Meet The Staff

Margaret – Office Manager

Margaret’s primary responsibility in the practice is managing the business so Dr. Lingam and the other team members can remain focused on providing the highest level of care to our patients. Her experience spans two decades, ranging from medical assisting to dental billing and management. Margaret is responsible for accounting, human resources, marketing, and patient advocacy.
When she is not working, you’ll likely find her hiking or tent camping in the beautiful PNW!

Kristin – Front Office Coordinator

Kristin joined our practice in May 2022.  She has been in dentistry for more than 10 years.

She loves to camp with her boys and finance.  She loves cooking and spending time with her family.

Mythrayee – Insurance Coordinator

Mythrayee brings additional dental insurance experience to Olympia Smiles. She is our behind-the-scenes insurance expert and works closely with our insurance companies, helping to coordinate and fully-utilize patient benefits.

Mythrayee enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and hiking.

Jennifer – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer joined the Olympia Smiles team in 2022 as a dental hygienist. She graduated from Pierce Community College, in Washington, with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. With a gentle, chair-side approach to hygiene care, Jennifer helps her patients maintain good dental health and show it off with a beautiful Olympia smile.

Jennifer enjoys quad riding, scuba diving with her parent, and spending time with her husband and dog.

Kimmie – Registered Dental Hygienist

Kimmie joined our practice in 2021 as a dental hygienist.  Her upbeat positive attitude always makes patients feel more comfortable. She has been a hygienist for more than 10 years.  

Kimmie enjoys spending time with her family.

Rose – EFDA (Restorative Assistant)

Rose has been working in dentistry for over 20 years. She has been a great addition to our team! In addition to her EFDA license, Rose is a nationally certified dental assistant. She enjoys helping patients understand their dental needs and providing anticipatory guidance to patients for their long-term dental needs and goals. Rose likes providing a safe and welcoming environment for patients with dental anxieties and/or complex dental needs.
In her free time, Rose enjoys camping and fishing with friends and family. Outdoor adventures in the Great Pacific Northwest are the best!

Erin – RDA

Erin has enjoyed her career as a Registered Dental Assistant for 20 years. She joined the Olympic Smiles team in 2016, after relocating from California. Erin has experience in all aspects of dentistry and is certified in implants, bone grafts and TMJ procedures. She enjoys continuing education courses to stay current on the latest advances in dental care and then sharing that knowledge by educating patients. Erin prides herself in helping patients stay comfortable throughout their dental visit.

Erin enjoys gardening, hiking and exploring beautiful Washington State.

Hayley – RDA

Hayley brings eight years of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) to Olympia Smiles. She knows it’s normal to feel a little anxious when visiting the dentist. Hayley’s calm approach helps patients relax and breathe easy throughout their dental care. 

A versatile RDA, Hayley not only coordinates critical office hygiene but also helps support front office duties. 

Hayley enjoys outdoor sports and activities, including hiking and snowboarding.  


Evangelin is new to dental assisting, but has been an asset to our team.  She is warm and compassionate and makes patients feel at ease.

She loves spending time with her son and husband.  She has been exploring Washington and Oregon.