MEET THE TEAM
We couldn’t bring you professional, quality dental care without our wonderful staff’s hard work and dedication. Below you can meet our team, and as always, if you have any questions, please feel free to call our office.
Dr. Tim Verharen
Dr. Tim graduated dental school in 1997. He spent his first 7 years of practice working with a community dental center, providing essential care to the underserved populations of Kitsap and Grays Harbor counties. Here, he picked up many of the concepts he uses for trauma sensitive patients today. Governor Gregoire recognized him with the “Governor’s Volunteer Service Award” in 2009.
Outside of work, Dr. Tim has an intense love for sailing. He recently completed a race from Victoria, Canada to Maui, Hawaii, which took 10 days and 20 hours to complete. Though their boat broke down 2,300 miles in, leaving them stranded in the middle of the ocean (something he says is about one of the scariest things that can happen to a person!), he doesn’t plan on giving up sailing anytime soon. He remains an active member of the Port Madison Yacht Club.
Dr. Keegan Waldo
Dr. Keegan Waldo has been a part of the Current Dental family for nearly two years. He graduated from Gonzaga University and attended the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Afterward, he completed his training with the Northwest Dental Residency. Dr. Waldo is passionate about all dentistry disciplines but enjoys the field’s simple pleasures the most. He says that his favorite part of the job is a tie between providing pain relief and creating healthy, beautiful smiles.
Outside of the dentist office, Dr. Waldo loves exploring Washington’s natural beauty through camping, sailing, and skiing. In addition to his renowned dental skills, he is also an adept home chef!
Scarlette has been a part of this team since 2016. She has become an expert in resolving even the most complicated insurance problems and will likely become a great resource for any question one may have. Scarlette enjoys building long-term patient relationships and finds great fulfillment in helping to improve others’ oral health.
In Scarlette’s spare time she enjoys being with her family. They enjoy cooking together and jamming out to classic rock. She also enjoys doing DIY projects around her house.
Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA), Certified Dental Assistant
Desiree, better known as “Des” to her patients, began her dental career here at Current Dental 11 years ago. She earned her certifications at South Puget Sound Community College and uses her education to provide optimal care for our patients. For Des, getting to know patients and helping to restore their smiles is the best part of her job!
When she’s outside of the office, Des enjoys going on adventures with her family.
Alma-May has been an integral part of the Current Dental team ever since graduating from Eastern Washington University in 2016. The most rewarding aspect of her job is to build personal relationships with her patients while providing optimal dental care.
Alma-May enjoys being outdoors when the weather is nice and spending time with family and friends. She likes staying active with skiing, camping, volleyball, and softball. But if a good Netflix show is on, you may catch her binge-watching it! She won’t stay on the couch too long though, as her long term goal is to explore our forever changing world.
Jim is a graduate of Pierce College, and has been a Dental Hygienist since 2003. He has previous experience in the Navy as a nuclear technician.
Jim is currently in the Washington National Guard. “I enjoy the opportunity to enhance my patients’ lives.”
Alexis has been in the dental field for 16 years. She is very passionate about dentistry and overall health. She enjoys building professional relationships with patients and ensuring that they receive the best dental care available.
Outside of the office Alexis spends most of her time caring for her 2 daughters and volunteering with Bremerton Parks and Recreation. She also likes to cook and travel, and enjoys expressing her artistic side as a member of the West Sound Arts Council.
Registered Dental Assistant
Originally hailing from the Sunshine State, Kaylin came to our office last year to share her dental expertise. As a registered dental assistant, Kaylin is focused on patient education, promoting prevention and good habits so that all Current Dental patients can have the healthiest smiles possible.
Away from the office, Kaylin loves playing her guitar, watching Netflix, and curling up with a good autobiography. She loves to travel and had the pleasure of seeing most of the U.S., and even London and Wales.
Registered Dental Hygienist, Medical Assistant
Holding both Registered Dental Hygienist and Medical Assistant certificates, we are happy to have Gina’s diverse expertise at Current Dental. She was inspired to go into the dental field after years of overcoming hurdles when it came to her own oral health. Because of her background, Gina brings plenty of empathy and understanding to her role.
Gina is a lover of the great outdoors. During her time off, you can find her and her husband trekking through the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. She also loves riding her motorcycle, playing soccer, and spending time with her cat, dog, and baby boy.
Registered Dental Hygienist
With over 52 years working in the dental field, Shelly Mark is our seasoned expert in all things dental hygiene. She loves partnering with patients in keeping their smiles healthy for a lifetime and being part of the team at Current Dental.
In her spare time, you can find Shelley working out at the health club, gardening, golfing, and traveling. She is eagerly awaiting the arrival of her first grandchild (It’s a girl!).