Meet Our Wonderful Dentists


Otto Hanssen DDS

Otto Hanssen DDS

University Of Washington

Dr. Otto Hanssen was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington. He undertook his undergraduate studies at Western Washington University with an emphasis in Chemistry.  Dr. Hanssen then studied and received his dental degree from the University of Washington in 1979.  After a long dental practice partnership he founded Burlington Family Dentistry in 2001.  Dr. Hanssen is active in most areas of general dentistry with a concentration on more complex reconstructive cases.  He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife of 28 years and their three grown children, traveling to warmer climates, and boating in the Puget Sound San Juan Islands.

Terry Taylor DMD

Terry Taylor DMD

Oregon Health & Science University

Dr. Terry Taylor was born in Mesa, Arizona but was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He received a B.S. in Zoology from BYU. Dr. Taylor attended OHSU School of Dentistry in Portland Oregon, graduating in 1997.  He owned a practiced in Arizona for 10 years before joining Burlington Family Dentistry in 2011 . Dr. Taylor and his wife, a Portland Oregon native, are happy to be back in the Northwest. He and his family enjoy most outdoor activities including soccer, camping, hiking and fishing.

Jung Lee DDS

Jung Lee DDS

University of Washington

Dr. Jung Lee was born in South Korea and moved to the states when he was a teenager. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Washington, he attended the UW School of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He has worked as a dentist in a community health clinic, at a jail, and in a group practice before joining Burlington Family Dentistry in January 2015. He takes numerous continuing education courses every year to keep up with the latest dental technologies. Dr. Lee met his wife, Soo, during high school and finally exchanged vows after 11 years of long distance relationship. When he’s not in the office, Dr. Lee enjoys exploring new restaurants with Soo, as well as watching movies and being involved with his church.

Hope Wirth DMD

Hope Wirth DMD

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Hope Wirth was born and raised in Sonoma, California.  She received her undergraduate degree from University of Colorado, Boulder and her D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2013.  Dr. Wirth practiced in Bellingham for two years before joining Burlington Family Dentistry.  Dr. Wirth and her husband reside in his hometown on Whidbey Island.  In her free time, she and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors, running, reading, playing golf and going on hikes with their two year old golden retriever.