Dr. Debi M. Huyssoon (pronounced Hi-soon) is a general dentist that truly values the patient-doctor relationship. She attended the University of San Diego where she earned her B.A. in Biochemistry and received a B.S. in Biology at Portland State University. She then received her dental degree (D.M.D.) from OHSU’s School of Dentistry in 2005.
She began her career in Hillsboro as an associate, but always knew that she wanted to start her own practice. In 2007, she began her practice in the quaint town of Sherwood, Oregon. Dr. Huyssoon loves being involved in the community and enjoys being in the heart of Old Town Sherwood. Later in 2012, she expanded her practices into Salem, by purchasing an additional office. Dr. Huyssoon is extremely knowledgeable and excellent at explaining treatment to her patients. She continually makes sure her patients are comfortable and enjoy their visit at our office.
Some of Dr. Huyssoon’s favorite hobbies include; traveling, reading, running, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her smart, enthusiastic, respectable children, as well as her supportive husband that is the financial manager to both of her dental practices.
Dr. Haley Van Volkenburg is a new doctor to our team and a recent graduate of OHSU’s dental school. She came highly recommended by her professors and her sweet, bubbly, and compassionate personality fits in with our team tremendously. She was raised in Roseburg, Oregon and attended Oregon State University for her undergraduate degree. We are so excited to have her as apart of the Sherwood Old Town Dental team. Dr. Haley is recently engaged, and is looking forward to planning her wedding and settling into her career. We know she is going to do great things!
Karen – Billing/Insurance Manager
Karen began her career at Sherwood Old Town Dental in 2009. Her smiling face is usually the first thing you will see when you walk into our inviting office. She is extremely knowledgable and can answer any questions you may have about insurance, payment plans, treatment needs, and scheduling. She has worked in the dental field for 20+ years and began her career as a dental assistant, but soon realized that working in the front office is where she can really use the skills she enjoyed most. Her fun-loving and authentic personality make our patients feel extremely welcomed. We love having her as a part of our team. Karen loves to camp, scrapbook, and spend time with her two sons, great husband, and family.
Marta began her career at Sherwood Old Town Dental in 2010, and is usually the friendly voice you will hear when you call our office. Marta works diligently to get our patients the appointment times they most desire, as well as following up with phone calls, letters and postcards, and making sure our new patients get a thank you card. She always strives to make everyone feel welcomed and “part of the family” with her warm and outgoing personality. She is continually on the ball and willing to go the extra mile.We are proud to have her as our Office/Patient Care Coordinator. Some of Marta’s favorite things to do include; spending time with her two awesome kids, two little dogs, and amazing husband. She also enjoys traveling, camping, and reading.
Our hygienists are skilled in providing preventative dental cleanings and treatment of gum disease. We can assure you that at every dental cleaning they will take the time to address any questions or concerns. They all strive to make every visit a comfortable, pleasant experience. Our patients love seeing them because they are so gentle, yet extremely thorough.
Rachelle joined the Sherwood Old Town Dental team in 2015. She has worked in the dental field since 2007 in a variety of roles from dental assisting to office manager. She expanded her talents and love for the dental field by becoming a hygienist. She enjoys working with patients and educating them on the importance of good oral health care. Rachelle loves to travel especially anywhere with lots of sunshine and nice beaches. She also loves cooking and spending time with her family and friends. Rachelle’s warm smile and gentle dental techniques helps to make your dental appointment more enjoyable.
Jessica, is one of our new hygienists and has been such a great addition to the Sherwood Old Town Dental team. Jessica has over 12 years of experience as a Hygienist, so we know our patients are in good hands with her! She is fun, outgoing, and loves getting to know all of her patients. Jessica is married and has 3 children and resides here in Sherwood. She seems to know a lot of people in the community, so we are very excited to bring on a fellow “Sherwoodian” to our team. Jessica loves to run, travel, and spend time with her friends and family as much as possible.
Julie, is also one of our new hygienists to the team and has been so fun getting to know! She has been a Hygienist for years and is extremely knowledgeable and thorough with her cleanings. She is very intelligent and knows how to speak 4 different languages. She is also a real estate agent in her free time! She has two sons in college and is happily married to the man of her dreams. In her free time, she loves to visit her boys and watch her husband sing in his band.
Our dental assistants, are knowledgeable in all areas of the dental office. They assist Dr. Huyssoon during dental procedures and are here to make sure you, the patient, are as relaxed as possible. They can answer many of your dental questions. If you are ever scared they will offer to hold your hand, give you a comfy blanket, neck pillow or radio to listen to. They truly care about our patients needs while in the dental chair.
Elle, is our Lead Dental Assistant at Sherwood Old Town Dental. She has been working with us since her internship in 2013. She attended Clackamas Community College where she obtained her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification. She is cross-trained for working as an assistant to our doctors, and being a helping hand to the front office when needed. She loves getting to know the patients and with her outgoing personality, she makes them feel very welcomed in our office. She enjoys traveling and experiencing new cultures. She also loves spending time with her family and friends as often as possible.
Litzi, is our new part-time Dental Assistant. She came to us in 2018 as an intern through Clackamas Community College, where she was then hired to work here at Sherwood Old Town Dental and in Dr. Huyssoon’s Salem practice, Salem Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. She has been a wonderful addition to our practice and is always eager to learn new skills. She is so sweet and loves getting to know our patients. She is also bilingual, which is extremely beneficial in assisting our Spanish-speaking patients. In her free time, she loves to travel with her boyfriend and family, and is a very talented make-up artist.
At Sherwood Old Town Dental, we want our patients to feel as comfortable as possible when they walk into our office. From the moment you call, to the moment you leave your dental appointment, we want you to feel like you have been taken care of beyond your expectations. We truly value all of our patients and have created a fun, comfortable, clean, and very professional office. We hope that you will let us be your next dental providers.