About Dr. Lee Edwards D.D.S -

Dr. Lee Edwards was born and raised in Haines, Alaska, a small town near Juneau. After graduation from high school, she attended Western Washington University, where she graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in cell-molecular biology. Her undergraduate research in the field of biochemistry has been published in a scientific journal.

After completing her undergraduate education at WWU, Dr. Edwards was offered admission to the University of Washington School of Dentistry. There, she earned membership to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, which is granted to students graduating in the top 5% of their dental school class.

After her graduation from dental school in 2011, Dr. Edwards moved to Olympia and started working as a dentist in multiple local dental offices. In 2012, Dr. Edwards purchased a small practice in Olympia, and has owned and operated her business since then.

In her spare time, Dr. Edwards enjoys spending her time with her husband and children, travelling, and enjoying the great outdoors that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Dental Affiliations -

Dr. Lee Edwards, D.D.S.

Our staff


Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Deanne has 17 years of experience as a dental assistant with the Department of Defense. She graduated from Pierce College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1999. She has been at the Panorama Dental Clinic for 24 years, and will be retiring in 2024. Deanne works on her farm where she raises cattle, and chickens. She likes travel, yoga, and cross-stitch.


Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Michelle is a Registered Dental Hygienist with six years of experience; she has a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Michelle enjoys gardening, spending time with friends and family, and traveling. She is originally from Anchorage, Alaska, but is loving living in Washington so far.


Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA)

Minhly joined our office as Lead Dental Assistant in 2020. Originally from Vietnam, Minhly graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at SPSCC in 2006, returning to become an EFDA in 2021. Minhly feels most rewarded by her work when knowing her patients have had a positive dental experience. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, dancing, and traveling. She has a lovely son who she raises with the love of her life, her husband, since 2001.


Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Erica played collegiate softball while attending College of the Siskiyous; then attended the FADE Institute to become a Registered Dental Assistant. Erica has been in the dental field for 4 years. She also enjoys being around friends and family. If she’s not at work she’s out exploring new things and, or places with her amazing boyfriend and her dog Butte.


Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Sarah has an Associate Degree in Health Science as well as a Dental Assistant Certification through Careerstep. She has been working in the dental field for one year and enjoys growing and learning something new every day; in addition to her work as a dental assistant she is also cross-training with the front office. Sarah is originally from Tennessee and enjoys hiking and exploring Washington with her husband and dog Ranger.


Schedule Coordinator

Aury has been with Dr. Edwards since 2020 and is currently the Schedule Coordinator for the office. In her free time, she volunteers at art classes for elementary and middle school ages. She enjoys traveling to new places and trying new foods.


Financial/Insurance Coordinator

Shannon has a Bachelor’s degree in Management/Human Resources; she has been working in the dental field for the past 4 years and is enjoying learning how the “back of the office” works. Shannon is originally from Washington and enjoys going to car races, the ocean, lakes, and mountains.

We treat our patients as we would want to be treated ourselves.