Meet our Team
When you are seeking dental care, you need to know whom you are working with. Take a moment to learn about our team, and familiarize yourself with their credentials.
The Hygiene Team
Annette | RDH
Annette grew up in the Mesa|Benton City area and attended Connell High School. She lived on a farm and has understood the value of hard work from a young age. She attended Shoreline Community College for her Dental Hygiene Degree; and has worked for the Gledhill Dental practice for 13 of her 14 years in the dental industry. Annette sincerely wants her patients to have as good of an experience as possible in our office and strives to make her patients feel as comfortable as possible.
Annette truly understands the importance a healthy smile plays in her patients’ lives and loves working with them to keep their smiles healthy and beautiful for a lifetime.
Annette loves sports, traveling, live music, exercise and spending time with her husband and kids
Bobbi | RDH, BS
Bobbi is a graduate from Central Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Dietetics. She obtained an additional degree from Columbia Basin College in Dental Hygiene. She also maintains a national certification as a group fitness instructor.
Bobbi has been working as a dental hygienist (RDH) in private practice as well an instructor at Columbia Basin College since 2007. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages, treating the oral cavity, and educating them about how to improve their overall health to live happier!
Bobbi is committed to improving patient care through regular continuing education and is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association ever since being president of her dental hygiene class as well as fulfilling several other local positions within the association.
When not in the office, she continues her quest to improve the lives of young girls in our community as a volunteer for the Girls on the run program and teaches a variety of fitness classes in pursuit to empower women to be their personal best.
In her spare time, Bobbi can be found out- and - about in the community hanging out with friends and family. She loves to travel, enjoys the outdoors and being active.
Christina | RDH
From a very young age Christina new that she wanted to be a hygienist. Her interest has been in working in general dentistry because she’s always wanted to help people and create beautiful and healthy smiles.
Christina resides in Pasco with her husband Kris and daughter Emma. Outside of the office, Christina enjoys time with family and friends.
Ciera | RDH
Ciera has been a member of the Gledhill Dental hygiene team since early 2016. Born and raised in the Tri-Cities, Ciera graduated from Columbia Basin College with an A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene. She started in Dentistry during her junior year of high school as an Assistant and loved it! Ciera is passionate about educating others on the significance of the oral systemic link and how they can better their overall health by taking excellent care of their mouths.
Ciera and her husband Nic are parents of a sweet little girl Ryle, and a lab/mix, named Katie. Away from the office Ciera enjoys being active with her family.
Karen | Dental Hygiene Assistant
Karen started working as a Dental Assistant and found herself taking time off to raise her three children; and boy did that keep her busy! Time flew! Fast forward 20+ years; the kids are off to college, when Dr. Gledhill reached out to Karen with the opportunity to be associated with his dental team; a team in which she takes a lot of pride being a part. Karen enjoys working with the hygienists to help patients achieve happy and healthy smiles. Karen finds it very rewarding to be a member of a hygiene team that takes so much pride in their work!
In her off time, Karen enjoys hiking, kayaking, cross-country skiing and traveling the world.
Sheena | RDH
Sheena grew up in Benton City, Washington where she graduated from Kiona Benton City High School. It was during high school that she participated in the Dental Assistant course offered through Tri-Tech Skills Center and earned college credits. Following graduation, Sheena continued her dental education at Columbia Basin College, where she earned both an AA and AAS in Dental Hygiene; graduating in 2011. Sheena has always enjoyed the dental field, and values the many relationships she has made over the years; both with colleagues and patients.
Married to her best friend of 10 years, Sheena and her husband Leon enjoy camping and traveling as their schedule permits.
The Dental Team
Kassi | Dental Assistant
Currently attending Columbia Basin College to complete her AA with a goal of getting into the Dental Hygiene Program, Kassi has been a Dental Assistant since the summer of 2011. Making people happy is her favorite thing about her career. Kassi says that “working in the dental field is ever changing; especially learning new ways to make people love their smiles.” Nevertheless, she is up to the challenge!
Married to her high school sweetheart Thomas for five years, together they have an adorable toddler names Eric; who keeps them both busy and smiling every day. Playing silly games and coloring with her son are a few of her favorite pastimes; as is pursuing her love of cooking and entertaining friends in her home.
Kat | Dental Assistant
Kat has lived in the Tri-Cities for much of her life. She has been a Dental Assistant for 18 years, 13 of which have been as a member of the Gledhill Dental team. Kat has loved building great relationships with many of her patients over the years; hearing their stories and sharing in their lives.
In her spare time, Kat enjoys spending time with her 11-year-old daughter Kylee (who is her world), and three siblings; hanging out with family and friends over a Seahawks game on Sunday afternoons is a favorite past-time. When she isn’t watching her “Hawks” Kat enjoys playing the fiddle (she’s been playing for over 30 years) and singing.
Krystel | RDH
Originally a Navy Brat from Norfolk, VA, and graduate from Everett, WA, Krystel (pronounced Kris-tell) has been a Dental Assistant for over 9 years now. She is the newest addition to the Gledhill Dental Assistant Team, where she absolutely loves her work.
She understands how scary and stressful the dental office can be to some people; so, she strives to keep her patients as comfortable as possible. When she isn’t focused on her patients, Krystel strives to continue her education to become a RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist).
Away from the office Krystel is a wife to a very supportive husband Drew, and mother to a 3 ½ year old daughter. She enjoys crafting, cooking, dancing with her daughter and staying active.
Front Office Team
Annie | Treatment and Financial Coordinator
Annie is a RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) and has been with the dental practice for 25 years. Annie has found great joy growing with the practice and patients since her transition from Dental Assistant to Treatment and Financial Coordinator.
Annie is married to her high school sweetheart Todd; together they have one grown child, Megan. In her spare-time Annie enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two dogs, Rufus, and Riley.
Ellen | Treatment and Financial Coordinator
Born and raised in Delaware, Ellen settled into Washington 23 years ago, after extensive traveling throughout the country. She joined Chapados Family Dentistry in 2002 and is thrilled to continue her employment with Dr. Gledhill and the Gledhill Dentistry team.
Ellen has had the privilege to work in several capacities over the years including client scheduling, financial coordination, and insurance and claims processing; all of which have resulted in many special relationships with our patients.
She is the proud mother of a grown daughter and has two cats. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, crafting, baking and spending time with John, her husband of 35 years, at their beach house on the Oregon Coast.
Mariah | Hygiene Coordinator
A native of Prosser Washington, Mariah has been with Gledhill Dental for a little over a year. Mariah thoroughly enjoys getting to know the patients; especially those who have been with the practice for years; and working with her “amazing” co-workers.
Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and her cat Mittens. Mariah is a crafting, reading and shopping enthusiast.
Cheryl | Insurance Coordinator
Cheryl’s childhood was spent in Boise, ID; she loved spending time in central Idaho enjoying the beauties of the great outdoors. Together with her husband Scott, they have six grown children and eight grandchildren. She has been blessed to have lived in the beautiful states of Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, and now Washington. Cheryl spends as much time as possible boating on the Columbia River, weather permitting. She also enjoys a game of tennis whenever possible. Cheryl’s dental experience is limited to handling the benefits side of the dental business. She jokes with patients regularly, “That they wouldn’t want her to look in their mouths. She does better working with their dental benefit plans”.
Renae | Practice Administrator
Renae has been a Tri-Cities resident for over 20 years and hails from Selah, Washington where she graduated from Selah High School in 1983; go VIKINGS! She has an AAS in Computer Programming, and is both an award-winning event designer, and caterer. Renae has been a small business owner for over 15 years and understands the challenges and opportunities that small business owners face daily.
A lifelong networker, entrepreneur, and marketer, Renae thrives in her role as Practice Administrator; where she draws on her business, operational and marketing experiences to bring value and benefit to our practice.
Renae is an active member of the community, serving as an Ambassador for the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, and her local church Calvary Chapel Tri-Cities; where she has been in active servant leadership for over 20 years. She enjoys entertaining, teaching private cooking classes, sewing, singing, and of course hanging out with family and friends.