Meet The Team

Our Doctors

Dr. Gregg Jones

Hometown: Eugene, OR
Dental School: Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry

Dr. Jones says he was drawn to dentistry by the opportunity to develop relationships with patients and to apply his skills to help people stay healthy.

Dr. Jones is a Eugene native with a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies and Biology. After finishing his second undergraduate degree from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, he went on to finish at OHSU School of Dentistry.

Dr. Jones relishes living and working in Central Oregon. He and his wife, Kelle, have a home near Sunriver. He is the father of two grown sons, Sheldon and Taylor. They enjoy many of the outdoor activities the region has to offer, including hiking, cycling, kayaking and snow skiing. Recently, he was certified as a volunteer with the Deschutes County Sheriff Search and Rescue Foundation after completing a challenging eight week academy.

Dr. Jones has training in contemporary, cosmetic and general dental techniques. He uses these skills to benefit patients of every age. More importantly, his excellent clinical skills are exceeded only by his compassion and care for patients. His goal is to create a partnership with his patients and to understand each patient’s unique needs and desires, focusing on preventative measures to create their ideal treatment goal.

Dr. Mary Kate Grady

Hometown: Palos Heights, IL
Dental School: Creighton University School of Dentistry

Dr. Grady comes by dentistry naturally; her dad is a dentist and her mom is a dental hygienist. She was born and raised in Palos Heights, a small town southwest of Chicago, Illinois. She went to Marquette University for undergrad and graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska in 2017. She completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry with the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic in Spokane, Washington. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association and the Central Oregon Dental Society.

When she is not working, she loves spending time with her husband, Jed, out on the golf course. She also enjoys taking their dog, Marv, on runs and hikes, and cooking up new dishes.

Our Team

Lori

Administrative Lead

Lori comes to Bend Family Dentistry – West with over 20 years experience in the dental field. Originally from Southern California, Lori moved to Bend with her family in 2005. She has worn many hats in the past, owning a restaurant and working in Ophthalmology, but dentistry has always been her true passion. She is happy to be part of the Bend Family Dentistry – West team. Lori loves spending time with her kids, family and friends. Her favorite place to have fun is near the water.

Kalisha

Administrative Assistant

Kalisha grew up in a small town in Northern California by the mountains and snow. She comes from a large family and has many nieces and nephews. She moved to Bend 4 years ago with her boyfriend, and they recently rescued a young shepherd mix. She likes to workout at home, cook/bake, spend time with her family and boyfriend, go for walks, paddle board, camp, and go to the coast.

Sarah

Hygienist

Sarah was born and raised in the beach town of Edmonds, Washington. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2015. Sarah is licensed and has practiced hygiene in Washington, Montana, California, and Oregon. Sarah lives in Redmond with her husband Riley, daughter Stella, and cat Sansa. She enjoys her amateur photography, hanging out with her family, and spending time outdoors.

Emily

Hygienist

Emily has spent her last 15 years in Oregon after growing up in Northern Michigan on Lake Huron. She attended Ferris State University for hygiene school. She has always had a passion for working and connecting with people. Her favorite part about being a dental hygienist is teaching people how to care for their teeth in a kind and nonjudgmental way. She has two children, Mira (7) and Copper (4), and is married to a wonderful man named Justin. They have a pug/pit bull mix named Charlie. You can always find her on outings like road trips or camping with the family. In her spare time, she likes to take dance and yoga/aerial classes.

Jessica

Hygienist

Jessica has always loved working with people and creating a connection. She found hygiene to be the perfect fit for her. She graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree. Jessica has called Oregon her home for over 15 years with her husband and their dog. When she is not enjoying the great outdoors, you can find her whipping up a delicious meal for her loved ones. 

Mackenzie

Hygienist

Mackenzie grew up on the coast of Washington in a small town called Montesano. She received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Eastern Washington University in 2015. Mackenzie relocated to Bend, OR, in March of 2022 with her husband, Dan, and very cute French bulldog named Bodie. They enjoy hiking, kayaking, and traveling around the world.

Crystal

Clinical Assistant

Crystal is a Central Oregon native. She graduated in 2012 with her CDA and EFDA certification through our Dental Assisting program here in Bend. Growing up here, Crystal loves everything outdoors, especially hiking, exploring and rock hunting. Of course, her favorite thing is just spending time with her husband, Ryan, and two fur babies, Tinker Bell and Gemma.  

Emma

Clinical Assistant

Emma is from Astoria, OR and recently moved to Bend. She went to Practical Dental Assisting of Oregon in Corvallis. Emma spends her free time hiking and hanging out with her three chihuahuas. She is thrilled to be in Bend and can’t wait to explore more!

Sally

Clinical Assistant

Sally moved to bend in 1995. She has spent her life in the medical field and joined the dental field in 2008. She has 3 kids, one granddaughter and a farm full of animals to keep her busy year round. She enjoys hiking, camping, horseback riding and just kicking back with a good book.

Dora

Clinical Assistant

Dora has been living in the Central Oregon area for about 20 years. She became part of the Bend Family Dentistry team in 2014. She likes meeting patients and making their dental experience enjoyable. Dora and her daughter enjoy spending time outdoors.

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