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Meet Our Team
Jeanna, Office Manager
I have worked in the dental field for the last 20 years, and enjoy caring for patients. I started my dental career while still in high school in California. I have had the opportunity to live in Minnesota, and now I have found myself in the wonderful state of Oregon working at Dr. Hikade’s office. I have been married since 2001, and have two wonderful boys. I love my family and the adventures we find ourselves in on the weekends. I look forward to meeting and helping you care for your dental needs.
Alice, Insurance/Patient Coordinator
I started my dental career over 20 years ago as Dr. Hikade’s dental assistant and eventually transitioned into the insurance coordinator position. My experience has enabled me to help our patients in all aspects of their dental needs. I feel very fortunate to be a part of such a caring team of outstanding dental professionals. I look forward to meeting you soon!
I am a native Oregonian, born and raised in the greater Portland area. I graduated from the Mt. Hood Community College Dental Hygiene Program in 1993 after spending a few years studying at Portland State University. I have been privileged enough to work with Dr. Hikade and an amazing staff for over 2 decades. It has also been a pleasure taking care of wonderful patients that have become dear friends in that time. Because of that, I have the unique experience to take care of three generations of families. What a blessing! My children and I live in Oregon City where we enjoy its rich history, fabulous library and lots of adventures. Added bonus – there are two Dutch Bros within walking distance and great hills for many a productive walk!
I was born and raised in Southern Oregon, but I have been in Portland since 1997 where I attended Portland State University and Mt. Hood Community College. I have been a hygienist since 2002 and have been working with Dr. Hikade since 2006. In my spare time I love going for long runs, or taking my kids to the park… anything outside.
I was born and raised here. I have worked in the dental field since 1998. I am very fortunate to be part of the team at Sunnyside Dentistry. My family and I live in Happy Valley, and in my spare time I enjoy spending time with them.
I am a Portland native and love taking advantage of all the outdoor adventures this area has to offer, camping, hiking, biking, and kayaking. Although I really love spending time with my grandchildren, Kaylee and Emmet. When I’m not spending time with them you can find me with my wonderful family and friends.
I have been in Dental Hygiene for over 31 years now and I truly enjoy building strong bonds with my patients. I want to provide all of my patients with the opportunity to be healthier and I feel honored to be able to help them with the preventative and maintenance aspect of dentistry.
I have belonged to the Gum Gardener's Study Club for many years where I'm updated with the most current education and techniques in dentistry. Not only do I have a very gentle technique, but I also have access to the most current hygiene technology available in dentistry.
I am in awe of both Dr. Dick and Dr. Brooke's very caring level of work, and I think the utmost of their beautiful dentistry! I pride myself in going above and beyond to provide the highest level of quality for each and every patient. I enjoy my life outside of the office, but Dental Hygiene is my passion! I feel such gratitude for the trust my patients give, and having such an impact on their health holds so much meaning to me!
I was raised in Southern Oregon and graduated with my dental hygiene degree in 1986 from Oregon Tech. I met my husband Mike there and we have been married since 1989. We have a daughter Danielle and son Ryan who also graduated from Oregon Tech, so we're a "Hustin Owl" family.
I enjoy travelling, going to concerts, working out and spending time with my family and friends. I'm thrilled to be a part of Sunnyside Dentistry and this amazing team. I look forward to meeting you: you’re in good hands here.
Katie, Dental Assistant
Hello! I’ve been a Dental Assistant here at Sunnyside Dentistry since 2012. I’m lucky to work with such amazing doctors and co-workers who all provide such excellent care for our patients! I’ve been married since 2010, and we have two beautiful little daughters together. I enjoy spending free time with my little family and love being outdoors. Come in and see us – we look forward to taking great care of you!
Abbey, Dental Assistant
My husband, our rescue pup Darcy, and I live in our hometown of Oregon city. We spend our free time finding new food in Portland or taking Darcy on adventures. I love working here at Sunnyside dentistry with such an amazing group of people. We can’t wait to meet you!
Ellie, Patient Coordinator
I’m born and raised in Oregon! My husband and I have 2 kids, a boy and a girl. We also have 3 dogs , 2 chickens and 4 ducks. We love taking trips to the Oregon sand dunes, going camping and fishing. I have attended Concorde College for dental assisting. For the last 12 years I have been a dental assistant and I am very passionate about helping others in any way I can.