Meet Our Dental Team
From the moment you call to schedule your first appointment with us, to the moment you walk out with a smile on your face, our exceptional dental staff work to support Dr. Alan Snodgrass and deliver state of the art care to each of our patients.
Our experienced hygiene team brings many special skills to provide you with the finest care. You can rest easy knowing our hygienists have such passion in what they do. Trish, Teresa and Angie will work hard at helping you maintain good oral health, without judgement or lectures.
Our experienced office staff will assist you with setting up your appointment and answer your questions regarding insurance. We will bill your insurance for you and help you receive the maximum benefit from your plan. We have financing programs available to help you get the smile you want.
Andrea - Office Manager
Andrea has been in the dental industry for over 30 years. She started her career as a dental assistant then, insurance coordinator, and now office manager. She has a passion for her job; not only does she want to be an office manager but, she wants to be an office leader, motivating and encouraging her team.
Andrea has 2 grown daughters and 6 grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys spending time in her garden, fishing, camping, and any activity involving her grandchildren.
Holly - Patient Care Coordinator
Holly started off as a dental assistant in our office and has since moved up to the front desk where she'll greet you with a warm smile, schedule your next appointment or, check your insurance benefits. In Holly's spare time she enjoys reading, skiing, diving, hunting, and fishing.
Trish - Dental Hygienist
Trish graduated in 1986 from Eastern Washington University and has been part of our team for over 20 years. She loves Thurston Oaks Dental because we offer friendly, personal service with cutting edge technology. In her free time she likes working out, cooking, gardening and going Alaska commercial fishing with her husband and boys.
Angi - Dental Hygienist
Angi obtained a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1997 at Oregon Health & Science University. Angi has a passion for dentistry and truly loves to help every patient have a postive experience. She loves when negative memories of the dentist are overcome and patients feel safe and comfortable.
Angi and her husband, Cain have four very active children. The family enjoys spending time travelling, hiking compaing and any outdoor activity. Some of Angi's other interests in her time off are homeschooling her children, home imporvements, decorating, and refinishing furniture. other family members include 2 German Sheppard's and the cutest black and white polka dot cocker spaniel, "Oreo".
Fred - Dental Hygienist
Fred Farmer grew up in Vancouver, WA and graduated from the Clark College Dental Hygiene program in 2016. He has been in the field of dentistry since 2010 and enjoys the variety, complexity, and person-to-person care that dentistry offers as a career.
Fred has been married to his high school sweetheart Heather for 14 years and has three wonderful children. In his free time he enjoys being physically active, backpacking, and most outdoor activities.
Shan-Ti - Registered Dental Assistant
Shan-Ti grew up in Eatonville, Wa. and graduated dental school from Clover Park Tech. Shan-Ti has been an assistant for over 20 years. Shan-Ti's goal is to provide the best treatment possible to all of her patients in the most caring and efficient way. She is always up for new challenges. Shan-Ti and her husband live in Camas, Wa. They have 5 children and 2 grandchildren. They love their farm animals and riding their quads. Shan-Ti also loves to bake for her family and friends.
Charlene - Registered Dental Assistant
Charlene has been in the dental industry for over 20 years. She believes patient education and making each patient feel valued and heard. During her free time she she enjoys taking walks , listening to music , clothes thrifting and playing volleyball with her three daughters.
Kara - Hygiene Assistant/Sterile Tech
Kara graduated from dental assisting school in 2018 and has been assisting for a year and a half . She was born and raised in Longview, Washington. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, traveling, sports and music.
Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am - 1:00pm
Friday: By appointment only