Right after high school, Amber attended a small dental assisting course and worked as a dental assistant for three to four years. She began transitioning into working in the front office and quickly learned that she loved the challenge of helping patients understand their dental treatment needs and finding financial solutions to make their treatment possible. She is passionate about patient care and providing the best experience possible. Her goal is to make everyone feel comfortable and welcome.
She and her husband have two young boys, two dogs, a cat, and five chickens! They love to stay busy and spend time outside hiking and exploring Oregon. She also enjoys cooking and gardening.
She looks forward to welcoming you to the office!
Chandy graduated from Portland Community College Dental Assisting program in 2006. She has worked at Oregon Smile Care Center for more than seven years. The best part of her job is inspiring patients about their dental health. She ensures you that every experience at our office is positive and comfortable.
Chandy grew up in a small town in northeastern Oregon, and her family is a huge part of her life. She has one child and a dog, and in her spare time, she likes to cook, garden, and read.
She enjoys being a part of the dental community and is excited for you to become part of her dental family.
Erin graduated from OIT/ODS College of Dental Sciences in 2008 and has worked as a dental hygienist at the Oregon Smile Care Center for eight years. As a dental hygienist, she helps maintain the health of your teeth and gums with dental cleanings and home care instructions. She loves getting to know all of the patients and their families.
She, her husband, and children love spending time with family and friends, and they enjoy traveling and attending Portland Trailblazer games.
She looks forward to assisting you with your dental health care needs!
Danica is a Registered Dental Hygienist at the Oregon Smile Care Center. She grew up in Keizer and graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She is very passionate about improving her patients’ health by providing proper education and answering all questions to the best of her abilities. She not only enjoys helping her patients maintain their oral health, but she also loves establishing relationships with her patients and their families.
Danica currently lives in Salem with her wonderful husband and their crazy Boxer dog, Swayze. In her free time, she loves to run, bake, and help her husband organize activities for his North Salem track and cross-country teams. She also enjoys spending time visiting with friends and family.
Codie graduated from the dental assisting program at Chemeketa Community College in June 2014. She chose to work in the dental field because dentistry is so fascinating to her. She loves teeth/smiles and working with people. She is very family-oriented and spends a lot of time with her family and long-term boyfriend. She enjoys hanging out with friends, riding bikes, shopping, watching funny movies, and crafting.
Codie hopes to get to know you and your smile very soon!
Jaralyn is the treatment coordinator at Oregon Smile Care Center. She recently joined the team at the new office in the spring of 2016. She has worked in dentistry since July 2012 and enjoys seeing the transformations that Dr. Hanson and the team make possible for our patients.
Jaralyn’s goal is to make patients feel welcome and comfortable at every visit.
She enjoys exploring Oregon, going to concerts, and traveling with her friends and family. She also loves to cook and has three guinea pigs.
Julie is one of our talented hygienists at Oregon Smile Care Center. She earned a bachelor’s degree in public health from Oregon State University and then attended hygiene school at Carrington College in Portland. Julie really enjoys dental hygiene and helping educate patients about the mouth and body connection. It’s amazing!
When away from the office, Julie loves the outdoors and pretty much any type of sporting activity. She and her husband love fishing and being with their Labradors.