Meet the Team
Our entire team at New Smiles is not only courteous, friendly, and professional, but very personable too! You’ll know from the minute you walk in the door that their mission is to provide you with the most positive and comfortable experience possible.
Learn more about our team below and come into the New Smiles office to meet everyone in person!
Rebecca has been married 22 yrs and a busy mom of 6 children. She enjoys meeting new people and helping people with disabilities. She enjoys spending time in the outdoors, playing and watching sports and listening to all types of music. We feel fortunate & excited to have her be part of the New Smiles Team as our receptionist!
Ursula is Dr. Aanderud’s treatment coordinator and has been with New Smiles for many years. She will treat you with care and compassion while helping you with your treatment needs. Ursula enjoys cooking, running and spending time with friends and family.
Melissa is Dr. Doyel’s treatment coordinator and strives to serve his patients with empathy and thoroughness. She has many years of dental experience and will thoughtfully guide you in making complex dental decisions. She and her husband live in Sherwood and enjoy spending time with their two sons.
Abbi is our enthusiastic Treatment Coordinator for Dr. Whisenant. Abbi graduated from Oregon State University with a BS degree in Human Service. She is married to Jake and they have one daughter and a dog. They enjoy working on their home and being with family. The office secret is that her mom, Julie, is one of our fabulous hygienists.
Charity is the daughter of Dr. Doyel and has been joyfully around this practice since it began. She is married to Nick and they have a puppy named Linkin. Charity and her husband enjoy road trips, being outdoors and around family. She loves working at such a positive and hardworking environment here at New Smiles.
Karie is one of our outstanding hygienists. New Smiles has enjoyed Karie’s cheerful smile since 2006. You will appreciate her gentle touch and expert dental skills. Along with being a voracious reader, she and her husband take pleasure in their two daughters and exploring the beautiful Oregon outdoors.
Julie is one of our outstanding hygienists and has been providing excellent care to our patients since 2002. She and her husband have lived in Sherwood for years and feel blessed to have raised their two daughters in such a wonderful community. Her treasures are her 3 grandchildren. Julie really enjoys running to stay fit, connecting with friends, and spending time with her two cute puppies.
Cami is one of our outstanding hygienists. Cami has been with us since 2006 and has been providing caring, gentle and individualized care to each one of her patients. She is also a wonderful mother to a beautiful daughter.
Barb is one of our outstanding Hygienists providing compassionate and gentle care for many years. Born and raised in this beautiful state, she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and two wonderful boys.
Jasmine has been a Dental Hygienist for over 8 years. She graduated from Pacific University’s Dental Health Science Program. Jasmine and her husband have been together for 17 years and feels blessed to have two wonderful and amazing kids. Their families and two kids keep them extremely busy. They love quality family time and creating memorable experiences for their children. Some of their favorite things to do include fishing, crabbing, swimming and going to the coast. Jasmine loves her profession and her patients. She has a positive outlook in life and loves helping others have a healthy, beautiful smile.
Laurie is one of our outstanding Dental Hygienists. She started with us back in 2004 as our Practice Administrator and Dental Hygienist. She took some time away to raise her son and also taught at Pacific University as a Clinical Dental Hygiene Instructor for 7 years. Laurie and her husband enjoy spending time with their son Kellen and dog Ginger doing many outdoor activities together including running, cycling, paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, camping, and traveling. Laurie is grateful to be back with her second family at New Smiles. She takes special care of our wonderful patients. Laurie is passionate about caring for them as well as educating them with her many years of experience, thus helping them create and maintain the smile they’ve always wanted.
Shelley assists Dr. Aanderud. From the beginning, Shelley has been with New Smiles and is a beloved member of the family. She will treat you with the care and kindness that will make you feel like one of the family. She and her husband love being outdoors with their family and puppy and are also enjoying being new parents to a sweet, active little boy.
Jen is one of Dr. Doyel’s assistants. She really enjoys getting to know the patients in the office and becoming friends. “I really want them to have a comfortable enjoyable time while they are with us. I’m not the biggest fan of being a patient in the dental chair and feel very empathetic and try and give the best patient care possible.” Jen loves seeing how dentistry has changed over the years and how technology has made dentistry better. She loves to be challenged and to continue learning. Jen has been an assistant for over 20 years and loves living and working in Sherwood. She is married with two kids & a yellow lab. As a family they enjoy traveling, being in the outdoors, rooting on their favorite teams, and spending time with extended family.
Tracy moved to the Sherwood area from Eugene and joined the New Smiles team in October 2016. She brings with her 19 years of dental experience. She enjoys working at New Smiles because she loves working in a friendly, family atmosphere with people that have the same passion and love of people and dentistry. Her favorite part of her job is building relationships with patients, seeing the results of beautiful dentistry and helping patients change their lives by changing their smile, Tracy strives to always be a positive person and bring joy and happiness to those around her She is married to her high school sweetheart and best friend. They have two grown children and enjoy seeing them flourish in their adult lives. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, being outdoors and kayaking.
Kaleigh is one of Dr. Whisenant’s assistants. She enjoys interacting with patients and works hard to help them reach their goals. She loves to learn and finds joy in continuing her education. You can find Kaleigh asking lots of questions and making sure everything is perfect for her patients. She was born and raised in Maryland and is still a faithful Baltimore Ravens fan. Kaleigh loves to be crafty and to take spontaneous trips to many places all over the country. Kaleigh and her cat, Miles, love living in Oregon and she feels blessed to work at New Smiles.
By day Jacie is one of Dr. Whisenant’s assistants and by night is an online college student at Portland Community College working toward her General Studies Associates degree. She loves meeting new people and learning new things. In her spare time, you will find Jacie being with her family and friends and enjoying the outdoors, hiking and kayaking.