Meet Our Team

Nicole W: Office Manager and Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Nicole had the opportunity to work with her dentist and orthodontist in high school!
At just 16 years old she found her love of the dental field. Graduating with her EFDA in 2007 she continued to work as a dental assistant. She joined Dr. Kang in the summer of 2015 as a Front Office Manager and Extended Functions Dental Assistant, but she wears many hats around the office. You will see her assisting in clinic, comforting parents as our anesthesia coordinator, and an acting as an insurance advocate on behalf of our patients. When she’s not busy at work, you can find her taking advantage of all the PNW has to offer! She enjoys taking trips to the beach and hiking local trails with her husband, son, and two dogs.

Fun Fact: She was a competitive tap dancer for 13 years!

Favorite Disney Movie: Cars

Dominique L: Patient Coordinator

Dominique began her dental career, joining Dr. Kang, in the Fall of 2018 as Patient Coordinator. Prior to transitioning into the dental field, she was a hair stylist and followed her husband during his time in the United States Navy, living in Bahrain and Italy. After finding their way back home, she supported her husband’s dream of playing college football, while earning his Masters Degree. Now focused on her own career ambitions, she’s been able to complete her oral radiology certification and is currently working towards her EFDA! She loves exploring the outdoors and adventuring to new places with her husband and two kids!

Fun Fact: She lived in Italy!

Favorite Disney Movie: Beauty And The Beast

Cezanne M: Patient Coordinator

Cezanne is the first smile you meet as you first enter our building! We were happy to have her join our team in the Winter of 2019! Prior to working in the dental field, and inbetween her many travels, she was a Starbucks Barista and worked front office for a Music Academy! She lives for trying new things and traveling to new places, near and far! She is fluent in Sign Language and loves playing her guitar! When she is not adventuring afar, you can find her hiking, camping, and enjoying life in the great outdoors!

Fun Fact: She has visited 18 countries! …On her way to EVERYWHERE!

Favorite Disney Movie: Ratatouille

Dakota F: Registered Dental Hygienist

Dakota joined our office in the winter of 2020, as our Registered Dental Hygienist, after graduating from Pacific University! She started working towards her dental dream, of becoming a Dental Hygienist, after job shadowing the profession during her freshman year of college. It was at that time she knew what she was meant to do! She got right to work, completing all of her dental hygiene prerequisites at PCC, and was later accepted into Pacific University’s Dental Hygiene Program! She is passionate about dental health and it is her goal to volunteer at the GreatShape! Sealant Project, to provide free dental services to children of Jamaica.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends while exploring the PNW!

Fun Fact: She has a black belt in Taekwando!

Favorite Disney Movie: The Aristocats

Jennifer S: Lead Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Jennifer joined Dr. Kang in 2013 and has continued to fill our office with laughter ever since! She enjoys the outdoors whether it is vacationing in Hawaii, spending time on the Oregon Coast, or snowboarding on Mount Hood!

Fun Fact: She has a TWIN sister and is also married to a twin!

Favorite Disney Movies: The Little Mermaid and Moana

Joanne H: Registered Dental Hygienest

Joanne has been seen helping around the office since 2012, we love having her!

Fun Fact: She did 4-H as a kid!

Favorite Animated Movie: Shrek

Fiona H: Sterile Technician

We eagerly welcomed Fiona to our team in the Spring of 2022 as our Sterile Technician. She is actively working towards her goal of becoming a Dental Assistant! When she is not working, you can find her skiing, hiking, or playing guitar! She loves to travel and has been around the world to include China, Panama, and Sri Lanka!

Fun Fact: She writes her own songs!

Favorite Animated Movie: Cars