Meet Our Providers

Jim Tsou, DDS (1)

Jim Tsou, DDS

General Dentist

Educational Background: I have BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering before receiving DDS from NYU College of Dentistry. I served as general dentist in the US Army, attaining the rank of Major.

Continuing Education Courses Attended: I’m currently enrolled in the Spears Dental Education Program.

What year did you join the current practice and/or group? 2018. 

Where were you born? I was born in Shanghai, China.

Where were you raised? I grew up in the Philadelphia area. 

What is your favorite part about interacting with patients? I love educating patients on their oral health so they can make informed decisions for their well-being. 

Why do you like this practice and coming to work every day? I love coming to work at Tranquility Dental because the team is absolutely wonderful and makes work feel like a pleasure. I love the dental profession because I am able to make an immediate, impactful, and tangible improvement in my patient’s lives. 

What do you do outside of the office for fun or as a hobby? I love exploring all the sights and scenes that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. 

Pets: Doughy is my 2 year old border collie.

Sophie Prellwitz, DMD

Sophie Prellwitz, DMD

General Dentist

Educational Background: University of Notre Dame Class of 2013, University of Louisville School of Dentistry Class of 2017. 

What year did you join the current practice and/or group? 02/2021. 

Why do you enjoy the dental profession? I hope to bring a high standard of treatment that utilizes my desire to care for others while drawing from my artistic side and attention to detail. 

What is your favorite part about interacting with patients? I strive to add to the patient experience with active listening and good communication. 

Why do you like this practice and coming to work every day? I am excited to be part of a practice that puts the patient first while creating an atmosphere of calm and comfort to provide the best possible patient experience. I love the teamwork mentality within the practice and hope to continue to build trusting relationships with my team and patients. 

What do you do outside of the office for fun or as a hobby? Hiking, mountaineering, backpacking, and snowboarding. I also enjoy oil painting and acrylic pours, DIY projects, and live music/concerts. 

Where were you born? Newark, DE. 

Where were you raised? Cleveland, OH. 

Pets (significant others and kids too): Cat named Monte.

Tanesha - Dental Hygienist

Lalinda Wickramasinghe, DDS

General Dentist

Educational Background: Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology.

Continuing Education Courses Attended: 1. Minimal Oral Sedation, The Art of Anxiolysis in Dental Clinic 2. The Root to Crown Solution in Endodontics 3. Invisalign Fundamentals 4. Socket grafting with Extractions and PRP/PRF.

List of Affiliations or Organization: American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association and United State Army Dental Corp. 

What year did you join the current practice and/or group? 2022. 

Why do you enjoy the dental profession? I entered dentistry because I, myself, had bad dental experiences both as a child and as an adult and I want to minimize the pain and anxiety associated with coming to the dentist. I believe you shouldn’t have to wait to get the smile you deserve and live with dental pain because your previous bad experiences and/or anxiety prevents you from coming to the dentist. My mission is to get patients as comfortable as they can be in the dental chair so they get the best care they can without fear and anxiety. 

What is your favorite part about interacting with patients? Getting to know them and hearing about their life stories. 

Why do you like this practice and coming to work every day? Because of my Co-workers, they are amazing. 

What do you do outside of the office for fun or as a hobby? Typically I workout everyday, run 2 miles and lift. Weekends usually me and my Fiance go Kayaking and/or hiking. We love nature, mountains and the sea. Outside work I’m also a Captain and a dental officer in the USAR attached to 143rd Dental company (Area support) Aurora, CO. 

Where were you born? I was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka. 

Where were you raised? Los Angeles, CA.

Pets (significant others and kids too): My amazing and beautiful Fiance and soon to be wife is Elizabeth. My Fiance has 2 Cats and I kind of have to live with those two.

Kaitlyn

Dental Hygienist

Educational Background: Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program, Class of 2015. 

What year did you join the current practice and/or group? I joined the team at Tranquility Dental Wellness in 2019.

Why do you enjoy the dental profession? I love educating patients on their oral health needs and making a difference in the way patients feel about themselves. I enjoy helping people become more confident about their smiles.

What is your favorite part about interacting with patients? I like meeting new people and getting to hear about their lives. I like forming relationships with patients on a professional and personal basis.

Why do you like this practice and coming to work every day? I love my career and I am grateful for my coworkers. They help make the days run smoothly and are easy to be around.

What do you do outside of the office for fun or as a hobby? I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I love anything salt water-related and taking my dog on walks to new places.

Where were you born and raised? Puyallup, WA.

Pets: I have two fur babies, a dog named Baylee and a cat named Cohen. 

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