Meet our team

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Dr. Catherine Smith Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Catherine Smith has been practicing dentistry since 1999, after graduating among the top of her class at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Cathy is dedicated to staying on the cutting edge of dental advancements. She has completed many hours of advanced training in areas such as conscious sedation, cosmetic dentistry, and dental sleep medicine. She is committed to giving her patients the highest standard of care. Outside of her office, Dr. Cathy is dedicated to her growing family,...Read More

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Michelle Wheeler Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Michelle loves building relationships with our patients and members of the community. She and her husband, Brian, have two lovely daughters, Marin and Drew, and a French Bull dog named Merckx. Born in California, Michelle also lived in North Carolina and Maryland, before moving to Bellingham. She graduated from Sehome High School and then attended Western Washington University, later graduating from Clark College as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Michelle and her family recently moved to a new B...Read More

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Kylee Visser Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kylee joined our team right after finishing her schooling at Shoreline Community College in 2010 with an Applied Arts and Science Degree and a Registered Dental Hygienist License. She is a great asset to our team. She has a strong passion for helping others and making a difference. Kylee enjoys creating an environment for our patients that helps them feel comfortable, pleased, and encouraged about their oral health. Prior to attending the Dental Hygiene Program, Kylee graduated from Mt. Baker Hi...Read More

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Felicia Talman Continuing Care Coordinator/Certified Dental Assistant Read Bio

Felicia has worked at Bellingham Bay Dental since December 2006—the same year she graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Bellingham Technical College. Felicia worked alongside Dr. Cathy as a Certified Dental Assistant until she transitioned to the front office as a Continuing Care Coordinator in October 2014. Her experiences in the front and back office make her a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the practice and are a wonderful asset to the team. Felicia’s favorite part of working ...Read More

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Kerri Hagin Certified Dental Assistant Read Bio

Kerri has worked in this office since 1998—seven years before Dr. Cathy acquired the practice. Kerri is dedicated to providing a kind, caring and gentle dental experience for patients, especially those who are anxious or apprehensive about dentistry. Kerri, husband Jason, and sons, Jackson and Sawyer, live in Ferndale, where she was born and raised. Kerri attended Western Washington University and Whatcom Community College, before enrolling at Bellingham Technical College Dental Assisting progr...Read More

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Britt Simenson Registered Dental Assistant Read Bio

Britt enjoys being with her coworkers and making new smiles. She began her dental career in 1985, and has been a part of Bellingham Bay Dental since March of 2006. Born in Seattle, Britt has also lived in Alaska and Oregon. She is a graduate of Sehome High School and Bellingham Technical College’s Dental Assisting Program. Britt and her husband, Jesse, are the parents of Chelsea, who currently attends nursing school; and housemates with their three cats—Jasmine, Ellie and Vern. Britt and Jesse l...Read More

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Marin Schy Continuing Care Coordinator Read Bio

Marin started her career at Bellingham Bay Dental in 2012 as a Continuing Care Coordinator, which was her first job in the dental field. She is multi-talented, having experience in physical/occupational therapy, sales and marketing, the restaurant industry, and signs and graphics. With her abundance of knowledge and skills, Marin keeps the office organized. Her favorite part of her job is building relationships with patients and co-workers. Born and raised in Lynnwood, WA, Marin has been a Belli...Read More

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At Bellingham Bay Dental we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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