Michael Austin, DMD
Known as Dr. Mike, by his patients, Michael B. Austin is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Mike was born in California and grew up in Utah. While attending the University of Utah, he played football for the Utes and spent two years on a mission trip in Chile, which made him fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Mike went on to attend dental school in Pittsburgh and a two-year anesthesiology residency in Stony Brook, on Long Island. During this residency, he met his future wife and discovered the joy of working with children. This led him to complete a residency in pediatric dentistry in Brooklyn, NY. Having a heart for service, Dr. Mike has participated in mission work both here and abroad.
The beautiful scenery and culture of the PNW led Dr. Mike to Washington, where he and his wife and dog, now call home. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Mike enjoys watching college football, cheering for the Seahawks, snowboarding (favorite spot: Snowbird), playing golf (favorite spot: Guam), reading, traveling (favorite spot: Maui), and spending time at the many wonderful dog parks of Western WA with his wife and dog.
Jane Yi Austin, DDS
Dr. Jane Austin was born in Korea and grew up on the island of Guam (Hafa Adai!). Following college in Boston, Dr. Jane worked in the fashion trade show industry for a couple of years before changing career paths to dentistry, upon moving to California. She started working as an instrument sterilizer and immediately grew attracted to all fields of dentistry. From there, she went to hygiene school and dental school. Following dental school, Dr. Jane completed a general practice residency in Manhattan and went on to a dental anesthesiology residency on Long Island, where she met her future husband.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Jane enjoys traveling, baking, reading, and spending time with her husband and dog. Her favorite places to travel are Barcelona and Paris.
Chloe graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Lake Washington Technical College in 2015. She grew up in Arlington, and now lives in Oso with her boyfriend, dog (Lucy), cat (Georgie) and goat (Elvis).
Chloe enjoys working as a pediatric dental assistant because she finds delight in educating children on oral hygiene, and takes pride in having an impact on the way each child views dentistry.
Outside of dentistry, Chloe enjoys spending time outdoors, hanging out with friends and family, and watching movies!
FUN FACTS: Her favorite movie is Sweet Home Alabama, but she loves anything Disney!
Erin's hometown is Everett, and she loves EVERYTHING about dentistry--the people, the smiles, and learning new things, just to name a few!
She graduated from West Coast College of Dental Assisting and currently attends Shoreline Community College to further her dental career.
Outside of dentistry, she enjoys camping and hiking with her kiddos and traveling to exciting new places and trying the local food.
FUN FACTS: Erin is really good at hula hooping and has 2 cats--Elephant and Hyena!
Maira was born in Mexico and grew up in Seattle.
When asked what she loves best about dentistry, she said "I love working with all the kids and turning negative experiences into positive ones."
Outside of dentistry, you will find Maira spending time with her family, going on road trips, and camping.
FUN FACT: Maira loves all things Disney!
Brittney was born in Arizona but grew up in Stanwood, WA.
When asked what she loves best about dentistry, she said "I love working with kids, seeing their personalities, and helping them keep their teeth healthy and clean. Kids are the best! They make my job so much fun!"
Outside of dentistry, Brittney can be found fishing with her boyfriend and dog, Coho. She also loves watching movies and shopping.
FUN FACT: Brittney has lived in 7 different states! Her favorite state she has lived in (other than WA, of course) was Massachusetts.
Marisol was born in Seattle and grew up in San Jose, CA.
When asked what she loves most about dentistry, she said "I love seeing so many different smiles and meeting new friends. It makes me so happy to help people learn how to keep their teeth healthy and clean. I love how friendly and patient my co-workers here at Tree House, they make me feel like part of a family."
Outside of dentistry, you will find Marisol playing basketball, reading, dancing, and playing with my son. Marisol also loves working out and listening to music.
FUN FACTS: Favorite movie--The Nightmare Before Christmas. Favorite foods--chicken pelau, pupusas, and sopes. Favorite music genre--soca, regae, salsa, rap, R&B, Banda, and anything relaxing.
Maxine is our office mascot! She was born just outside Hershey, PA and spent her puppy years in the urban jungle of Brooklyn, NY.
She is available by appointment only, to give high-fives to anyone who requests it, and if you're lucky, she will dazzle you with some of her other tricks!
Outside of the office, Maxine enjoys collecting sticks, barking at skateboarders, and romping in the many wonderful dog parks around Western WA. Her favorite place to travel is Cannon Beach. Maxine is a proud Seahawks fan, and will wear her jersey every blue Friday!