Meet the Team

Meet The Dentist

Dr. Shane Sidhu – Dentist

Dr. Shane Sidhu, D.D.S – known simply as Dr. Shane by his patients, has more than 10 years of experience practicing general dentistry in his new Ballard location. He is dedicated to offering patients the highest quality of care, and the comfort that comes from developing a long-term relationship with a trusted health care provider. Dr. Shane practices a wide range of treatments, ensuring minimal need for referrals to other providers. He actively pursues continuing education and information on the latest treatment techniques.

Dr. Shane graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry and received his Bachelor of Science degree from UW as well. (His love for the Huskies has only grown in the intervening years.) Dr. Shane brings a wide range of personal interests to his lively chair-side conversations and his relationships with his patients. He loves getting to know patients and learning more about his new Ballard home.

Baldeep Sangha – Dental assistant

Baldeep received an Associate of Arts degree from EVCC before transferring to UW to pursue his Bachelor’s in Arts and Science degree. He also received the Honored Certification while attending Sno-Isle Tech Dental Assisting School. Baldeep loves getting to know patients personally, helping them and learning something new from each experience.

Outside of the office, Baldeep enjoys playing and watching basketball, going out to new places, and embarking on new adventures.

Favorite quote: “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

Debbie Lenz – Dental hygienist

Debbie graduated from Shoreline CC in 1983 and has been with Ballard Neighborhood Dentist since 2001. She is a registered dental hygienist with a strong focus on periodontal health, and loves helping patients transform their oral health by teaching them improved hygiene techniques. She also loves hearing patients’ stories about their lives, families, and travels.

Outside of the office, Debbie enjoys traveling and hiking, and has recently taken up golfing in her spare time.

Favorite quote: “Floss, because your smile deserves it.”

Leah Garvaes – Office manager

Leah received her BS in business administration, with a concentration in healthcare management, from Concordia University. In addition to office management, she is also skilled at dental assisting and has special certifications in CPR and first aid. Leah loves working with our amazing team and our wonderful patients, who are always ready to share their stories and jokes. She loves getting to know patients and interacting with them, as well as helping them get the most out of their dental health benefits.

Outside of the office, Leah volunteers with Food Lifeline and HRC, and she enjoys playing board games, role-playing games, arts and crafts, sewing, reading, cooking, and what she describes as general nerd culture and events!

Favorite quote: “What we know matters, but who we are matters more.” – Brene Brown

Call Our Team Today to Make an Appointment

Dr. Shane Sidhu and our team are dedicated to providing top-notch dental care to every member of the community. When you’re ready to schedule a consultation, call our Ballard Neighborhood Dentist office in Seattle, WA, today at 206-789-2555. We also proudly serve the residents of Shoreline, Edmonds, Crown Hill, Loyal Heights, and all surrounding communities.

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