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Meet The Team


Sophia Beninger

Treatment Coordinator

Sophia has been at PerioCare & Implant Center for over 14 years and in the dental field since 1999!  As our Treatment Coordinator, Sophia is the first person new patients will hear from during their exams and will walk them through the process.  She is married with two kids and enjoys being their biggest fan of sports and music. She loves to root for the home teams in Seattle and tending to her flower garden - especially the calla lilies! 

Shiyann Penner

Dental Assistant

Shyiann joined our team in 2021 as one of our Dental Assistants. She is a Washington State native and a graduate of Bremerton High School. When not in the office she loves spending time with friends and family, especially her niece! She considers a trip to Florida and Disney World a perfect getaway. 

Sarah Henninger

Dental Assistant

Sarah is a perfect fit to our team!  She is a graduate of North Kitsap High School, enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter, and indulging in her various crafts and art projects when not helping patients. One day she would love to travel to Japan but for now, enjoys camping anywhere they can.

Jessica Mellon

Registered Dental Hygienist

Our extremely talented Dental Hygienist, Jessica, has worked in the dental field for over 12 years. She is married with three children and enjoys traveling, reading and baking - Cheesecake is her favorite creation.  You may see her out hiking at Point No Point or Fay Bainbridge, when not making Kitsap County a better place one cleaning at a time! 

Kelly Clark

Practice Director

Kelly is our Practice Director.  Originally from Colorado, Kelly has lived in Kitsap County for over 14 years. She and her husband have four children and love living in Washington.  When not meeting with doctor offices or coordinating Dr. Laura's Study Clubs, you can find Kelly helping out at her kids' schools and cheering them on in their various sports and activities. 

Kylie Byrd

Dental Insurance Coordinator

Kylie has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She is the proud mom of a beautiful daughter. When not at work Kylie likes to cook and spend time with family and friends. She is our resident expert on all things dental insurance-related and just a friendly person to interact with up at the front desk.

Taya Morgan

Scheduling Coordinator

Originally from Marysville, WA, Taya just moved back from Bakersfield, CA to Kitsap County. She and her husband have one dog, Dexter, and enjoy playing video games, writing and hiking. Taya is the voice on the phone scheduling our new patients’ appointments and collecting all their necessary information from our referring doctors. Welcome to the team, Taya!

Raegan Ballard


Originally from Louisiana and moved to Kitsap County from Virginia, Raegan has joined our team as the new receptionist at both offices. She and her fiancé have two cats, Fritos and Doritos and enjoy writing, reading and listening to all kinds of music! Raegan is the friendly face greeting you upon check-in - please welcome her to our practice!


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