Clinical Staff

Yvette, RDH
Dental Hygienist


Yvette was born and raised in Portland, OR. She graduated from Pacific University’s Dental Hygiene Studies program and also holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Health from the University of Idaho where she played D1 collegiate tennis for 4 years. During Yvette’s time at Pacific’s Hygiene Program she gained a passion for periodontal health and disease because of its many challenges and its association with chronic illnesses. She has the mentality of overall health from teeth to toes and is passionate about helping to create an environment where the patient feels comfortable to learn and improve their dental and overall health and wellness. She strives to connect with patients to build strong relationships and is committed to continuing her education to always provide the most up to date information. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, hiking, backpacking, water sports, eating, and spending time with her family.

Dana, EFDA
Surgical Assistant


Dana graduated from Concorde Career College in 2008 where she earned her Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certification. She has worked in a variety of dental specialty offices and is excited to be a part of our Periodontal team!

Dana’s outgoing personality shines through outside of work as well. Dana was born & raised in Scappoose, Oregon, but currently lives in Hillsboro. Dana loves to travel especially when she is able to incorporate her dental skills and knowledge. She has completed dental volunteer functions in the Dominican Republic as well as locally in Portland. Dana got married in 2016 to her husband Nathan and has since purchased a home.

Surgical Assistant

Jess has called Hillsboro home for the last 25 years and been serving the dental community for 16 of those years. With a background in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Jess joined our periodontal world of surgery and work closer to home.

One of the most rewarding dental experiences for Jess was a being a part in a surgical team volunteering their skills to help children with facial abnormalities and or cleft lips and palates in Guatemala.

When Jess is not at work she enjoys to stay active in her free time where she can be found hiking or backpacking, spending time with friends and family, playing with her dogs, baking and crocheting.