The Panther Lake Dental Team


Our Dentists

Dr Jay Deiglmeier

staffDr. Jay Deiglmeier has been providing dental care in the Kent and surrounding areas since 1993. Dr Deiglmeier earned his undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Washington in 1989, and graduated from the UW School of Dentistry in 1993. He is a proud Husky, but does provide dentistry to Cougars! Read More About Dr Jay Deiglmeier

Dr Joanne Bannerot

staffDr. Joanne Bannerot has been with Panther Lake Dental since 2000. Dr. Bannerot attended Cornell University where she earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry in 1987. From there, Dr. Bannerot attended the University of Washington School of Dentistry where she graduated at the top of her class in 1993. After completing a year of hospital residency at the UW, Dr. Bannerot began private practice in Kent. Dr. Bannerot not only considers the staff at Panther Lake Dental extremely gifted clinicians, but great friends as well! Read More About Dr Joanne Bannerot

Dr Tyler Radkey

staffDr. Radkey was born and raised in Spokane Washington. After being forced to endure a childhood of Cougar football he defected to attend college at the University of Washington. He graduated dental school in 2007 and immediately entered an intensive General Dental Practice Residency program, also at the University of Washington. Read More About Dr Tyler Radkey

Office Staff

Brenna – Scheduling Coordinator

BrennaBrenna is the smiling face that greets you when you walk into our office. Brenna has been with us since 2001 working in the clinical area and then in the front office. She is proficient in scheduling our patients to accommodate their time and busy lives.

Hi, Im Brenna, the Scheduling Coordinator at Panther Lake Dental. I will most likely be the first face you see when you walk in our door. I began working with Panther Lake Dental in 2001. I started out working in the clinical area and then found my niche with the front office. I love the relationships I have developed with patients over the years. I truly admire the dentists for the excellent service they provide and follow through with our patients.

Morgan – Treatment Coordinator

Morgan graduated from dental assisting school but then decided her true calling was in the dental front office. She loves helping our patients utilize their dental benefits and schedule their dental needs. In her free time she loves long walks on the beach followed by dinner at Cheesecake Factory!

Cheri – Treatment Coordinator

Sala – Office Assistant

salaSala has been helping out in our front office part time after school for over a year now. We love to see her smiling face each afternoon.


Merilyn – Restorative Hygienist

staffMerilyn is the dentist’s right-hand-gal! She has been with the practice for over 30 years. They don’t get any better or more qualified than Merilyn!
Hi, Im Merilyn and I have had the good fortune to work as the Restorative Hygienist for Panther Lake Dental. I have been with the practice for over 30 years and have enjoyed every minute! Our team approach and so many years of treating all the familiar faces of our long time patients is what I love the most about Panther Lake Dental. This is truly a caring and talented team!

Amy – Registered Dental Hygienist

staffAmy has numerous years of dental experience. She worked in the front office before graduating from dental hygiene school in 1998. Amy is a wonderful asset to our hygiene department and our patients love her!
My name is Amy and I am one of Panther Lake Dental’s Dental Hygienists. I earned my Dental Hygiene degree from Lake Washington Technical College in 1998. I started working at Panther Lake Dental part time right out of school and was able to come on board full time 5 years ago. I worked in dentistry for several years prior to starting Dental Hygiene.

Bernadette – Registered Dental Hygienist

staffBernadette has been with us since 1993. She worked as a dental assistant before she went off to hygiene school so she has plenty of dental knowledge and experience. You can hear Bernadettes infectious laugh throughout the office!
I’m Bernadette, one of Panther Lake Dental’s hygienists and have been with Panther Lake Dental since 1993. I graduated from Yakima Valley Community College with my hygiene degree in 1993, and my Bachelors in Dental Hygiene from the University of Washington in 2004. I taught dental hygiene at Lake Washington Vocational College from 2004-2008. I love working with the staff and have a lot of fun while Im at work. I have been fortunate to establish long lasting relationships with my patients and look forward to seeing them every 6 months!

Danielle J – Registered Dental Hygienist

staffHello! I have been working at Panther Lake Dental since I graduated from high school. During this time I was preparing to become a dental hygienist. I was thrilled to be able to come back to work at Panther lake Dental as a hygienist when I graduated from lake Washington Technical College in 2011. Since working here I have also earned a Bachelor’s degree in the Science of Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University in 2013.

Megan – Registered Dental Hygienist

meganMegan joined our practice this past summer after graduating from Dental Hygiene School.  She has been a welcome addition to our fabulous hygiene team.  Megan enjoys playings sports and any activity where she can enjoy the outdoors.

Yuriy – Restorative Dental Hygienist


Dental Assistants

Teresa – Dental Assistant

staffTeresa is our Lead Dental Assistant and has been with the practice for over 30 years. Teresa manages all of our ordering for the office as well as being a great assistant at Panther Lake Dental.
Hi, my name is Teresa and I am a Dental Assistant at Panther Lake Dental. I have been with the practice since 1978 (yes, 1978) and enjoy working with my long-time co-workers and the friendships with them that have developed over the years. I very much enjoy working at Panther Lake Dental and seeing all the same familiar faces of patients throughout the years.

Amber – Dental Assistant

staffAmber has been with our practice since 2011. She has been a valuable assist to our clinical team, our office and to our patients. She is very warm, friendly and a team player.
Hi, my name is Amber. I earned my Dental Assistant Certificate from Renton Technical college in 2011 and have been assisting for Panther Lake Dental since then. I enjoy helping our patients by making them feel welcomed and comfortable during their visit. I am very diverse with administrative experience and am eager to help in the practice where I am needed

Martha – Dental Assistant

staffMartha has been with Panther Lake Dental since 2014.  She has been a registered Dental Assistant for over 20 years. She loves caring for our patients and she is fluent in English and Spanish and is a great help to our Spanish speaking patients.  Martha enjoys spending time with her family and is a fabulous cook also!

Misty – Dental Assistant


I wish to express my sincerest thanks and appreciation for your level of service and treatment over the last two decades. After many years of fearing the visit to a dentist I had the good fortune of being referred to you. - Rita & Joanna

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Panther Lake Dental

10920 SE 208th Street
Kent, WA 98031