2550 James St
Bellingham, WA 98225-5195
(360) 676-1900

Meet Our Orthodontic Team


At the orthodontic practice of Dr. Dr. David Cummins, our friendly, dedicated, and energetic orthodontic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We welcome you with warm smiles to our practice!


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Janet

Hello and welcome! My name is Janet, and I am the bookkeeper and front office coordinator. My duties in this position include helping patients coordinate with their insurance providers, making payment arrangements, providing billing statement, and scheduling appointments. I am most likely the first person you will be greeted by when you come to our practice. Itís important to me that our patients feel comfortable and welcome. I absolutely love getting to know people, and I am always interested in hearing whatís going on in our patientsí lives. I also love seeing how happy our patients are when they finish their orthodontic treatments and see their new smiles for the first time.

Outside of the practice, I enjoy spending time with my family. My husband, Richard, and I have been married for over 30 years and we have four grown children and one very spoiled dog named Jasmine. We are also blessed to have one beautiful, smart, and fun granddaughter, named Alexa whom my husband and I love spending as much time with as possible. I am an avid reader, especially biographies and historical fiction. I have also been involved with Habitat for Humanity for over seven years, and have helped build many homes for those in need.


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Karen

Hi. My name is Karen, and I am an orthodontic assistant and receptionist. I love getting to meet our new patients, and also getting to work with generations of patients and families who come to our practice for many years. I enjoy working with Dr. Cummins. He is very professional, and I respect the time and care he gives to each patient. Being a part of this team is a great experience. We all support each other personally and professionally, and we are able to find humor in our everyday lives.

In my free time, I love to take long walks, participate in church activities, and spend tons of quality time with my family and friends. I have two adult children, Jayme and Dustin, and one wonderful granddaughter, named Lola. I have lived in Bellingham my whole life and feel fortunate that my family has chosen to also stay in this area.


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Katie B.

Hi there, my name is Katie and I work part-time with Dr. Cummins as an orthodontic assistant. I enjoy working with this practice and being a part of this wonderful team. It's great getting to know all of our patients and learning about their lives outside of this practice. Dr. Cummins is a great orthodontist. He makes sure that all of his patients receive the best treatments possible, and does everything he can to provide a positive orthodontic experience for all ages.

Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my family. My husband, Dylan, and I have two children, Kennedy and Sean, two dogs, Gunner and Buck, and three goldfish that my children recently won, and surprisingly are still alive and splashing! In my free time, I like spending time with my kids doing crafts, coloring, or watching movies. My daughter and I like to bake together, especially cupcakes. I also love helping out at my church and attending bible study. In the summertime, my family likes to go camping together.


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Katie C.

Hi, and welcome! My name is Katie and I am an orthodontic assistant for Dr. Cummins. For me, my favorite thing about working in orthodontics is being able to see the transformations that our patients experience. Looking at before and after images, itís incredible to see how much our patients change throughout their treatments in appearance and in confidence. I love interacting with our patients and getting to know what they like and the activities theyíre involved in outside of the practice. I truly believe that Dr. Cummins is a great orthodontist. He is professional, caring and always strives to provide the best care to his patients.

Outside of the practice, I enjoy spending time with my family. I come from a large family, and I live with my brother who is my best bud! I also have a three year old niece whom I adore. In the winter time, I enjoy snowboarding and hitting the gym. I play on four softball teams as a 2nd baseman. I recently joined a running club, and I enjoy kickboxing, hiking, traveling, and simply spending time outdoors.


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Rachel

Hello. My name is Rachel and I am an orthodontic assistant for Dr. Cummins. I enjoy being around people, especially when I know that I am able to help them enjoy their orthodontic experience and have fun at our practice. I like getting to know our patients and seeing the changes and transformations in their orthodontic care that gives them the confidence and smiles they deserve. I began working with Dr. Cummins in 1999, and he has been the best mentor. He is professional, caring and always strives to provide the best care to his patients. I feel that, as a practice, we stand out from other practices in this area. We work together as a team, we know how to have fun and share smiles, and we always strive to create a positive atmosphere for our patients.

Outside of the practice, I am married and have two children, Ty and Gage. I also have two dachshund dogs that keep our family very entertained. In my leisure time, I enjoy antique shopping, garage sales, and selling things on eBay. I also love seeking out different theme parks and going on the rides!


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Colleen

Hello and welcome! My name is Janet and I am the bookkeeper and front office coordinator. My favorite thing about working in this position is being able to work with my hands as I create the appliances that help our patients achieve beautiful, healthy smiles. Iíve worked with Dr. Cummins for many years now, and I truly admire his professionalism, as well as his good-humored personality. He is a wonderful orthodontist and he genuinely cares about his patients.

When Iím away from the practice, I enjoy gardening, crocheting, knitting, making jewelry, reading, traveling, and spending time with my family. My favorite sports are hockey and indoor box lacrosse. I am also currently writing my first childrenís book.

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