13314 East Nora Avenue | Spokane Valley, WA 99216 | (509) 924-7600




New Patients!

Lisa B. – Financial Coordinator

I have been in dentistry all of my life!  It is my passion to help patients achieve their dental needs and develop long term relationships with them.  I have been with Dr. Harken for 3 years.  I am truly amazed at the beautiful work he does.  He is very gentle with the patients and considerate of their time and needs.





Rae Ann M. – Registered Dental Assistant

I have been in dentistry for 24 years and have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Harken for the past 9 years.  Working with Dr. Harken has been a very rewarding experience.  He is very gentle and his work is beautiful!  He continues to impress me with each individual case.

I am an Oregon native and I have 4 children ages 24 to 13, two girls and two boys and one grandson!  In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my husband and children.  I love to travel, fish, and I am a beginner golfer.



Julie R. – Registered Dental Assistant, EFDA, CAD/CAM Lab Technician

I have spent 35 years working in dentistry and the last two years here at Harken Dental Excellence where we strive to provide the very best in dental care to our patients.  I am committed to helping our patients achieve optimal health and a beautiful smile.
When I’m not at Harken Dental I enjoy spending time with my husband of 27 years and two daughters.  We enjoy camping and golfing together as a family.  I also have a small business offering decorative and mural painting.


Cindy L. – Certified/Registered Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Cindy and I am a Certified Dental- Oral Surgery Assistant with expanded functions.  My passion for dentistry is driven by my love for people and the opportunity dentistry gives to build relationships that make a difference in people’s lives.  A beautiful smile makes such difference to how a person feels and the confidence they have and it is so rewarding to be part of that.  I chose my professional home at Harken Dental Excellence due to the up-to-date work environment, commitment to their patients and great team atmosphere.
I am a Northwest Native of Coeur d’ Alene Idaho.  I am married with 2 grown children and 6 awesome grand-kiddos.  They keep my husband and I thoroughly entertained.  They are truly a gift in our lives and we are blessed.



Kim C. – CAD/CAM Lab Technician

I have over 10 years of experience working in the dental field as a dental lab technician.  I enjoy working at Harken Dental because of their dedication to quality and to the patients.  From CAD/CAM tooth design to custom shades, I am a versatile member of our team with incredible attention to detail.
I am a Montana native and recently moved back to the Northwest from Arizona with my husband and 2 sons. When not in the lab, I can usually be found behind a camera.  I enjoy hanging out with my family, camping, hiking, skiing, biking, and watching movies.