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Meet The Team

Dr. James L. Browning


A native of Michigan, Jim received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and his graduate degree from the University of Detroit. After working in the Detroit area for several years, he left the Midwest weather for lovely North Bend where he purchased an existing dental practice and has practiced in for over 30 years. His leadership in the Business Community of North Bend includes- Chamber of Commerce (as Board Member, then President), Alpine Days Chair (10 years), Encompass (Volunteer of the Year (1992-3), AND Valley Record Best Dentist (three years in a row!).

Dr. Browning has recently completed his Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry. He is married and has a son and two (spoiled) Golden Retrievers. 


Lead Hygienist

Jennifer started out as a dental assistant in 1996, working in both general dentistry and periodontal surgery. After returning to school and graduating from Lake Washington Technical College with a degree in dental hygiene, she returned to her periodontal office. Being so busy with three children, she decided she needed something close to home, and began working for Dr. Browning in 2008. Jenn specializes in non-surgical periodontal therapy.  She continues to work at a specialist office one day a week.

She lives in North Bend with her husband Rich, and enjoys wine tasting, running, and shopping.


Office Manager/ Dental Assistant

Heather has worked in the dental industry since 2005 and has been at our office since 2008. She grew up in the Valley and graduated from Mount Si High School. She worked as Dr.Browning’s clinical assistant for 5 years before making the transition to front office.  Interacting with people is what brought her into dental clinics and she enjoys it every day.

On her time off, Heather enjoys hiking with her dog Lola and fishing trips to Eastern Wa with her husband.



Assistant Office Manger

Madalynn has been with our office since 2015. Working in a dental office is a new experience for her and she is enjoying learning about the exciting world of dentistry. Madalynn grew up in the valley and graduated from Issaquah High School.  Her favorite part of her job is interacting with patients and greeting them at each appointment.

On her time off, Madalynn enjoys anything outdoors especially hiking with friends and family.


Dental Hygienist

Janet has worked as a Dental Hygienist for over 30 years and joined our dental family in 2006. Janet graduated from The University of Washington and is an avid Huskies fan. Even though Janet is only with us one day a week, she is a hoot and all her patients love her.

She lives in Issaquah with her husband Tim and her Boston terrier Baxter. 


Dental Hygienist

Cheryl has worked in the dental field since 1993 starting out as a dental assistant at a Periodontist office. After working as an assistant for 8 years, she attended Dental Hygiene school at Lake Washington Tech and has been trained in non-surgical periodontal treatment. Cheryl joined our team in 2010. Cheryl continues to work in a periodontal specialist office two days a week.

Cheryl lives in the Snoqualmie Valley with her husband Bill and her two sons, Wyatt and Wilson. 


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