Meet our friendly staff of professionals
Dr. Mike Bilikas – Dentist
Dr. Mike offers outstanding skills to meet the dental care needs of new and existing patients, while his easy-going charm is just right for helping patients feel at ease. So if you’ve ever been afraid of going to the dentist, don’t worry. You’re in good hands.
Dr. Mike grew up in Tacoma and attended the University of Washington for his undergraduate studies. His last name is Greek and is pronounced BILL-ih-kus. When he is not working, he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife, Rohini, and their kids, Xander and Avani.
Dr. Scott Sullivan – Dentist
Dr. Sullivan is a Puyallup native who completed his undergraduate studies at Gonzaga University. He was a member of the Gonzaga Division I Men’s Tennis team where he received multiple all-West Coast Conference accolades. He then earned his D.D.S from the NYU College of Dentistry in New York City before returning to the Seattle area.
Dr. Sullivan enjoys building lasting relationships with patients and treating them like family. He believes that patient education and motivation are key to good oral health.
In his free time, Dr. Sullivan loves to play tennis, attend Mariners games, and cheer on the Zags.
Stephanie Michael – Office Manager
Stephanie is the Front Office Manager for the Tacoma office. She has worked with Dr. Bilikas for over seven years now. She thoroughly enjoys her job and looks forward to many more years to come.
Stephanie has worked front office for almost ten years now and learns new things everyday in this field. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children. They keep her very busy. Stephanie also enjoys the outdoors, family vacations, cake decorating, playing Candy Crush, and just relaxing at home.
Miriam Aleman – Lead Dental Assistant
Miriam is here to serve! She cares deeply about the oral health of every patient that comes through our door. Miriam is easy to talk to, whether it be about sports, music, scripture, anything! She is always ready to listen and discuss what you care about most. Every day at 32 Pearls, Miriam strives to provide excellent chair side care because she is here to help you get on track to great oral health.
Most days, Miriam attends her family’s church in Lakewood, where her husband is also the pastor. With their two young children, the family enjoys watching Disney cartoon movies and going to church events. Every day is a fun day at their house with three dogs plus a cat and sometimes it can get pretty loud. What Miriam loves most about being a mom and wife is being able to say that she is right where she wants to be in life and wouldn’t change a thing. She feels blessed!
Marlene Warfield – Dental Hygienist
Marlene is the lead hygienist at 32 Pearls Tacoma office. She has been practicing dental hygiene since graduating top of her class from the Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program in 1998.
Marlene will always be gentle and caring in all services she provides. This will be an exceptional experience for you, with the goal that 32 Pearls will be the dental office where you want to send all your friends and family.
Outside of work, she has three children ages ten, fourteen and twenty-one, and has been married to a wonderful husband for twenty-five years. Marlene stays quite busy with family, but enjoys her job and loves that she gets to work with a team of people that truly care about promoting healthy smiles.