|Dr. Thompson - DMD
EducationB.S.: Portland State University
D.M.D.: Oregon Health Sciences University, 2005
Certificate in Advanced Education for General Dentistry: University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
MissionDentistry is constantly changing and my goal is to remain current with this dynamic health profession, which is why I have become a member of the professional societies shown below. With the help of a strong educational background, and participation in local dental societies, I hope to provide the best possible treatment for my patients and promise to be conservative in my presentation of treatment options.
About MeWhile away from the dental office, I have the privilege of spending time with my beautiful wife Kimberly and two wonderful children, Baylie and Kaleb. Together, we enjoy activities that include camping, boating, waterskiing, wakeboarding, golf, skiing and snowboarding.
MembershipsWashington County Dental Society
Oregon Dental Association
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
International Team for Implantology
Honors/AwardsFellow, Academy of General Dentistry
Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
President, Washington County Dental Society (2012-2013)
Voted one of Portland's "Top Dentist" every year since 2009 - USA Top Dentists
|Crystal Bertsch, E.F.D.A. - Office Administrator
Crystal has worked in dentistry for more than 10 years, and has been a member of Pacific Oak Dental since 2006. She has spent 7 of those years as a dental assistant, and in 2008 decided to take a leap into the administrative side of dentistry.
She takes pleasure in providing patients with a positive dental experience by offering her knowledge of dentistry and compassion for people, while always lending an open ear to patient questions, comments and concerns. Crystal actively participates in continuing education courses to keep up with the ever changing administrative and clinical world of dentistry.
Crystal is an Oregon native and grew up in Forest Grove, where she currently resides with her husband, two daughters, and a dog. She and her family love Oregon and all of the outdoor fun it has to offer. Camping, backyard BBQ’s, gardening, and family walks to the local park are just some of her family’s favorite ways to spend time together.
|Nina Menasco - E.F.D.A - Dental Assistant
Nina graduated from Concord Career Institute in June of 2004, with a certificate in Expanded Functions Dental Assisting. She has known from a very young age that she wanted to work as a dental assistant. She is active in continuing education and volunteer services. The dental field is changing all the time and she wants to be as up to date as she can, so that she can better educate her patients.
Nina has been employed here at Pacific Oak Dental since June of 2009.She has a passion for helping people overcome their dental fears. Her favorite part of working here is watching people come in with a frown and leaving with a smile.
Nina grew up in Hood River Oregon. She has since moved to Tualatin with her dog Mia and her cat Toby. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as much as possible. Her favorite time of year is fall because of the beautiful colors and football.
|Mary Jones RDH, BS
Mary Jones began working for Jared Thompson in 2008. Mary received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Western Oregon University in 2004. After which she attended Pacific University and obtained a second Bachelor’s degree in Dental Health Science in 2008. Mary enjoys getting to know her patients and their families as well as educating them on their oral health.
Mary was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon. She currently resides in Beaverton with her husband and two children. Mary enjoys all things outdoors, exercising, traveling and spending time with her family.
|Laura Rentz, RDH, BSDH
Laura has been working at Pacific Oak Dental since August 2011. Laura started her career in the field as an assistant, and then graduated from PCC’s dental hygiene program in June, 2011. She then proceeded to finish her bachelor’s in dental hygiene the following year. She is passionate about dental hygiene and loves helping her patients reach optimum oral health.
Laura loves to use her skills to volunteer. She has participated in many local dental missions and on dental vans. Recently she traveled to Honduras to place preventative sealants on children.
When Laura is not working, she loves to spend time with her wonderful husband and their dog. The three of them try to spend as much time outdoors as they can. Laura and her husband grew up in Corvallis, Oregon and moved to the Portland area in 2006.
|Brianna Vandehey, E.F.D.A - Office Administrator
Brianna has been working at Pacific Oak Dental since 2012. She began her career in the dental field as a dental assistant after graduating from the Accelerated Learning Systems program with a certificate in Expanded Function Dental Assisting in 2008. It was her most recent move to Pacific Oak Dental that brought her into the administrative side of dentistry. Brianna has worked diligently to learn the ins and outs of the administrative side of dentistry while also applying her clinical knowledge.
Growing up, Brianna’s mom worked in a dental office which exposed her to the possibilities dentistry had to offer, and so she followed in her mother’s footsteps by becoming a part of the dental community. Helping people understand the importance of dental health while establishing a friendly bond with patients is one of Brianna’s favorite parts about her job. She enjoys working with the advanced technology that Pacific Oak Dental offers and also takes care in keeping up to date with both administrative and clinical changes by taking continuing education courses.
Brianna was born and raised in Hillsboro. She moved to Forest Grove in 2011 where, with the help of her family, built a new home. She enjoys spending time with friends and family by camping, throwing parties, traveling, and shopping, but not before she “coupons” for the best deal!
|Gabby Vandehey, E.F.D.A - Dental Assistant
Gabby has recently joined the Pacific Oak Dental team as of 2013. Gabby was positively influenced by some of her close family and friends that are part of the dental community and decided that she wanted to become a dental assistant. In 2011 Gabby received her Expanded Function Dental Assisting certificate from Anthem College. Gabby enjoys caring for children and after graduating she spent some time working in pediatric dentistry. During this time she was part of a unique team that provided dental care to children in a hospital setting.
Gabby takes pride in knowing that she is the first of her family to graduate from college. She is especially happy with her career choice as a dental assistant and is eager to learn even more about the advancements in dentistry that Pacific Oak Dental offers. Making people smile is really what makes Gabby’s day!
Gabby was born and raised in Oregon and now resides if Forest Grove. Her and her fiancé recently bought their first home and live there with their beloved dog and cat. Outside of work Gabby spends her time surrounded by family and friends, and enjoys BBQ’s, camping, riding horses and banshees.