Meet the Staff
Experienced Oral Surgery and Implant Team in Gresham, OR
Most of my career has been in some form of customer service. I really enjoy working with people. My goal is to assure our patients feel welcome and informed from the moment of the first contact with our office. Being a part of the great team of women here at our office is something I cherish. When I’m not at work I enjoy traveling with my husband and spending time with family and friends.
I have been working in the medical billing field for over 20 years and enjoy working in the medical profession. I work with some of the best co-workers in the business. As a native Oregonian, I enjoy the great outdoors including RVing and road trips throughout the northwest with my husband and children.
I was born and raised in Billings, Montana. Immediately after college graduation I loaded up everything that I could fit in my car and drove to Portland, Oregon. Soon after my arrival, I was hired as a surgical assistant – with no background training in the field, in 1988. I have been fortunate to work with some of the women in this office for close to 30 years. My hobbies are hiking and painting. I live and work in Gresham, and I am very happy to be part of this practice and community. My favorite oral surgery memory is when I traveled to Tibet to help on a donated dentistry trip. I would love the opportunity to do more of this volunteer work in the future.
My oral surgery career began in 1976. Working with the best surgeons and co-workers, some over 20 years has been very rewarding. I consider offering responsible care and compassion to our community a privilege. As a native Oregonian, I enjoy our state outdoors, travel, gardening, and spending time with my family.
I have worked in the oral surgery field for close to 30 years. As the Office Coordinator, I enjoy doing all I can to keep the practice running smoothly and efficiently, helping to support the best possible care for our patients. Born and raised in the Portland area, I love everything our great state has to offer. When not at work, I enjoy cheering my daughter on at her various sporting events, as well as spending time with family. I am proud to be working for Dr. Smith and to be a part of this amazing team of women.