Dr. Stephen Woodard was raised in Issaquah, Washington, and attended Washington State University, where he received his Bachelors of Pharmacy degree in 1983. He was accepted into the University of Washington Dental School, and graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1987. The following year, Dr. Woodard accepted a teaching position at the University of Washington Dental School through Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he taught for four years while establishing a private dental practice in Issaquah. In 1992, Dr. Woodard and his family moved to Spokane Valley, where he continues to practice dentistry. He has been voted a top 10 dentist every year, and is regularly voted one of the top dentists in the Spokane area.Dr. Woodard belongs to numerous associations, including the American Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Association, the Spokane District Dental Society, he is a trustee for Washington State University and several dental study clubs. He has served on the Spokane County Dental Society Foundation Board, and volunteers at the IDEA Dental Clinic in Spokane. He is deeply involved in community outreach projects, including Heart in Motion, which provides dental care in Guatemala. He volunteers in local schools and works with multiple organizations to help community charities through the Lutheran Church.Dr. Woodard enjoys time with his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Laura and Christopher and son in law Cody. Lisa is a faculty member at Eastern Washington University College of Health Sciences and Public Health, Laura teaches high school Spanish. Her husband Cody is a landscape architect in Spokane. Christopher is currently attending dental school in Chicago. For many years before his children grew up, he was active in coaching. Dr. Woodard is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys cycling, hiking, fly-fishing, and spending time with his friends.
Meet Our Team
Our amazing dental team are the heart of our practice. We work hard to create a safe and comfortable environment for you, and are committed to providing the high-quality dental care in Spokane Valley, Washington, that you deserve. Your oral health is our top priority! Come by our office to visit or call us today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Stephen Woodard and our team!
Lisa K. – Patient Coordinator Lisa has been with our team since 2014. She has been in the dental field since 1986, and worked as a dental assistant for 26 years before transitioning to the front office. She enjoys working with our team, and meeting and working with our patients. She loves dentistry and educating patients to help them feel at ease when they visit our office.
Lisa and her husband have been married since 1988 and have 2 sons. Her hobbies include camping with her family, walking her dogs, crocheting, crafting, and watching her son play lacrosse.
Tracy – Financial Coordinator Tracy started working in dentistry in 1993 as a certified dental assistant, and transitioned to the front office in 1998. She has been with our team since 2007. She provides education to our patients, helping them understand their benefits and treatment plans and how to get the most out of their dental insurance. Tracy loves our awesome team, and firmly believes that we have the best patients.
Tracy has been married since 1999, and has one daughter and two sons. They love baseball, and most of the summer can be found at the ball field.
Lisa – Registered Dental Hygienist Lisa graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1998, and joined our practice in 2008. She loves working with the best team and delivering the best dentistry in Spokane! Lisa works hard to make our patients feel comfortable and happy, and has fun getting to know people from year to year.
Lisa has been married since 2002, and has 3 children. Her hobbies include skiing, camping, and paddle boarding. She really loves the northwest because there is so much to do in the outdoors.
Jill – Dental Hygienist Jill joined our team in 2003. She is a graduate of Eastern Washington University. She enjoys the patients and staff in our practice, and wants our patients to have a pleasant experience at our office.
Jill is married and has a daughter. Her hobbies include gardening, sewing, crafting, trivia, and camping.
Wendy – Dental Hygienist Wendy earned her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from Eastern Washington University in 1988. She joined our team in 2008, and loves working with people who genuinely care about the patients they serve and treat. She listens and cares for her patient’s needs, and regularly advances her skills and expertise through continuing education classes.
Wendy and her husband have 3 grown sons. She enjoys quilting, cycling, cooking, snow skiing and snow shoeing.
Michelle – Registered Dental Assistant Michelle joined our team in 1998. She likes helping and getting to know people in our community, and is dedicated to providing patients with the highest standard of care in a comfortable environment.
Michelle is happily married to her husband, Corey. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, traveling, and music.
LeAnn – Certified Dental AssistantLeAnn graduated from Spokane Community College in June 2003 as a certified dental assistant, and has been with our practice ever since. She enjoys the good working environment at our practice, and that we make our patients our number one priority. LeAnn works very hard to make sure that our patients are in a safe and comfortable environment.
LeAnn has been married to her husband, Mike, since 1990. They have two beautiful daughters.
Amber – Registered Dental Assistant Amber joined our practice in 2017. She graduated from the dental assisting program at Spokane Community College in 2000. She also received her certification to be a dental anesthesia assistant, and she completed her National Certification Examination (DAANCE) certification in oral and maxillofacial surgery. As a dental assistant, Amber enjoys being in the positive and caring environment of Stephen Woodard. She is dedicated to caring for her patients, and she enjoys learning about her patients’ lives and families.
Amber has three children. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, quilting, baking, and spending time with her family.