About Meridian Dental Care

At Meridian Dental Care, we are a team of caring, experienced dental professionals who use only the most advanced technologies, materials & procedures. At our community-focused practice, your comfort & satisfaction come first. We offer early morning, late evening & Saturday appointments, so you don’t have to miss work or school for your care, something our team feels strongly about. We pride ourselves on taking the time to listen & get to know each patient as an individual. We look forward to seeing you soon & developing a relationship with you to build the bridge toward long-term trust & successful dental care. See why our patients can’t stop smiling!

Meridian Dental Care Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. All of our dental assistants & hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on their current dental techniques & outstanding patient communication. With unmatched quality & integrity, they are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for you & your family.

Since your comfort & health are our top priorities, our staff members are glad to assist you in any way. If you have any questions at all, from treatment options & sterilization to insurance concerns & paperwork, we’re here for you! We can assure you that you’ll enjoy your dental visit!

Meridian Dental Care Doctors

Jeffrey Brus, DMD, PLLC

Jeffrey Brus, DMD, PLLC Dr. Brus is part of a 30-year tradition of dental comfort & care. He is a 1978 graduate of Bethel High School & he received his undergraduate degree from Pacific Lutheran University. He is also a 1986 graduate of the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Brus has dedicated his professional career to providing you with the best that dentistry has to offer. He is continually educating himself & his staff on the newest techniques to offer you & your family advanced, state-of-the-art, comfortable & personalized dental care.
Dr. Brus is one of only a few graduates of the Advanced Pacific Aesthetic Continuum for Cosmetic Dentistry in San Francisco, California He has been appointed by Dr. John Kois as a distinguished mentor for Creating Restorative Excellence, Center for Advanced Dental Learning.


Jeff Hobson, DDS

Jeff Hobson, DDS

Dr. Hobson has been with us over 17 years. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Pacific Lutheran University, before receiving his doctorate from the University of Washington. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, among other organizations. For over 40 years, Dr. Hobson has lived in the Pacific Northwest, where he & his wife are raising four children.


Susan Hagel-Bradway, DDS

Susan Hagel-Bradway, DDS

Dr. Susan Hagel-Bradway is the newest addition to our team. She is a board-certified specialist, & focuses specifically on root canal therapy of difficult or hard-to-reach teeth. She is a graduate of University of Mississippi School of Dentistry with Endodontic & Master’s Degrees from the University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Hagel-Bradway is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontists. Before relocating to Puyallup, she was a consultant to Children’s Hospital in Columbus & built a successful Endodontic practice there. We are very pleased to be able to offer specialist services as a benefit to our patients & excited to make them convenient & more affordable. Dr. Hagel-Bradway’s expert skills make the difference in saving teeth, & we’re thrilled to have her on board.


Aeni Lim, DMD

Aeni Lim, DMD

Dr. Lim completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto & has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology & Zoology & a Master’s Degree in Neuroscience, in addition to her dental degree. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Case Western University Dental School & supplemented her education with a residency at the University of Tennessee’s Lutheran Medical Center. She is fluent in both English & Korean. She comes to us from private practice in Killeen, Texas. Dr. Lim has extensive experience in root canal therapy, implant placement, dental prosthetics & porcelain restorations. She believes the best restorative dentistry is both beautiful & long-lasting. Dr. Lim is a proud member of the American Dental Association. Outside of the office, she is a yoga enthusiast & enjoys reading & computer games.


Melanie R. Rawling, DDS

Melanie R. Rawling

We’re pleased to introduce our patients to Dr. Melanie Rawlings. Dr. Rawlings received her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin & later earned her dental Doctorate from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She previously worked in a corporate dental environment. In her free time, Dr. Rawlings enjoys riding horses & is an avid trail runner. She describes herself as a “book nerd” who loves to travel. Dr. Rawlings’ calm, forthright style & careful treatment planning have endeared her to our patients. We hope you meet her on your next visit!