Patient Care Coordinator
Chelsea is a PNW native that has been fortunate enough to work with Dr. Mark DiRe since 2009 after completing her externship for the dental assistant program at Lake Washington Technical College. After spending a few years working chairside with the doctors, she is now the first to greet you. Her goal is to make your experience with our office as comfortable and transparent as possible. Chelsea loves spending time with her husband and their new baby girl. If you don’t find her and her sister on the beautiful hiking trails in Washington, then they are usually visiting their parents in Oregon.
Billing & Insurance Coordinator
For over 10 years, Grace has been helping our patients get the most out of their insurance. She sees it as a privilege to work at Bellevue Dentistry as she truly enjoys working with patients and seeing them smile after treatment. Grace is married and her hobbies include knitting and crafting.
Hygienist & Front Office
As the daughter of Dr. Mark DiRe, Angela has worked in our office since she was young. She started by helping with sterilization and worked in our front office before attending the University of Washington for her undergraduate degree. After college, she was a preschool teacher before getting her dental hygiene degree at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Now she has been a dental hygienist for over 10 years! Angela values the friendships she’s been able to form with our patients and team, and hopes to help patients be healthy and love their smile. She is the mother of Gia, her daughter, and she feels blessed to have been able to work with her father for all these years. In her spare time, Angela loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling when possible, and she is a big sports fan!
Registered Dental Hygienist
June has been working with us for over 20 years! She is very educated and experienced, and uses her skills to make each patient’s visit more enjoyable. From the University of Washington, she has her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene, and from the University of Maine, she has her Associate of Science in dental hygiene. June also acquired a Bangor Business Certificate in Management and Administration from the University of Washington and a Certificate in Maritime Management from Pacific Lutheran University. Every day, she inspires and educates our patients to improve their oral health practices, which will decrease inflammation and disease and ultimately improve their overall health.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Victoria graduated from the State University of Moldova with a bachelor’s degree in Humanities in 2011. She then moved to the United States in 2011 and finished Quality Assurance Training in Software Testing. Victoria worked for the Commerce store as a sales operator, then worked for Amazon Alexa Voice Shopping team as a QA analyst. Victoria’s passion for dental hygiene and personal motivation to help people in maintaining good oral health influenced her decision to make drastic changes in life by choosing a career in dentistry. She worked as a full-time dental assistant while taking prerequisites for dental hygiene programs. She graduated from the Lake Washington Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene Program. In her free time, Victoria loves cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Ketura has been with Bellevue Dentistry since 2014! Every day, she tries to be at her best in order to give our patients the high-quality care they deserve. She is currently back in school at Bellingham Technical College in the Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Program, which will enable her to place fillings and help our dentists with a variety of additional services. Ketura is married with two children, and when she’s not at school, she loves to spend time with her family, cook, and plan her family’s meals for the week.
Lucia is an energetic, positive, multilingual team member who was born and raised in Moldova. She attended the Technical University of Moldova before arriving in Seattle as a student in 2013, and a year later married her husband. Motivation and passion for the healthcare field ignited her career as a dental assistant where she joined our team after completing the Dental Assistant program in 2018. Lucia brings a warm and gentle touch to your restorative appointment. Outside of the office, she enjoys everything the outdoors has to offer, such as hiking, camping, and playing volleyball. She truly loves to travel the world so when you see her, don’t forget to ask where she’s traveling off to next!