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.

Stephanie Russell

Dental Hygienist

Stephanie is a registered dental hygienist who obtained her Bachelor's degree from OHSU 30 years ago. She lives in Silverton with her husband, Gregg, and 3 active boys. She plays flute in the choir at St. Mary’s church. Listening to and playing music makes her happy, as well as working for her long-time friend, Gabrielle Weishoff.

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.

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!

Maria Palomino

Dental Assistant

Maria has been a part of our team for the past 3 years. She attended Rogue Community College to obtain her certificate in dental assisting. She loves working in dentistry because of the fun, the continued learning, and the interaction with her patients. Her favorite dental procedure is to help perform implants. She has two beautiful kids, Alberto and Angela. She loves spending time with her husband and kids. As a family, they enjoy the outdoors and road trips.

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.

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.

Kerri Trotter

Insurance and Billing Coordinator

Kerri is our Insurance and Billing Coordinator. She was previously at Mt. Angel Dental for 17 years, so many people might recognize her smiling face! Kerri wanted to be in the dental field ever since she was a teenager. She was intrigued with how a dentist could transform teeth to create a beautiful and healthy smile. She has dental assistant experience, and her favorite procedure to assist with is anything to do with cosmetic dentistry! Kerri enjoys crafting, traveling, glamping, and riding ATVs on the beach. In her free time, she spends it with her family and her dog, Princess Elsa.


Front Desk Coordinator

Kelsey has been in the dental field for a little over 2 years now. First as a dental assistant and then she switched to the role of front desk coordinator. She really enjoys greeting patients as they walk through the door and helping them create their perfect smile. Her favorite part about coming to the dentist, personally, is getting her teeth cleaned and has been since she was a little girl. She grew up in Washington but moved to Mt. Angel a couple years ago with her boyfriend. When she is not at work, she and her boyfriend enjoy exploring all of Oregon, camping and being with family and friends.


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.


Front Desk Coordinator

Maria is one of our front desk coordinators. She comes to us with her associates in healthcare administration and over 15 year’s experience in sleep medicine. Switching from the medical to the dental field has been a nice change of pace for her, and she especially loves having our patients leave feeling happy and taken care of. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband Ivan, and three young children, Jonah, Julianna, and Alexandra.

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Mt. Angel, OR 97362

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