About Our Staff


Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a warm and pleasant dental experience during your visit to our office. Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate with our patients to provide the best possible care to you.

Many people will have questions regarding treatment procedures, insurance reimbursement, and other important issues. Our team will be happy to answer any and all of your concerns and questions. Please remember that questions regarding your treatment are best answered in-person and our professional team can give a proper examination and assessment of the situation. Rest assured, we promise to provide all patients with comprehensive, state-of-the-art services in our office.

Phally, Office Manager

The true beauty of a smile brought her into the dental field. She's been an incredible asset to the Sunrise Dental of SeaTac team since 2008. Phally truly feels blessed to be here and could not imagine a better or more positive working environment. She has the utmost respect for the knowledge, kindness, and excellent skill that all of the doctors provide, enabling us to provide the best dental care possible. It is important to her that each patient enjoys the same feeling of ease and confidence in the office that she feels on a daily basis. Phally truly loves to find ways to help people smile - including building their confidence to help share their smile. She is happy to answer any questions, plan for appointments, help resolve concerns, and make each visit a positive experience. In her spare time, she loves to be with her family and travel. She hopes to travel the world someday.

Ally, Lead Dental Assistant

Ally is our lead dental assistant, starting her dental career 7 years ago. She attended Pima Medical Institute and graduated at the top of her class. She enjoys assisting Dr. Gu and helping each patient achieve their perfect smile. She also works with our specialists and helps to make sure each patient feels comfortable and has a complete understanding of treatments being performed. Ally has lived in Washington for 17 years and currently resides in Des Moines. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family on their boat and entertaining friends and family on the weekends.

Danielle, Scheduling and Patient Account Coordinator

Danielle will greet you with a friendly smile when you walk into our doors. She will take care of all of your patient needs and verify that your insurance is up-to-date. Danielle started at Sunrise Dental of SeaTac 5 years ago and enjoys her work here every day. Her favorite thing about working in the dental field is seeing the smiles of patients and making sure they have an enjoyable experience. In her free time, Danielle enjoys camping and snowmobiling with her husband and 3 kids in Eastern Washington. She also enjoys having friends and family over for BBQ's and events.

Shen, Dental Assistant

Shen has been with Dr. Gu since she graduated her Dental Assistant program from Seattle Central's Vocational Institute in 2005. Previously a business administrator major from the Phillippines, she managed her own business for 5 years and has always been great at establishing a positive rapport with people. Her warm, compassionate, and outgoing personality helps to comfort patients during their dental treatment. She finds hugs and sincere appreciation from patients to be priceless. She takes pride serving as a dental assistant at Sunrise Dental of SeaTac. In her free time, she loves to spend time with family and friends, traveling, and spending time outdoors. She also facilitates the home-schooling studies of her children.