The Team

Everyone on our team works hard and enjoys doing it! We all know who we are here to serve; you! I could not be more proud of our entire group of people who show up everyday (even in the ice!)to help our patients and to give our practice their all.

Front Office Team: Our front office team members do extraordinary things to make everything that we do possible. They all work hard to help make your experience a positive one.

Hygiene: We like to think of our hygiene team as the Rockstars of the dental hygiene world. The team is lead by Robbie and Carrie. Together their goal is to help patients achieve and maintain the highest level of dental health.

Dental and Surgical Assistants: In addition to certification as Expanded Functions Dental Assistants, all of our surgical assistants are certified Dental Anesthesia Assistants, and certified in Laser Safety.

Shannon, Financial Coordinator

Shannon has been on our team of experts since 2013. Being the Insurance Coordinator, her organizational and communication skills are unsurpassed. She says that her mantra is, “The only thing constant is change.” This is perfect for Shannon, as she is the person in the office who can both create the flow- and go with it.

Heather, Treatment Coordinator

Heather is our Treatment Coordinator, having recently transitioned from Patient Coordinator to a position that lets her work more one-on-one with the patients. Coming from an Oral Surgery office, Heather is very knowledgeable regarding surgical procedures and efficient at coordinating recommended treatment to meet each patient’s needs. She states that, “I am only happy when the patient is happy.” You will notice that Heather is a very happy person.

Lisa, Patient Coordinator

Lisa is one of our Patient Coordinators. Lisa comes to us with nine years of experience in the medical field where she led a front office team. She enjoys connecting with patients and helping them understand the entire process. She prides herself in extraordinary service. Her passion is making the patient experience smooth, comfortable and enjoyable.

Aleasha, Treatment Coordinator

Aleasha is our Treatment Coordinator has 10 years of dental experience. She began her career as a dental assistant and transitioned to the front office. Aleasha joined our team in 2017 to broaden her skills to the specialty side of dentistry. She takes pride in easing the patient with dental anxiety at ease.

Carrie, Dental Hygienist

Carrie is a dental hygienist who believes collaboration is key to reaching optimal oral health. Her passion is working with her patients and their health care providers to ensure continuity in their care. She feels that working at Eugene Periodontics and Implant Dentistry is the heart of what she was trained for at Lane Community College, where she graduated in 2005. She is passionate about giving back, volunteering with bringing dental services to underserved children. Ask her why she likes to say, “It’s a great day to save a tooth!” first thing in the morning.

Stevie, Lead Surgical Assistant

Stevie will enthusiastically express that she loves what she does. She has been a dental assistant since 2009 and is an assistant with expanded functions since 2011. Her passion is combining clinical excellence with compassionate patient care, her goal being to facilitate a great experience for each patient. Stevie appreciates the high level of integrity at Eugene Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and Dr. Dow’s genuine concern for each patient. She likes to say that “everything happens for a reason” and she is that reason why patients’ experiences go well.

Lauren, Surgical Assistant

Lauren has nine years experience and takes on any challenge with a great attitude. She appreciates the friendly, family environment along side of the fast paced office schedule. She has taken to surgical assisting and has quickly shown her value to the entire Eugene Periodontics and our patients!

Ellie, Surgical Assistant

Ellie has experience as a Patient Coordinator and Surgical Assistant, which helps her provide patients with the best care possible from the moment they make their first appointment. When possible, she enjoys interjecting a bit of levity, recognizing that a smile and laughter contribute to an overall excellent experience. She loves assisting because it gives her the opportunity to talk to the patients and their loved ones and to ensure all of their questions and concerns are answered.