Meet Our Wonderful Dentists


Laura Burgett DDS

Laura Burgett DDS

Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Dr. Laura Burgett was born and raised in a small, Midwestern town in rural Illinois. She earned her BS in Integrative Physiology at the University of Iowa and her Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Following dental school, Dr. Burgett moved to Seattle to pursue advanced training through a General Practice Residency at Swedish Medical Center. During her residency, Dr. Burgett focused on the comprehensive treatment of patients with complex medical conditions, special needs, and dental phobias. She also obtained advanced training in oral surgery procedures, such as third molar extractions. Dr. Burgett treats her patients like family and takes pride in delivering high quality care. She has been a member of the Covington Family Dentistry family since 2017. In her spare time, Dr. Burgett enjoys exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest via mountaineering, backpacking, and scuba diving.

Adam Gee DDS

Adam Gee DDS

University of Washington School of Dentistry

Dr. Adam Gee has been providing care with Covington Family Dentistry for over a year and could not be happier with his decision to relocate here.  He greatly appreciates the remarkably supportive team at Covington Family Dentistry and the exceptionally high standard of care maintained here. Dr. Gee earned a BA in Spanish and a BS in Microbiology at the University of Washington and earned his dental degree at the University of Washington School of Dentistry.  After graduating from dental school, Dr. Gee underwent a rigorous General Practice Residency at the University of Minnesota where he acquired advanced training in endodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, and general and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Gee is always striving to improve and expand the exceptional care he provides and thus is very active in continuing education courses.  He has recently undergone advanced training in Botox treatments to help treat certain TMJ syndrome symptoms and certain cosmetic concerns. You can look forward to these services being provided at Covington Family Dentistry soon! In his spare time, Dr. Gee enjoys traveling, exploring the beautiful PNW, and spending time with his family and friends. Dr. Gee is excited to work with you and help you obtain the smile and exceptional oral health you deserve.

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 Covington Family Dentistry in 1994. 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.

Laura Liutkiene DDS

Laura Liutkiene DDS

Loma Linda School of Dentistry

Dr. Laura Liutkiene grew up and earned her first dental degree in Lithuania. After practicing dentistry for 3 years in Lithuania, she moved to United States. In 2007 she graduated Loma Linda University with the OKU award and has been an associate at Covington Family Dentistry since 2008. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters while traveling, skiing and playing tennis.

Jacob Deno DDS

Jacob Deno DDS

New York University

Dr. Jacob Deno DDS is a Washington native and attended Kentwood High School. He earned a BS degree in Biological Anthropology from Western Washington University and attended New York University for his dental degree. While at NYU, Jacob met his wife who graduated in the class above him and is also a Dentist. After practicing in Connecticut for a few years Jacob and his wife returned to Western Washington to settle down. They recently had their first son John Jameson Deno and look forward to having their next addition to the family In Jacobs spare time he enjoys fishing, hiking, skiing, and exploring the outdoors. Sports have always been a passion for Jacob and he is an avid Husky and Seahawk fan. As for dentistry Dr. Deno excels in advanced Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral Surgery, and General Dentistry. He is a member of the International Dental Implant Association and places dental implants. His philosophy is to provide exceptional, individualized dental care to each patient in a comfortable environment. Dr. Deno looks forward to meeting you and exceeding your expectations at Covington Family Dentistry.