Meet Our Team

We have experts in all areas of dentistry who are as passionate with our patients as they are talented in their dental procedures. We have the right team and the right work ethic to make sure you’re cared for properly from start to finish.

Theresa, RDA and office manager at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Theresa Inch, RDA
Office Manager
Registered Dental Assistant

Theresa lives in Elk, WA with her husband Andy and two daughters. She has over 15 years of customer service experience. She studied Dental Assisting at Spokane Community College where she graduated with honors and is a Registered Dental Assistant. She continued her education obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Counseling. She has completed courses in Invisalign and obtained a Dental Front Office Masters Certificate. During her time in dentistry she has done everything from Dental Assisting, Front Desk Reception, Scheduling, Insurance, Claims and Billing.

She loves to assist patients in utilizing their dental insurance efficiently and obtaining the treatment they need. She loves spending time with her family doing outdoor activities such as camping, snowmobiling and dirt biking. Her bucket list dream is to step foot on each continent of the world.

Kameron, EFDA at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Kameron McCardell, RDA
Insurance Coordinator
Registered Dental Assistant

Kameron has lived in Texas and Colorado before ending up in Washington. She is a Shadle Park High School graduate where she completed Running Start and transferred to Eastern Washington State University. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Service Administration. She comes from a long line of dental professionals as her grandfather was a dentist, her dad worked in dental supplies and her mother working the front office for over 20 years so she has been passionate about dentistry from the start. She is also a registered dental assistant and loves setting up patient care and helping them to understand their insurance benefits. Her bucket list is to visit Greece one day.

Belen, RDH at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Belén Bobadilla
Patient Care Coordinator

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Belén grew up in Guatemala until the age of 18 when she came to the United States. She attended Ferris High School where she also attended NewTech Vocational Skills Center for Dental Assisting. She already has several years of customer service experience and loves being able to help people with their oral health. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and road trips. Her bucket list dream is to visit at least three out of the seven wonders of the world and go sky diving.

Merial, EFDA at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Merial Lopez
Administrative Assistant

Merial is our administrative assistant. She is Dr Lopez’ second oldest child and an asset to our team. She is finishing up her senior year through Spokane Community College’s Running Start Program. She loves working in dentistry because of the fun, inviting atmosphere and is learning job skills that will last a lifetime. In her down time, she enjoys gymnastics, track and swimming. She loves healthy cooking and baking. Her bucket list is to travel the world, particularly Bali, Jamaica, Tahiti, Greece and the Maldives.

Gina, RDH at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Gina Liere, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in Spokane, Gina graduated from EWU’s prestigious hygiene program in 1994 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has devoted her time to creating beautiful smiles and building strong relationships with her patients.

She loves educating her patients on their oral health and believes that creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. She has been a member of the Inland Northwest Dental Hygiene Study Club where she continues to advance her knowledge.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, jogging and spending time with her husband Matt and their four children.

Karynn, RDH at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Karynn Abrams, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist

Karynn is a graduate of Idaho State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She believes in providing long term education on prevention, disease and health management.

She considers the mouth to be incredibly important in systemic function and overall well-being. She is Laser Certified and has completed courses in Invisalign. Karynn is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association.

When she isn’t at work she is found enjoying the outdoors with her husband, four children and three dogs. They enjoy skiing, swimming, hiking and family time. Her bucket list is to cruise the Mediterranean and visit Italy, Rome and Greece.

Becca, RDA at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Becca Norman, RDA
Registered Dental Assistant

Becca grew up on the North Side of Spokane. She has 5 years of customer service experience and 2 years of dental assisting experience. She received her Associates of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in Idaho. She attended Spokane Community College to obtain her certificate in dental assisting. She enjoys continuing her education and has been trained in Zoom Whitening. During her experience as a dental assistant, she has worked in both a private setting and as an assistant to dental school students, working with up and coming dentists. She enjoys helping patients work through their dental fears. In her off time, she loves spending time with her family and being outdoors swimming and kayaking. Her bucket list item is to travel.

Lexey, EFDA at Summit Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Lexey Adams, RDA
Registered Dental Assistant

Lexey has lived in Spokane all her life. She graduated from Shadle Park High School and entered the Dental Assisting Program at Spokane Community College where she completed three internships. She loves helping people achieve their dream smiles and helping people with their dental needs. She loves spending time with her husband Thomas and son Liam. They enjoy the outdoors, especially camping. Lexey’s bucket list is to vacation in the Bahamas one day.

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