Meet the Team

Creating beautiful smiles in Vancouver,WA for more than 30 years!


Doctor

Dr. Cummings

Dr. Cummings, a lifelong Vancouver, WA resident, is a proud graduate of the University Of Washington School Of Dentistry. With an emphasis on patient satisfaction and comfort, Dr. Dennis Cummings has been practicing preventive, family, and cosmetic dentistry in SW Washington for a number of years at Salmon Creek Dental Center.

Patients say he is not only professional and courteous but friendly and down-to-earth, speaking to you about your treatment needs with respect and understanding. He provides a conservative approach to restoring teeth with today’s most advanced technology, along with a dry sense of humor.

Dental Hygienist

Cody

Cody has been at Salmon Creek Dental Center for over 14 years. After graduating from Clark College in 2003 with her degree in Dental Hygiene, Cody joined our team and immediately brought joy into the office.

Outgoing and approachable, she is known for her gentle techniques and meticulous cleanings. Cody is quick to remember things about people and will make you feel like family while tending to the details of maintaining your smile. It is not uncommon for patients to tell us she is the best hygienist they have ever had.

A proud mother of two, Cody spends her free time with her awesome family, pursuing new adventures. She is a woman of many talents and a true asset to our practice!

Dental Hygienist

Emilee

Emilee joined the team in 2015 and has been a great asset to our practice. A graduate of Carrington College of Arizona, she is an Alaska native who relocated to Washington with her husband to plant roots in the Pacific Northwest. They now have a wonderful daughter, and she spends most of her free time enjoying the outdoors and devoting herself to her family.

Emilee is gentle, thorough, and personable with every patient. We are delighted to have her!

Front Office Manager

Blanca

Blanca joined our team in 2014 after working in the dental insurance field for 20 years. Her time working for dental insurance companies like CIGNA gave her the experience we value as our insurance specialist. Blanca is available for any and all questions and is always willing to help maximize the insurance coverage available to you.

Blanca has called the Pacific Northwest home since 2004 and enjoys many of the unique aspects of our community – from the gorgeous hikes to the local art.

Dental Assistant

Lindsay

Lindsay is a Registered Dental Assistant and has been an instrumental part of Salmon Creek Dental Center since 2005. Lindsay has worked in this field for over fifteen years, and she truly sets the standard for patient care.

With her expansive dental knowledge, compassionate heart, and gentle hands, Lindsay excels at putting even our most nervous patients at ease. She will make sure you are comfortable throughout your appointment.

Born and raised here in the Northwest, Lindsay loves to spend time with her husband and three-year-old twins. She is well-read and an excellent cook.

Dental Assistant

Shayna

Shayna has worked closely with Dr. Cummings for over 12 years as a Registered Dental Assistant, always demonstrating her enthusiasm for the profession. She is fascinated by the intricate, artistic side of dentistry as well as the science behind it, and loves working with her hands.

Shayna enjoys talking with our patients about their needs, is very knowledgeable, and a great resource for questions you may have about your treatment.

The mother of two rambunctious girls, Shayna is patient and kind. She enjoys connecting with our younger patients, taking time to explain things in a fun way. On her off time, you can often find her working in her garden, volunteering in the community, and walking Esther Short Park.