Meet Dr. Johnson

In 2017, after working side-by-side with her father at Petersen Family Dentistry for twelve years, Dr. Lissa Johnson became the owner and founder of Johnson Dental. She was honored to continue the tradition of excellence in dentistry.

Dr. Johnson was born and raised in Spokane and graduated from Ferris High School. She attended the University of Puget Sound, where she played volleyball and majored in Chemistry. After graduating from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, Dr. Johnson continued her education at the University of Michigan with a one-year residency in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. She then worked in private practice for two years before returning to the Northwest.

Dr. Johnson is a member of the Spokane District Dental Society, Washington State Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. She is also a member of the Meridian Dental Study Group and participates in many continuing education programs.

In her free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys golfing, cooking, spending time at Lake Coeur d’Alene, and skiing. Her husband, Dr. Josh Johnson, is an orthodontist in Spokane and they are proud parents of two active boys.

Meet The Johnson Dental Team

meet melissa - dental hygienist at johnson dental

Position:  dental hygienist
Years in denistry:  25
Loves to:  watch her boys play baseball
Favorite movies:  The Notebook and Bridges of Madison County
Favorite band/music:  Fleetwood Mac and John Mayer
Hobbies:  gardening, hiking, playing tennis, tackling creative home and yard projects

Position:  dental hygienist
Years in dentistry:  3
Loves to:  be outdoors and play with her young son, Kash
Favorite band/music:  country
Hobbies:  boating, taking in the sunshine, & spending time with family

meet nichole - financial coordinator of johnson dental

Position:  financial coordinator
Years in dentistry:  24
Loves to:  swim, camp, and go to concerts
Favorite movie:  Christmas Vacation
Favorite band/music:  rock/pop
Hobbies:  swimming, campings, and music concerts

Jessica -johnsondental

Position: Dental Assistant
Years in Dentistry: 8 (On and off)
Loves to: Spend time with family and friends
Favorite movies: Marvel/DC Superhero, Fast and Furious and Dirty Dancing.
Favorite band/music: Country/Rock, Loves Breaking Benjamin
Hobbies: Raise my 2 beautiful children

meet jenny - dental assistant at johnson dental

Position:  dental assistant
Years in dentistry:  14
Loves to:  be outdoors in the Spring and Summer and be with my family
Favorite movie:  The Count of Monte Cristo
Favorite band/music:  loves many varieties of music  
Hobbies:  painting, sewing, reading, and being at the lake with family

meet jody - receptionist at johnson dental

Position:  receptionist
Years in dentistry:  12
Loves to:  spend time with family and friends and all things Cougar Football
Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption, Footloose, & the entire Harry Potter series
Favorite band/music: anything that gets my shoulders moving
Hobbies: traveling, camping, and music concerts