At The Dentist Off Main our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients. Our administrative staff is always ready to greet you with a smile! Read below to find out more about each of our staff members!
About Rachel: I am a local girl- I've lived in Canby or Molalla my whole life! My husband, Adam and I have our son Wiley (that's him in my photo!) I love the outdoors- we try to get out camping and fishing every chance we get!
Rachel's "Dental goal": My goal is to build trusting relationships that result in an enjoyable journey to oral health! I love getting to know my patients and making lifelong friends.
Rachel's favorite quote: "Do what you love, love what you do."
About Bailey: I recently got married in June 2017 to my husband Marcus! We have a miniature pincher/chihuahua mix dog- his name is Hercules. I'm also a major ducks fan!
Fun fact about Bailey- during her hygiene program, Rachel (our other hygienist) was her mentor!
Bailey's "Dental Goal": I want to improve the health of our patients! Not only orally, but systemically!
Bailey's favorite quote: "Be a pineapple- stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside."
Dental Assistant, EFODA
About Olya: I have been a dental assistant since 2010 and last year I achieved certification in expanded functions for orthodontics. My son Lukas is 2 and my husband, Simon and I are expecting our second baby in 2018! We can't wait!
Olya's "Dental goal": I want to build lasting relationships with each of our patients. I want your visit to be as comfortable as possible. You can always count on a smiling face from me!
Olya's favorite quote: "To laugh at yourself is to love yourself." -Mickey Mouse
About Ania: I am originally from Poland, but I now live in Oregon City with my husband and two kids. I have been a dental assistant since 1999 and have worked in dental offices in both Oregon and Scotland. I am currently taking classes to become a licensed massage therapist. I have a passion for healthy living!
Ania's "Dental Goal": I want you to feel comfortable in the dental chair! Tense or stressed? Just ask me for a quick neck massage and we'll have you relaxed in no time. You'll feel like you just left the spa instead of the dental office!
Ania's favorite quote: "Do what you love, love what you do."
About Dani: I have been a lifelong patient at this office! I'm so excited to be a part of the team. I joined in November 2016 to help in the front office while I completed my assisting program, which I graduated from in June 2017. My son, Troy, is three years old and always has me laughing!
Dani's "dental goal": As an assistant, I want to make your experience in the dental chair as comfortable as possible! I love getting to know each of our patient's. I have a passion for the dental field and learning will always be a priority in my career as an assistant.
Dani's favorite quote: "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." -Steve Prefontaine
About Lyubov: I am originally from Russia. I came to the United States in 1990 with my three daughters and husband, Alex. Dr. Salathe is my daughter and I am so proud to work for her!
Lyubov's "dental goal": I want to help the office run as smoothly as possible. You can find me in the lab pouring up models, in the sterilization room ensuring all of our tools are properly cleaned and ready for the day or helping to clean our rooms between patients. I like to make sure everyone is taken care of!
Lyubov's favorite quote: "Never stop doing what you love!"
About Alex: I joined the office in 2015 as patient coordinator and this year I took on the position of Office Manager. I love my job! I just had my baby girl, Harper, in April 2017 and My husband, Kelton, and I have been married since 2012. We live in Oregon City, but someday we hope to move farther out here- we love the country!
Alex's "dental goal": As office manager, it's my goal to have our administrative team continuing to learn about insurance plans and treatment planning so that we can provide our patients with the information they need to plan for their dental care. I want us to always greet you with a smiling face and pleasant voice!
Alex's favorite quote: My favorite quote is a verse, Romans 5:3-4 "...but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope." It reminds me that no matter what hardships I may go through, I can always learn and grow from them!
About Janet: I'm originally from the Eugene area, but moved to Oregon City in 1993 and have lived there ever since. My husband, Rex and I enjoy going on hikes, coffee dates and the farmer's market. I have three grown children- one of whom you know, Alex! I joined the team in early 2017 after having worked as a facility and event coordinator for 15 years.
Janet's "Dental goal": It's my goal to help educate patients about how to maximize their dental benefits and plan for their care. I'm committed to continually learning about insurances, treatment planning and being an advocate for our patients.
Janet's favorite quote: "'For I know the plans I have for you,' says the Lord 'They are plans for good and not for disaster. To give you a future and a hope.'" Jeremiah 29:11
About Jessica: I joined the team in April 2017 and I love it! I have two twin girls who just turned one year old. They are the highlight of my day and they keep me on my toes! I grew up in the Silverton area and am happy to be working so close to my hometown.
Jessica's "dental goal": I want to make each of our patients feel welcome and will always greet you with a smile. We want our office to feel like home. I'm excited to get to know you! Come by and I'll get you a cup of coffee and schedule you your next dental appointment.
Jessica's favorite quote: "In a world full of plain bagels, be a glazed donut!"