, Kansas, Alaska and Washington.  After High School, Bonnie went to the University of Great Falls and the University of Montana.  She got her Dental Assisting training from Montana State Vocational Tech. She worked for four years then returned to school to get her Dental Hygiene degree.  She went to North Seattle Community College and Shoreline Community College to finish her degree.  Bonnie has worked in the dental field for 40 years!!!  Thirty-two of the years have been with Minahan Family Dentistry.  Bonnie loves traveling, collecting antiques and treasures from the past (just look around her dental chair next time you are in).  She also likes to cross-country ski, play board games, garden, and spend time with friends.  Dentistry to her "is all about our patients"; she enjoys educating and taking care of their dental health.  She strives to create a relaxed, stress-free environment for our patients, with understanding and laughter.  Some of our patients were friends of hers before they joined Minahan Family Dentistry and some of her friends have been created because they are patients at the practice.  She values the experiences that all of our patients bring to her.


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Barb (Dental Assistant)

The fine town of Portland, Oregon is where Barb was born and raised.  She attended Brigham Young University.  She also spent many hours at Edmonds Community College, Shoreline and Lake Washington Technical College, loving the chance to learn.  Barb has been in the dental field for over 20 years, and has worked at Minahan Family Dentistry for 19 years.  She and her husband Lyle are fearless beekeepers.  They have nurtured many bees for several years and enjoy the delicious fruits of their labors, as do many of their friends.  Barb has 6 children…3 girls and 3 boys, as well as 2 grandchildren that they adore.  Life is very good as an empty nester!  They have enjoyed traveling together, gardening and their many family activities.  It brings Barb a lot of pleasure to work at Minahan Family Dentistry and connect with our patients.  She finds it satisfying to teach, comfort and work with a sense of humor when associating with our patients. Barb has found it easy to stay in this practice for so many years because of our delightful staff!


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Lisa (Office Administrator)

Lisa was born and raised in the Seattle area.  She attended Garfield High School and went college at the University of Irvine in Southern California.  Lisa and her husband live on a 20-acre farm in Carnation.  They breed top winning Irish Wolfhounds that take up most of their free time, but she also does ride dressage and enjoys her farm animals, which include miniature donkeys, horses, goats, llamas and alpacas.  They also have Persian cats and many dogs.  Lisa has been managing front desk operations in dentistry for many years and has been greeting our patients at Minahan Family Dentistry with a happy voice and smile for 11 years.  Lisa really enjoys the interaction with our patients and hopes that she can help make their visits to our office more comfortable and enjoyable!


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Felicia (Dental Hygienist)

Felicia was born in Chicago, Illinois, the first child of two girls.  Her parents were volunteers in an organization similar to the Peace Corps.  As part of this organization, they participated in village development all over the globe.  She lived for five and half years in Melbourne Australia, two years each in Wales, Nairobi and Kenya, then back to Seattle.  Felicia graduated from Roosevelt High School and then attended the University of Washington.  After getting married and staying home with her two children she got her hygiene degree from Shoreline Dental Hygiene School.  Felicia has been married for 15 years and has a 14 year old son and an 11 year old daughter.  She has two little dogs and a very large extended family.  Felicia has been in dentistry for seven years and worked her very first day as a hygienist at Minahan Family Dentistry!  The most important thing in her life is family, and she is proud to work in a family oriented office.  She feels extremely fortunate that she loves what she does and thinks that helping educate patients and maintain people's beautiful smiles is true pleasure.


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Nicole (Dental Assistant)

Nicole was born in Southern California and moved to Washington when Boeing bought out her Dad's company.  She grew up in Marysville.  She has attended Everett Community College, Cascadia Community College, University of Washington and received her dental training at Smokey Point Institute of Dental Assisting.  Nicole has been in the dental field for 3 years and we have enjoyed her energy, knowledge and skills at Minahan Family Dentistry since 2009.  Nicole loves to snowboard, eat ice cream, go shopping and play games.  She wants to travel the world someday-starting with Australia!  In the meantime Nicole keeps busy with her dogs.  Nicole has a passion to help fearful patients by putting them at ease while they are in the dental chair and conquer their fears.  She is passionate about dentistry and likes to educate patients about good oral hygiene!!!


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Testimonials

I have gone to this dentist since I was 9 years old and continue to travel all the way from downtown Seattle to come see him and I can't even begin to express my appreciation for the staff here. Read More
-Bonnie J