Dr. Steve Lee is a 1998 graduate of Loma Linda University. 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 greater Seattle area and are local residents of Renton Highlands. 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. Lee is happily married to his wife, Sue, and together they have three beautiful children, Crystal, Kayla, and Christian. Dr. Lee enjoys golfing, fishing, and mission work both abroad and locally.
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 appreciates what she learned from her faculties, colleagues, mentors at dental school and resident program and wants to educate patients so they can experience improvement in their oral health and general health as well. Dr. Jane loves spending her free time watching movies, doing outdoor and church activities with her husband. She is also passionate about participating volunteer works both locally and abroad and loves to be connected with her community.
Jessica is one of the first smiling faces to greet you as you enter our office. She graduated from Renton Technical College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2013, as has been with us here since. She is passionate about helping people and she will help you with all of your scheduling needs, assist you with the complexities of dental insurance while maximizing your coverage and benefits, and ensure you receive the best experience and care possible. She is a local to the Renton area, graduated from Liberty High School, and has been in the area for most of her life, third generation! During her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, being outdoors with her two dogs, and baking for her friends and family.
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 four year old daughter.
Hailey is from Maple Valley, 2nd generation. She graduated from Tahoma High School in 2016. She is our newest addition here at Crystal Dental. 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 Jessica. 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.