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Meet Our Staff at Bright Smile Dental in Beaverton, Oregon

At Bright Smile Dental Care, we understand the impact a highly trained, passionate, and caring staff has on your experience. Dr. Michael Negru has carefully screened and vetted each and every staff member to ensure our Beaverton general and cosmetic dentistry patients receive the finest quality care every time they visit our office.

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Jennifer – Patient Coordinator/Concierge

Jennifer is our Patient Coordinator. She was born in Sicily, Italy and moved to Beaverton, Oregon when she was three years old. She graduated from Anthem College in Beaverton. Her office duties include insurance verification, presentation of treatment plans to patients, patient scheduling, financial coordinator, and overseeing our line of skin care and makeup products for the office makeup artist.

When Jennifer is not at work, she spends time with her two boys, plays piano, and goes camping, four-wheeling, and snowboarding. Prior to embarking on her dental career, Jennifer completed two years of cosmetology school.

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Dorina – Business Manager

Dorina is our Office Manager and has been with Bright Smile Dental Care since 2003. She was born and raised in Romania, and came to Portland in 1993. Her office responsibilities include financial coordinating for patients, management duties, and managing the skin care and makeup products in our office.

When she is not at work, Dorina enjoys hiking, running, walking, playing volleyball, and baking. Before joining our dental team, Dorina was an Engineer at Etec Corporation.

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Monica BS, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist

Monica is our Dental Hygienist. She was born in Romania and moved to Portland, Oregon when she was six years old. She graduated with a Dental Hygiene Degree as valedictorian of her class in 2003. Her responsibilities at Bright Smile Dental Care include; assessing oral health conditions and documenting progress, dental cleanings including polishing and scaling, deep cleanings for periodontal disease, periodontal maintenance, and preventative sealants and fluoride treatments. Monica enjoys teaching staff at assistented living facilities and nursing homes the importance of oral hygiene for the elderly.

When she is not at work, Monica enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, singing, reading, cooking, and being involved in her local church.

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Christy BS, PCS, RDH – Patient Care Specialist / Registered Dental Hygienist

Dentistry has been Christy’s passion for many years. Growing up in a family of dental professionals, she found it to be a natural fit. She started as a dental assistant and then worked in a dental lab creating dentures and snore guards before realizing that she really enjoyed being chair side and helping people feel confident in their smiles. Christy graduated from Pacific University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and loves supporting and advocating oral health for her patients.

When she is not in the dental office, you would find her spending time with her family, baking, decorating, and being outdoors.

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Michelle EFDA – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Michelle is our expanded functions dental assistant. She was born and raised in Michigan and moved to beautiful Northwest with her husband Johnatan. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2015 with a Bachelors of Science in Human Biology, and has been a dental assistant for almost 10 years. Michelle has a passion for dentistry, and loves educating patients on the importance of oral health. She plans on going to dental school to become a general dentist following in the footsteps of her mother who is an outstanding general dentist in Michigan.

When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jonathan, and their dog, Ellie (an Australian Shepherd mix). She enjoys hiking and camping, as well as drawing and painting.


Please contact Bright Smile Dental Care today to schedule your appointment
with Dr. Negru. We serve patients in the Beaverton, Aloha, and Hillsboro, Oregon areas.