Meet Our Hillsboro Dental Team
Becki H., Office Manager, Patient Coordinator
Becki has been working in the dental field for well over two decades now, first joining our team in 2000. She has her Bachelors in Business and is a certified dental assistant with training in anesthesia. What she enjoys most about her job today is being able to guide each of our patients towards achieving their dental goals!
Originally from Kent, WA, Becki is proud to have a very goofy and loving family. Her favorite hobbies include surfing, running, traveling, swimming, and doing CrossFit. Here’s an interesting fact about her: even though she’s fallen out of a car three times, she doesn’t have any real fears or phobias!
Stefanie J., Office Administrator/Social Media Manager
Stefanie first joined our team over seven years ago. Originally from Beaverton, she has her Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University. What she enjoys most about her role here is getting to meet new people and learning so much about each unique family. Her coworkers are also super fun to be around!
Outside of work, Stefanie and her husband have one daughter and a rescued Great Pyrenees. She spends her free time baking, taking on home projects, hiking, trying new restaurants in the city, traveling, and hanging out with loved ones. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she’s adopted!
Nicole, Office Administrator/Recare Coordinator
Nothing makes Nicole happier than watching a patient walk out of our office with a bright, healthy smile on their face. She brings more than 15 years of experience to our practice and is a graduate of Portland Community College.
She and her husband, Jared, have a young son, Lucas, and her hobbies include hiking, running, backpacking, and camping.
Denise, Office Administrator
With an impressive 20+ years of experience in the world of dentistry, we are thrilled to have Denise on our team! Although she is originally from Washington, she completed her studies at Portland Community College and Northwest Dental Institute. Now, she is an EFDA that’s certified in X-rays. When she was asked about her favorite part of her job, she shared that it’s being a part of a good team.
Denise is a bonus mom to her boyfriends two sons. In her free time, some of her favorite things to do are snowboarding, going to the coast with her dog, hiking, cooking, and watching the Seattle Mariners and Seahawks. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she did ballet for 15 years!
Olga, Dental Hygienist
Olga looks forward to working with our team every day because they motivate her while also enabling her to consistently deliver the best care possible. She grew up in Portland and completed her training at Mt. Hood Community College.
Olga was born in the Ukraine and comes from a large family with six(!) younger siblings. She is married and likes to spend her weekends decorating her house, camping, and hanging out with friends and family.
Xareez, Dental Hygienist
Xareez has worked in dentistry for over 10 years, and she loves that her job involves meeting all sorts of people from different cultural backgrounds, and then she gets to help them! Her dental hygiene training was completed through Pacific University.
Xareez is originally from the Philippines, and she comes from a big family that has 10 kids in total (she is the eighth). Even though she is a small person, she eats A LOT, and she loves trying new foods and sampling different kinds of red wine.
Michelle, Dental Hygienist
Michelle really enjoys getting to know new patients as well as catching up with returning ones, and she also says that our team is the best in the business! She joined our practice in 2022 and is a graduate of the Pacific University dental hygiene program.
Coming to us from New York City, Michelle loves doing pretty much anything as long as her fiancé is with her. She also enjoys hiking, shopping, and relaxing with her dog and cat.
Kate, Dental Hygienist
Kate recently rejoined our team, bringing nearly two decades of experience with her. So far, she loves working with a great group of people! A Portland native, she chose to pursue her studies at the Oregon Institute of Technology.
Outside the office, Kate enjoys spending time with her son and her dog. She also likes doing hot yoga, traveling, going on beach days, and exploring new restaurants. Here’s something you may not know about her: she loves going to the coast, but she doesn’t know how to swim!
Meghan, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
For her 15+ year career, Meghan has worked hard to give each of her patients the best experience possible, and she says the effort is always worth it! She is a graduate of the Concorde Career Institute and has additional training for dental sealants, CEREC design, and restoration staining and glazing.
Coming to us from Vancouver, WA, Meghan is married with four daughters plus one “bonus” son and daughter. When she isn’t spending time with family, she likes to crochet, go on walks, and hang out at the beach.
Cassi T., Dental Assistant
Cassi has been a part of our practice for almost 10 years now, and she takes pride in being able to connect, educate, and build trust with each patient. Originally from Forest Grove, has her degree and EFDA certification from Anthem College.
Cassi is married with one son and one daughter at home. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her loved ones and snowboarding. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she competitively races frogs! If she was a superhero, her power would definitely be teleportation.
Lisa, Dental Assistant
Lisa may be one of the newer faces on our team, but she has nearly a decade of experience in the dental field under her belt. She completed her studies at Athem College and is certified in both sealants and X-rays. All these years later, her favorite part of her job continues to be having a front-row seat in the “after” results of big cases and seeing each patient’s improved confidence.
Lisa was born and raised right here in Hillsboro. When she isn’t at our office, she loves spending time with her kids, watching her son play baseball, and spending time outdoors. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she was a nail technician for 10 years!
Stephanie D., Dental Assistant
Stephanie loves coming into work each day for two reasons: helping others feel good about themselves and helping make healthy smiles. She joined our team in early 2021 with roughly five years of experience in the dental field. Originally from St. Helens, she completed her studies at Concorde Career College. In her free time, you’ll most likely find her with her fiance, his son, and the cat, Duchess. She loves traveling, spending time outdoors, and being at the beach!