Meet Our Team

Dr. John Hoag and Dr. Michelle DotschCosmetic Dentists in Shoreline - Dr John Hoag and Dr. Michelle Dotsch

The husband and wife dental team of Dr. John Hoag and Dr. Michelle Dotsch met in dental school at the University of Washington where they each received their Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1994. They are members of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Washington State Dental Association, the Seattle-King County Dental Society, various professional study clubs and the Academy of General Dentistry. Both Dr. Dotsch and Dr. Hoag regularly attend continuing dental education lectures and hands-on courses to update and expand their knowledge and have accumulated over 700 hours of continuing education in esthetic and restorative dentistry.

Drs. Hoag and Dotsch enjoy their surrounding community immensely. Away from the office, they enjoy skiing, exploring the beautiful Northwest, and following their beloved Mariners.

Our Mission

Premier service and creating your ultimate smile:

  • Working as a team toward the common goal of patient satisfaction
  • Treating our patients as though they were family, friends and VIPs
  • Being responsible with our patient’s trust
  • Providing the finest advances in dental treatment
  • Offering options to help make exceptional dentistry affordable

Our Team

No matter how great our skills and training as dentists, without our amazing support staff, we wouldn’t be able to serve you the way you deserve. We put enormous trust in our team to greet you, make you comfortable, make your scheduling and payment experiences seamless and easy, and assist us as highly-trained technicians chair side. You’ll perceive the easy-going, family atmosphere in our office and feel the comfort of our entire team looking after you.

Maria, RDA

Maria Dental AssistantMaria is our lead dental assistant. She has always been interested in helping people and has a natural ability to make patients feel very comfortable. Her favorite part of working at the office is “the reaction of our patients when they get finished and feel the experience was great and leave with a smile!” Outside of the office, Maria enjoys time with her family, traveling and dancing.

Tambe, RDH

Tambe Hygienist Tambe, our lead hygienist, has been in dentistry for over 4 years and enjoys the emphasis on customized patient care. “What I love about this practice is the philosophy of treating every patient as a whole, not just a mouth or teeth. The doctors know with the latest research, that a healthy physical body starts with a healthy mouth and their attention to the latest treatments to get our patients healthy makes me feel lucky to work here”. When he is not in the office, Tambe loves to play soccer, go hiking, working on his car and making everyone laugh!

Jessie, RDH

jessie hygienist Jessie, also our hygienist, is here part-time, which she has told us is the day she looks forward to most, as she says our patients and team here are so wonderful! She is pretty great herself, with a vast knowledge of the latest hygiene care and also has a fun and positive attitude! “I really feel we make a difference here in our patients’ lives, as the doctors take the time with their patients and allow all of us to really cater to our patients concerns and needs, so it really feels like a home away from home here!” Outside of the office she is busy with her family, volunteering at her kids’ school and crafting.

Celeste, Accounts Coordinator

Celeste Front OfficeCeleste, our accounts coordinator and newest team member, comes to us with 10 years of knowledge in the dental profession.  “I am very excited to be serving my local Shoreline community, improving dental health one smile at a time.”  In her life outside of dentistry, Celeste loves spending time with her husband and two sons, along with cooking, camping, hiking and gardening.

Stacy, Treatment Coordinator

stacy-treatment-coordinator-crStacy, a familiar face, is our treatment coordinator, who has returned to our office after raising her 4 children. She will help explain any care options that the patient wishes to proceed with, and help them to easily fit the care in their lifestyle.  Even though she is semi “retired”, her love of dentistry and this particular practice and our patients, keep her coming in.  “I love the doctors as though they were family members!  Their integrity and genuine care for each of their patients is astounding. In my dentistry career of 15 years, this practice and these patients stand out amongst all others, especially in terms of whole body health and wellness.”