Meet The Staff

Erin McFarland -Dental Hygienist

Erin McFarland-Hall
Erin graduated from Lake Washington lnstitute of Technology’s dental hygiene program in June 2011. As a child, Erin always wanted to work in the den1al field and she has always loved going to the dentist! One of the most rewarding parts of her job, she says, is getting to meet amazing people and help them have a healthy, beautiful smile. She loves educating people and hetping them better understand why oral health is such an important part of their overall health.
In her free time, Erin loves being outdoors, hiking and going for walks or spending time with her family. She loves playing with her daughter and is also very passionate about animals and loves playing with her two dogs and riding her horse.

Kelly Kot – Office Manager

KellyKotKelly has been with Dr Hickey for thirteen years. She graduated from the Clover Park Technical College’s Dental Assisting program and has transitioned to the Office Manager position over the years. She always notices a person’s smile first so it just seemed natural for her to help everyone have a brilliant smile. Kelly says it is both rewarding and challenging to help our patients meet their ultimate goal of good oral health by scheduling, submitting and collecting insurance and helping them understand their financial options.
Kelly’s favorite pastime is spending time with her family and friends, creating new memories. She also enjoys reading and traveling when time allows.

Her favorite past-time is to socialize with her family and friends, which allows her to make many new memories. She also enjoys reading and traveling when time allows.

Jolee Wallace- Dental Assistant

JoleeWallaceJolee has been in dentistry for over two years as a dental assistant. She graduated from Everest Community College in Tacoma, WA. She loves getting to know her patients and making them comfortable when they are in her care.
Jolee is from Houston, TX. GO TEXANS! and has been married to her high school sweetheart Tyler for four years. She loves to spend time with her husband and dog Cysco exploring the beautiful state of Washington.

Kirsten Kuhnau – Dental Assistant

KirstenKuhnauKirsten graduated from Clover Park Dental Assisting School In 2001. She has worked both in oral surgery and general dentistry. Kirsten took a little time away from dentistry to raise her son, but missed it and decided to come back. Kirsten enjoys interacting with patients and helping them feel comfortable in the chair.
When Kirsten is not a dental assistant, she is mom to Gabe {11) and married to husband Eric. She enjoys watching her son play football and baseball, and gardening in flowers and vegetables, spending time with her boys and a good Stephen King novel.