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Meet Our Team

Office Manager: Amber

Amber has been a part of Dr. Nakada’s team since he started his first practice in January 2013. Amber was born and raised in Japan until 1994. Since then, she has attended high school and continued her education in the United States. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She is fluent in both Japanese and English and has seven years of experience in Administration / Accounting before working in the dental office.

Since 2012, Amber has been heavily involved in the dental field and has earned her Fellowship – FAADOM (American Association of Dental Office Managers). She is also a expanded functions dental assistant who received training from University of Kentucky and able to assist with various procedures.

She dedicates her time to making sure our office provides a welcome and comfortable atmosphere so we can allow patients to relax while receiving the best dental care. She is able to assist Japanese patients who need language help with scheduling an appointment and any questions they may have regarding financial and insurance.

Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Coronal Polishing, Radiography, Phlebotomy

Front Desk: Mamta


Mamta, a native of India, pursued her studies in the Gulf before relocating to the US in 2003. After devoting 14 years to homemaking, she embarked on a fulfilling dental career, initially as a treatment coordinator and later as a front desk supervisor. Since then, she has dedicated herself to the dental field and also served as a patient care coordinator at a medical clinic, showcasing her passion for helping patients from diverse backgrounds.

In addition to her professional pursuits, she cherishes moments with loved ones, finding joy in cooking and expressing her creativity through painting.

Mamta’s message to our valued patients reflects her genuine enthusiasm for her team and the positive atmosphere they cultivate. She appreciates the welcoming and supportive environment, and takes pride in contributing to the exceptional care provided by this outstanding office. Every patient is made to feel right at home in our care.

Front Desk: Melissa

Melissa is a vital part of our front desk team. Her role involves verifying our patients’ dental insurance benefits and scheduling patient appointments. She eagerly stepped into the dental field in 2022 and has been passionately unraveling the complexities of dental insurance ever since.

What Melissa values most about her job is the chance to help our patients understand their dental insurance benefits. Why? Because this knowledge empowers patients to make informed decisions and feel confident about scheduling dental treatment and care. If you ever have any questions about your coverage, Melissa will be thrilled to answer any questions during your next visit or over the phone.

Melissa fluently speaks Spanish and is a proud local of the Pacific Northwest. She is currently pursuing her education at the University of Washington Seattle campus, where she’s enrolled in the Law, Society, and Justice program.

Hygienist: Cassie

Cassie, our talented dental hygienist, brings valuable experience and a warm personality to our practice. Originally from Utah, Cassie has a diverse background that includes living in Guayaquil, Ecuador, where she became fluent in Spanish. Her multicultural upbringing has given her a unique perspective and the ability to connect with patients from different backgrounds.

Cassie’s passion for dentistry started with dental assisting in 2015, and her commitment to patient care led her to pursue a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene, which she obtained from Utah Tech University in 2020. She is deeply passionate about providing exceptional dental care and education to her patients, empowering them to make informed decisions about their oral health. Her gentle approach and genuine concern for patient well-being create a relaxed and comfortable environment during every visit.

Outside of the dental office, Cassie finds joy in spending time with her adorable puppy, Ginger. She is happily married to her husband, who is from South Korea, and they enjoy spending time together watching movies at home or going on walks outside.

Dental Assistant: Hiroe

Hiroe was born and raised in Hokkaido, Japan. After having moved to the US, she has lived in Hawai’i for about 12 years. During those 12 years, she worked as a customer service specialist at a travel agency to help Japanese travelers enjoy their visit of the Pacific islands. She enjoyed making sure that customers had an excellent time during their visit in Hawai’i.

Next, she moved to Georgia where she got a start in her dental career. She worked for a well-known dental office in Atlanta, where she worked as a receptionist and as a dental assistant.

Hiroe is a true bilingual – fluent in both English and Japanese. She is always learning new methods and techniques to make improve as a dental assistant. On her free time, she enjoys spending time listening to music, reading her favorite books, playing tennis, snow-boarding, and spending precious time with family.

Dental Assistant: Miki

Miki is originally from Toyohashi city, Aichi Prefecture in Japan and immigrated to the US.  She moved to Washington  in 2013 and has been enjoying the beautiful mountains and ocean shores – which closely resemble the nature around her hometown.

Prior to her career in the dental field, she has worked in the medical field as an assistant nurse in both orthopedics and dermatology.  Miki  is looking forward to applying her medical experience while assisting each patient receive customized and optimal care at Bellevue Premier Dental.

She is also a skilled harpist with Wagon [wá gó n] (Japanese harp) which she learned to play starting as a child because her mother was an instructor.   Miki enjoyed playing the harp for its beautiful sound and art of performing even as an adult but  unfortunately had to discontinue when she moved internationally.   She is currrently in search of a new, similar passion.


Dental Assistant: Paige

Born and raised in Bellevue Washington, a local, she aspires to become a dentist in the near future. Paige recently graduated from college from Washington State University receiving her bachelor’s degree in Biology class of 2023. During her four years of undergrad she worked as a chemistry teaching assistant and tutor for multiple chemistry courses at the university. She volunteered with the local Girl Scouts in Pullman in her free time while leading fundraisers with her sorority to donate food for the Pullman food bank. She is new to the dental field and wants to gain as much experience as she can since she will be applying to dental school this year.


In 2020, Paige gained medical experience as a nursing assistant certified (NAC) and was a NAC while in school working in Moscow Idaho. When home for the summers she worked in Bellevue as a NAC having two years total of experience. In her free time Paige likes to ride her bike, cook/bake, play the piano, paint and read. Paige has a positive mentality with never-ending enthusiasm to uplift others and give her patients the best care possible. She is eager to learn about dentistry and is excited to join the team here at Bellevue Premier Dental.

Dental Assistant: Reymar

Reymar was born and raised in Washington state.  He attended PIMA Medical Institute for dental assisting and became a registered dental assistant in 2019.  He loves to see people smile and works hard to help patients have a good dental experience.

Reymar has a culturally diverse background as his father is from Mexico and his mother from the Philippines.  During his free time, he loves to sing, play the guitar/ukulele, and record music.  Reymar has a great voice and has been told that he should do voice acting as a career.

As he does not have any kids yet , his current kids are his two Australian shepherds named “Peaches” and “Cream”.  He enjoys going on long walks or hikes with his girlfriend and dogs –  or simply staying home watching movies or tv shows.

see why Our Patients Love Us

We recently switched to Dr. Nakada and are so happy that we did. He provides full dental treatment, so we don’t need to visit multiple dentists. Office staffs are always nice too. Saturday availability is a huge plus.

- Misa M.

I have serious dental issues, and I’ve been to so many dentists for years, but Dr. Nakada is the best! He is very knowledgeable and experienced, and he really cares about patients. Thanks to Dr. Nakada and Yuko-san, I had a very pleasant dentist experience.

- T. E.

Excellent care and a beautiful facility. Attention to detail and Multilingual staff Japanese and English makes it really easy for our family.

- Blade O.

A very friendly and professional dental office in Bellevue with brand new equipment. After sending by my mother for an emergency procedure there, I switched my entire family members’ dental office to this place. They also speak fluent Japanese which is a huge plus for my mother and bilingual children.

- Kay A.

Dr. Nakada is great! It’s easy to make an appointment, he’s gentle on my gums & pleasant to talk to. I recommend all my family & friends to him.

- Linda V.
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