Damariz – Insurance Coordinator
Damariz was born and raised in Romania and moved to the Untied States when she was 18 years old. She's been with the Ultimate Smile team since 2004 as our insurance coordinator. She handles all of our dental insurance inquiries and collections. She works hard to ensure that patients are well informed of their dental coverage. While Damariz is not in the office she loves spending time with her husband and two children and enjoys hiking and baking.
Marina – Patient Coordinator / Concierge
Marina is a born and raised Oregonian, her background has primarily been in the financial industry with over 10+ years of customer service experience. Marina has always had a passion for dentistry and finally made the transition and joined the Ultimate Smile team in 2018. Her responsibilities include but not limited to treatment plan presentations, patient scheduling, and financial arrangements. She has a passion for creating a fun environment for our patients and strives to make your experience at Ultimate Smile a stellar one!
When Marina's not in the office she enjoys being active outdoors which includes hiking, running, volleyball, etc... she loves spending time with her family/friends, spoiling her nephews and making people laugh.
Dorina – Office Manager
Dorina is our Office Manager and has been with Ultimate 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.
Natasha – Dental Assistant
Natasha graduated from Concord Career Institute in 2003 with Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certificate, Expanded Functions Orthodontic Assistant, and Radiological Proficiency. Natasha enjoys meeting new people and making them feel comfortable while providing excellent dental care to each and every patient. Nothing brings her more joy than to see transformed smiles on patients she was able to assist.
Outside of scrubs and face mask you will find Natasha performing an array of outdoor activities available in beautiful Oregon. She loves spending time with family and friends, hiking, camping and paddle boarding.
Christy – 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.
Kinsey – Hygienist
Kinsey our dental hygienist is from Redmond, Washington. She graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Psychology before going on to attain her Dental Hygiene Degree. Kinsey has practiced dental hygiene in Washington, Colorado, New York and now Oregon. She enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, anything fitness and sports related and above all, spending time with her husband and baby boy. Kinsey has a passion for providing the best quality of care to her patients, while maintaining a comfortable and relaxed environment in our dental office.