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. 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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Michele
Patient Care Coordinator
Michele works in reception and has worked in dentistry for 21 years. Her favorite part of working is getting to know the patients and helping them with their oral health. In her free time she enjoys gardening, reading and sudoku.
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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 twenty four years! She continues to stay on the move and loves influencing her health through hiking, walking and yoga. She likes to garden and do home improvements. She also enjoys spending free time around water while hiking and camping with friends and family. Her deepest joys come from her grandnieces and nephews.
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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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Sarah
Hygienist
Sarah was born in California and was raised in the military and traveled the world. Her family settled in Colorado where she graduated with honors from dental hygiene school. After marrying her high school sweetheart, they moved to Oregon. She now has a small farm in the country that keeps her busy.
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Karissa
Dental Assistant
Karissa loves working with people. She has worked as a chairside assistant for 30+ years. She is an expanded function, ortho, and restorititive assistant. Karissa also has a massage therapy practice in Eugene and specializes in TMJ massage. She enjoys gardening, hiking and kayaking.
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Kim
Dental Assistant
Kim was born and raised in southern Oregon and moved to Eugene in 1991. She 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 is a devoted mother to her children, Ashley and Aaron. Outside of work, Kim enjoys spending time with her children and family, CrossFit, reading, kayaking, and hiking.
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Sara
Dental Assistant
Sara graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Lane Community College in 2007 and has been with our office since 2017. When she isn't working you can find her with her husband and 2 daughters, gardening, hiking, camping or just looking for an adventure in the Pacific Northwest.
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Amanda
Dental Assistant
Amanda graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Lane Community College in 2021. She enjoys getting to know her patients, and making sure they have a good dental experience. When she is not ensuring the care for her patients, she enjoys spending time with family as well as spending time with her cats and dogs.
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Lexi
Hygiene Assistant
Being born and raised in Eugene, Lexi has that natural love for nature. Along with loving nature, she has a special place in her heart for animals of all kinds. She has a history of working in the veterinary industry before transitioning to dental. In her spare time she likes to do arts and crafts and play video games.