Julie Expand and Functions Orthodontic Dental Assistant. Started working in our office 2016. With her compassionate heart, and love of dental, she enjoys working with patients and giving excellent care. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, exploring new places and geocaching. Not a native to Oregon, Julie was raised in Reno NV, but after meeting her husband Jacob Portland is now her home. Julie loves her animals a 10 year old Chiwinnie named Stetson and her cat Penny, who are her pride and joy. When time allows, Julie enjoys visiting with family and friends as well as traveling to see new places. Vita Dental Assistant studying to be a Dental Hygienist at MHCC. Started working at the office in 2016. Vita was born in Ukraine and moved to Portland, Oregon at the age of four. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and Dutch Bros Coffee. Vita’s favorite hike is Cascade Head in Lincoln City, Oregon and Smith Rocks outside of Bend, Oregon. In her free time, you can find Vita exploring beautiful Oregon with family and friends. Maria Front Desk/Financial Coordinator pursuing a career in Psychology at PSU. Her friendly smile greets you every time you walk into the office. Maria was born and raised in Portland, OR. Maria is very passionate about family; she loves spending quality time with her mom and 2 younger sisters. Maria has learned to love her city through the many outdoor activities that she participates in. A few of her favorites are hiking, kayaking, and snowboarding. Maria’s favorite adventure buddy is her 3 year old dog named Coco. They go everywhere together! Korina Sterilization Tech in the process of becoming a Dental Assistant here at our office. She recently graduated from Reynolds High School and is currently a student at MHCC with a goal of becoming a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Korina was born in Ukraine and moved to Portland at the age of four. In her free time, she loves to play tennis and watch sunsets on the Columbia River. One of her favorite things to do is go to family parties and hangout with her cousins.