|Meet Our Team
Nancy - Front Desk Coordinator
Why You Love Dentistry: I love working in a field where we can help patients achieve their oral health goals and make a difference in their lives. Where I can use my bilingual skills to help others understand and feel comfortable with the decisions they are making in regards to their oral health.
Where Have You Traveled? All over Oregon and Mexico.
Education: Graduated from Canby High School in 2004.
Job Experience: Have worked in the dental community since 2004.
Hobbies: I love the outdoors, taking long hikes with my family and picnics at the park.
Favorite Flower: Hydrangea.
Favorite 80's Movie: Sixteen Candles.
Dream Destinations: I would love to visit Hawaii, Italy and France one day in the future.
Favorite Quote: "Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try." Jack Canfield
Special Skills: Bi-lingual Spanish and English (fluent). I, also, have excellent phone and dental insurance skills!
Debbie - Chief Assistant
Why You Love Dentistry: No two days are ever the same. I love our patients' anxieties and see their smiles transform- it makes me happy. Also, I love talking to each patient everyday: getting to know everyone and how they are doing in their lives.
Favorite 80's Movie: When Harry Met Sally
Favorite Flower(s): Pikake and Plumeria.
Work experience: 28 years of gentle dental assisting experience. I started in 1988 and am still learning!
Favorite Quote: "Do everything with a good heart and expect nothing in return and you will never be disappointed."
Special Skills: I am a hula dancer and an AlaKa'i, teaching assistant in KaPa Hula O Kana'iaupuni.
Hobbies: Hula, gardening, sewing, dancing, Feed The Hunger (in Milwaukie) hanging out with husband and pooch.
Dream Destination: Always Hawaii: originally from Big Island of Hawaii, moved to Oregon in 2001.
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.
Favorite 80's Movie: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.
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 80's Movie: Dirty Dancing.
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