About Teel & Clement Dentistry

About Teel & Clement Dentistry

Nancy Teel and Bruce Clement welcome you to their Family Dental practice located in the Lake City neighborhood of north Seattle. Our goal is to provide you and your family with personalized high quality comprehensive dental care in a relaxed low stress environment.

Whether its volunteering time to community outreach, or volunteering abroad, this office is dedicated to bringing care to everyone. This means reasonable fees and multiple insurers accepted.

Nancy J Teel
Dentist, D.D.S.

Nancy grew up in north Seattle. She attended Shorecrest High School and graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1980. After working several years as an engineer she decided to join her father in the practice of Dentistry. Nancy attended the University Of Washington School Of Dentistry and graduated with honor in 1989. She has been practicing at her current location since that time.

Nancy likes all aspects of dentistry and provides a full array of dental procedures. She enjoys treating the whole family from children to grandparents and wants to help everyone keep their teeth healthy for a lifetime.

Nancy has two adult children. She enjoys doing many outdoor activities with her husband Scott during her free time.

Bruce Clement
Dentist, D.D.S.

Bruce grew up in Shoreline Washington where he attended Shoreline High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Seattle Pacific University and worked several years at Ballard Hospital before attending the University of Washington School of Dentistry. After graduating in 1989 he served for four years with the United States Army. The first year was spent in Kansas completing a One-Year General Practice Residency. The last three years were spent working in a military dental clinic near Frankfurt Germany.

Bruce also enjoys the many aspects of general dentistry, providing a wide range of services for people of all ages.

Bruce has four adult children. He and his wife Carla enjoy traveling, hiking and skiing.

Ruthie Tharp
Front Office Manager

Ruthie is the front office manager. She will be able to assist you with everything from making appointments to dealing with your insurance. Ruthie started working here with Dr. Nancy Teel's father in the 70's and is absolutely indispensable.

Darla Smith
Chief Receptionist

Darla joined our team at the same time Dr. Clement joined the practice in 1993. She acts as the chief Receptionist. She will most likely answer the phone when you call and will be able to answer most all of your questions.

Shaunne Walters
Licensed Dental Hygienist

She graduated from the Shoreline CC Dental Hygiene program and joined this practice more than 30 years ago. She works primarily with Dr. Teel's patients to help maintain their healthy smiles.

Carrie Kuester
Licensed Dental Hygienist

Carrie graduated from Yakima Valley CC Hygiene Program and has worked with Dr. Clement for the last 8 years.

Debbie Avery
Dental Assistant

Debbie has worked as Dr. Clement's chair side assistant for the last 9 years. She is enthusiastic and always upbeat. She will put you at ease and make your visit to the dentist a pleasant one.