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Dr. Johnson has taken care of our family's dental needs for about 20 years. It began with
braces for our daughter and more recently braces for Ron and all our routine checkups and exams in between. And now our granddaughter is being well taken care of also.
Dr. Johnson is a kind and
gentle dentist and we appreciate his experience and knowledge. He is more than just our dentist, as we consider him our friend also. And all the staff has always been so friendly and helpful over the years.

Sincerely,
RON & DORENE BENSHOOF & FAMILY
Douglas M. Johnson DMD
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STAFF

Dr. Douglas Johnson DMD
Douglas M. Johnson DMD
Kerry Johnson, Business Manager
Kerry Johnson
Business Manager
Amber Blaylock - Treatment Plan & Financial Coordinator
Amber Blaylock
Treatment Plan & Financial Coordinator

Amber received her dental assistant certificate from Lane Community College and began work for her family dentist, Dr. Melvin Johnson in 1970. She was his chair side assistant and loved the patients and friendly banter that gave his practice its relaxed atmosphere. She married Brad in 1971 and continued to work for Dr. Mel "more or less" during the time their four children were born. In 1991, after a few years of retirement, she began working for Dr. Doug Johnson, this time in the front office. She found the same "family feel" in this practice that she loved while working for Doug's father. When you visit our office she will go over Dr, Johnson's treatment plan with you and help you make financial arrangements for that treatment. Amber in involved in her church, loves music, and she and Brad spend as much time as possible with their grand kids.

Doris Parker - Business Assistant, Scio Office
Doris Parker
Business Assistant
Scio Office

Doris Parker began working in the dental profession in the early 1960's. She worked for 17 years as the administrative assistant for Linn County Fair Board, and managed the Linn County Fair. Doris has worked several years for Dr. Johnson in his Scio office where she manages the front office. She also works part time in the Albany office. Doris lives with her husband Ray in Scio, Oregon, where they breed, raise and show registered paint and quarter horses. They have two daughters and four grandchildren.

Kathy Cox - Dental Hygienist, Albany & Scio Oregon
Kathy Cox
Dental Hygienist
Albany and Scio

Kathy earned an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Lane Community College. With over 25 years experience she has spent much of that time working with the Johnson Family. First with Dr. Mel Johnson and later with his son Dr. Doug Johnson. Kathy enjoys the warm, relaxed yet professional atmosphere and likes getting to know the patients and sharing her skills and knowledge to help them improve and maintain good oral and systemic health. She tries hard to make your dental visit pleasant, painless, and hopefully something to look forward to. Her experience includes volunteer time with Northwest Medical Teams, Give a Child a Smile and annual visits from the Scio Preschool for a ride in the chair and some fun education in recognition of dental health month.
When not working, Kathy enjoys spending time with a very large family and friends, hiking, running, fitness classes, movies and travel.

Lori Reese - dental Hygienist, Albany
Lori Reese
Dental Hygienist
Albany
Susie Dorefler, Dental Hygienst, Albany
Susie Dorefler
Dental Hygienist
Albany
Anna Sprague - Dental Assistant, Albany Office
Anna Sprague
Dental Assistant
Albany Office

Anna Sprague has worked as a Dental Assistant for about 25 years. The last 17 years she has been employed by Dr. Johnson. She really enjoys working here because of the relaxed atmosphere, the good interaction with co-workers and the good team work.

When she is not working, she loves to spend time at the coast with her husband. Regardless of the weather, they love to go there to relax. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, but her real enjoyment are her six grandchildren. She also likes going to Oregon State University football games. GO BEAVERS!
Charity Blankenship, Dental Assistant, Albany & Scio Oregon
Charity Blankenship
Dental Assistant
Albany and Scio

Professional Highlights: I have been working and growing in the dental field since 1996. I truly love what I do. As a new member of Dr. Johnson's team, I have no reservation in saying this is one of the most professional, laid back environments I have ever worked for... As patients leave the office they are at ease. Dr. Johnson is known for his whistling while he works. Very relaxed and comfortable says it all.
Education: Concorde Career Institute Portland Oregon, Class of 1997
Interests: Being a supportive wife and mother in raising our two sons and daughter to be the best they can be.
I am currently training to run in the 2009 Pacific Crest Marathon. Working out and staying fit is a new hobby of mine. Family fun consists of riding quads, fishing, hunting, camping, and just enjoying the great outdoors.

Sylvia Galbasini, Back Office Assistant
Sylvia Galbasini
Back office Assistant

I am currently completing pre-dental hygiene courses and plan on applying to the dental hygiene program. I am a dedicated student who achieves a 4.0 GPA. Dr. Johnson has given me the tremendous opportunity to learn hands-on about the dental field. I work as an office assistant sterilizing instruments and patient rooms, among many other, fun, responsibilities. I have even had the honor of assisting the doctor with procedures. I enjoy working with his wonderful and caring staff and seeing our fantastic patients!

Lakyn Johnson, Office Assistant
Lakyn Johnson
Office Assistant