Deanna, Practice Manager
Deanna knows McKenzie River Dental well – she’s been a patient with our practice since she was in elementary school! Coming on board in 2008 after 22 years in retail management, Deanna loves managing the business side of McKenzie River Dental because, as she puts it, it fulfills her passion for numbers and people.
Deanna was born and raised in the Eugene/Springfield area so she has a real understanding of her community. She enjoys the outdoors, running, gardening, cooking and working on home improvement projects with her husband, their two kids and her spoiled rotten Dachshund, Jack.
Danielle, Insurance Coordinator
Danielle joined our team in 2011. After graduating from OSU, she spent the next 20 years in retail management until making the switch to the dental field. Danielle loves interacting with patients and helping people feel great about themselves.
She loves to spend time with her family on 7 acres in nearby wine country, as well as reading, shopping, and decorating her home. Danielle also plays piano, sings, and volunteers with the SMART program to help kids build a love for reading.
Justine, Scheduling Coordinator
Justine is originally from Eastern Oregon. She came to Eugene for college in 2010 to study History at the University of Oregon and has lived in the area ever since! After graduating, Justine worked in non-profit administration for four year.
Justine loves that McKenzie River Dental has a family feel and how easy it is to know and be known by the patients and coworkers. As a people person, getting to talk to people all day is a huge highlight for Justine!
In her spare time, Justine enjoys playing cribbage with her husband, going to visit family in Eastern Oregon, and cooking with friends.
Kristi graduated in 1987 from Lane Community College Hygiene School. She was hired at this location right after graduation and has worked here ever since. She worked for Dr. Rauh and Dr.Elliot before they retired.
Kristi has kept very busy over recent years planning two of her kids’ weddings and spending time with her grandkids. A young, fun grandma, she loves interacting with her coworkers and patients on a daily basis and prides herself on a caring, compassionate touch. Perky and energetic, one of Kristi’s favorite activities is dancing of all kinds, especially Zumba.
Zoe has worked in dentistry for over 20 years and at McKenzie River Dental since 2010. She loves getting to know each patient individually, being able to help people achieve good health and comfort with their teeth and gums. Building relationships with patients is what she loves most about her job. A proud mom, Zoe spends time with friends and family and her favorite hobbies include pottery, gardening, hiking, swimming and biking.
Lorri has been working in the dental field since 1979. She loves teaching her patients how to have happy, healthy mouths. Lorri considers her patients part of her extended family. She enjoys watching their families grow, generation after generation. Lorri loves being a Hygienist and it shows in how she cares for her patients. Lorri is happily married with two grown sons and a grandson, and she loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.
Cinda started her dental career in 1982 when she received her associate’s degree in dental assisting at Oregon Institute of Technology. She worked as an orthodontic assistant and continued her education at OIT. In 1986 she earned her associates degree in dental hygiene. In 2013, she furthered her education and received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene, this would allow her to teach dental hygiene or work in public health. With over three decades of experience, Cinda brings a wealth of knowledge to our office. She has built so many wonderful relationships over the years. When asked what she loves about her job, she says it’s the positive impact she has on her patients and the impact they have on her life. Cinda knows that the care and education she provides each day, improves her patient’s overall health, and quality of life. Cinda and her husband have lived in Springfield since 1991. She has three grown boys, a dog and three feisty cats. On her time away from the office she stays busy with Jazzercise, gardening, playing games with her family and boating on Lake Shasta.
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Randi, Sterilization Tech
Prior to joining us, she was a phlebotomist for 15 years. She is loving the dental side.
She’s been married 15 years and has two kids. Randi enjoys hiking, camping, deer hunting, and spending time with family.
Randi is always up for a challenge and loves getting to know patients.