Meet Our Dental Team – Hillsboro, OR

Get to Know Our Caring, Skilled Dental Team

Smiling Hillsboro dental team members standing outside

Many of our team members have been with us for over a decade and have built countless lasting relationships with our patients by cultivating a comfortable and welcoming environment. Their experience rivals that of many surrounding dental offices in our area, offering patients with peace of mind that they’re receiving the best of the best when it comes to care and service. We invite you to learn more about the friendly faces you’ll see at our Hillsboro dental office by reading below!

Becki H., Office Manager, Patient Coordinator

Dental office manager and patient coordinator Becki H

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

Dental office administrator Stefanie J

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!

Denise, Office Administrator

Dental office administrator Denise

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

Dental hygienist Olga

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

Dental hygienist Xareez

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.

Kate, Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Kate

Kate brings nearly two decades of experience with her to our team. 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 daughter 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!

Nikki - Dental Hygienist

Nikki is originally from Aloha, OR. For her dental education, she studied at Pacific University. She considers learning about her patients to be one of the best parts of her job.

Nikki’s family includes her daughter and her three dogs. She’s a big fan of football, and her hobbies include snowboarding, paddleboarding, fitness, and food. An interesting fact about her is that she had her first dental appointment when she was 23, and that’s how she discovered her love of dentistry.

Vanessa, Dental Hygienist

Vanessa has been in the dental field for more than 20 years; she has worked as a dental assistant in the past and is currently enjoying her role at our practice as a dental hygienist. Originally from Sheridan, OR, she earned her dental education at Diablo Valley Community College in Pleasant Hill, CA. She greatly enjoys being able to build relationships with her coworkers as well as our patients.

Vanessa is married and has two wonderful boys, who participate in all kinds of sports including football, baseball, and basketball. When she has the chance, she likes to go to MLB and NFL games. An interesting fact about her is that she took private pitching lessons for 14 years and was a pitcher for the Portland State Vikings.

Meghan, Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Meghan

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. 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

Dental assistant Cassi T

Cassi has been a part of our practice for over well over 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

Dental assistant Lisa

Lisa 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!