Dr. Brianne Butler, or “Dr. Bri” as she prefers to be called, was born and raised in Washington State. She completed both dental school and her pediatric residency at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she received extensive experience in working with children of all ages and children with special needs. After completing residency, she and her husband decided to relocate to the beautiful Olympic Peninsula where she has been serving children for the past nine years. Dr. Bri has also completed her board certification in pediatric dentistry and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
When Dr. Bri is not in our clinic, she volunteers her time working as affiliate faculty at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and attends events throughout the community to promote oral health in children. She is an active member of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and Olympic Peninsula
Dental Society. She has also served as president of the Washington State Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is currently serving as a President for the Western Society of Pediatric Dentistry. She is committed to bettering the oral health of our community by working with patients and parents both in the clinic and in the community at large. In her free time, Dr. Bri enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters, and their dog, Huck. Her hobbies include traveling, fishing, board games, and anything outdoors!
Days Available: Monday – Thursday
Dr. Jiae Kwon is a general dentist who believes in putting her patients at ease. Her goal with each patient is to provide evidenced based dentistry in a comfortable and friendly environment. She was drawn to practicing on the peninsula because of its natural beauty and the kindness of the people.
Dr. Kwon is a graduate of UCSF School of Dentistry. Her undergraduate study was completed at UC, Berkeley. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Association, and the Olympic Peninsula Dental Society. When she can, Dr. Kwon loves to volunteer her time at free dental clinics in the Pacific Northwest.
Outside of dentistry, she has a great interest in art and music. She loves to go to art exhibitions and music performances. She takes piano lessons with her daughter, and plays the piano daily. Dr. Kwon is very grateful to have an opportunity to serve the Jamestown Tribe and the Olympic Peninsula community.
Days Available: Monday-Thursday
Dr. Amanda Patterson received her dental degree from the University of Washington. Prior to receiving her dental degree, she worked as a bioengineer. She enjoys working with her hands and found that dentistry was just the place to combine her skills and training.
Besides dentistry, Dr. Patterson enjoys spending time with her family, crocheting, gardening, and baking desserts and sourdough bread! She also likes to partake in activities that the Olympic Peninsula is known for: crabbing, clamming, hiking, and camping.
Dr. Patterson values open communication in her patient interactions. She strives to do the best evidence-based dentistry she can for her patients. She actively listens and works together with her patients and dental team to form treatment plans that fit her patients’ unique needs.
Days Available: Tuesday – Friday
Originally from Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Dr. Kevin Lashinsky received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland in Baltimore in 1989 and graduated magna cum laude. He went on to complete his dental residency at the University of Washington in 1990 and then a preceptorship in dental implantology from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2005.
Dr. Lashinsky is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Committed to providing the best care possible for his patients, Dr. Lashinsky strives to provide all dentistry needs to his patients.
In his spare time, Dr. Lashinsky enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and riding his motorcycle. His favorite vacation spot is the Southwest and he loves to share his stories with everyone!
Days Available: Mondays
Dr. Susan Isaacson grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Case Western Reserve Dental School in Cleveland, Ohio. She came to Seattle to do a hospital based General Practice Residency at University of Washington, and decided to stay in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
She enjoyed working in public health, working at the Neighborcare clinics, Kline Galland nursing home as well as teaching at the dental school in their DECOD program. (Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities) She also did international volunteer dentistry in Israel, Guatemala, India and Haiti. She started a private practice in downtown Seattle which she owned for 40 years. She was a member of multiple study clubs as well as the King County Dental Society, Washington State Dental Society and the ADA.
She and her husband both retired in 2021 and moved to the peninsula to enjoy the beauty and quiet of country living. Dr. Isaacson missed dentistry and luckily found Jamestown Dental clinic as a place to practice part time. Dr. Isaacson has three adult children, one grandchild and is on her third dog.
Days Available: Friday’s
Dr. Kristina Durickas couldn’t be more excited to be joining the Jamestown Family Dental team and is grateful for the opportunity to provide skilled and gentle care for your child. She feels strongly that each family benefits from care that is individually tailored and built on a relationship of trust. She strives to listen to you and your child’s needs so that she can help your little ones achieve and maintain optimal oral health in a warm and friendly environment.
Dr Kristina grew up in Massachusetts and graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Human Science from Georgetown University. While she was drawn to a career in the dental field, it was during her subsequent years at the University of Maryland Dental School that she found her passion in working with children. This drive led her to pursue and complete her pediatric dental residency at the University of Connecticut. Soon after, she obtained board certification from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. While her formal schooling is finished, she maintains that her education will never end. In fact, she is constantly searching for new classes to take and articles to read so as to be well-versed in the latest evidence- based materials and techniques.
Dr Kristina is an active member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and the Seattle Pediatric dentistry Study Club. Dr Kristina is happy to have made the Pacific Northwest her home. While not in the office, you can find Dr Kristina riding her bike, hiking in the beautiful mountains nearby, or relaxing on her porch with a good book.
Days Available: Fridays