Our Portland Downtown Dental Team
Sharon, Office ManagerA native of Los Angeles, Sharon received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Marketing and Technical Journalism from OSU in 1990. After graduation, she worked for 6 years as a retail buyer in Portland, Oregon before coming to Bridgeview Dental in 1996. As the Office Manager, Sharon is committed to facilitating the best patient experience possible by building a strong, skilled, compassionate team. She strongly believes success depends on kind, respectful relationships and endeavors to let that principle guide the way at Bridgeview. Sharon and her husband have 4 children, 3 grown daughters and one son in his Sophomore year at UA. They also have two delightful grandsons and can’t get enough of them.
Robyn, Insurance Coordinator
A Portland native, Robyn received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Portland and has been an integral part of Bridgeview Dental for the past 20 years. Robyn particularly enjoys being able to assist our valued patients and appreciates the long-term relationships that she has developed with so many of them. In her spare time, Robyn enjoys walking, traveling and watching movies with her husband of 23 years.
Lisa, Appointment Coordinator
A Salem native, Lisa’s father was a dentist, so she grew up in the dental field. She graduated from OSU in Liberal Studies, worked for a periodontist and ODS Insurance Company before coming to Bridgeview in 1999. Lisa has a uncanny ability to remember names and faces which puts some many patients at ease when they walk through the front door. Lisa and her husband have 3 children, one of whom is now in college at UO. They enjoy watching their kids play sports, traveling with friends and going to concerts.
Susan, Appointment Coordinator
Susan has spent 50 years in the dental industry and brings a very broad range of experience to Bridgeview. She spent 3 years at Washington and 16 years at OHSU managing toothpaste studies here and abroad. She has managed hygiene departments in large practices and has also managed private practices. Susan came to us when her last dentist retired and enjoys working at Bridgeview where her patient service skills really shine. In her free time, Susan’s passion is playing golf with her husband and traveling to play some of the best courses.
Val was raised Montana and decided to follow her father, who was a dentist, into the field. She received her BA in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University. After migrating to Oregon in 1985, Val continued her education specializing in periodontics, comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry. As an invaluable team member of 25+ years, Val’s greatest joy is connecting with her patients and creating lasting relationships while giving compassionate and thorough care. When not caring for patients, Val enjoys cooking, reading, playing golf with her husband, music and spending time with loved ones.
Kimberly has been a hygienist at Bridgeview since 1999. Prior to that she worked as a paramedic and had thoughts of becoming a firefighter before she found her way to dental hygiene. Kimberly’s clinical skill and genuine compassion for her patients is immediately evident to anyone who sits in her chair. Kimberly and her husband have one daughter, who is a senior in high school. Much of their family time is spent watching their daughter play club softball and volleyball. Kimberly also enjoys the sun, great music, traveling and spending time with friends.
Ines, whose parents are both dentists, received her BS in Dental Hygiene from USC. As someone whose family is in the field, Ines enjoys educating patients on their oral health and believes that creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. Ines and her husband recently moved into a new home and are spending their time settling in with their son and 2 dogs.
Jackie received her hygiene degree from OHSU and has spent the past 30 years caring for her patients and raising a family. Early in her career, Jackie worked for a periodontist and it is there that she gained advanced training in periodontal management. Jackie works as Bridgeview’s periodontal specialist and strives to help her patients achieve the best oral health possible. Jackie is creative and loves to spend time with friends and family. She has one grandson and a granddaughter on the way in early 2022.
Stacey has been part of Bridgeview Dental since 1990 and was hand-trained right out of high school by Dr. Paul Kunkel. What Stacey appreciates most about her 30 years in dentistry is getting to know her patients and their families. She is particularly good at putting patients at ease and helping them to be comfortable during treatment. Stacey has twin boys who are currently in college and a 8 year-old daughter. Stacey, her husband and children love to camp at the sand dunes in their RV and ride their UTV’s.
Erin has a degree in General Studies and has been a dental assistant for 6 years. She has worked in a broad range of different practices and brought her skills to Bridgeview 2 years ago. Erin takes pride in in thorough and gentle care of her patients. Erin is also passionate about giving back to the community and participates in many volunteer activities including SolvE and free dental events. In her free time, Erin likes to spend time with her partner and enjoys music, art and gardening. They have a sweet fuzzy cat named Wesley.