Our Mission

Smiling should be simple. Our mission is to make you feel confident in your smile by restoring or maintaining health and improving appearances so you can smile freely. Sometimes a simple change to your daily care routine or smile restoration can make a big impact. Our team can help customize solutions that enhance your daily efforts, often turning frustration into smiles at the healthy changes that occur.

 

 

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Linda Ridder I General Dentist

In the summer of 2017, Dr. Ridder and her three teenage children relocated to Vancouver to be closer to her eldest daughter, an undergraduate at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Ridder became a dentist because she’s dedicated to helping her patients achieve great health and a great quality of life. She believes wellness begins with a healthy mouth and strong, healthy teeth, and works with her patients to educate and teach in order to provide preventative and conservative care.

Dr. Ridder received her dental doctorate from the prestigious University of the Pacific’s Arthur Duoni School of Dentistry. She’s a life-long learner, taking advanced continuing education courses in order to provide the latest in comfort care and cutting edge dentistry such as braces and dental implants.

 

Dr. Azizi I General Dentist

Dr. Azizi graduated from Tehran Dental School in Iran in 1995 then to post-graduate school at UCLA. He specializes in dental surgery.

He became a dentist because he’s always wanted to help people. With his attention to detail, passion for the dental field, knowledge, and skills, he can help people achieve dental health by performing highly technical procedures and helping each patient during the recovery process. 

Dr. Azizi loves spending time with his wife and kids. When he’s not performing dental surgery, he enjoys family time, playing tennis, going on walks together, or making a Persian dish called Kobide kabab. He also enjoys hiking and swimming to stay active.

 

 

 

Dr. Nguyen (Image Coming Soon)

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Dr. Munimadugu | Periodontist (Image Coming Soon)

Dr. Munimadugu received her dental degree in 2006 from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India. She completed a fellowship from the University of California, San Francisco.
Thereafter, she received her Masters and Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine in 2016.

 

Dr.Muni is Board-Certified Periodontist and trained in Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation.
She lives in North Seattle Metro area with her husband and two kids. She enjoys cooking, biking, and gardening.

Dr. Ranola I General Dentist

Growing up in Guam, Dr. Ranola didn’t have access to the same quality of preventive dentistry available in the United States. As a result, she experienced several dental problems. She decided to become a dentist to help prevent children and families from suffering the same oral health issues.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington, Dr. Ranola relocated to Florida, where she completed dental school at Nova Southeastern University in 2005. It didn’t take long for Dr. Ranola to return to Washington, intent on establishing a practice and building her family. In 2008, she opened Ranieu Family Dental here in Vancouver.

Dr. Ranola is committed to continuing education and takes several advanced courses each year that enhance her skill and knowledge to better serve patient needs.
In her spare time, Dr. Ranola, her husband, Tai, and their young daughter frequently travel to Jamaica with Zion International Care to provide health services to at-risk and disadvantaged residents. As an active family, the three frequently participate in local 5K runs.

Meet Our Team

Alex B. | Registered Dental Hygienist

Alex grew up in Vancouver. He’s a graduate of Prairie High School and continued his education locally, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Applied Science for Dental Hygiene at Clark College. Alex is passionate about educating patients about the importance of dental care and helping set and achieve their optimal oral health care goals. He’s dedicated to providing the best care for his patients and enjoys seeing everyone around him smile.

When he’s away from his dental office family, Alex enjoys staying physically active, being with his wife, and sharing time with his family and friends.

Lorena L. | Registered Dental Hygienist

Lorena graduated from The Community College of Philadelphia with high honors and has practiced Dental Hygiene since 2003. As a Dental Hygienist, she feels fulfilled by seeing her patients smile and helping them maintain good oral health. During her free time she enjoys watching her kids play sports, and she enjoys dancing, exercising, eating and watching movies. 

Jasmine S. | Team Leader

Jasmine has worked in dentistry for more than 12 years. She started her career as a Dental Assistant in 2007 and joined the Ranieu Family Dental team in 2008. She contributes to our team as the Team Leader. Jasmine is passionate about continuing education to further her knowledge and skills and is a part-time teacher at Vancouver Dental Assisting School. During her free time, she enjoys paddle boarding at Lacamas with her daughter.

Rebecca V. | Patient Relations

Greeting you with a smile when you walk in is Rebecca Valdovinos, our patient relation specialist. Reassuring that your main concerns will be addressed as well as your financial options. She was born and raised in San Diego, California and is a happy mother of 4 alongside her husband of 10 years. Rebecca loves spending time with her family whether it be trying out a new recipe in the kitchen, pulling out the board games for a game night, or relieving some stress by doing DIY projects to spruce up her home!

Magali S. | Insurance Coordinator

Magali graduated from Vancouver Dental Assistant School. She is an insurance specialist and Spanish translator. She is passionate about helping patients understand the value of dental care. Outside of the office, Magali enjoys cooking, spending time with family and being outdoors with her girls enjoying sunny days.

Claudia B. | Registered Dental Assistant

As a Registered Dental Assistant, Claudia works with the entire dental team to provide the best level of care to our patient family. She’s great at working with our young patients so they feel comfortable and have positive dental experiences early in life. This sets the stage for a lifetime of good oral health. When she’s not teaching kids about brushing, flossing and how to care for teeth, she enjoys camping, fishing, and swimming. Her favorite season is summer because the weather is great and she can spend a lot of time outside while snacking on delicious local fruit.

Fernando T. | Registered Dental Assistant

A native Guatemalan, Fernando moved to the United States to provide a better future for himself and his family. Since then, he’s graduated high school, earned his Dental Assistant license, and is now in school to become a Dental Hygienist. Fernando cares deeply about each person that is part of our patient family. His drive to serve is rooted in the belief that each person deserves to have optimal oral health and total body wellness. Music is a passionate hobby, and in his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar.

Brittney N. | Marketing & HR Director

Brittney always had a love for dentistry. She started her dental career as a lead orthodontic assistant and discovered she was quite talented at marketing, too. She combined her passions and now serves as our marketing and HR director. She balances her work life by spending time with her children, Madison and Jordan, and taking yearly family trips to create lifetime memories.

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Mon - Tues       9:00 – 6:00
Wed - Thur      By Appointments
Friday                 9:00 – 6:00
Saturday           9:00 – 5:00
Sunday               Closed