Dianne- Registered Dental Hygenist
Born and raised on the Big Island in Hawaii, Diane relocated to Oregon for college when she decided to pursue a degree in dental hygiene. She graduated in 2010 from Pacific University’s rigorous dental hygiene program. She is known as Prestige Family Dentistry’s smiley and outgoing registered dental hygienist and enjoys educating patients on their home oral health care techniques, as well as discussing ways to improve or maintain great gum health. Dianne’s mission is to get to know all of the Prestige patients personally and make them feel like part of the family.
Dianne enjoys spending her free time with friends and her dog, Kenna. She loves the outdoor life and enjoys a hard workout at the gym.
Jamie- Insurance/ Office Coordinator
Jamie graduated with her dental assisting degree in 2007. She came to Prestige Family Dentistry in 2013, with seven-plus years of dental office administration experience at both multigroup and dental-specialty offices. As the practice’s full-time office manager, Jamie is the friendly face at the front desk whom patients see first. Her primary goal is to streamline the patient experience through efficient scheduling and by answering any questions patients might have about their appointment, treatment, or insurance options.
Born and raised in Oregon, Jamie’s hobbies include spending time with her husband and children. She enjoys trips to the beach, camping, snowboarding, and college football.
Tanisha- Lead Dental Assistant/ EFDA
Tanisha graduated from Concord Dental Assisting School in 2011 and was immediately recruited by a chain dental office upon graduation. She joined Dr. Kashkouli's team in 2016 as a Lead Dental Assistant. Tanisha has a vibrant personality and prides herself on the quality care she gives to her patients. She works hand in hand with Dr. Kashkouli to provide excellent dentistry to patients of all ages. Tanisha goes the "extra mile" to make sure patients leave with a smile.
Tanisha was born in Seattle and raised in St. Helen's. She lives in Tualatin with her cat Alani and her boyfriend, Eric. She loves to cook and attend car shows and drag races in her spare time. She also enjoys volunteering at church as well as in the local community. Her "bucket list" includes a trip to Italy and her goals for the future are to get back to the gym to stay fit.
Lessley- Sterilization Technician
Lessley was born and raised in the Philippines and loves the American culture. She is married and lives in Tigard with her husband Joe, daughter Jayden, and the family dog named Cooper. Lessley has attended Orange Theory Gym for over two years and last summer was able to complete a "bucket list" goal of running Hood To Coast.
She enjoys camping and hiking with her family and loves to cook both Filipino & American food. She also cares for her elderly father. Her personable attitude, customer service experience, and amazing work ethic made her a perfect fit for our team here, where she has been since early 2017.
She works closely with the assistant and hygienist making sure the treatment rooms are ready, as well as help in the front office by confirming appointments and chart organization.
Paula- Insurance Coordinator/ Social Media Guru
Paula was born and raised in Phoenix Arizona. Her husband’s job in commercial high rise construction moved their family to Colorado, San Francisco and finally to Portland Oregon in 1989.
Paula has been happily married to John for 47 years and they have two children and two grandchildren all who live in the Portland area.
Paula graduated from Portland Community College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 1989. Paula‘s passion in dental school was for oral surgery so after graduation she enrolled in an oral surgery program and became certified so she could work in the hospital operating room.
Over her 29 year career, Paula has worked with Oral Surgeons, Endodontists, Orthodontists and General Dentists. She has managed both large and small dental offices and her love and passion for dentistry remain as exciting as it was when she began her career so many years ago. Paula has made many lifelong friends throughout her career with Doctors and patients alike.
In her spare time, Paula enjoys the thrill and competition of drag racing at Woodburn dragstrip where she was the Street Track Champion in 1993. She also enjoys playing golf with her husband in charity tournaments and loves to go to the movies. Paula and her husband also enjoy traveling back and forth to Arizona to stay in their new vacation home in Chandler.
Sophie- Chief Mascot Officer
Sophie was born in Oregon City on September 10, 2018. She is a purebred Toy Australian Shepherd, and came into our family in October.
She likes to beg for food (whether she is hungry or not), play tug-o-war with any object that makes noise, and play "let's massage me" when she sees someone . She also enjoys short walks on the sidewalk, relaxing piano and opera music, and occasionally watches the Nat Geo Wild channel.
She is single (and not looking), although she recently changed her relationship status to Complicated. She hopes to be a productive member of society by helping reduce anxiety for our patients who enjoy her company.