About Judson A. Werner DDS, PS
Our entire staff is focused on giving patients the highest quality oral health-care in
a comfortable and professional environment.
Judson A. Werner, DDS
Dr. Werner grew up in Olympia, Washington before attending Santa Clara
University. He earned his dental degree from the University of Washington. Dr.
Werner joined the practice in January 2004.
Before joining the practice, he worked as an associate dentist in downtown
Seattle, and volunteered as a part-time professor at the University of Washington
School of Dentistry.
Dr. Werner is a member of the Seattle King County Dental Society, the Washington
State Dental Association, the Washington Academy of General Dentistry, the
Academy of General Dentistry, the Pierre Fouchard Academy, and the American
Dr. Werner is proud to support the Seattle King County Dental Foundation, a charity
organization with a goal to fund and support education programs to increase
access to dental care in King County. Dr. Werner has also spent time in Jamaica
and Uganda doing volunteer dentistry. Dr. Werner, his wife, Amélie, his son,
Tristan, and his daughter, Gisèle, enjoy sailing, wake boarding, skiing, hiking, and
Joanna Sun, DDS
Dr. Joanna Sun was born and raised in Shoreline, Washington, and is proud to
still call it home. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University,
enjoying four sunny years in Palo Alto. Upon graduation from college, Dr. Sun
spent some time in Boston before returning home to Seattle, where she earned
her dental degree from the University of Washington.
In her free time, Dr. Sun enjoys spending time with her family and friends, though
dentistry is never far away. Her husband, Ben, is a pediatric dentist and her father
is a retired general dentist, both of whom are her inspiration.
Dr. Sun and her husband have a son, Dylan, a daughter, Naomi, and a pug,
Tyson. They enjoy spending time in the outdoors- hiking in the beautiful Pacific
Northwest, walking around Greenlake, or playing a variety of sports. She loves
cooking and baking, being a huge Seattle sports fan, and traveling the world. Dr.
Sun is also very active in her church, and serves as a high school group counselor
together with her husband. Her other hobbies include playing the piano and harp.
Dr. Sun particularly enjoys getting to know her patients, and is looking forward to
Tiffanie Huricks, Dental Assistant
After being a barista for 7 years, Tiffanie decided to go to assisting school and graduated in May of 2009 from Northshore Dental Assisting School in Kenmore, WA. She grew up in the little horse town of Brier, WA and hasnít ventured off too far. She currently lives in Everett with her husband Zak, and their three children Mckenna, Max, and Xavier. They are all football fans. Zak plays in multiple football leagues and the family cheers him on. In her free time, if there is any, Tiffanie enjoys reading, shopping, hiking, spending time with her family, and last but not least horseback riding her friendís horses until she can get her own again one day!
Joyce Nakashima, Registered Dental Hygienist
Joyce is a Husky. She received her bachelors degree and her dental hygiene
certificate from the University of Washington. Joe, and her Australian shepherd,
Sumi, complete her household. They enjoy spending time with family and friends.
She enjoys all the outdoor activities the Northwest has to offer, and can usually be
found fishing, crabbing, clam digging, or picking mushrooms and berries. In the
summer she enjoys her Redfish kayak and in the winter, snowshoes. Flowers are
also a favorite of hers; she is student of the Saga Goryu School of Ikebana. Joyce
finds family practice very rewarding. She feels privileged to meet and help our
diverse and interesting patients and their families.
Suzanne Connolly, Registered Dental Hygienist Mariana Popusoi, Dental Assistant Niru Chandrashekaran, Dental Assistant
Suzanne has worked in dentistry for 30 years. She started out as a dental
assistant for 5 years in Buffalo, NY. She then went on the get her hygiene degree
and has been practicing hygiene for the last 25 years. She moved out to this area
13 years ago and now lives in Covington. She started working for Dr. Johnson in
1997 and has been with the practice ever since. Suzanne loves to play sports,
bike, golf, hike and watch her daughter play rugby. She also likes to cook and
never makes the same dish twice.
Mariana has been living on the east side for the last 12 years, and cannot imagine living anywhere else. Originally, she moved here because of computers (she has a degree in Computer Science), but after a while realized her interest was dentistry. She has been obsessed with healthcare since she was a child. She loves dentistry and really enjoys working with people. Outside of work, she enjoys outdoor activities with her family and friends. But most of her "free time" belongs to her son with his school and activities. He is active in the Boy Scouts which keeps Mariana busy and entertained at the same time. Her favorite vacation spot is Hawaii. She doesn't eat many sweets, but she melts for extra dark chocolate!
Niru was born and raised in India in the IT hub of Bangalore. She has been working in the field of dentistry since 2002. After moving her family to Seattle in 2008 for her husband’s job, she went to Everest College in Renton and got a dental assisting certificate in 2013. Currently, she lives in the Renton Highlands with her husband Prakash and her two girls Nimitha and Samitha. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, and she loves to crochet.
How do I know if my dentist has a good professional record?
The Washington State Dental Association requires members to take at least 42
hours of continuing dental education courses every two years, which means that
member dentists are constantly upgrading their technical skills. You may call the
Washington State Dental Quality Assurance Commission office at (360) 236-4860
or FAX (360) 664-9077 to find out if a formal complaint has been filed against the
Mariana Popusoi, Dental Assistant
Niru Chandrashekaran, Dental Assistant
|JUDSON A. WERNER, DDS PS
2150 112th Ave. NE, Suite B
Bellevue, WA 98004