Christie was born in Florida and was raised on the islands of Hawaii . As a teenager and young adult Christie worked as a CNA and lifeguard and started in dentistry as a hygiene assistant. She graduated with her hygiene license in 1999 and has worked abroad In Switzerland as a hygienist. Christie resides in the Treasure Valley having over 14 years of general practice and five years of pediatric dental experience. Her hobbies include family time and being outdoors where music and water calms her soul. Words she lives by; attitude and effort are everything!