Meet the Team - Dentist Bellingham, WA


Office Manager

A Whatcom County native, Tara grew up in Ferndale, Washington. After attending community college, she trained as a dental assistant in Renton. She returned to Bellingham, where she assisted in dental and orthodontist practices for six years. During this time, Tara discovered her passion for running a smooth and efficient front office. At Northside Dental, Tara loves interacting with patients and making each person’s experience a fun and comfortable one.

In her downtime, Tara enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Camping trips and travels to Disneyland and Yellowstone are among her favorite memories


Scheduling Coordinator

A Whatcom county native, Brandy grew up in Blaine, Washington. After attending community college she went into the airline industry. During this time Brandy discovered her passion for working with customers.,servicing and problem solving. At Northside dental, Brandy enjoys the patient’s smiles and seeing their confidence grow as people finish treatment. In her off time, Brandy enjoys spending time with her three children, fishing and traveling.


Dental Hygienist

Following a hiatus in Montana, Barbara returns to Northside Dental! Barbara was raised in eastern Montana and graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She practiced in Whatcom and surrounding counties for 25 years.

Barbara's practice emphasis is helping patients achieve optimal oral health, recommending time-proven products using minimal preservatives and additives and as well as recognizing the important link between oral and body health. Barb is a proponent of Pilates, finding it essential to withstand the physical rigors of dental hygiene!

She's excited to be back working with the top-notch team at Northside Dental, looking forward to reconnecting with former patients and meeting new ones!


Dental Assistant

A Whatcom county native, Stacey grew up in Ferndale, Washington. After graduation she started working in the dental field. With over twenty years in dentistry, Stacey’s passion has only continued to grow. She has developed longstanding relationships with the patients, while helping achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. When not at work, Stacey is spending quality time with her husband and two children. Stacey enjoys the summer months and looks forward to Camping and hiking with friends and family.

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