Sherry started in the dental field with her dad, Dr. Dalton Cooley when she was 16 years old after school and summers. Then in 1979, she started full time at this very practice. She is married and has two grown daughters. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets.
Kris is a long time Albany resident that graduated from LBCC. After 20 plus years assisting at this office, she expanded her career to the front office. Kris is attached to Albany and the long-time patients in the office and enjoys seeing them in the community. When Kris isn’t greeting you at the office, you may see her frequenting local business, going to bazaars and antiquing.
Jeanne has worked as a dental hygienist since 1993, and most of those years have been right here at this office! She enjoys getting to know her patients and seeing them year after year. Out of the office, Jeanne enjoys family time with her husband and two kids (one of which is in college). She lives on a small farm and loves riding her horses, gardening, hiking, and kayaking.
Liz has been a dental assistant for 21 years. She loves hunting, fishing, camping and anything outdoors. She has two amazing kids, one son and one daughter. She has been a Linn County resident her whole life!
Judy grew up in Canada and graduated dental hygiene from the University of Alberta. Most of her hygiene career has been in private practices in Colorado and Montana. Prior to moving to Albany, she worked as a dental hygiene clinical instructor at Oregon Institute of Technology. She prides herself in her gentle, yet thorough approach. Most importantly she appreciates the lasting relationships she makes with her patients and their families. Outside of work, Judy enjoys baking and sewing as well as spending time hiking, biking, and traveling with her husband.
Nicole is the newest member of our practice and has been with us since Dr. Hannah took over earlier this year. She was born and raised in Illinois and has called Oregon home since 2017. She graduated from Practical Dental Assisting in Corvallis with an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) certificate in 2020. Nicole has many years of customer service experience prior to assisting and has now found a love for helping patients with their oral health needs.
She works hard to ensure every patient receives the highest level of care possible throughout their time at our office. Outside of the office, Nicole and her husband enjoy hiking, kayaking, camping, and snowboarding. Her bucket list dream is to one day scuba dive in the Galapagos.