Meet the Team

Our Front Office Staff

As a premier SE Portland dentist, Dr. McDowell and his team at McDowell Family and Cosmetic Dentistry provide a range of general dental care and treatment.

maryNMary N. – Financial Coordinator
Mary enjoys working with patients on a regular basis and getting to know each one through providing superior customer service. She also appreciates being in a dental office that encourages and practices extended time spent with patients each and every day.

melissaMelissa J. – Administrative Assistant
Melissa has educated patients about their insurance benefits in the dental field for over thirteen years. She enjoys getting to know each patient individually and working with a staff that does a wonderful job making patients feel comfortable. Melissa volunteers with the Emergency Crew for the Sports Car Club of America. She is also a photographer and enjoys traveling with her Husband and spending time with family and friends.
trishaTrisha J. – Scheduling Coordinator
Trisha welcomes each patient who comes through our doors with a warm greeting and a smile. She enjoys getting to know each patient and working with an excellent staff. Trisha is a huge Portland Trail Blazers fan and enjoys spending time with her lab/pitbull mix named Blaze.

Our Dental Assistants

DenaDena T. – Dental Assistant
Dena has been working with patients of all ages for eighteen years, focusing on patient comfort, care and communication. Taking the time for each patient, Dena assists Dr. McDowell with dental procedures and with building relationships with patients and their families.

Dena enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and a Boston Terrier named Chloe while camping, fishing, reading, hiking, knitting, snow shoeing and catching a few rays of warm sun when possible.

marysMary S. – Dental Assistant
Mary has worked in dentistry for several years, fueled by her continued passion for her work and rewarded by her patients’ joy with their dental work. She enjoys working with great people who share the same ideals and having fun at the same time, not only in the office, but also while helping the community.[/su_column]

Our Dental Hygienists

julieJulie L. – Dental Hygienist
Julie has worked in the dental field for over sixteen years, and loves working in a dental office that puts patients first. She enjoys teaching patients of all ages about dental hygiene while building relationships with them and their families. Julie loves working in a dental office where patients are treated generously and respectfully with open communication.

stefanieStefanie – Dental Hygienist
Stefanie started in the dental field in 2004 as a dental lab technician and later transitioning into dental assisting before finding her true calling in dental hygiene. What Stefanie enjoys most about her job as a hygienist is developing relationships with her patients and helping them maintain a healthy mouth.
Stefanie’s interests include walking her dog with her husband, running, crossfit, baking and spending time with friends and family.

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