Meet Our Team
Terra - Office Manager
Terra is a certified medical assistant and the office manager for Calapooia Family Dental. She has worked in the office since 2003, and earned an associate's degree from Linn-Benton Community College in 2006.
Away from the office, Terra likes spending time with her husband and two sons, camping, watching the boys at their sporting events, and spending time at the Metolius River.
Shelley - Dental Hygienist
Shelley is a registered dental hygienist, and has been with our office since 2014. She graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology in 2002, and has extensive experience in both pediatric and general dentistry. For our patient's comfort, she holds endorsements in both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. In addition to providing care in the office, Shelley has privileges at Samaritan Albany General Hospital, and can be seen several times a month working alongside Dr. Summers in the operating room.
Shelley and her husband Steven have a daughter, and love camping in their RV (and even taking their kitty Simon along!). Their daughter is active in sports almost year-round, and they enjoy coaching her teams. Shelley is an avid baker, and loves cooking, working out, and spending time with her friends and family.
Phoebe - Dental Assistant
Phoebe is a certified dental assistant with her EFDA and EFODA certifications. She joined Calapooia Family Dental after finishing her dental assisting program at Linn-Benton Community College in 2019. She takes pride in connecting with patients and building relationships.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and traveling. She also enjoys hanging out with her family and friends.
Zyvonee - Dental Assistant
Zyvonee is a certified expanded functions dental assistant who graduated from UEI College in California in 2017. She joined Calapooia Family Dental in 2021. She enjoys making our patients feel comfortable and welcome in the office, and exceeding their expectations is always rewarding.
Zyvonee enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends and family, swimming, and camping.
Kim - Hospital Coordinator
Kim is an expanded functions dental assistant. Kim completed the dental assisting program at Linn-Benton Community College in 1992, and has been working in the practice since 1996. She enjoys visiting with patients and making them feel comfortable during their dental appointments, and enjoys the flexibility of being able to work in both the front and back of the office. She currently spends her days scheduling patients with special needs and medical complexities for their hospital dentistry.
Kim and her husband Marc have two children, as well as three "four-legged kids."
Nora - Schedule Coordinator
Nora is our schedule coordinator at Calapooia Family Dental. She maintains both the doctors' and hygienists' schedules, and strives to help patients receive the care they need in a timely manner. Nora is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish, and enjoys helping out the Hispanic community. She obtained her Esthetics License in 2019.
In her time outside of the office, Nora enjoys hiking and kayaking with her husband and two kids. She also like refurbishing furniture and taking motorcycle rides throughout Oregon.
LaCreshia - Patient Coordinator
LaCreshia is patient coordinator at Calapooia Family Dental. She has worked in the dental field since 1997, and has worked in both the back and front office, and enjoys interacting with the patients.
When away from the office LaCreshia enjoys spending time with her husband, three girls, and her grandson. She also enjoys cooking, gardening and floral designing.