Meet The Team
Lacey – Front OFFICE
Lacey is our Office Manager, Treatment Coordinator, and Insurance Specialist. She graduated in 2005 from Colorado School of Dental Assisting in Fort Collins, CO. She makes sure patients feel welcome and comfortable, in addition to handling any of their scheduling needs or insurance questions. When not at work she and her husband are busy running their three children to soccer and football practice. In the summer, the whole family, including her two Yorkies, enjoy being out on CDA lake on their boat. She recently has a new love for paddle-boarding.
Leslie- Front OFFICE/Dental Assistant
Leslie is a certified Dental Assistant and Insurance Specialist. She attended River City School of Dental Assisting in 2014.
She is excellent at translating complex insurance terms and explains into everyday language you can understand. She loves taking the time to connect with patients, put their fears at ease, and really listen to their needs. She now works in the front office but still enjoys assisting when needed. When she isn’t working you can find her watching her boys play sports, volunteering with Hayden Little League, CDA Jr. Tackle, being on the lake, and reading.
Carol – Hygienist
Carol is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She began her dental career with Alpine Dental 19 years ago after graduating from Eastern Washington University has received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Her approach is to provide thorough care with a gentle touch and have compassion for those patients who suffer from dental anxiety.
“For me, building a close rapport with patients is the highlight of my dental experience.” Her personal interests are many, but she most values spending quality time with family and friends.
Marji – Hygienist
Marji is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated in 2010 from Eastern Washington University, Cum Laude, with a Dental Hygiene Bachelor of Science Degree and a minor in Health and Sciences. She has been working at Alpine Dental throughout her dental career. She enjoys the opportunities to build lifelong relationships with her
patients. Her goal is to make each appointment a fun and positive experience! In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and adventuring. She also likes volunteering for various organizations, including ski patrol.
Ashley – Front OFFICE/Dental Assistant
Ashley is a certified Dental Assistant, Marketing Manager, and Back Office Manager. She completed her Dental Assisting Fundamentals and Expanded Functions from Lewis and Clark College in 2007. She will guide you through your dental care from start to finish and can answer all your questions and concerns. She especially enjoys assisting in designing the 3D digital same day crowns and is the office “techie”. In her spare time, she likes to travel, go to concerts, and relax with her family and friends.
Kirstie- Dental Assistant
Kirstie is a certified Dental Assistant. She received her training from North Idaho College. She has always been passionate about dentistry. She is excellent at making her patients feel comfortable and help them overcome their fear of the dentist. When she is not working she enjoys baking, taking care of her dogs Masha, Bear, and Keaston, and spending time with her two boys and family.
mariah- Dental Assistant
Mariah is an experienced Dental Assistant with over 8 years assisting. She will greet with a smile and her warm inviting personality. She enjoys getting to know her patients and challenging herself to learn new procedures in the dental field. She will make you feel comfortable and informed from the moment she greets you, during your dental visit, to the time you leave. She is a mother of three. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets. Her favorite activities are BBQing and remodeling their house.
Jackie is a Registered Dental Hygienists. Jackie graduated from Northwestern University in 1999 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. She then learned about Dental Hygiene and pursued that until she graduated in 2007 from Oxnard College. Her passion for dentistry and love for people gives her the ability to make her patients feel comfortable, reduce their dental stress, and make them feel part of our dental family. Outside of the office she loves to read, hike, and ski. She loves spending time with her husband, two beautiful daughters, and two lovable boxers.
Selina is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She started her dental career as an Orthodontist Lab Assistant. She always knew she wanted to be a Hygienist. Even in high school she won best smile, she was destined to be in the dental field. She has over 15 years’ experience as an RDH. She always wants her patients to be pleasantly surprised that their dental cleanings are better than expected. When she’s not working you find her spending time off-roading, boating, and spending time with family and friends.
Laughlin is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She earned her degree from Northern Arizona University in 2014. She prides herself in providing through, yet gentle, treatment for her patients. She really enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level. Outside of the office she enjoys traveling, being in the outdoors, spending time with her family and friends. Her family and dog Marvin will be welcoming their second baby.
Grace- Hygiene Assistant
Grace is a Hygiene Assistant. You can find her multi-tasking throughout the day. You can find her taking digital x-rays, helping clean and disinfect rooms, sterilizing instruments, putting together patient goodie bags, or whatever needs to be done. When she’s not working, she enjoys art, musicals, sewing and design, and spending time with her dog.
Cassandra is a registered Dental Hygienist. She started her dental career as a dental assistant for 5 years. She wanted to pursue her Bachelor’s degree at Idaho State in 2004. As your hygienist she values herself in providing gentle, proactive, and preventive care. This career is perfect for spending lots of time with her family, running, hiking, singing, reading, and relaxing.
Your Teeth Deserve Superior Care
Drs. Olson and Smith offer a number of dental treatments that can keep your mouth healthy and your smile beautiful. Contact us today!