Meet Our Team
Meet the friendly and professional team members who work
with Dr. Gilge at Solutions Dental.
Dr. Gilge has served thousands of patients locally and internationally as part of several dental missions. 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 with children and grand children, Dr. Gilge’s hobbies include fishing, boating, hunting, and building. He is an avid traveler and loves experiencing new cultures. He especially enjoys Asian food.
Christine has been married over 30 years, has two adult children, and several grand children. She loves building relationships and welcoming new patients to the dental family.
Christine is the director of the non-profit Adorned In Grace Tacoma, which raises awareness of trafficking, and advocates prevention and restoration for survivors of exploitation. She is also the Ministry Director of Compassion Washington. She is eager to share how each patient is part of the mission to combat human trafficking!
Solutions Dental has funded and donated space to fight modern day slavery
Here at Solutions Dental, not only are smiles being restored, but lives are being transformed.
Teresa has worked in the dental field for 36 years graduating as a expand the functions dental assistant then moving to practice management 33 years ago . she is Married to the love of her life she loves spending time with her grandchildren and children and loves camping spending time with family and working with children’s ministry at her church
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!
Candy has been working in the dental field for eight years. She truly loves every aspect of her job. Married for ten years and the mother of three, Candy cherishes the time she spends with her family at home and in the community. She enjoys baseball, football and camping. Candy and her husband serve as part of the youth and adult ministries at their church.