Meet our Team

At Lake side Family & Cosmetic Dentistry we take great pride in our team. We are proud to have the most experienced and capable dental professionals anywhere!



Linda,Diana, Rita

Our Dental Hygienists

Linda: Has been with our office for over 30 years! She lives in Tualatin with her husband Mike, and after raising their three children they are now enjoying their four grandchildren. Linda finds time to run regularly, cheer on the OSU Beavers, and volunteer at a local horse stable.

Rita: Is very happy that she found a home with Lakeside Family Dentistry and brings 22 years of dental hygiene experience to the practice.  Her home is in West Linn and she has one son, Hunter, who graduated last spring.  She enjoys many wonderful outdoor activities that Oregon has to offer including hiking, biking and skiing.

Diana: Has been with us for 21 years. She has a zest for new hobbies and activities. Some of her favorites include quilting, all outdoor activities, warm water diving, and photography. Diana lives in Tualatin with her little yorkie, Presley.


Hannah, Megan, Tessa

Our Dental Assistants

Tessa - has been with us for 3 years and brings 15 years of experience to our team.  She has a daughter, Paislee, 3 years old and is an avid Seahawk and Beaver fan! 

Hannah- Hannah has been with us for 4 years and is currently studying at PSU preparing for graduation in the spring. She enjoys traveling and playing with her little dog.  She also speaks french and is learning spanish!

Megan- originally from Spokane, Megan now lives right here in Tualatin.  She has 8 years of experience and is a great asset to our team.  She has an amazing daughter, Ruby (11) who loves to dance.  Megan likes all things pop culture and fitness. 


Melissa, Kris

Our Front Office

Melissa -  After 31 years with Dr. Rick her vast dental knowledge and 25 years of assisting background are put to good use throughout the office. Melissa has two sons Sam (19) and Ian (21) and enjoys the sports enthusiast lifestyle as well as long walks around her neighborhood lake in Tigard. She looks forward to watching her son play baseball in college next year in central Oregon.

Kris - We are so fortunate to have such an efficient and effective organizer in Kris for the past 21 years! Kris also assisted the doctors for 12 years making her a valuable, well rounded front office team member. Kris lives in Oregon City with her husband Wade, who is a teacher at Lake Oswego HS, and their son Zach (18) is enjoying his time with Student Council. Kris enjoys her new role as student council mom along with gardening and cooking.

We appreciate our highly skilled and caring hygienists, assistants, and front office staff. We hope you look forward to having a good experience as they help keep your smiles bright and healthy.


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