Meet Our Team
Dr. Steve Lee

Dr. Steve Lee is a 1998 graduate of Loma Linda University and has practiced dentistry for the past thirteen years. He recently sold his Central California family practice of ten years to relocate to the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Dr. Lee and his family fell in love with the area and he is dedicated to serving the local communities.

Dr. Lee stays abreast of the latest advancements in the field of dentistry. He also has a passion to help raise money to build clinics, both internationally and domestically, to provide dental services to those in need.

Dr. Ji-eun Choe

Dr. “Jane” Ji-eun Choe was born in South Korea and moved to Seattle with her famil when she was 16 years old. She attended University of Washington in Seattle and earned her B.S. degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry. Dr. Jane also received Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Washington, and she participated as a student teacher during her final year. Go Huskies!

Prior to joining Crystal Dental, Dr. Jane was a dental resident at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic in Grandview, WA for a year and served and built relationships with large Hispanic population.

Dr. Jane is and advocate for patient education.  She wants all her patients to experience improvement in their oral and general health.  Dr. Jane loves spending her free time with her Husband and Baby boy.  She enjoys watching movies, doing outdoor activities and attending church activities with her family. She is passionate about participating in volunteer work both locally and abroad and loves to be connected with her community.


Andrea joined our team in December; she brings vast billing and insurance knowledge to the clinic from her previous experience in medical reception, billing and office management. She has also been a successful operations manager and business owner and she takes great pride in her work. Andrea manages a busy home life too as a proud mom to 4 children ranging in age from 17 to 6. Being a spectator at her children’s sports and activities is her favorite pastime. She has many other hobbies including reading, gardening, cooking, doing handy work and DIY projects around her Renton Fairwood home. Andrea is here to assist you with your scheduling needs. She will be your liaison in handling the complexities of dental insurance to maximizing your coverage benefits to ensure you receive the best possible care here at Crystal Dental.


Vanessa is originally from Everett, she moved to the Kent area about two years ago. She graduated from PIMA Medical Institute’s Dental Assisting Program and she is our main assistant and works closely with Dr Jane to welcome our patients easing them in to treatment and treating them as part of our family. Her favorite part of working here at Crystal Dental is interacting with the patients and providing them with great care. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and spending time with her husband and six year old daughter.


Hailey is from Maple Valley, 2nd generation. She graduated from Tahoma High School in 2016. She is currently attending college working towards her Dental Hygienist Certification. She is here part time while she is in school, assisting with Vanessa and Dr Jane as well as in the front with Andrea. She enjoys working here at Crystal Dental because she enjoys patient interaction and gaining knowledgeable experience in her career field. In her free time she enjoys, spending time with her family and enjoying all the fun stuff the Pacific Northwest has to offer.