Meet the staff

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Kay has been working in the dental field for 41 years.  She received formal training in California as a dental assistant where she graduated in 1979.  The dental field has given her so much more than she ever expected.  Kay loves helping people feel better about their smile, and she loves helping our patients with all of their dental needs. 

Kay is the front office administrator and is helping to build Dr. Chien’s practice, striving for outstanding customer service and a loving caring office where our patients always come first.  Kay has been married to a wonderful man for 30 years. They have 2 grown children with 5 grandchildren. She lives in Fife so she is a part of the community.  Her life is full of family & friends and she is definitely a people person.  This is why being in the dental field is so perfect for her!

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“A nice smile is my job!”  Cindy has worked in the dental field for over 26 years, helping people with their great smiles.  God has blessed Cindy with a daughter, son, and a granddaughter.  Her family is everything to her.

Cindy was raised in sunny Pasadena, California, and moved to Washington state in her early 20s.  She loves the beach and warm weather, and likes spending time her family.  “It’s wonderful working with Dr. Chien.  Come and see us, we would love to help you with your smile!”

Friendly gentle dental hygienist

Kim is one of the dental hygienists working for Dr Chien. She has had the pleasure of
working as a dental hygienist, in the Edgewood community, for over twenty-five years.

Kim’s educational background includes graduating from Bethel High School, in Spanaway,
WA. Following high school, she attended Western Washington University, where she earned an
Associate of Science degree in general studies. Once she had decided that the dental field was
where she belonged, Kim attended Pierce College, earning an Associate of Science degree in
dental hygiene. She graduated with honors and received the Hu-Friedy “Golden Scaler Award,”
which was awarded to one student, chosen by the program professors, for overall academic and
personal achievements.  

It has always been Kim’s goal to provide quality professional care to her patients, while
simultaneously building strong personal relationships with them. She truly loves caring for and
getting to know each of her patients.

Outside of the dental office, Kim enjoys spending time with her children, who are now young
adults! They spend most of their time at motocross tracks, and hiking with their beloved dogs!
She is not ashamed to admit that she also loves to cuddle up with a cozy blanket and her cat,
and binge watch a good Netflix series.

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Amber started her dental career in 2009 when she graduated Pima Medical Institute as a Dental Assistant. She worked for a family practice in Issaquah for nearly 3 years before deciding to further her education to become a Dental Hygienist. In 2015, she graduated with honors from Lake Washington Institute of Technology with an Associates of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.  Amber joined the Edgewood Family dental team in 2017, shortly after moving her family to Bonney Lake where she resides in the Tehaleh community.

Something Amber really enjoys about her job is being able to help each patient feel informed and comfortable throughout their visit. She believes in educating her patients about how to better their oral health and how it plays a role in their overall health.

Amber and her husband John have 3 boys and a Labradoodle, Hank. They are a busy family who are very active in the Bonney Lake/Sumner baseball community. In her free time, Amber enjoys hiking, reading, travelling, antiquing, and spending time with her church community.

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Tanya has worked 28 years as a certified dental assistant in the Edgewood area. She received her training and national certification at Bates Technical College in Tacoma, Washington.  Tanya strives to help Dr Chien provide the best dental care to his patients, in a stress free, caring manner.   She has a real gift of making patients feel welcome, comfortable and understood.

Tanya loves to spend any spare time that she has refurbishing furniture or renovating older homes, including her own. She confesses that every television in her home is set to HGTV or the Flea Market Flip channel. However, even more than her favorite pastime, Tanya loves to spend quality time with her friends and family. She has been married 30 years to her husband, Keith.  She is also blessed to have 3 adult children, 5 grandchildren and, last but not least, 3 spoiled English bulldogs


Kelly has worked over 17 years as a Registered Dental Assistant. She enjoys assisting along side Dr Chien, providing quality care and excellent customer service. Helping her patients feel at ease and as comfortable as possible during dental treatment is always a top priority. “I love making people feel pampered whenever possible.”

Kelly and her husband Alex are high school sweet hearts and have been married 19 years. The light of their life is their sweet, funny, and energetic 2 year old daughter. The have fun camping in their trailer, taking trips to the ocean, family gatherings, and summer barbecues with friends