We’re proud to have an excellent team at the heart of Sage Family Dentistry. Everyone who works here is highly knowledgeable, extremely friendly, and passionate about the positive effects that quality dental care can have on patients’ lives. They look forward to getting to know you and even becoming your friend over the span of multiple appointments. If you’d like to learn more about each staff member, please keep reading below:

Kyleigh Hanson, RDH

Kyleigh began her path in dentistry in 2014. She attended Carrington College in Arizona, graduated with honors and made the deans list while attaining her degree in Dental Hygiene of Applied Sciences.

Kyleigh is passionate about continuing her education and has advanced training in laser periodontal therapy, local anesthesia and nitrous oxide.

Her favorite aspect of the job is connecting with her patients and developing long term relationships. She is diligent about understanding their needs and educating them on the importance of their overall oral health. Kyleigh is a Washington state native and grew up in Snohomish. In her free time she loves traveling, skiing, hiking and exploring the PNW with her black lab, Ellie!

Julia Halls, RDH

Julia Halls, a Seattle native and a graduate of Laurelhurst, Eckstein, and Roosevelt HS, holds a Bachelor of Science from Western Washington University. Following in her father’s footsteps, she excelled at Shoreline Community College Dental Hygiene, earning top honors, including the Golden Scaler and Sigma Phi Alpha awards.

With 16 years in dentistry, Julia thrives on personal connections with her patients. Since August 2023, she has brought her expertise to Sage Family Dentistry, embracing new learning opportunities and staying at the forefront of oral health advancements.

Julia’s commitment to exceptional patient experiences is complemented by her passion for ongoing learning. Having collaborated with her father for 15 years, she brings a wealth of experience and a dedication to fostering meaningful connections.

Beyond dentistry, Julia, a wife and mother, resides in the area with her family. An avid tennis enthusiast, she also enjoys exploring diverse cuisines. Julia’s warm demeanor and dedication make her a valuable asset to the dental community.

Melanie Gallagher, RDH

Melanie has been a hygienist for 12 years, and is beyond happy to be apart of the team at Sage Family Dentistry. Her favorite aspect of dental hygiene is building relationships with patients she gets to see frequently over the years.

She enjoys getting to know them, their family, their life and genuinely care about not only their oral health but them as a person. She enjoys educating patients and giving them the quality care they deserve.

Outside of the work life, Melanie is a mother of two toddlers at home keeping her very busy. She loves to take bike rides with her two kiddos and husband Blake, and cuddle their 12 yr old Boston Terrier Penny. Oh and can’t forget, bird watching!