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.
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.
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.
Wendy graduated from Chemeketa Community College Dental Assisting program in 2015. She started off her dental career in an Orthodontic dental office and not too long after found out she wanted to be able to work with every aspect of Dentistry. Now that she has found the office of her dreams Wendy has been able to explore the many treatment options there is out there for our patients. She helps bridge the gap between dental anxiety and beautiful smiles!
Wendy grew up in the salem/keizer area. This is where she spent 11 years dancing for Premiere Academy of Performing Arts, and other dance teams. And in her spare time she likes to be outdoors, exercise, drink coffee and hang out with family and friends!
Ashley is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Oregon Smile Care Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Oregon Institute of Technology University. Ashley enjoys building a strong, trusting, and personal relationship with each of her patients. She is passionate about providing dental education to encourage healthy lifestyles and confident smiles. Her goal is to make each patient feel comfortable while meeting their individual dental needs.
Ashley grew up in Salem but recently moved to Albany with her boyfriend, daughter, and little dachshund, Tank. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors, and exploring new places.
Ashley looks forward to meeting you and making you smile.
Mallory is Oregon Smile Care Centers patient coordinator. She’s worked in the dental field for 8 years and enjoys the relationships created with patients and fellow co-workers. Mallory likes helping patients understand not only their insurance benefits, but the full circle of dentistry and why it’s important to the patients overall health.
Mallory lives in Stayton with her husband and three children ages nine, seven, and two. They enjoy boating in the summer, hunting deer and elk during the seasons and spending time with family. She looks forward to seeing your beautiful smile in the office!