Our Spokane Dental Team

At our Spokane dental practice, we believe that a trip to the dentist doesn't have to be stressful. We do everything we can to make sure you are as comfortable as possible and understand that sometimes, you may still be nervous. That's why we go to such great lengths to provide you with many of the comforts associated with relaxation.

Contact us today to learn more about our team or to schedule your next dental appointment.

Kristine Mashat

Office Manager

Kristine is a vital part of our practice, and patient relations team.   She makes sure we are working hard to stay on top of the latest insurance information and benefits.  Kristine is well versed in the dental office bringing over 22 years of dental experience and looks forward to being an integral part of your dental health team.  Kristine’s goal is to make our patients feel welcome, valued and appreciated.  Her favorite thing about her job is helping our patients achieve the bright, confident smile they deserve!  In her spare time, Kristine enjoys photography, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.  


Valerie Anderson, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Valerie grew up in the small town of Okanogan, WA., and has been in Spokane since 1998. She received her bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from Eastern Washington University in 2005, and has had the pleasure of working at Dental Care of Spokane since December of that year. Valerie is committed to excellence and patient comfort. She feels blessed to be working with such a dedicated, compassionate team, and looks forward to making your dental visit as comfortable and stress free as possible... Who knows? She may even sing to you!


Edith Garcia, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Edith began her dental journey in pediatrics then switched to oral surgery and now is proud to call Dental Care of Spokane home. Edith is our Lead dental assistant in our office and has over 7 years dental experience. She strongly believes the best way to make patients feel better about visiting the dentist is to help you feel safe, comfortable and well informed. In her spare time Edith enjoys photography, literature and fashion design. She loves to travel all around the world and has an avid addiction to horses and animals in general. No doubt she loves to make patients smile :) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Heather Wright, RDA

Dental Assistant

Heather is originally from Spokane Valley. After going to the University of Idaho, living in Seattle, and an around-the-world tour, she is happy to call Spokane home again. Heather first started in dental eight years ago as a front office Patient Coordinator, but she loves to learn new things and is now enjoying the hands-on role of Dental Assistant - She is especially happy to be a part of Dr. Z's team! Heather is a huge fan of Ferris High School's "Ham on Regal" production, and has priceless memories from being part of the show for seven years. Heather loves getting together with friends and family – and dancing with her daughter!




Alex Periera

Scheduling Coordinator

Alex is part of our patient care team! She has over 7 years’ experience in the medical field and is now excited to join the dental side.  Alex has lived all over the world due to the military and has settled down wither husband and two girls in Medical Lake. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, being silly with her girls and jogging the lake with her dog.


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