Making smiles in Friday Harbor wider and brighter!

Welcome to Bo Turnage's office, conveniently located right next to the ferry landing. Here, our team knows that dental health is not just about white smiles: it’s about having strong teeth and healthy gums. Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.


We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about dental treatment, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the Islands.

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Bo Turnage, DDS

Hailing from Hollywood, CA, Dr. Bo Turnage brings a bit of movie star glam combined with classic island hospitality to all his patients. He moved to San Juan Island in 2003 after practicing dentistry for the Hollywood stars, and later in Ellensburg, WA. With a particular flourish for cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Turnage has the most up-to-date technology and practices in the San Juan Islands. Be it a toothache or a routine cleaning, you're sure to enjoy your dental experience whether you choose to drink in the stunning views, play X-Box, or watch our ceiling-mounted cable TVs. It's Bo's firm belief that dentistry shouldn't be an unpleasant experience! Luxurious atmosphere doesn't mean luxurious prices—Bo offers some of the most competitive rates in the Islands.

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Stephanie Woods, Hygienist

Stephanie is a registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Colorado Northwestern in 1993.  She practiced 8 years in Big Piney, WY, 6 years in Grangeville, ID and has been with Dr. Turnage since 2007.  Steph and her husband Fred, who is a Principal, enjoy participating in the school events.  They have two children, CJ and Kiana who are both attending college.  In her spare time Steph likes to hike, read and spend time at the islands beaches.

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Stacey Rude, Dental Assistant

Stacey Rude has been with the practice since 2015. A mom of four, Stacey is also Friday Harbor High School's award-winning cheer coach. When she's not fixing teeth or leading our community's youth to victory, Stacey is tending her amazing garden or fishing with her husband, Dave.

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Mariah Wheeler, Dental Assistant

Originally from Texas, Mariah is a lifelong cosmetology student and monster truck enthusiast who found herself drawn to the finer features of the face. She’s been with Bo’s practice since 2010.

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Leah Swearingen, Office Manager

Leah was born and raised in Reno, NV. She got her bachelor's degree at The Evergreen State College and has been on the island since 2016.