MEET OUR TEAM
“The most you face with a smile” – LEONARDO DA VINCI
Daciana Buse, DDS, MSDDr. Daciana Buse obtained her dental license and Master’s degree in Oral Medicine from the University of Washington in 2006.
Since 2007 she has also been maintaining a faculty appointment at University of Washington. Dr. Buse developed her passion for dentistry as a result of a strong desire of helping people build a healthy foundation for their lives. She believes the smile is the gateway to one’s story and helping patients rediscover their smiles is extremely rewarding. In her spare time Dr.Buse enjoys playing tennis, skiing, doing yoga, traveling and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Bridget Singh, DDSDr. Bridget Singh was born and raised in the southwestern WA town of Longview. After high school, she attended Gonzaga University where she earned a B.S. in Biology.
From a young age Dr. Singh knew she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare. While at Gonzaga, she decided on dentistry because it would allow her to blend her interests in both the arts and sciences and also would enable her to help and meet new people every day. Dr. Singh obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE.
Tate Todorovic, Office Manager
Tate is a native of the Pacific Northwest, growing up in Bellevue and attending high school in Des Moines. She started working in business administration right out of high school and has been in the dental field exclusively for over seven years. She loves to problem solve, organize and manage the day-to-day activities of the office. Her ultimate goal is that every patient has a positive and worthwhile experience in our office and is always working to accomplish that goal. When not spending time with her two dogs, Roxie and Sergeant, she enjoys baking, reading and time on her computer.
Susan Foote, Dental Assistant
Susan is originally from Queens N.Y. After serving in the military as a combat medic, she moved here with her husband and two children. She graduated from Renton Technical College in 1989, and was board certified in 1991. Susan has enjoyed over twenty years working at NW Family Dental. Her main focus is patient care and comfort. In her spare time she loves to walk, dance and spend time with family and friends.
Laura Amman, Dental Assistant
Laura grew up in Bothell and attended dental assisting school at Lake Washington Technical College. She has been assisting since 1989. She lives in Monroe with her husband of 30 years and son who is attending Western Washington University. When Laura’s not assisting, she likes to go four wheeling, seadoing, and especially likes to grow Bonsai trees. She also likes to paint, do ceramics, sew, and refinish furniture.
Amy Hughes, Dental Hygienist
Amy grew up outside of Portland and recently moved to Redmond with her husband and two boys. She graduated in 2018 from Hygiene school in Portland. Amy brings her extensive experience in dentistry having worked in various capacities in dental offices since 2009 from the front desk to assisting doctors. In her spare time, she likes to ride her bike, paddle board, practice calligraphy and garden.
Natasha Schmidtgall, Scheduling Coordinator
Natasha was raised in the Mid-west until coming to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to family and finishing school in Mukilteo at Kamiak High School. She started her front desk work at a massage therapy clinic for several years, before making the switch to working in dental. She has gained valuable knowledge and strives to create a comfortable and positive experience for patients. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, dungeons and dragons, baking, watching anime with friends, and spending time with her cat Stryder.