About Your Dentist

Robert J. Hughes, DDS

A graduate of Marquette University, Dr. Hughes has maintained a private practice in Everett for more than 30 years. He has been named one of “Seattle’s Best Dentists in 2020” and is known for excellence in cosmetic and general dentistry and the beautiful smiles he creates. His greatest reward is seeing how a new smile can have a significant positive impact on a patient’s life.


Doctor of Dental Surgery
Marquette University School of Dentistry – Milwaukee, WI

Bachelor of Science 
St. John’s University – Queens, NY

Associate of Science
Ottumwa Heights Junior College – Ottumwa, IA

Professional Dental Affiliations

  • Washington Dental Association
  • The American Dental Association
  • American College of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Former instructor in Cosmetic Dentistry

Dedication to Professional Excellence

Dr. Hughes attends over 100 hours of continuing education and advanced training every year, learning the latest in dental technology in order to maintain the highest level of patient care.

Team Dentist for The Seattle Mariners

In 2000, Dr. Hughes was thrilled to be chosen as the team dentist for Seattle's major league baseball team, coaches, and managers.

Curtis Quigley, DDS

My Mission

“To provide the highest     quality of dental care in a calm, comfortable manner; to provide comprehensive, conservative therapy early to prevent the need for advanced, extensive treatment later on.”


Advanced Education in General Dentistry
United States Naval Station Great Lakes Dental Clinic – Grand Rapids, MI

Doctorate of Dental Surgery
Creighton University – Omaha, NE

Bachelor of Science
Eastern New Mexico University – Portales, NM

Professional Memberships

Dr. Quigley is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Central Texas Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

A native of Northern Idaho, Dr. Quigley attended Eastern New Mexico University, where he met his wife, Dena. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Creighton University on a scholarship from the U.S. Navy. Dr. Quigley served four years of active duty in the U.S. Navy as a Dental Officer, stationed with the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 40 and completed his deployments overseas.

Following his naval service, Dr. Quigley and Dena settled in Waco, Texas. Dr. Quigley joined Dr. J. Gary Williams at Today’s Family Dental in 2007, and Dena attended Baylor University, where she completed her Ph.D. and currently serves as a professor. They enjoy outdoor activities, camping, traveling, and spending time with their two wonderful boys and several pets. They attend Day Spring Baptist Church and thoroughly enjoy living and working in Waco.

Jiu Lin Zhu, DDS

“Quality, ethical dentistry for everyone.”

My Mission

Dr. Zhu is passionate about dentistry, and throughout college, he worked on cutting edge neuroscience research with a team of world-renowned neuroscientists at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He developed crucial surgical skills and medical knowledge that eventually contributed to his success in dentistry.  

While earning his DDS degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, he received well-rounded clinical training in all aspects of dentistry, including extractions, dental implants, root canals, dentures, veneers, and crowns. Dr. Zhu continues to stay updated with the latest and best standards of care in dentistry through continuing education courses.

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry – Detroit, Michigan

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
The Ohio State University – Columbus, Ohio
Dr. Zhu is committed to completing many hours of continuing education to continually improve his dentistry skills. He has earned an advanced education in Endodontics (including molar root canals and root canals through crowns), and Oral Surgery (including complex surgical extractions and wisdom teeth extractions).

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Zhu is an avid sports fan. He loves The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Milwaukee Bucks. In his free time, Dr. Zhu enjoys frequenting local coffee shops, art museums, and restaurants. He also loves to go hiking and biking on local trails. Outside of dentistry, you can often find him reading a good book (he is an avid reader) or catching up on some of his favorite podcasts.