Meet The Team

Brief History

Dr. Phillip was raised in Michigan. After High School, he entered the U.S. Navy and served six years in Nuclear Submarines.  Dr. Phillip entered college in 1975, graduating from the University of Detroit School Of Dentistry in 1983.  While in the Navy, Dr. Phillip spent time in the Pacific Northwest and loved it so much he moved to Washington in 1986.  He practiced for 14 years in the Lynnwood area before moving to Ellensburg with his wife Teri in 2000.  A life long learner, Dr.  Phillip has studied under Frank Spear, John Kois and is an Alumnus of the L.D. Pankey Institute in Florida. He is past president and board member of the Western Art Association and is a volunteer at Spirit Therapeutic Riding Center.


Mission Statement
To grow health in people.

Vision Statement
To create an environment where people are honored,
supported and encouraged towards better health.

We are committed to the success of others. We believe people are unique and significant and that people have choices regarding their health care.

 Team Bio's


Teri was born and raised in Ellensburg.  She is a 1975 EHS graduate.  Teri moved away and came back in 2000 with her husband Dr. Bill Phillip.  She is the office manager in the practice. Teri enjoys being part of a great team growing health in people through dentistry. 

When she and Bill are not fly fishing she enjoys her garden, walking the dog, exercising, and volunteering at Spirit Therapeutic Riding Center.  Teri is past president of the Clymer Museum and Gallery and past president and board member of the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame.



Jaclyn was born and raised in Moses Lake, WA. She moved to Ellensburg in 2005 to attend Central Washington University where she earned a degree in Public Health. While attending Central she met her now husband of five years Bob; together they have one son Blaize.

Jaclyn earned her dental hygiene degree at Yakima Valley Community College. While in school she developed a passion for periodontics and at graduation was awarded a scholarship with the Western Society of Periodontology which allows her to continue her education through review of scholarly articles, seminars and continuing education opportunities. Jaclyn is excited to call Ellensburg her forever home and to provide quality and compassionate dental care that promotes health in each patient.

Jaclyn believes in establishing and maintaining open channels of communication between patient and provider. It is her goal to create an environment that is warm and inviting which will allow the patient to be an influential and active participant in promoting overall good health within themselves.


Kiann grew up in Covington, WA and moved to Ellensburg in July of 2013 with her boyfriend Jon and their dog Zoe. She enjoys hanging outside in the sunshine, fishing and camping.

She is our front desk receptionist/patient coordinator. Before she came to us she was a Dental Assistant for over six years in Bellevue, WA.