Meet the Team

Kim

Kim

Kim graduated from Lane Community College in 1997 as an expanded function dental assistant. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and enjoys working with her patients.Kim and her husband, Paul, have been blessed with two delightful children, Ashley and Aaron. Kim is very devoted and active in their lives.When Kim isn’t working at our office, she works for their family business as the bookkeeper. Outside of work, Kim enjoys spending time with her children and family, hiking, biking, walking, swimming, camping, spending time at the coast, and taking family trips


Karissa

Karissa

Karissa loves working with people. Starting very young in her father’s dental practice, in Montana, she found joy in dentistry. Karissa works as a chairside assistant while maintaining a massage therapy practice in Eugene. She specializes in TMJ massage and can provide critical therapy for those suffering from chronic jaw pain. In her off time, Karissa enjoys gardening, bicycling hiking and just about anything crafty.


Cindy

Cindy

Cindy has been a hygienist in this area for 21 years after graduating from the Dental Hygiene Program at Lane Community College in 1995. She truly loves her profession, connecting with and caring for the various people that come her way. Cindy and her husband, Mike, have a blended family of five children and ten grandchildren. She enjoys being with her family, her own siblings, and her friends. Her hobbies include gardening, biking, and hiking.


Sandy

Sandy

Sandy started her dental career in the early 1990s in Grants Pass, Oregon, as an expanded functions dental assistant at a pediatric dental office. After moving to Eugene in 1997, Sandy took a three-year break from assisting when she purchased and ran an espresso kiosk. She returned to the dental industry in 2004 and was a chairside assistant until she moved to the front office in 2016. Sandy and her husband, Bill, love to spend time in central Oregon fishing, skiing, and enjoying the sun. She also loves playing with her dog, Sophie.


Stephanie

Stephanie

Stephanie is our office manager and has worked at Eugene Family Dental since 2004. She was impressed enough as a patient to take a job managing our team and keeping our staff in order, which she does with incredible skill! Sports are a big part of her home life. In addition to her children – Haley and Aidan – playing a variety of school sports teams, her husband, Craig, is a high school coach and retired teacher.

Originally from Nevada, Stephanie moved to Oregon at the age of seven and has lived here ever since. While not busy with her family and her 13-year-old golden retriever, Maggie, she enjoys gardening, cooking, biking, reading, and camping.


Celestine

Celestine

Celestine has been a hygienist since 1996 and has been working in our office since 2005. She moved to Eugene from Portland in 1994 to complete her studies in Dental Hygiene at Lane Community College. She loves connecting with her patients as a healthcare provider as well as on a personal level and brings a great sense of compassion to our team.

Celestine loves staying active, and even taught Jazzercise for fifteen years! She continues to stay on the move and loves influencing her health through music and dance. Celestine enjoys spending free time gardening, creating beautiful spaces in her yard, repurposing old items, doing home improvements, sewing, and spending time with friends and family. Her deepest joys come from her three grandnieces, who live in the Portland area.


Jill

Jill

Jill has been one of our talented hygienists since 1997. She graduated from Oregon Health & Science University in 1978 with a bachelor’s in dental hygiene and spent her first 15 years in practice with periodontal specialty offices. Jill has a 24-year-old son living on his own, a sweet 14-year-old cat, Mikey, and a newly adopted 10-year-old Saint Bernard, Maizy.

In her more daring years, she enjoyed adrenaline-filled activities like skydiving, mountaineering, and skiing. Her current pastimes include walking Maizy, gardening, reading, biking, and working on her house.


Leslie

Leslie

Leslie joined the office in June 2014 after working in another general practice office for 18 years. We’re thrilled to have her amazing skills on our team! She graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Lane Community College. Leslie was born in Salem but has lived in Eugene for many years. She and her husband have three grown boys. She enjoys watching sports, exercising, cooking, and traveling to warm, sunny places with her husband.


Annie

Annie

Annie graduated from Lane Community College in 2007 as an expanded functions dental assistant. She enjoys meeting and getting to know her patients. Annie and her husband live in Creswell with their two miniature schnauzers. Annie is an incredibly creative person who enjoys making jewelry and cards and likes to plan parties. Be sure to ask her all about her latest creations!


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