Shelley graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene 1984. She has been blessed to be a member of Dr. Hannula and his staff since 1988.

She feels particularly lucky to have had the opportunity to develop relationships with her patients over the years and loves getting to know them and their families.

"Working here is such a privilege because our team has an incredible amount of knowledge, experience, compassion and energy."

Shelley is highly skilled in diagnostics and early treatment of periodontal disease. She takes pride in making your visit not only thorough, but enjoyable as well.

The most rewarding aspect of her job is knowing that she plays a key role in helping patients with their overall appearance and health in a positive way.



Stephanie graduated from Yakima Valley College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2017. She has enjoyed being in the dental field since 2011, as she was previously a dental assistant serving the Auburn community before getting accepted to dental hygiene school in 2015!

Now, as a dental hygienist, she enjoys spending one-on- one time with her patients, educating them on the importance of good oral hygiene and providing care for them in a positive, caring manner.

“Working in family dentistry with a team that strives to be the best and do the best for their patients has always been a goal, and here at 6th Ave Dental I have found great pleasure in knowing that I am part of something incredibly special! We enjoy working together and strive to provide our patients with excellent dental care!”

Stephanie enjoys being outdoors, doing activities such as hiking, camping, biking, snowboarding and cruising in her car to new places! Stephanie also got married the same summer as graduating from hygiene school! She and her husband have expanded their little family by recently obtaining two puppies that they love to take on adventures! They also enjoy spending time with their family and friends!