A Northwest native, Dr. Harris Grew up in Aberdeen, Washington. This is where he first knew he wanted to be a dentist. Upon graduating high school, Dr. Harris entered the U.S. Army serving four years active duty. Most of his active duty was spent in Germany as a dental tech/hygienist where he confirmed his passion for dentistry. Upon being honorably discharged Dr. Harris began his lifelong pursuit of being a dentist, attending the University of Washington Dental School. After graduating dental school, he practiced for a year in Seattle. Dr. Harris felt that a small town practice would be the best fit for him. He chose Olympia where he has been practicing for the last 34 years.
Dr. Harris has further advanced his proficiency in the dental field by taking extensive courses in the study of TMJ dysfunction, cosmetics, implants, periodontal disease, orthodontics, and dentures. By continually taking advanced courses, he keeps current with all the new technology in order to provide the best possible care for his patients. During his off-time, Dr. Harris enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with his wife, family and friends.
Marcie has been working in our office since July of 2017 as the property manager for Victoria Square. In addition, she is the Financial Administrator for the dental office, performing budget and payroll transactions, maintaining accurate financial records for tax-related purposes. She is also responsible for planning long-term goals and protecting assets. She comes with a business background, attending Olympic College and manages her own rental properties as well as having her own antique business.
She just retired from County government after working over 31 years in her field. Prior to this, she worked at a credit union and a title company.
Marcie enjoys traveling, hiking, gardening, Zumba, antiquing and flea markets. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Harris, children, and grandchildren.
Marcie oversees the practice by implementing and optimizing components to make sure the practice is working efficiently and productively for the overall success of the patient, employees, and doctor.
Our Office Manager is Grace. Grace has been in dentistry since 1994! She started as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant moving up through the ranks finally landing as a manager. While we all are always learning, she knows all of the steps of a dental practice. She believes in helping to educate our patients and keeping their oral health the best it can be!
Mary has worked in the dental field since 1978. She graduated from South Puget Sound Community College with an Associate in Technical Arts degree and Certificate of Dental Assisting.
Mary and her husband have a daughter, a son, 1 granddaughter and 2 cats.
She enjoys reading, movies, documentaries, music, and gardening. Her favorite thing is spending time with her family.
She loves coming to work and seeing the smiling faces of Dr. Harris, the Staff, and the Patients!
Andrea is a dedicated dental hygienist and a loving single mother of three boys. With a passion for dentistry that spans over 18 years, Andrea has established herself as a respected professional in her field. Her commitment to oral health care and her patients is evident in her exceptional skills and compassionate approach.
Throughout her career, Andrea has continuously sought to expand her knowledge and expertise in dental hygiene. She stays up to date with the latest advancements in dental technology and techniques, ensuring that her patients receive the best possible care. Her gentle touch and friendly demeanor create a comfortable environment, putting even the most anxious patients at ease.
Outside of her profession, Andrea is an avid Cross Fitter. She believes that physical fitness is not only essential for her own well-being but also sets a positive example for her children. Through her dedication to both her career and her fitness journey, Andrea showcases her incredible work ethic and determination.
As a single mother, Andrea's love and devotion to her three boys is unwavering. She embraces the challenges that come with balancing her professional life and motherhood, always striving to provide a nurturing and supportive environment for her children. Andrea’s ability to juggle multiple responsibilities with grace and resilience is truly admirable, making her an inspirational figure in both her personal and professional life.
After graduating high school, Rosie attended South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) to pursue a degree in Dental Assisting and is currently a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA).
She has an energetic and outgoing personality, and values helping other's through listening, kindness, (and some laughter!) to understand every aspect of their dental needs. She values getting to know her patients and their families.
Rosie was raised in the PNW and calls Tumwater home. She has been married to her best friend Jim for many years. Together they enjoy working on restoring their sailboat, road trips, and outdoor activities. Family is very important to her, they have 5 beautiful grandchildren who keep them on their toes!
Some of her favorite hobbies are cooking, gardening, kayaking, reading, and going on hikes with friends. She looks forward to seeing you!
Kelsey is a Sunny San Diego native where she attended a dental assistant program and began to fall in love with Dentistry. Shortly after, she met her husband and now they have 2 boys together. With her son's autism diagnosis, she decided to be a stay at home mom. She also found out she loves to bake and even won the Puyallup Farmer's Market pie contest! But the dentistry field always called to her and a few years after moving to the PNW jumped back into it and graduated as an RDA from Olympia Dental Assistant School where she did her externship with Dr. Harris, and she was brought on to join the team.