Our team members are the heart and soul of Northwest Center for Prosthodontics. They are dedicated to promoting and preserving the oral health of our patients and strive to create a comfortable and positive experience for everyone who walks through our door. Take a moment and get to know our team!
Ruthann Adamson – Front Office Manager
Ruthann has been with us for over 25 years! She maintains both doctors’ schedules, assists patients with financial arrangements, coordinates in-house and out-of-office lab procedures, and most of all, keeps patients happy. She loves helping people achieve a beautiful smile, and enjoys coming to work with a group of fantastic colleagues, many of whom have been working together for more than 20 years. Teamwork makes the dream work!
Ruthann loves to garden, travel and spoil her two adorable grandchildren. She also has three grown children of her own.
Katherine Rivera – Receptionist
Katherine recently joined Northwest Center for Prosthodontics but has more than 25 years of experience in the dental field. She is proud to be part of a high quality practice with such caring doctors and staff, and enjoys doing whatever she can to make each patient’s visit as pleasant as possible.
Katherine likes gardening, outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends. She has one grown son.
Rhonda Goldworm – Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Rhonda has Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in dental hygiene, and enjoys learning about current dental research to share with her patients. Her goal as a hygienist is to improve each patient’s oral health and promote positive changes with their oral hygiene and maintain their finished treatment.
Rhonda leads a regular book club group and also meets monthly with her Pokeno ladies. She has been married to her husband, Brad, for 25 years. Together they have three boys: Joshua, Zachary and Matthew.
DeLynn Craig – Dental Assistant
DeLynn has been with Northwest Center for Prosthodontics since 1996 and is a graduate of South Puget Sound Community College’s dental assisting program. She has attended many continuing education courses through the years, and is highly-knowledgeable when it comes to procedures, dental materials and instruments. She loves helping patients through their treatments from start to finish, and seeing them once again smile with confidence. DeLynn considers it a special pleasure to work with such highly-qualified prosthodontists, technicians and co-workers.
Outside the office, DeLynn enjoys playing the piano, knitting, crocheting and sewing. She also does decorative and oil painting, photography, and likes getting out to hike. She is married and has a grown son.
Susan Anglin – Dental Assistant
Susan has been with us for 25-plus years. She loves being part of a dedicated team that provides a high quality standard of dentistry. Knowing that patients return for continued care is the best compliment she could ask for. She looks forward to coming to work to serve her patients each and every day.
Susan enjoys travelling with her husband, Mike, and entertaining friends and family. They have four children; Wyatt, MyKala, Cassidy and Nathan; and a puppy named Rosie.
Theresa Taylor – Sterilization Technician/Dental Assistant
Theresa performs a multitude of tasks, including assisting with patients, maintaining the sterilization area and helping in the lab. She loves interacting with the wonderful staff every day.
In her free time, Theresa enjoys spending time with her mom, three sisters, and beautiful niece. She also likes longboarding and snowboarding with her boyfriend, Tyler. Her little family consists of Tyler and her red and tan female Doberman, Charlee.
Alf Howald – Dental Technician
Alf has been our in-house dental technician since 1993. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in zoology, an Associate of Arts degree in dental technology, and has been certified in ceramics for 26 years (CDT). He meets personally with patients and is able to make their new crowns right in the office. He loves seeing the high quality of care that patients receive and having co-workers that are like family.
Outside of work, Alf enjoys gardening and car restoration. He has been married for 34 years and has one child.