Meet Our Staff

Kaya Snegireff

Dental Hygienist

Kaya graduated from Oregon Tech with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2016. As a dental hygienist, Kaya’s favorite part of her job includes building long-term relationships with her patients and helping patients achieve healthier mouths. Outside of work, Kaya likes to spend time with her husband and two young kids. She likes to garden, run, and bake.

Anfia Kulikov

Dental Hygienist

Anfia is a registered dental hygienist who graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology. She enjoys taking walks, baking, and taking care of her daughter with her husband. Anfia chose to be in dentistry because she grew up loving the dental office and knew she belonged in the dental field. She wants to help people feel confident about their smiles and to educate patients about the importance of oral hygiene.

Jennifer Schaefer

Dental Hygienist

Jennifer grew up in Mt. Angel and worked at Mt. Angel Dental before going to OHSU for dental hygiene. She has been a registered dental hygienist for 31 years. She and her husband enjoy traveling together and spending time with their 6 grandchildren. Jennifer also enjoys quilting, gardening and her dogs.

Dora Sandoval

Dental Hygienist

Dora is originally from Mexico and moved to Woodburn when she was 10 years old. She graduated from OHSU’s dental hygiene program in 2001 and practiced as a full-time dental hygienist for 18 years before getting a job as an adjunct faculty at the Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene program where she currently teaches part time. Dora moved to Mount Angel in 2017 and loves this community. She enjoys spending time outside with her three cats, three dogs, as well as some sheep and chickens. Dora’s favorite hobby is traveling with her husband Alejandro and their two teenagers Samuel and Emmanuel.

Leah Hitz

Dental Hygienist

Leah graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys getting to know her patients and being able to promote their oral health. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs. She loves to garden, hike, go on road trips, and fish with her husband.

Antonida Kuznetsov

Sterilization Technician

Antonida has been working in the dental field for a few years now; she started in the front and took the opportunity to move to the back office when she began working at Mt. Angel Dental and she loves it! In her free time, she enjoys spending it with her husband and four children and seeing family and friends.

Diana Meza Chavez

Dental Assistant

Diana graduated from Silverton High School and went straight into dental assisting school at Chemeketa, where she earned her EFDA certification. Her favorite hobbies consist of reading, baking, taking care of plants, and simple doodles. In the dental office, Diana enjoys participating in exams and helping present to patients all of their options, and helping them understand the most cost-effective way to accomplish their dental needs. All dental work starts with a great game plan!

Jasmine White

Dental Assistant

Jasmine has been at Mt. Angel Dental for almost 1 year and loves it! This year, she graduates from Portland State University and will continue her journey to becoming a dental hygienist. She enjoys anything outside, using her kayak and paddleboard as much as she can! Her favorite dental procedure is assisting during a root canal followed by a crown prep.

Adriana Cortes Cortes

Dental Assistant

Adriana moved to Mt. Angel at the age of 11 years old and has been living there since. She graduated from John F. Kennedy High School and then went to Chemeketa Community College and completed the dental assisting program. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, drawing/painting and going on walks with her siblings and their dog.

Anfisa Samoilov

Dental Assistant

Anfisa graduated valedictorian from Silverton High School and is currently taking classes at Chemeketa Community College. Growing up, she was always intrigued by the dental field and is excited to now be in the assistant’s chair helping patients achieve their greatest smile every day. Outside of the office, she loves paddle boarding, baking, sewing and spending time with her niece and nephew every chance she gets.

Nila Deale

Office Manager

Nila is our wonderful office manager. She is a married mother of 2 beautiful girls and resides right here in Mt. Angel. She is bilingual in English and Russian and has over 20 years of dental experience! Nila is a dental insurance guru and can help you figure out how to get the most out of your benefits. Nila enjoys hiking, running, sewing, and floating down the Deschutes River while spending time in Bend.


Front Desk Coordinator

Betsy is one of our front desk coordinators. She has been working in the dental field for over 50 years, starting as a certified dental assistant and then transitioning to the front office. Betsy enjoys meeting and talking to people and helping them with their dental needs. When not working, she likes reading and spending time with her husband of 51 years and her 7 grandkids.

Yesi Vazquez

Front Desk Coordinator

Yesi graduated from John F. Kennedy High School and worked in the medical field for a number of years after graduation. She always had an interest in the dental field, though, and is excited to make the switch to dentistry. She is very excited to learn about the dental industry! Yesi loves to greet patients and help them in their process to achieving their perfect smile. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son, Kevin, and family.

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Mt. Angel, OR 97362

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