Born and raised in Guanica, Puerto Rico, Dr. Vega wanted to be a dentist from a very young age. After graduating from Marquette University School of Dentistry, Dr. Vega enlisted in the U. S. Army, Where he completed a one-year general residency program. He was promoted to Major in 1991 and served at a dental clinic at Ft. Lewis, Washington, with a focus on Oral surgery. In 1994, Dr. Vega left the Army and went into private practice in Olympia, Washington. Dr. Vega is grateful to have many patients he considers friends, as well as an outstanding, committed staff that is dedicated to making patients feel comfortable while providing exceptional, considerate , and compassionate care. Dr. Vega strives to stay updated with the latest advancements in dental technology, which allows him to provide a wide range of dental services right here in the office. Being fluent in Spanish, Dr. Vega and his staff are committed to providing quality care in a welcoming environment for all of their patients. Dr. Vega spends his extra time with his family and three dogs, Luna, Poncho and Pepe while they enjoy the Pacific Northwest.
Meet Our Team
At the dental practice of A. Agustin Vega, you will sure to receive an exceptional experience. Our fun, loving, and knowledgeable team is here to give you the dental care you deserve in a comfortable and energetic environment.
Stacy, Practice Manager
Stacy joined Dr. Vega\’s team in May of 2007 as the scheduling coordinator. After working with Dr. Vega for eight years, Stacy took over as practice manager. She oversees the day to day operations of the office. Stacy enjoys helping the patients get the most out of their dental and medical benefits. She enjoys building relationships with the patients and views them as extended family. Your dental experience in the office is her primary concern. Stacy lives in Oakville with her fiancé Kevin and their little dog, Sugar Bear. In her free time, Stacy enjoys spoiling her three grand babies and traveling in her RV. Should you have any questions or concerns about your treatment or billing, please call Stacy at 360-943-5551.
Lea, Assistant Office Manager
Lea joined Dr. Vega\’s team in June of 2014 as a dental assistant. Lea has provided excellent hands-on-care to our patients over the last six years. Having recently gained a wealth of knowledge in insurance billing, scheduling and the general day to day operations of Dr. Vega\’s practice. Lea is being transitioned into the position of Assistant Practice Manager. She has the skills to assist patients in everything from scheduling, insurance questions as well as answering many of the clinical question you may have. Lea lives in Onalaska but states, “ Working with Dr. Vega and the rest of the staff is like family and always worth the commute.” In her spare time, Lea enjoys the great outdoors with her significant other Neil and their two ten-year old son\’s. Lea also enjoys barrel racing with her horse Kirby and also volunteers as a coach for the W. F. West High School Equestrian Team in Chehalis, WA. Should you have and questions about insurance coverage or would simply like to make an appointment, please call Lea at 360-943-5551.
Colleen came to work with Dr. Vega\’s team in 2016 as our scheduling coordinator. Colleen previously worked with Dr. Busto until his retirement, Colleen keeps the schedule moving smoothly. She is a valuable member of our dental family. She has been in the dental field for over fifty years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the office. Colleen started her dental career as a dental assistant in California before transitioning to working at the front desk. Colleen and her husband, Bob, have two daughters and three grandchildren. Colleen enjoys card making and genealogy. Colleen will be retiring at the end of July 2020, but will be in from time to time to fill in when needed. She will be taking a well-deserved 6-month vacation, traveling across country in her motor home with her husband. In the meantime, if you have any scheduling or insurance questions please give Colleen a call at 360-943-5551.
Kristina has been working as a dental assistant on Dr. Vega\’s team since January of 2007. She is a valuable part of the team and ensures that patient care in the back office runs as smoothly as possible. Kristina believes in ensuring that our patients have the most pleasant experience while under her care. She enjoys working with Dr. Vega because of his excellent patient care at witty sense of humor. “If you make an appointment in our office, don\’t be surprised if you hear a lot of laughter and singing, courtesy of Dr. Vega.” In her spare time, Kristina enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, two grandchildren and her three lovable dogs. If you have any questions about your treatment, please give Kristina a call at 360-943-5551.
Ali joined Dr. Vega\’s team in April of 2017 as a dental hygienist. An Ohio native, Ali moved to Washington state when her military husband was relocated to the Pacific Northwest. Ali has been a registered dental hygienist since 2015 and it is her goal to educate her patients on the value of maintaining optimal periodontal (gum) health. Ali always performs dental cleanings in a gentle but effective manner. Ali and her husband have a three year old daughter. You\’ll be sure to hear about their adventures at your next hygiene appointment. Ali quickly fit in and is loved by the patients and the staff alike. When not in the office she enjoys making hook rugs for family and friends and scrap-booking the memories she shares with her family. To schedule a dental hygiene appointment with Ali, please call 360-943-5551.