Meet our team

Dr. Grant McClendon Dentist Read Bio

Dr. McClendon is passionate about dental health and genuinely committed to providing his patients with personalized care. He believes each patient desires and deserves a dentist who treats them as a unique individual. Dr. McClendon earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University in Economics minoring in Management prior to beginning his career in hospital administration, ultimately earning a Doctoral Degree in Dental Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences. In addition to hi...Read More

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

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

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

Kerri Hagin Expanded Functions 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

Stephanie McClure Continuing Care Coordinator Read Bio

Stephanie is new to the dental field this year and is thrilled with the family feel of Bellingham Bay Dental. She is so happy with the support and on-the-job training she has received and already feels strong connections with her co-workers. She comes from a retail background and more recently a background in escrow support for Washington State. Stephanie was born in Everett, WA and move to Bellingham to major in Anthropology at Western Washington University. She met her husband, Owen, through ...Read More

Ashley Call Read Bio

Ashley graduated from Nooksack in 2011 and has been a dental assistant since 2012. She lives with her boyfriend Travis and her daughter Millie in Everson. Ashley’s hobbies are spending time with her family and friends, exploring the beautiful PNW, and brewery hopping. Fun Fact: She has two cats named Wiz and Doogie.

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Services we provide

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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