Dr. Emerson Godbolt achieved his doctorate from Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry in 2014. He went on to complete a fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry in 2019 and is currently pursuing a master’s degree through the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Godbolt takes pride in providing his patients with quality-focused dentistry that utilizes trusted and proven technologies to heighten their care. He is passionate about strengthening and protecting smiles and goes the extra mile to put patients at ease with his calming demeanor, attentive listening skills, and years of expertise in preventive, restorative, cosmetic, and sedation dentistry services.
Having grown up in a rural town near Butte, Montana, Dr. Godbolt has always been inspired by the great outdoors. In his leisure time, he enjoys backcountry skiing and backpacking with his significant other and his golden retriever, Sophie, who also joins him at the practice every day.
Timothy A. Hess
Dr. Hess is a graduate of the University of Alberta and completed his DDS degree from the University of Washington in 1994. He is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry, Affiliate Faculty in Oral Medicine and the Director of the Tucker Institute at the UW School of Dentistry. He currently lectures on implant failures due to restorative techniques, operative techniques, zirconia restorations as well as facial aesthetics including the topics of Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers. Dr. Hess also maintains a private practice in Auburn, Washington.
Dr. Hess has been published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, IJOMI, CJRDP, Decisions in Dentistry and Operative Dentistry. He has presented at the ADA Annual Meeting, the AGD Annual Meeting, Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, International Academy of Gnathology, Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontics and the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics.
He is a Past-President of the Seattle-King County Dental Society. Dr. Hess is a Member of Academy of Operative Dentistry, a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentist and has received his Life Long Service Recognition from the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a Member of the International Academy of Gnathology and an Active Member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Tim Hung is a general dentist who works in private practice in Woodinville, Washington. He completed his general practice residency training at the University of Washington after obtaining his DDS degree from the University of Michigan. During his training, Dr. Hung provided both routine and advanced dental care to medically complex patients of all ages.
Dr. Hung loves the variety and challenges dentistry brings. He believes in life-long learning and completes over 100 units of continuing education each year on average. With every additional training, Dr. Hung hopes to elevate and improve his patients’ oral health and their overall quality of life.
In his spare time, Dr. Hung enjoys taking photography, exploring new places, and spending quality time with his family, friends, and his adopted Michigan domestic short-hair cat Mochi. Dr. Hung is a member of Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and Seattle-King County Dental Society.
Personal & Educational Background
Dr. Jason Perlman grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, before attending Arizona State University, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Following a brief time working with the city of Phoenix’s small business relations team, he traveled back to his home state to attend the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He then trained at an general practice residency program at Akron City Hospital’s Center for Dental Health, where he received awards for excellence in restorative, periodontal, and endodontic therapy.
Dr. Perlman’s goal is to educate his patients by demonstrating how their oral health relates to overall body wellness. In doing so, he hopes to enable his patients to take control of their health. He works closely with other healthcare professionals to ensure his patients receive high-quality, comprehensive interdisciplinary care.
Dr. Perlman views dentistry as an art he gets to practice daily. He uses his extensive educational and training background with the latest technology to bridge art and science together. He believes in building personal and professional relationships while dissipating dental phobias through trust, caring sensitivity, warmth, and sincerity. By helping improve the oral health in the community, he hopes to improve people’s overall quality of life, starting with a comfortable, healthy, and aesthetic smile.
Dr. Perlman loves dentistry and has continuously pursued education after receiving his doctorate degree. In particular, he trains at the L.D. Pankey Institute and at Spear Education, which are both recognized worldwide for excellence in advanced technical dentistry. He is also a member of iPankey, a Seattle/Tacoma study club and is in training to become part of the faculty at the Pankey Institute, which focuses on treating patients with complex dental needs, including TMJ Disorder and obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Perlman has complete mastery training in dental sleep medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Perlman loves spending time with his wife, Karyn, with whom he shares a love for the outdoors. Together, they spend their free time on weekend hiking and backpacking trips, particularly enjoying when their dogs Moe, Mickey and Mochi are able to join. He is also an avid bicyclist, and for the past ten years, he has participated in Pelotonia, a grassroots bike tour that raises money for cancer research.
Dr. Tokiko Poppe considers herself extremelv fortunate to work in dentistry because she gets to witness and participate in the lives of her patients. She believes earl intervention and knowledge can prevent many problems later in life. The human body is one unit, and everything in people’s mouths is linked to their overall health.
Dr. Poppe graduated from the University of the Pacific’s Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. She holds a Japanese dental license as well. She is eager to expand her knowledge by enrolling in numerous continuing education courses and actively participating in several local and national study groups.
She was involved in craniofacial research in school. where she studied cleft lip and palate extensively. Dr. Poppe also completed a General Practice Residencv in California, where she cared for medicall compromised adults at Veterans Hospital and children under general anesthesia at University Medical Center. She enjoys being involved in the community to share her knowledge with society and is a member of the ADA, AAGO, AAPMD, WSDA, SKCD, AGD, American Laser Study, TBI Ambassadors, and AMR advanced program.
Dr. Poppe gains energy from her interactions with the Cosmos Dentistry team and her patients. She spends her free time with her family and friends, reading, being outside in nature, and practicing Yoga and Pilates. They have a Balinese cat named Gumi and a Golden doodle named Winnie, both of which bring her great joy and happiness.
Dr. Christopher Shyue completed his training at the University of Washington School of Dentistry (UWSoD). While in school, he received introductory implantology training and developed his surgical skills through surgical periodontics and advanced oral surgery courses, as well as two externships and many service learning trips. Under the guidance of Dr. Layla Yassin, he placed his first dental implant as a fourth year student. After dental school, he worked as a general dentist at Columbia Valley Community Health in Wenatchee before joining his wife, Dr. Christine Wu, in their practice in Snoqualmie.
With Dr. Alan Yassin’s Clinical Implantology from A to Z course, Dr. Shyue underwent intensive learning about dental implantology and retraining of his surgical skills, with special emphasis on proper treatment planning, improved surgical techniques, and soft tissue management. Dr. Shyue is proud to be a graduate of Washington AGD’s Clinical Implantology from A to Z course, and believes that he has become a better clinician under Dr. Alan Yassin’s rigorous training. Dr. Shyue has completed over 400 CE hours about dental implants, including Implant Seminar’s Virtual Continuum.
Dr. Christopher Shyue is actively involved in the local dental community. He is a member of Seattle-King County Dental Society’s Executive Council, an Affiliate Faculty at the UWSoD, an Associate Faculty at Shoreline Community College Dental Hygiene Program, and a Contract Dentist with the Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families.
Dr. Steven Thomas was born and raised in Washington. After working with his father as a dental assistant for over a decade he studied dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and earned his DMD degree. He continued his education in the United States Navy completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry in San Diego California before being assigned to Camp Lejeune North Carolina with the Marine Corp. Upon completing that assignment, he was station at Naval Amphibious Base with the Navy Seals in San Diego California. After his time in the Navy Dr Thomas and his family came back to Washington were he as a Associate Dentist for 2 years before purchasing a dental practice in Smokey Point Washington.
Dr. Thomas is committed to continuing education and keeping up with the latest advances in dentistry. He received his FAGD in 2007, his MAGD in 2011, and his LLSR in 2019 and is currently working on his second LLSR. Dr. Thomas also is a Clinical Mentor for Gordon Christensen’s Practical Clinical Courses.
In Dr. Thomas’s free time he enjoys spending time with his family, binge watching shows and driving around in one of his fun cars.
Dr. Christine Wu has a special passion for dental implantology. While at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, she pursued various opportunities to further her implant-related knowledge and training. After dental school, Dr. Wu went through a comprehensive dental implant training through Washington Academy of General Dentistry’s Clinical Implantology A-Z Program.
Dr. Wu is an Affiliate Faculty at University of Washington School of Dentistry’s Department of Oral Medicine. She is a Member of Seattle-King County Dental Society’s New Dentists Committee.
Dr. Wu is a double husky. She received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and completed her dental degree at the University of Washington. She worked in a private practice in North Seattle and then later transitioned into her own practice in Snoqualmie, WA, with her husband, Dr. Christopher Shyue.