Clackamas Dental Team


Jenn – Dental Assistant. Jenn started as a dental assistant in 1989. Brookside was lucky enough to inherit her when the original dentist retired in 2011. She loves welcoming new patients to our dental family but she especially cherishes the relationships she has with our many long time patients. When she’s not at work she loves shopping, boating, traveling with her husband and watching Broncos games with family and friends.

Lauren – Dental Hygienist. Lauren was born in California, but raised in Beaverton Oregon. She is currently living in Gresham with her fiance and son. She also has 2 dogs, 1 cat and a horse. She graduated from the Mt Hood Community College Dental Hygiene program. When not creating beautiful smiles, Lauren enjoys horseback riding, camping, traveling, and volunteering at a horse rescue in Sandy.

Tami – Practice Manager. Tami was born in Wyoming then moved to Arizona during middle school. She currently lives in Camas Washington with her husband, 2 daughters, 1 son and a lot of animals. After receiving a degree in Exercise Science, she managed corporate fitness gyms before deciding to make a switch into the dental/medical field in 2004. She loves getting to know the patients and building lasting relationships with them. Tami makes patients feel at ease and loves to hear patients say “It’s fun to come to the dentist!”
Outside of the office, Tami loves all outdoor activities, water sports, basketball and fishing. She loves all foods, but her favorite is South American. She loves cooking all types of food and growing fruits and vegetables in her garden.

Michelle – Dental Assistant. Born in Portland and raised in Oregon City, Michelle is homegrown! She has a son and daughter and hopes to soon add a kitten to the family. After attending the International Air Academy in Vancouver Washington, she earned a certificate for hospitality and travel industry then worked in Arizona as an airline attendant. She received her associates degree in general studies and also her dental certificate from Clackamas Community College. She loves being a part of helping people gain their smile again. In her spare time she enjoys a good DIY project. She is a lover of music and enjoys live outdoor shows, The beach is her resting place and is always up for a new adventure.