About Me:

Kelly, a registered dental hygienist, loves coaching people on ways to achieve better dental health. Her dedication to dentistry began at age 17 and she is a long-time participant in local periodontal disease study clubs. Married to her childhood sweetheart Kelly has three teenagers who are approaching their college years. She feels blessed to be a part of the Solutions Dental team and enjoys the kindness that radiates from this dental office!


Year Degree Institute
2006 MBBS, M.D University of Wyoming
2010 M.D. of Medicine Netherland Medical College


Year Department Position Hospital
2007 - 2008 MBBS, M.D Senior Prof. Midtown Medical Clinic
2009 - 2014 MBBS, M.D Senior Prof. Midtown Medical Clinic

Appointment Schedules:

Day Time Address
sun 11:30am - 12:30pm
thu 12:00pm - 5:00pm
sun 2:00pm - 7:30pm

The mission of Dr. Gilge and his team at Solutions Dental is to provide dental care with integrity, compassion and exemplary service. A practicing dentist with over 30 years, he has extensive advanced cosmetic dentistry training. As an innovator in his field, Dr. Gilge has perfected the one-visit crown for his patients.

Over the last 5 years, Dr. Gilge has served thousands of patients locally and internationally as part of several dental missions. This community and world service has confirmed that dentistry isn’t just his profession – it’s his calling. Based on his son’s commitment to pursue a career in dentistry and to follow in his footsteps, Dr. Gilge has returned to private practice in order to pave a path for the family’s next generation of dentists.

Married to his wife Christine for over 30 years and has children and grand children, Dr. Gilge’s hobbies include fishing, boating, hunting, and building just about anything. He is an avid traveler and loves experiencing new cultures. He especially enjoys Asian food.

If you have any questions or would like to Schedule An Appointment with Dr. Gilge, please call us or visit our office at 3104 S Union Avenue in Tacoma.