We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Dental Assistant - EFDA
I graduated from dental assisting school in 2016 and joined Glen Creek Dental the following year. I love getting to know our patients and making sure everyone feels comfortable and safe during procedures. I primarily work with our doctors, to provide chairside assistance and support our patient during treatment. I also help with sterilization processes and assist my coworkers wherever I’m needed.
Working two jobs keeps me busy, but when I have free time I like being with family and friends, adventuring with hikes and travel, and trying new things.
I'm a graduate of OHSU. I have provided dental cleanings and patient education at Glen Creek Dental for more than 17 years. One of the unique aspects of my job has been providing oral health care outreach to local students and day care centers.
Outside of the office, I like spending time with my family and supporting all of their activities, as well as traveling and gardening.
I'm a graduate of OHSU. I have worked as a hygienist for more than 15 years and have been with Glen Creek Dental for at least a decade. I’m also an instructor at the Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene Program at Chemeketa Community College. I have been teaching for many years. This position has allowed me the unique opportunity to take students and provide dental care in countries throughout Africa and Honduras.
When I’m away from work, I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the beach, and camping and fishing.
Dental Assistant – EFDA
I graduated from dental assisting in 2007 and have been working with Dr. Shelton and the Glen Creek Dental team ever since. You will see me buzzing around the office helping in most aspects of the practice. I love coming up with ways to keep the office laughing and being involved in a wide range of community projects.
Outside of the office, I like to spend time with my family, go to the coast, and volunteer in many forms.
Our patients are what make my job so delightful. They come in here smiling, because they know they’re going to have a good experience while with us, and they leave here smiling, too, because they’ve been treated compassionately and respectfully, and all their dental care has been painless! My work duties include patient relations, scheduling and coordinating patient appointments around their schedule and availability, and creating the insurance breakdowns.
In my personal life, I love traveling, my Cairn Terriers, and my friends and family, especially my husband of more than 30 years.
I enjoy getting to know the patients and especially love getting to watch the doctors transform someone’s smile, knowing that’s a life-changing experience for them. When a patient doesn’t feel comfortable smiling or has had a traumatic dental expierence in the past, it's very rewarding to see amazing, beautiful new smiles when they’re done with treatment. Brighter smiles and happy patients! Among my job duties are patient relations, financial and insurance consulting and claims processing, scheduling, and team building.
When I’m not at work, you’ll find me creating things, whether I am painting, drawing, beading, or scrapbooking. I especially enjoy time with my family and friends. I take every opportunity to travel, especially to warm places!