Gurtej attended Highline College and the University of Washington pursuing a Political Science degree. In 2014, she began working as a dental assistant and realized her passion was in dentistry. She graduated with her degree in dental hygiene from Shoreline Community College in 2018. She is a very caring, compassionate person and always strives to make her patients comfortable. She loves discussing oral health and creating individualized plans for each and every patient. When not practicing hygiene, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, singing and playing the harmonium, practicing Sikh Martial Arts, participating in community work, and playing board games.