Mark J. Andrews, DDS—Dentist
A longtime resident of Washington State, Dr. Andrews attended Washington State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 1980. He has been named as one of America’s Top Dentists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America for multiple years in a row. Dr. Andrews has also been selected by the Seattle Times, Metropolitan Magazine, and Checkbook Magazine as one of Seattle’s Top Dentists.
Dr. Andrews is a proud member of the local organizations of the Washington State Dental Association and the Greater Eastside Seminar Group, a dental study club providing high quality programming designed to enhance professional growth and development. He is highly committed to continuing education and has attended courses from many universities and dental organizations. An advocate of continuing education, he completes well over the minimum requirements. Dr. Andrews and his wife are proud parents of a daughter who is a 2011 graduate of Washington State University and a son who graduated from South Dakota State University in 2014. In his spare time, he enjoys an active lifestyle of golfing, fishing and riding his Harley. Dr. Andrews is also actively involved in youth baseball, sponsoring several local sport and school programs.
Ben Yong Choi, DDS-Dentist
Dr. Ben is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI), an alumni of Midwestern University School of Dental Medicine at Illinois, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Modern dentistry has undergone innovative changes in the past years. Dr. Ben strives to provide the highest quality of dental care by always learning the newest techniques using the most advanced technology. Dr. Ben’s focus is oral surgery and implant and has taken over 300 continuing education hours in implant dentistry to stay on top of the ever-changing dental world. In 2020, he achieved the prestigious Fellowship status of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI). Dr. Ben is also a Kois trained dentist and has invested his time in learning multiple topics in evidence based dentistry.
Dr.Ben also likes to support local community events. Being a part of a dental mission team for many years, he has traveled to Nepal and Indonesia to provide voluntary dental care to those in need. At church, Dr. Ben is actively serving as a mentor to young adults.
Selina Sejin An, DDS-Dentist
Dr. Selina had dreamed of becoming a dentist ever since she was a child while watching her uncle practicing dentistry. She received both bachelor’s and doctorate degrees at the University of Washington, and of course, she is a big fan of huskies. Her utmost priority is patient care. To provide the highest level of patient care, Dr. Selina stays current with the latest technology in dentistry by taking numerous continuing education courses. She is a Kois trained dentist and a certified Invisalign provider. She also takes an approach in minimally invasive dentistry and successfully completed advanced training in Bioclear veneers and crowns.
Drs. Selina and Ben are married for eight years and have two beautiful girls- Hazel and Luna. When she is not practicing dentistry, Drs. Selina and Ben go outdoors looking for adventures with their girls. Dr. Selina also gives back to the community by serving as a church small group leader and a guest speaker for the future dentists at the University of Washington. She also has participated in the King County free dental care days annually with Dr. Ben. In the past two years, she traveled to Cambodia and Costa Rica to provide voluntary dental care to those in need.
Meet Our Team
Our dentist is proud to be supported by a friendly, happy dental team who is committed to improving our patients’ health. We have served together for over 18 years because we are dedicated to you and our dental office in Kirkland, Washington. Take a look at the biographies below to learn more about our team members.
Whitney – Front Office Manager
My name is Whitney and I have the pleasure of fulfilling the role as the Office Manager. I enjoy helping create a fun, yet professional atmosphere where our team is able to better serve our patients. I focus on the behind the scene details that allow appointments and experiences to flow with a sense of ease, trust, and comfortability. I am here to address any questions or concerns you may have and cannot wait to continue working alongside you all!
Charlene – Front Patient Coordinator
My name is Charlene; I am the Patient Care Coordinator. I have the pleasure of greeting you with a warm welcome when you come in for a visit. I am here to assist with all of your scheduling needs and help assure that you have a pleasant experience from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave. In my free time, I enjoy all moments of motherhood with my 3 children, from sporting events, outdoor adventures, and the little things in between. I look forward to meeting and coordinating all your dental needs!
Julie – Dental Hygienist
My name is Julie, and I am a Dental Hygienist. I have an extremely deep passion and commitment to long term preventive dental care for my dental family that has kept me employed in the office since 1985. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University, Class of 1983. In my time away from patient care, you will find me enjoying time with my family and friends, traveling, crafting, puzzling, gardening, taking and editing photos…not much grass grows under my feet! My moto continues to be…Keep Flossin’ and Smilin’.
Leah – Dental Hygienist
My name is Leah, and I am a dedicated Dental Hygienist with 28 years of varied experience in the field, most of which have been spent at this office. Besides my passion for oral health, I find joy in creative pursuits such as crafts and gardening. When I’m not tending to patients or cultivating beautiful plants, I cherish the time spent with my husband and adult daughters. My commitment to my profession, artistic hobbies, and loved ones make me a well-rounded and caring individual.
Isaac – Dental Hygienist
My name is Isaac, I am a dedicated Dental Hygienist with a passion for serving others. My commitment to this profession was solidified during a dental mission trip to Nepal with Dr. Choi. Witnessing the impact of oral care on those in need inspired me to become a hygienist. Now, I find fulfillment in daily service, promoting oral health through flossing and cleaning. In my free time, I enjoy singing and spending quality moments with my church community.
Alma – Dental Assistant
My name is Alma, and I am a Dental Assistant. I pride myself in providing chair-side assistance alongside our doctors during procedures and ensure comfortable visits. My mission is to provide the utmost care and build long lasting relationships with our patients. In my free time, I enjoy baking and hiking!
Myles – Dental Assistant
My name is Myles, I am a Registered Dental Assistant. My mission is to help provide comfortable experiences throughout each and every dental visit in our office. In my free time I love to workout, do outdoor activities with my brothers and friends, and watch football.
John – Business Relations
Emily – Marketing Associate