|Meet Our Team
Lauren - Front Desk Coordinator
Why You Love Dentistry: I found a love for dentistry as a child, especially throughout my orthodontic experience. I love having a career where I can establish a relationship and friendship with each patient as an individual. I also find it rewarding to be a part of a great team of people who help maintain and restore our patient's beautiful smiles!
Where Have You Traveled? I am not a well-traveled person yet in life. Thus far I have traveled throughout the West Coast and have ventured as far as Hawaii, Idaho, and Arizona. I am a frequent Sun River Oregon vacationer and find that to be my favorite get away.
Education: In 2008 I graduated high school as Valedictorian in Milwaukie, and worked hard to graduate the same year from Concorde Career College as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.
Job Experience: My first four years in the dental field I worked as a chairside dental assistant. In 2012, I chose to apply my clinical knowledge, and organizational skills as front desk coordinator.
Hobbies: Aside from my dental passion, I have a passion for animals (horses and cows especially). My boyfriend and I keep our three horses and cow here in town, and find ourselves keeping very busy with the horse and rodeo lifestyle.
Favorite Flower: With the purchase of my new home, I have found a new found love for gardening! My favorite flowers were always hibiscus, but now I am beginning love all my wild sunflowers and poppies best.
Dream Destinations: I dream of one day traveling to many tropical destinations, throughout Europe, and wherever the rodeo may take us!
Favorite Quote: "When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance…" -Lee Ann Womack
Special Skills: Gambling! They key to my luck is I have no idea what I am doing. People like to give me their money to gamble with, because I always come out ahead!
Leann - Chief Assistant
Why You Love Dentistry: I love dentistry because it allows me to have a rewarding, hands-on career working directly with patients. I love assisting in restoring smiles and helping patients achieve their oral health goals.
Where Have You Traveled? I was raised in Molalla, and now live in Canby. I have traveled throughout the western United States, British Columbia, and the United Kingdom.
Education: Clackamas Community College Dental Assistant Program (graduated June 2010)
||Neal Family Dental June 2014 &ndash
||Kevin B. Johnson DMD- July 2010 &ndash
|| May 2014
Family: My husband Steve and I have two cats (Baxter & Stella), and 25 koi fish that occupy our backyard pond.
Hobbies: I power-walk approximately 15 miles a week, weather permitting. I collect vintage silhouette prints from the 1920s-1930s. I love antiques and art. My husband and I are self-described "foodies." We enjoy trying out new restaurants.
Favorite Flower: Cyclamens
Dream Destinations: Italy, Singapore, Turkey
Favorite Quote: "It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time." - Winston Churchill
Special Skills: The ability to correctly answer most trivia questions, you want me on your team for a game of Trivial Pursuit!
Abby - RDH, BSDH, EPDH Dental Hygienist
Why You Love Dentistry: I have always loved going to the dentist and I want to give my patients a great dental experience, like I have always had. I want to make cleaning teeth fun!!
Where Have You Traveled? Born and raised in Oregon. Lived in Washington, California, and Florida. I have never traveled outside the U.S.
||Pacific University BSDH, 2013
||Canby "Union" High School, 1992
Family: Brandon, Avery, and Riley.
Hobbies: I really enjoy camping, and hiking with family.
Favorite Flower: Carnation.
Dream Destination: In the future, I would love to travel to Hawaii.
Special Skill: I love to teach and am currently a clinical instructor at Pacific University, educating the next generation of dental hygienists.
Emily - RDH, Dental Hygienist
Why You Love Dentistry: I think everyone should love to smile and helping people achieve a great, healthy smile is what I enjoy most.
Where Have You Traveled? Most of the sites Oregon has to offer. Hawaii (Kona, Maui, and Oahu). Historic sites of Washington D.C. and New York City.
Education: Carrington College, Dental Hygiene School in 2011.
Job Experience: I have 5 years of clinical experience in dentistry. I started as an orthodontic assistant before attending hygiene school.
Hobbies: I love horseback riding and fishing!
Special Skill: I have a very green thumb and excellent gardening skills.
Favorite Flower: Lilies are my favorite; my daughter is also named after my grandmother; who share the name Lily.
Dream Destination: Ireland, or anywhere in Europe.
Favorite Quote: "May all your weeds be wildflowers." - Author Unknown