Meet The Staff

Meet Our Staff

Whether your dental needs are a complete exam and cleaning, a full-mouth restoration, or anything in between, our staff promises to provide you with exceptional care as we enhance the natural beauty of your smile. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us today.  We look forward to providing you with the personal care you deserve.

Amy, RDA Scheduling Coordinator

Amy grew up in Federal Way, WA. She graduated from Renton Technical College as a certified dental assistant in 2000. She assisted until 2015 then joined Dr. Decker’s team as part of the front office. Amy enjoys interacting with patients and making sure they have a positive experience for the entire visit.

Amy and her husband Sean live in Enumclaw with their four children Caden, Mackenzie, Halle & twin brother, Hunter. In her down time she enjoys watching her son play select/high school baseball, traveling and spending time with her family.


Melissa, RDA

I have been a Dental Assistant for 15 years, and became a licensed RDA in 2005. I have worked in Specialty Dental Offices for Periodontal, prosthodontics as well as General dental Practices.

I joined Dr. Decker’s team in July 2018, this is an amazing Dental Team and I’m very lucky to be a part of it!

I enjoy all aspects of dentistry and am here to help you understand your dental treatment and keep you as comfortable as possible at you visits. When I’m out of the office I love spending time with my Husband Aaron, Daughter Emma, Fur baby(14yo Siberian Husky) Mika, family and friends. I also enjoy working out, Hiking, Biking and Traveling with my family.

I’m looking forward to meeting you.


Kareena, RDA

Hi! My name is Kareena and I’m a Dental Assistant at the office. I graduated from the Lake Washington DA program in 2014, I am currently a student there working on my Dental Hygiene pre-requisites in hopes of attending their Hygiene Program. In my spare time I enjoy being outside and spending time with family-friends-and my German Shepherd.


Penny, RDA

I grew up in Federal Way until I got married and moved to the Bonney Lake/Buckley area in 1994. I have been in the dental field off and on for the last 27 years. I joined Dr Decker's team in 2018 working part time. I can say without a doubt, that Dr. Decker truly cares about his patients and his staff. In my off time, I spend it working in my real estate career along with hanging out with my husband and two kids. Our time is spent watching a ton of baseball, doing some traveling and just trying to enjoy every day.


Denise, RDH, BSDH, NTP

Denise started her career in 2001 in Bonney Lake where she quickly fell in love with dentistry and patient care. After graduating from the Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program in 2004, she went on to Eastern Washington University to complete her baccalaureate degree. Since 2010, Denise has worked part-time on Dr. Decker’s team as a clinical dental hygienist and teaches part-time in the Pierce College Dental Hygiene program as an adjunct clinical professor and nutrition educator. Her interest in the connection between nutrition and oral health prompted her to return to school to pursue her Nutritional Therapy Certification in 2016. Being an active member in her local ADHA component and educational study groups help her stay current and connected with her profession. She has a great interest in making connections with her patients. Building rapport creates an understanding and value for oral and systemic health. The relationships cultivate trust and respect that helps patients make informed decisions appropriate for their oral health. She looks forward every day with the Decker team and fills multiple roles at the office. Denise feels she has found a balance in her career that keeps her remain fresh and excited about dental hygiene. In her personal time, she enjoys family time with her husband, two grown daughters, teenage son children, and their black lab. They love traveling, camping in their RV, and boating every chance they get. She also loves entertaining, cooking, and gardening.


Randi, CDA, EFDA

Randi discovered her passion for the dental field after finding her father's dental instruments at 7 years old. (Her father decided against the dental field and has owned a construction company since 1987). She knew all through school she wanted to be in the dental field. After high school, Randi moved to Eastern Washington and began her prerequisites for dental. She moved back to the west side and graduated from Renton Technical College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2001. In 2012, she decided to go back to school and graduated from the restorative program at South Puget Sound Community College as an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary. She can now place composite and amalgam restorations and take final impressions. Randi started working for Dr. Decker in December of 2007. She absolutely loves her job and feels lucky to be a part of this amazing practice.

Randi works part-time for Dr. Decker and spends most of her time running her business Glow Martini Lounge in Bonney Lake. Randi and her husband, Jameson, are co-owners of the lounge with her sister and brother-in-law. She was born and raised in Enumclaw and still lives in this wonderful little town. In her free time she loves spending time with her husband, their two daughters Lainey and Cobie, and her son Beau. Some of her favorite things to do are watch her kids play sports, cook, listen to music, and work in her yard.


Haru, RDH

Haru has been able to work part time and be a stay at home mom to her 3 wonderful girls for the last 15 years. Active in the dental community, she has served on the board of the SouthShore Dental Hygiene Study Club for the past 6 years, and interacts with many dental offices in the surrounding areas. She loves breaking down the basics of oral home care and working with the patient to best suit their needs.


Erin, RDH

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Erin is a registered dental hygienist that graduated from Lake Washington Institute of Technology in 2011. She always knew she wanted a career in the dental field and loves the interaction she gets with patients and helping them achieve a healthy smile.

Outside of the office Erin enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and two dogs. She enjoys hiking, camping and horseback riding or just enjoying a quiet evening at home with family.


Erin, RDH

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Erin has been in dentistry since she was 11 years old. Starting out working for her dad, she always knew she would be a hygienist. Graduating from Clarke College dental hygiene in 1996, Erin has worked for a variety of offices. She has been with Dr. Decker since 2007, right after he started his practice here. Erin does both teeth cleanings/education as well as restorative for Dr. Decker.

Outside of dentistry, Erin likes to work out, hang out with her three kids or vacation in sunny locations (which she doesn’t do often enough!)


Kateri, RDA

Kateri grew up in the small town of Eatonville, WA. She originally graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1999 with a B.A. in Event/Recreation Management. A few years later she found an interest in the dental field and decided to go back to school. She graduated from Bryman dental assisting school in 2003. She has been a part of Dr. Decker’s dental team since 2010.

Kateri and her husband, Adam, live in Enumclaw. They have 4 children. The oldest is their daughter, Tianna. Then they have 3 boys- Tristan, Cameron, and Cruz. While not working Kateri enjoys attending her kids sporting events- especially football! She also enjoys taking trips to the mountains with the family to snowmobile and have fun in the snow!

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