Get to know our team! 


Clinton Crandall

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Crandall is originally from Benton City, WA near the Tri-Cities. He relocated to Monroe, WA after providing dental care in Ephrata for the six years. Dr. Crandall graduated from Brigham Young University (BS Biology) then UW School of Dentistry (DDS). He stays up to date with the advancements in the dental field through participation in multiple interdisciplinary study clubs. He and his wife Melinda have five children. He loves hiking, scuba diving, golf, football and basketball. Dr. Crandall lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 2003-2005 and speaks Spanish fluently. He is an avid Lego collector who also enjoys Sci-Fi and Fantasy movies; his favorites include the Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and the Harry Potter series. Regrettably, Dr. Crandall has no hidden talents...but it’s no secret he keeps our team laughing at his jokes all day! GO SEAHAWKS!


Kanoe Primacio

Dental Hygienist

Kanoe was born and raised on Oahu. She graduated from Shoreline Community College (Dental Hygiene School) and has worked for 15 years in dentistry, 8 years as a hygienist. Kanoe has been married 16 years to the love of her life and has 3 children; 2 boys ages 12 & 6 and one daughter age 4. She started her family in Lynnwood, WA and recently built a home in Monroe, WA. Kanoe loves working out, CrossFit, hiking, crafts & baking. She enjoys watching UFC and motocross sports with her hubby. Kanoe’s hidden talents include dancing the Hawaiian hula, Tahitian dancing, and playing the ukulele. She has always dreamed of having a little farm and now her family enjoys country living and animals. They are currently raising 2 German Shepherds, 4 cats, 2 goats, chickens, geese, ducks, and peacocks. God is good!


Lori Clark

Dental Hygienist

Lori was born and raised in Oregon but now calls Monroe, WA her home. She graduated from both Lane Community College and Oregon State University and has 40 years of dental experience. Lori is married with 4 grown children and has 8 grandchildren who luckily live nearby. She enjoys gardening, spending time with the grandchildren, and loves trips to the beach! Lori also likes playing frisbee with her Border Collie. Her hidden talents include piano and singing in a trio... in fact, Lori was a wedding singer! Fun fact about Lori is that she was the “class clown” throughout school and kept smiles on everyone’s faces. Helping patients feel good about their smiles was a perfect career choice! GO OREGON STATE BEAVERS!


Brooke Lathrop

Dental Hygienist

Brooke is from Yakima, WA, attended high school in Duvall and now lives in Monroe, WA. She graduated from Lake Washington Technical College and has been a dental hygienist for 4 years. Brooke is married to husband Chris and has 2 Great Danes, Koda and Roxy. She loves spending weekends at the lake with her husband, camping, dirt biking, and hanging out with the dogs. Brooke plays basketball and soccer and is known in her family for being the most competitive in any activity!


Tina Cairns

Dental Hygienist

Tina is from Snohomish, WA. She earned her Associates in Science then her dental hygienist license at Yakima Valley Community College. Tina has been in the dental field since 1983 starting out as a Dental Assistant for 10 years then 25 years as a hygienist. She loves this field and teaching patients how to get healthier! Tina has been married 29 years and has 2 young adult children ages 23 and 21. She spends time doing Real Estate and Skin Care Education and enjoys spending time at their Lake Chelan home. Tina’s hidden talents are playing the guitar and networking with people of all walks of life! GO HAWKS!


Nancy Lescher

Dental Hygienist

Nancy is from Milwaukee, WI and now lives in Snohomish, WA. She received her BSDH from Marquette University and has been a hygienist for 42 years. Nancy and her husband Rick will be celebrating their 41st wedding anniversary in 2018. She has 2 adult sons, Andrew and Shane. She loves reading, yard work, and home improvement projects. Nancy has bravely “volunteered” to be the first passenger in her husband’s home built 2 seater experimental airplane. She feels the odds have been ever in her favor after surviving a giant tree impaling their home in a rainstorm and a semi-truck crashed into her living room during a snowstorm! GO SEAHAWKS!


Kimberly Tate

Dental Assistant

Kim is an Eastern WA farm girl from Eltopia and now lives in Maltby, WA. She attended BYU in Provo, UT and has been in dentistry for 32 years. Kim has been married 27 years, has 4 awesome kids, and is anxiously awaiting grandchildren! She loves people, gardening, good books, cooking anything with cheese and butter, and dancing badly. Kim spent 18 months in Spain serving a church mission and speaks Spanish. Kim’s not-so-hidden talent is providing laughter at all of Dr. Crandall’s jokes. She wishes to have been a famous singer but alas, cannot sing. Not even a little. Kim collects scrapbooking supplies like a champ and though she never has time to actually scrapbook, her kids (and future grandkids) will always have plenty of project materials! Kim likes to cheer for whichever team is winning!


Ronda Russell

Dental Assistant

Ronda is from Redmond, WA and now lives in Monroe. She just celebrated her silver anniversary in 2017 and has 2 grown daughters and one adorable granddaughter. Ronda loves to spend time at their cabin on Lake Roosevelt boating, sightseeing, and relaxing. Ronda’s fun facts are dental related: The average American spends 38.5 total days brushing their teeth over a lifetime (floss the ones you want to keep), in 1897 a dentist named William Morrison invented cotton candy, and did you know that a can of Mountain Dew can dissolve a mouse?! Ronda has 37 years of dental experience which explains why she knows facts like that! GO HAWKS!


Audrey Lee

Office Manager

Audrey was born on Oahu, but raised in Woodinville, WA where she attended Inglemoor High School. She has lived in Utah and Northern Virginia but returned to the PNW after 22 years to settle in Monroe. Audrey graduated from BYU with a BS in Sports Business Management along with her first 4 babies in tow. Audrey and husband LaMont are proud of their blended “yours, mine, and ours” family with 10 amazing kids and 2 adorable grandbabies. She loves outdoor recreation, good books and music, cooking (then eating) yummy food, and playing “nice” pranks. Audrey is known to dominate at word games (to the point no one wants to play with her), choreograph dances to embarrass her kids, and waterski with no hands! She also jumped out of a helicopter hovering above a glacier to ski in the Canadian Rockies and watched an avalanche narrowly miss her group. Audrey secretly aspires to be an American Ninja Warrior. GO DAWGS! GO HAWKS! GO BEARCATS!


Sarah Lyons

Patient Coordinator

Sarah is from Marysville, WA where she lives with her husband and 2 children, ages 3 and 5. She was homeschooled and later graduated from Smokey Point Institute of Dental Assisting and has been an Assistant in our practice for 3 years. Sarah loves shopping and hiking whenever time allows. She has been to Malawi, Africa and Mexico in high school with church mission trips. Sarah also got lost in Tijuana and drove through some very sketchy areas in Africa...and survived. She was deathly afraid of dogs growing up but later went to work at a pet store where she met her husband! Sarah’s hidden talent is that she played the clarinet for 8 years. Fun fact/tip from Sarah: Goat meat tastes awful! GO SEAHAWKS!