Our Staff

Our friendly and experienced staff has been providing exceptional care to our patients.

Dr. Peter Wong

Dr. Peter Wong

DDS

Dr. Peter Wong is a proud Seattle native who has been servicing the Bellevue-Eastside communities for 20+ years, and  is affectionately known as Dr. Peter by our staff and patients. During his undergraduate studies at the University of Washington, he studied Psychology and Zoology and continued his education at Northwestern University Dental School, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) in 1999. He graduated with Honors while also being on the Dean’s List. Dr. Wong returned home to do an internship at DECOD (Dental Education in the Care of persons of Disabilities), a special-needs clinic located at the University of Washington.

He has taught part-time at the UW Dental School Restorative Department as an Affiliate Instructor and has also taught at Lake Washington Technical College. He has pursued continuing education with courses in orthodontics and implantology and is currently Invisalign certified with lots of experience in emergency tooth extraction. Dr. Wong is a member of the ADA (American Dental Association), WSDA (Washington State Dental Assoc.) and SKCDS (Seattle King County Dental Society).

Dr. Tran Phi

Dr. Tran Phi

DDS

Dr. Phi grew up in Seattle, WA where she attended Franklin High School. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Washington and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Roseman University College of Dental Medicine in South Jordan, UT.

Dr. Phi is passionate about giving back to communities through dentistry and helping people improve their oral health. She believes in treating patients like family, with kindness and a gentle hand, to give them the confidence to smile.

Outside of the office, Dr. Phi enjoys baking, traveling, live music, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family and friends.

Shelby Stevens

Shelby Stevens

Lead Dental Assistant

Shelby attended Pima Medical Institute and received her dental certification in Fall of 2014. She joined Hidden Valley Smiles in May 2021 where she believes in treating every patient like a friend and all her coworkers like family.

A native of Washington, she enjoys adventuring along the coastline, hiking, bowling with friends, and staying in playing videogames in her spare time.

Annie Zamora

Annie Zamora

Dental Hygienist

Annie is originally from the Bay Area, but grew up in Yakima, WA. She has been a dental hygienist for 4 years after graduating with a Bachelors of applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Yakima Valley College.

A recent Bellevue transplant, Annie enjoys being at the gym, kayaking, cooking and spending time with her 13 year old daughter Mariah and their Maltese Shitzu puppy. She loves to learn new things and try new foods. Recently, she and her daughter took on learning how to roller skate.

Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is getting to know her patients and helping them to find strategies to achieve optimal dental health.

Nancy Ramirez

Nancy Ramirez

Dental Assistant

Nancy was born and raised in Eastern Washington and moved to Seattle in 2006. Before becoming a dental assistant, her goal was to join the Untied States Marines. Unfortunately, things changed, but her passion to help people and give back to her community never did.

Nancy attended Shoreline Community College graduating with an Associate degree in 2010. Afterwards, she transferred to Lake Washington Tech, graduating from dental assisting school in 2012. As the right-hand person for the dentist, her mission is to make any dental visit a positive experience for each patient and to make people smile.

Nancy continuing her education to finish her interpreter degree in Spanish. In her free time, you can find her at the gym, trying out new places to eat, hunting, dirt biking or watching seasonal sports. Go Hawks!

Erica Garrels

Erica Garrels

Scheduling Coordinator

Erica is our financial coordinator and has been in the dental field for the past 20 years now; graduating from Dental Assisting School as a C.D.A. and then after five years, transitioning to the front desk.

She really enjoys the dental field and has always had a genuine interest in helping patients to coordinate their dental care. Erica was born in Louisiana and raised in Illinois and California.

She has one grown son and has enjoyed raising him in the Pacific Northwest. She is always looking forward to her next travel opportunities.

Laura Torres

Laura Torres

Office Manager

Laura Torres is the Office Manager here at Hidden Valley Smiles. She has been in dental management for 18 years and states she cannot think of another profession she would rather do.

Laura loves the interaction with patients and likes to help them understand their insurance benefits and their treatment. Laura admits that the best reward she gets as an Office Manager is when a patient leaves with a great big smile as it makes her realize she has made an impact in that patient’s life.

When Laura is not in the office, she loves spending time with her husband and accompanying him to his weekly soccer games to cheer him on. She loves short walks along the river and her favorite thing to do is going to the movies and watching all of the new releases. You can always find Laura at the front desk greeting patients with a smile!

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Contact

(425) 637-6997

Our Location

12715 Bel-Red Rd, #202

Bellevue, WA 98005

Hours

Tuesday: 8am–5pm
Wednesday: 8am–5pm
Thursday: 8am–5pm
Friday: 8am–5pm
Saturday: 9am–3pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed