Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Treatment Coordinator

Having worked in the dental care field since 1992, Melissa joined our practice in 1996. She assists our dentists with both general dentistry and orthodontic patient care. Melissa’s warm smile is always evident as she talks with our patients about their lives and adventures. A California native, Melissa moved to Washington in 1995. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading.


Registered Dental Hygienist

With a gentle touch and comforting smile, Diana provides dental care for our patients, performing cleanings and teaching proper home oral health processes. Diana joined Discovery Dental in 2006. She lives in Camas and has two sons, Brandon and Kellert. When not in our dental office, Diana enjoys dancing, skiing, hiking, and playing tennis. She also pursues floral designing and loves curling up with a good book. Her favorite times are spent eating and laughing with her family.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Mandy enjoys interacting with our dental patients, explaining the dental care processes and helping our patients understand their options and what is going to happen. She lives with her husband Chip and their dog Titan. She stays active playing indoor soccer, skiing, traveling, and hiking with Titan.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Connie has worked in the dental field since 1983 and has been with our practice since 1987. She loves getting to know each patient individually and enjoys catching up with patients when they come in for checkups and treatments. A native of Washougal, Connie lives with her husband, Dave, and has four children: Ron, Bobbie, Ryan, and Tyler. Connie is an avid reader and also enjoys entertaining and traveling.



Sheri greets each patient with a smile and welcomes him or her to our practice. She helps arrange appointments, handles the filing processes, and it is her cheery voice that you hear when you call our office. Sheri loves keeping active through hiking, walking, and playing tennis. She enjoys spending time with her husband Dave, daughter Sierra, and sons Ryken and Devon. She also loves home decorating.


Office Manager

Cathy started with Discovery Dental in 1997 and continues to keep our practice running smoothly. She loves getting to know our patients and helping them get established with our office. A native of Montana, Cathy moved to Washougal in 1990 with her husband, Mike. She has three adult daughters and two adorable granddaughters on whom she dotes. While her greatest love when not working is being with her family, Cathy also enjoys traveling, pursuing photography projects, and scrapbooking.


Treatment Coordinator

Alena was born in the country of Georgia and moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1992. She grew up in Washougal and started in the dental field in 2004. She is our resident world traveler, having visited many countries and planning on visiting many more. She also enjoys being physically active and hiking.


Treatment Coordinator

Brittany started working in the dental field in 2014, and has been on our team since 2017.  She loves getting to know our patients and making them comfortable while she is assisting with dental procedures.  When she is not making patients smile, Brittany enjoys playing with her two cats, Fabio and Charley Mae.  She also loves baking desserts, home improvement projects, and finding new restaurants to enjoy.



Nicole has lived in the beautiful Pacific Northwest all her life. When she's not helping out at the office, she is studying hard to become a nurse. Besides being an invaluable member of our team, her outside interests include cooking, spending time with friends and family, and checking out new local brunch spots! ​


Treatment Coordinator

Born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Chloe has been working in the dental care field since 2007. She loves connecting and building one-on-one relationships with our patients. Chloe is married to her high school sweetheart, Michael. Together they enjoy antique shopping, trying new local coffee shops and weekend trips to the beach with their puppy, Lola.



Becki moved to Washougal in 2015 from Portland with her husband David and their three kids Camryn, Sam and Marion.  In the times that she is not running her kids around to various activities, she loves listening to books, eating good food and being with her family.  After being a patient here, she loves being on the other side of the counter meeting new people every day.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Lesley has been a dental hygienist for 30 years.  She relocated to the Portland area from Maine in 1990.  She enjoys collaborating with patients to be as healthy as they aspire through listening to their health goals and creating co-strategies to help them get there.  It is important to her that patients are given comfortable, thorough care.  In her free time, she is knitting, weaving, and sewing; enjoys cooking and practices Essentrics, a strength and flexibility program.  She and her husband, Mike, keep very active with their border collie, Frankie.