Meet Our Friendly Dental Team

Traci: Patient Care Coordinator

Traci joined Yeates Family Dental in 2019 as the Front Office Manager. She has almost 20 years of dental experience and has worked as an assistant and in the front office. Traci is always willing to help patients with any questions they have and will always do it with a smile.

Traci has been married to her husband, Paul, for 19 years and has two children. Traci and Paul spend a lot of time watching their kids play sports and love vacationing and camping as a family.

Michele: Dental Assistant

Michele has 19 years of experience as a dental assistant and has been with our office for 13 years. She enjoys helping people feel safe and comfortable having treatment and is very proud to be a part of our team and the quality of work we provide our patients.

She has two grown daughters and two grandchildren, whom she loves to tease and make laugh. She also has four dogs and four cats. Michele stays busy caring for her family, spending time in the yard, listening to books, eating good food, and relaxing.

Ashley Cave: Registered Dental Hygienist

Ashely was born and raised in Sedro-Woolley. She greatly enjoys building trusting relationships with her patients, helping them to achieve their oral health goals.

When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time on their farm in Lyman and volunteering in the community. She especially loves coaching, serving her local school and sports parent groups.

Allison Straathof: Registered Dental Hygienist

Allison has been in the dental field since 2006. Starting as a dental assistant and continuing her dental hygiene education, she uses her experience and knowledge to educate patients about their oral health and make them comfortable in the dental chair.

Allison truly enjoys getting to know her patients and finding out how to help them best achieve their goals.

Allison and her husband have two kids, a little farm, and love the outdoors!

Justine: Dental Assistant

Justine is one of our dental assistants with 10 years of experience, she joined our team in March 2022. She loves doing big cosmetic, and restorative cases and helping patients gain confidence with their smiles.

Justine is a Sedro-Woolley local, married to her husband Ryan, together, they have two children. When she is not at the office, you can find her gardening or staying busy with her kids’ activities.

Karen: Patient Care Coordinator

Karen started working at Yeates Family Dental in Aug. 2021. She has been in the dental field for over 30 years, and her favorite part of her job is getting to know the patients and their families. Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her family. Karen was born and raised in Skagit County.

She married her high school sweetheart, Rick, and they have been married for 38 years. They have two children. In her spare time, Karen enjoys being active and spending time outside on the farm.