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.
RACHEL Surgical Assistant
Rachel is an Oregonian who was raised in Banks and Gaston, OR. She found her love for dentistry at age 18. With a 14 year background as an endodontic assistant she brings extensive experience with helping patients dealing with acute pain and dental infections. She is excited to take her experience to the next level and utilize her assistant skills in periodontics.
She is very caring and loves to interact with patients and help them feel at ease while in the dental chair.
When Rachel isn’t working she loves to adventure in the PNW, whether hiking into waterfalls or backpacking into the mountains. Her and her husband enjoy camping, kayaking, 4 wheeling and playing with their 3 dogs.
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.