About Us

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The Doctors

 

5-sodo-25-of-20_id95572124Dr. 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 with Dr. McInnis, 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.

 

 

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Dr. Jason Atack joined our team in 2016 and we are thrilled to have him! He earned his B.S. degrees from BYU and Portland State University.  He was awarded his Dental Degree from OHSU in 2008 has been in practice in the Portland area ever since.

Dr. Atack is extremely relatable and loves to make his patients laugh, and ensures their comfort throughout their visit. He is married and is the father of 5 children. Him and his wife are both musicians and their children are all budding music makers as well.  He and his family enjoy biking, camping, trips to the beach (any beach!) and good food.  He used to be an avid snowboarder and now that his children are developing an interest, he is renewing that mountain sport with them.  He also volunteers with his children’s sports teams and boy scouts, as well as being very active in his church.

 

 

 

Our Team

 

 


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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.

 

 

 

 

 

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Marta – Office/Patient Care Coordinator

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.

 

 

 

Hygienists

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.

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Jessica  has been apart of the Sherwood Old Town Dental team from the beginning in 2007. She attended Portland Community College to first become a Dental Assistant, and progressed in her career by going back to school to become a Hygienist. Jessica is very thorough in the work she does and has a strong passion for dental health. Her calm and efficient personality puts our patients at ease. She is extremely knowledgeable and enjoys teaching our patients proper ways to care for their teeth. Jessica loves traveling with her husband at her side, playing board games, video games, and spending time with her GoldenDoodle Sampson.

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

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Allison, has been with us since 2012, and we adore having her around. She has a 2 beautiful kids at home that she absolutely loves to spend time with, and we can’t blame her! Allison will be filling in at our office when either Rachelle or Jessica are not available. Allison attended Portland Community College for her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is highly skilled and is fantastic with our patients. Her outgoing and bubbly personality make all of our patients feel extrememly welcomed. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, working with her husband on their family business, and playing with her kids. Allison’s fun-loving personality and genuine care for our patients, make your experience with her a fantastic one!

 

 

 

 

 

Dental Assistants

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 both truly care about our patients needs while in the dental chair.

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Ina, joined the Sherwood Old Town Dental team in 2011. She attended her first year of college at OSU and then continued to Clackamas Community College where she received her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification. Ina is cross-trained between working with our doctors and working as a back-up for the front office which is very beneficial with her bilingual skills. She is a mother to a diva of a daughter and cheerful little boy. With her mothering skills comes a very nurturing side. She is constantly talking to our patients and making sure their needs are met while having their dental treatment done. Ina enjoys road trips, painting, vacationing in Mexico, and spending time with her friends and family.

 

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Elle joined the Sherwood Old Town Dental team in 2014. She attended her first year of college at George Fox University, and then attended Clackamas Community College where she received her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification. Elle is also 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. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, friends, and of course her dog, Riley.

 

 

 

 

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.