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. Michael Cho was born and raised in the Inland Empire in Southern California. He began his undergraduate career in the wine country of Napa Valley and continued his undergraduate education in Respiratory Care at Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions. Dr. Cho later returned to Loma Linda University to attend the School of Dentistry and earned his D.D.S. degree in 2015. Beginning in his college years, Dr. Cho placed an emphasis on community service and has participated in multiple overseas mission trips including a year in the South Pacific island nation of Micronesia and five trips to Central America to offer dental treatment to those in need. Locally, Dr. Cho contributes time with the Mercy Missions of the Northwest mobile dental clinic that serves communities in greater Seattle area. Dr. Cho is a fervent Seahawks fan ever since he was bit by the 12th Man bug at his first Hawks game in 2003. He is confident that Seattle will rebuild to win a second Super Bowl. Dr. Cho and his wife Dr. Jang have a Russian Blue cat and in their spare time love to cook delicious meals, spend time with family outdoors, and play video games.
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.