Jackelina Bonds, CDA
Meet Jackelina, one of our Surgical Assistants. She has been a certified dental assistant for a year, receiving her second degree from Clover Park Technical College in Dental Assisting. Jackelina is also DAANCE Certified (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Exam) so she can assist with anesthesia during treatment. She is from the Tacoma area and enjoys spending time with her dog Bella, nicknamed NuNu.
Felix, one of our Surgical Assistants, is a 2012 graduate from Everest College Dental Assisting Program. He’s worked with a variety of providers and easily adapts to the field he’s in. Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Felix moved to the Evergreen state in 2011 to raise a family. In his free time, he enjoys going to concerts, reading, and enjoying the outdoors with loved ones. He is proud to serve the Mercer Island community.
Meet Carlin, one of our Surgical Assistants. She was born in Guam, spent some time in Las Vegas before moving to Washington where she has lived for the past 11 years. Carlin enjoys hiking, spending time with her dog Koa, trying new restaurants, and dancing in her spare time. She attended Lake Washington Institute of Technology for dental assisting. She has been a dental assistant for five years and is aspiring to become a dental hygienist.
Our Office Manager, Kaisha, is from Fargo, North Dakota and recently moved to Washington. She enjoys spending time with her family and exploring their new surroundings. She has worked in the medical field for 10 years within a hospital setting and worked specifically with insurance for the last five years. She’s happy to be part of the Mercer Island Family!