Team Bios

Our Eugene Dental Team - Here to Help You!


Jody~ She has been in dentistry for over 30 years, loving every minute of it, especially the lasting relationships she has built with her patients.  Jody graduated from the University of Hawaii with a BS in Dental Hygiene. Jody has been Dr. O'Hara's Hygienist for the past 19 years. Outside of the office, she loves to travel, cook, read and be outside as much as possible either backpacking, paddle boarding or river rafting.

Julie~ She has been a practicing dental hygienist in the Eugene area since 1983 after graduating from the LCC Dental Hygiene program. She has been working for Dr. O'Hara for over ten years. Julie is married and has 2 grown daughters in Portland, OR. Julie loves to travel and is lucky enough to be married to a wonderful cook. Julie enjoys learning about wine and visiting all the local vineyards. She also loves to read, sing in her church choir and volunteer at many of the local charity auctions.

Kelly~ Kelly is a graduate of LCC's Dental Assistant program, earning her Expanded Function Dental Assistant certificate in 1990. In 2009 Kelly became Dr. O'Haras Office Manager after spending the past 19 years as Dr. O'Haras Expanded Function Dental Assistant and back office coordinator. Kelly is married with 3 grown children and 3 grandsons.  She recently added an Australian Shepherd puppy to her family. She loves spending her spare time with her grandchildren and recently started a water aerobics class that she loves!

Pinida~ Pinida graduated from Allan Hancock College of Santa Maria, California in 2007.  She worked hard to earn her associate's degree in Dental Science.  She is a Registered Dental Assistant in California and an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in Oregon. Pinida has worked with Dr. O'Hara since 2008 and is currently furthering her education by learning how to be a dental implant coordinator and surgical assistant. Pinida is married and a mother of two, a daughter,18 and a son who is 17. At this time in her life, most of her time off is spent running around with her two children to their different sporting events!

Terri~ Terri has been a practicing Registered Dental Hygienist for over thirty years.  She graduated in 1975 from Loma Linda University in California.  Terri loves her work and she has enjoyed having patients that she can care for long term.  Terri joined Dr. O'Hara's practice in July of 2010 and has added her most delicate gentle touch and fun-loving and light-hearted personality to the team. Terri also has 2 grown children and 2 grandchildren who she loves to spend time with.


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