Meet Our Team
Office Manager/Insurance Coordinator, Kendra
Our Office Manager/ Insurance Coordinator is Kendra. Kendra joined our practice 10 years ago and has made the front office a smooth running machine. She has been in the dental industry for over 35 years and is very skilled at managing our schedule, optimizing your dental insurance, and answering most any question you may have. In her free time she enjoys boating, jet skiing, and scrapbooking. She shares her experiences with her husband, 2 children, and her dog Penelope.
Our Rover “do anything person” is Kelli. Kelli has over 29 years of dental experience and has been in my practice 14 years. Her skill set covers all aspects dentistry. You may hear her on the phone or see her at chairside assisting me. Her main job is to keep the practice running smoothly. She spends her off time with her husband, 3 children, and 3 grandchildren.
Dental Hygenist, Gayle
Our Dental Hygienist is Gayle. Gayle has been in my practice for over 38 years. She is very knowledgeable in all aspects of preventive and advanced periodontal disease treatment. Also having worked for a periodontist she is skilled at treating periodontal disease non-surgically with remarkable results. She combines her clinical skills with an innate ability to connect with her patients in order to guide them to better dental health and overall wellness, and she loves children. Her spare time is first and foremost with family and her Golden Retriever. Gayle also enjoys fitness, “yardening”, hiking, horseback riding, and paddle boarding. Other interest include crafting, baking, and coffee roasting.
Dental Hygienist, Imelda
Imelda is our part time Dental Hygienist who has been in my practice for 17 years. Her skill set and extensive experience bring a special and fresh perspective to the practice. She is very patient focused and is driven to provide a personal and fun experience along with educating her patients on all aspects of oral health. Away from the office she enjoys managing her own business, the Coldstone Creamery here in Gresham. And away from Gresham Imelda enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and Buster the dog at their beach house.
Dental Assistant, Kerie
Our Dental Assistant is Kerie. She has over 17 years of experience and has her EFDA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant) certificate. She has been with Dr. Cooke for 5 years. Kerie brings a special warm and calming demeaner to the treatment rooms. Our patients love her and she keeps me on schedule! Away from work she enjoys hiking, traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family.