Staff

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  Alina – Surgical Assistant

 Annette – Office Manager

Annette was born and raised in Spokane and graduated from Mead High School.  Her strong background in the medical/dental management and operations industry has spanned 38 years.  Being a previous certified medical and oral surgery assistant, Annette enjoys using her skills to lead the team in compassion and exceptional care of patients.  She and her husband have two children and are well known in the community for playing softball for the Inland Empire Softball Association, inducting Annette into the 2016 Hall of Fame.

 

Ashley – Registered Nurse, Clinical Manager

Born and raised in Montana, Ashley moved to Spokane to attend Eastern Washington University where she received a B.S. in Biology.  She then received her nursing degree from North Idaho College and began working at Cascade Oral Surgery.  She is ACLS, PALS, BLS and DAANCE certified.  She is also the chief accreditation specialist for the practices’ AAAHC designation.  Ashley enjoys her patients and always goes the extra mile to give the best surgical experience possible.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends.

Camille – Surgical Assistant

Camille moved to Spokane in 2015 and began working for Cascade Oral Surgery as a surgical dental assistant.  Born and raised on the Oregon Coast, Camille became a dental assistant in 2012 after attending Portland Community College.  Camille’s ability to relate to her patients facilitates a more comfortable and relaxing experience.  In her free time she enjoys camping, live music, traveling, dancing and all that Spokane has to offer.  

Christel – Insurance Coordinator

Christel was born and raised in Spokane and began her career in the medical field 17 years ago.  As the newest member of the team, Christel brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise in insurance billing.  Her upbeat personality and enthusiasm for learning are evident daily.  She is married and a proud mother, step-mother and grandmother.  

Fiona – Financial Coordinator

Fiona has been the Financial Coordinator for over a year, after retiring from her own business and 30+ years in the hair styling industry .  She was born in England, but has lived in the Pacific Northwest for 40 years.  Fiona’s strong personal customer service skills lend themselves nicely to her position and aid in a positive oral surgery experience.  She and her husband have four children, and in her spare time she enjoys a wide array of outdoor activities from boating to snowmobiling. 

 Jennifer – Scheduling Coordinator

Jennifer has been the scheduling coordinator at Cascade Oral Surgery for 4 years, with a combined 12 years of experience in both Oral Surgery and Orthodontics.  She knew at a very early age that she wanted to be a part of the dental industry and can’t imagine doing anything else. Jennifer’s energy and quick wit are often helpful for those patients anxious about scheduling oral surgery for the first time.   She is a part time yoga instructor and enjoys all of the outdoor activities available in the area.

Jessica – Surgical Assistant

Jessica was raised in Spokane and began working in the dental field 9 years ago as a Sterile Processing Technician.  She joined the Cascade Oral Surgery family 3 years ago as a Surgical Dental Assistant and is DAANCE certified.  Jessica has a commitment to patient care, which is evident in her compassionate and caring demeanor.  She loves to volunteer and spend time with her three children, family, friends and fur babies.

Kim – Patient Coordinator

Kim has been Cascade Oral Surgery’s Patient Coordinator for 4 years.  She has a passion for dentistry and appreciates the positive affect it has on patients.  Her infectious smile and positive demeanor can be seen the moment your enter the practice.  She feels blessed both in work and family. Lovingly known as “Grammy”, Kim spends most of her time away from the practice with her twenty grandchildren.     

 Kristin – Director of Marketing, Accounts Payable / Payroll 

 

LaRae – Surgical Assistant

A Spokane native, LaRae has enjoyed working at Cascade Oral Surgery since 1995.  She is a Registered Dental Assistant, Registered Surgical Technician, CPR and BLS certified and successfully completed the Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification exam.  LaRae’s extensive knowledge and experience make her a wonderful asset to the practice. She is married with three children and loves spending time with her family and friends.

 

 Samantha – Registered Nurse

Sam joined Cascade Oral Surgery as a Registered Nurse in 2013.  She knew very early into nursing school that she had a passion for caring for surgical patients and her commitment to providing the highest standard of care is admirable.  She is ACLS, PALS and BLS certified, she is currently pursuing her Perianesthesia Nursing Certification and is trained in Botox/Dysport injections.  She continually strives to expand her education in all of these areas.  Sam was born and raised in Spokane and chose to raise her family here.  She spends her free time with her husband and three children enjoying all the Pacific Northwest has to offer. 

 

Sandy – Sterile Processing Technician

Sandy was born and raised in Spokane.  She has been the Sterile Processing Technician at Cascade Oral Surgery for over 10 years. Sandy’s extensive knowledge of dental and medical equipment, sterile technique and safety procedures are second to none.  She is the go to “fix it person” for the practice.  Sandy enjoys boating, camping and spending time with her daughter.  

 

Shelby – Surgical Assistant

Shelby is a Colville native.  She has been a surgical dental assistant at Cascade Oral Surgery for 7 years.  She is the Implant Coordinator with DAANCE and BLS certifications.  Shelby’s many attributes include her compassion and ability to put patients at ease.  She is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her husband and young son.

Teresa – Surgical Assistant

Teresa has been in the Oral Surgery field since 2003, with the last 11 years at Cascade Oral Surgery.  She completed the AAOMS Anesthesia Assistants program in 2006 and has made it a priority to continue to increase her skills and knowledge daily. Her dedication and enthusiasm are invaluable to the practice.   “The doctors and staff I get to work with are exceptional…I truly love to come to work!”  Her passions are the sun, surf, Mopars, her kids with paws and her husband.