Dezaray – Administrative Coordinator
Dezaray is a busy mom to four kids – Chazen, Kaylee Jo, Dalyne and Reanna – with her husband, Andy. With the practice since 2004, Dezaray has worked as both a dental assistant and at the front desk. A Montesano High School and South Puget Sound Community College graduate, Dezaray enjoys the enthusiasm of kids and the variety it brings to her day. When not at work, Dezaray loves watching her children play sports and spending time with her friends and family.
Amanda – Scheduling Coordinator
Amanda enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest and traveling. A graduate of Concorde Career Institute in Portland, Amanda says “working with kids puts a smile on my face and makes every day fun.” Amanda is married to Tahyn and is raising their kids, Cooper and Madilyn. She is originally from Tenino.
Neylet – Scheduling Coordinator
A Rochester native, Neylet joined Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry in 2021. Neylet is raising three kids- two boys and a girl- and says being with family is her favorite way to spend time outside work. Talk to Neylet about her favorite movie, Selena.
Lily – Scheduling Coordinator
Ask Lily about Disney! She’s been working with kids for over a decade and loves it. Born and raised in Southern California, Lily completed early childhood education at SPSCC. She enjoys spending time with her children and is a big fan of Beauty and the Beast.
Josie – Scheduling Coordinator
Josie is a Grays Harbor native, graduating from Aberdeen High School and Grays Harbor College. We’re excited to have her in Olympia now. Her sister is her best friend and Josie’s value of friends and family extends to her work family too. Josie loves baking something yummy and can also arrange an artistic floral arrangement. We love your creativity! She loves taking an evening walk while listening to a podcast.
Amy – Business Manager
Born and raised in Grays Harbor, Amy spent some years in Boston and Seattle before moving back to Olympia. Amy loves working with numbers and helping the office excel with efficient processes. Outside work, Amy and her husband (who you may know as Dr. Rowley) have two (almost adult!) daughters along with two dogs, Winnie and Todd.
Tiffany – Lead Dental Assistant
Tiffany grew up in Packwood, graduated from White Pass High School and attended Clover Park Technical College. Tiffany and her husband, Josh, have two sons, Braden and Austin. Tiffany enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She likes working with kids because they tell funny stories and she values getting to see them grow up in the practice. She especially enjoys treating children with special needs.
Olga – Registered Dental Hygienist
Olga and husband, Noah, are raising five children on a hobby farm with goats, sheep, chickens, cats, dogs, and even a turtle. She moved a lot as a kid with a parent in the military and ultimately graduated Yelm High School. Olga earned her hygiene degree at Pierce College and joined the Small to Tall team in April 2021. “I love working with kids because everyday is an adventure. I love the way they view the world,” she said.
Dayna – Registered Dental Hygienist
Dayna loves being able to set up kids for success as adult patients. A hygienist since 1992, Dayna has worked in the practice since 1994. Ask Dayna about her many hobbies – traveling to Palm Springs, golf (not well!), paddle boarding, reading, bike riding, snow and water skiing, camping and hiking.
Megan – Dental Assistant
Megan and her husband, Matt, have two sons, Tanner and William. The family also has a miniature schnauzer named Mac. Megan graduated from Olympia High School before attending South Puget Sound Community College. She enjoys dancing, skiing riding dirt bikes, baseball and reading. She says that working with kids is very rewarding. “I love teaching and creating positive experience. There’s never a dull moment.”
Taryn – Dental Assistant
A graduate of Elma High School and South Puget Sound Community College, Taryn joined the Small to Tall team in 2017. Taryn finds working with kids to be exciting and interesting. “It’s rewarding to make a positive impact in their lives,” she said. Taryn and her boyfriend Garrett have a dog named Oscar . When not at work, you can find Taryn bowling, hiking, kayaking or spending the weekend at the race track.
Jayda – Dental Assistant
Jayda graduated from River Ridge High School and shortly after attended Olympia Dental Assisting, joining our office in September 2022. Jayda loves her large family but is especially close to her 6 siblings. Jayda and her boyfriend live with 6 ducks, 3 dogs, and 2 cats. She loves to paint Squidward from SpongeBob, capture moments on film, hiking, making homemade soaps and documenting her tiny home lifestyle on YouTube. Jayda loves kids’ imaginations. “To be a part of kids’ growth and development is a blessing.”
Shelby – Dental Assistant
Shelby started at Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry in July 2020, but her connection to the team goes back to Girl Scout Camp. “Dr. Callender and I went to the same camp growing up. She was a counselor and I was a camper,” she said. Shelby grew up in Tumwater and graduated from Clover Park Technical College. She has positive memories as a child going to the dentist and strives to give the kids the same great experience. Shelby and her husband, James, have one dog named Ollie and a lovely daughter. Talk to Shelby about skiing, hiking and camping.
Brittani – Dental Assistant
A fan of “all things Disney”, Brittani grew up in Tacoma and attended Franklin Pierce High School before graduating from Clover Park Technical College. When not helping kids have a positive experience at the dentist, Brittani enjoys going to the lake and hiking.
Caleigh – Dental Assistant
Caleigh grew up in Roy and graduated from Rainier High School before attending Clover Park Technical College. Caleigh joined Small to Tall in June 2020 and enjoys the funny stories that come with working with kids. Caleigh and her husband, Nate, have a fluffy orange cat named Louie. If you are a Legally Blonde fan, share some good movie quotes with Caleigh who also loves the movie.
Alycia – Dental Assistant
Alycia loves being on her boat during the summer. “If it could be summer all year, I would be perfectly fine,” says the graduate of Washington State University (Go Cougs!). Alycia is also a graduate of West Coast College of Dental Assisting and loves when kids are excited for a dental visit. Alycia lives with her two black labs, Lincoln and Karona.
Morgan – Dental Assistant
After completing school at Centralia College and Clover Park Technical College, Morgan came to work with the Small to Tall team in August 2018. A native of Rainier, Morgan has a shih tzu dog named Axel. Morgan enjoys hiking and traveling anywhere warm and sunny. She’s also fond of cooking and baking. Her favorite movie is Sweet Home Alabama.
Mandy – Registered Dental Assistant
Mandy joined Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry as a Dental Assistant because she loves helping kids be brave at the dentist. Mandy’s best traits are that she’s caring and friendly which makes her fit right in at Small to Tall. “I like educating parents to help them keep their children’s teeth healthy,” she says. When not at work, you can find Mandy hiking and exploring new places. Ask Mandy about her favorite gardening tips.
Corrina – Dental Assistant
Corrina is a graduate of Montesano High School. Her cat, Nahla, and dog, Smokey, love to play and catch flies. Corrina enjoys spending time with her family, going on adventures, and watching the sunset at the beach. Her favorite part of her job is educating kids on why oral hygiene is important and then helping kids overcome any fears.
Katie – Dental Assistant
Katie graduated from WF West High School before attending the dental assisting program at SPSCC in 2021. Katie makes our entire office laugh. “I love how energetic and excited kids are and how every kid has such a different personality. It’s fun to hear all their stories and to see the world from a kids’ perspective. I also really enjoy creating a safe and fun space for kids that are nervous about visiting the dentist.”
Autumn – Dental Assistant
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Krysten – Dental Assistant
A graduate of Leilehua High School in Hawai’i, Krysten then moved to Nebraska (one of 8 states she’s lived in) where she graduated from Concordia University. Krysten lives in Yelm with her husband, Johnathon along with three pets – 2 dogs named Simmie and Rain, and 1 cat named Ava. When not at work, Krysten loves baking, traveling and spending time outside with her dogs. Krysten’s favorite part of working with kids is helping them be brave at the dentist.
Haley – Dental Assistant
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Maddy – Dental Assistant
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Bailey – Dental Assistant
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Lindsey – Dental Assistant
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