Dr. Yoni was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington and currently lives in Seward Park with his wonderful wife, Hanah. Bringing experienced and superlative family, specialty and cosmetic dental care to the South End was a central goal in establishing Green Leaf Dental and Dr. Yoni takes so much pride in being part of the vibrant Rainier Valley community. He combines his 5 years experience as head associate in a busy pediatric practice with his passion for conservative, cosmetic focused restorative dental care and Invisalign treatment to make Green Leaf Dental a welcoming environment for patients of all ages.
In his free time, Dr. Yoni enjoys walking the Seward Park Loop with his wife, Shabbat meals with his family and spoiling his nephews. At night he dreams of hitting rolling hills of deep endless powder with his ski partner, Dr. Bean.
Dr. Bean is a native Washingtonian who received his dental degree from the University of Washington. He is passionate about dentistry and is very involved in the dental health community. Dr. Bean is an active Diplomat with the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, a member of several professional organizations in King and Pierce Counties, and is an associate faculty member at the University of Washington Dental School where he teaches sedation and airway management to graduate students. Dr. Bean also volunteers his time and resources to The Friendship Circle of Washington, a nonprofit that provides support to special needs youth and their families.
Throughout his career, Dr. Bean has provided a safe, trouble-free anesthesia experience for over four thousand patients, including adults and children. On top of his extensive experience as an anesthesiologist and a dentist, Dr. Bean’s outgoing, personable demeanor is what sets him apart. He can make any patient feel at ease and relaxed, and an appointment with Dr. Bean feels more like a visit with an old friend.
Dr. Laura Vong is a Washington state native and first-generation child of Cambodian refugees. She was born in Bellevue and grew up in Bothell with her parents and younger brother. Dr. Laura grew up around dentistry - her mom has been a dental hygienist for 30 years and had a profound influence on her decision to become a dentist. Growing up, Dr. Laura would spend days at her mom’s office watching the hygienists and dentists work. The dental office was always a fun place for Dr. Laura and one of her main goals is to ensure that her current and future patients enjoy their visits at what is often stereotyped, “the dreaded dentist.”
Dr. Laura graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Biology and took a gap year between undergrad and dental school to continue her clinical research at the UW Center for Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Laura returned to the University of Washington School of Dentistry to complete her DDS degree, graduating with awards for academic achievement, professional leadership, and community involvement. Throughout dental school, Dr. Laura was heavily involved with class office, community outreach, and the national level of the American Student Dental Association.
Dr. Laura's passion for dentistry brings together 3 main paths of interest: science, art, and people. She loves to educate patients on the importance of oral health and the mouth-body connection. She also treats her work as an art - restorative and cosmetic dentistry are her favorite aspects of dentistry. But most importantly, Dr. Laura loves dentistry because of her patients. She enjoys creating and building genuine relationships with her patients and helping them achieve their oral health goals. Her personal mission as a dentist is to make her patients feel comfortable and cared for while providing the knowledge and treatment they need to obtain their optimal oral health and dream smile.
Outside of work, Dr. Laura enjoys traveling to sunny destinations, dining at local restaurants, attending Seattle sports games, and snowboarding in the winter. She is also active in Washington’s Cambodian-American community, serving on the local board as an education committee leader. Dr. Laura currently resides in the vibrant neighborhood of Capitol Hill with her boyfriend and their mini goldendoodle, Mango!
Dr. Lena M. Arvidson earned her dental degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1995. Following graduation, she entered into a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency with the US Air Force. Upon completion of the AEGD residency, she then practiced as a general dentist in Germany for four years before entering into the Periodontics Residency Program at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Following graduation in 2003, with a specialty certificate in Periodontics and a Master of Science degree in Periodontics from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, she served as the Department Head in Periodontics in Italy and Alaska before joining the faculty at the Air Force’s 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD-2) Residency Program at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. As the Director of Periodontics, she instructed 13 AEGD-2 residents in all aspects of periodontal treatment. In addition to her duties as the Director of Periodontics she served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio overseeing the clinical training of 30 rotating dental hygiene students a year and as an Associate Professor of Periodontics for the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. After 12 years as an educator in the Air Force, Dr. Arvidson retired as a Colonel in October 2017 completing 30 years of military service to both the Navy and Air Force.
Dr. Arvidson has been married to her husband Mark since 1990 and are the proud parents of two boys, Leif and Erik. Dr. Arvidson enjoys spending time with family, cycling, Nordic skiing, cooking, adventure motorcycling, weaving, and traveling.
Get to know Dr. Pelli, one of our beloved periodontists! Having received extensive training in both periodontics and periodontal-prosthesis, Dr. Pelli is well positioned to care for your teeth, gums, and whole mouth health. This combined perspective allows Dr. Pelli to take a holistic approach to designing beautiful smiles and restore bone, gums and teeth. Dr. Pelli is a strong believer in a personalized approach. She will work with each patient to understand their individual needs and leverage the latest knowledge, technology and materials to reach the results they desire.
Before joining Green Leaf Dental, Dr. Pelli practiced dentistry around the world. After receiving her DMD in Israel from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she completed the AGPP post-graduate program and graduated with honors. Dr. Pelli then worked at both public and private offices, strengthening smiles day in and day out. Upon moving to the states, Dr. Pelli completed research and practiced at Harvard University and Forsyth. She later graduated from the prestigious Periodontics and Periodontal-Prosthesis residency at the University of Pennsylvania.
Throughout her career, Dr. Pelli has continued to teach in universities. She has special interest in cosmetic and functional full mouth rehabilitation as well as research with genetic syndromes leading to dental abnormalities. When she's not teaching or treating teeth, you can find Dr. Pelli exploring Washington state with her husband and toddler daughter.
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