Eugene Family Dental

Meet the Team

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Annie
Office Manager
Annie graduated from Lane Community College in 2007 as an expanded functions dental assistant. After mastering assisting, Annie moved into the position of office manager. She enjoys meeting and getting to know her patients. Annie lives in Creswell with her two miniature schnauzers. Her hobbies include spending time with family & friends, reading, crafts of all sorts & party planning.
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Stephanie
Front Office Administrator
Stephanie has worked for our practice since 2004. She was a patient before becoming a part of our team. Starting as a sterilization assistant, she now runs the front office. Originally from Nevada, she moved to Oregon with her family when she was in elementary school. She moved to Eugene with her husband Craig in 1989 where they raised their two children, Haley and Aidan. Stephanie and Craig are season ticket holders to the Oregon Ducks Women's basketball team. She also enjoys gardening, riding her bicycle and reading.
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Sandy
Patient Care Coordinator
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.
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Celestine
Hygienist
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.
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Deanne
Hygienist
Deanne earned her Expanded Practice Dental Hygiene degree in 2001 from Lane Community College. She has been involved in leadership in her periodontal study club for the past several years. She is a native Eugenean, and her father still lives in the same house where she grew up. She enjoys visiting and supporting him. She is a devoted mother to her grown son and daughter, their spouses and fur babies.
She loves to take her dog, Betty, on walks and doing hand crafts like cross stitching, tole painting, and knotting pearl necklaces. In fact, working with her hands is what led her to become a dental hygienist. She cares deeply for each of her patients and is committed to their comfort and health.
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Cindy
Hygienist
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.
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Karissa
Dental Assistant
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.
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Kim
Dental Assistant
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.
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Lauren
Dental Assistant
Lauren has been a dental assistant since 2015 and absolutely loves the trade. She loves connecting with each and every one of her patients on a personal level. Lauren was born and raised in Springfield but just got back from living in the Florida panhandle for a year. Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband and her blue heeler puppy, Lucy. When she isn't working she is most likely at the coast fishing with her parents, hiking with her dog or cuddled up on the couch with her husband watching movies all day.