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We think we have one of the best dental teams in Grants Pass. It’s not just the education and experience, it’s the passion each one of our team members has for their job. It’s the compassion, understanding, and empathy each one of the team members has for our patients. As a team we will make your dental experience awesome!

Dr-Sara-Riechers

Sara Riechers, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Riechers (rhymes with “Stickers”) was born and raised in northwestern Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona in Tucson before attending the School of Dentistry at the University of Washington in Seattle. After receiving her dental degree in 2007, she completed a one-year general residency (AEGD) in Yakima to expand her skills in surgery, pedodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, special needs patients, and sedation. She worked for two years in Grants Pass at a local clinic before beginning her own practice in 2010.

Bridget-McStavog

Bridget McStravog

Office Manager

Bridget brings over 30 years of dental experience to our Team and she loves what she does!
She treats each patient as if they were family. She hopes that each patient leaves with a smile! When not in the office, Bridget and her husband Larry have a ranch in Hugo with three beautiful quarter horses, two Australian shepherds and two cats.
For 17 years they were members of the Josephine County Sheriffs Mounted Posse, now they travel all over Oregon camping and riding trails.

Kyrstin Kaminsky

Dental Hygienist

Kyrstin received her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from the Oregon Institute of Technology along with her expanded practice permit and restorative endorsement. Most recently she graduated with her Master of Science in Allied Health. With a passion for population health and developing relationships, she strives to make the dental experience educational, approachable, and enjoyable!

Kyrstin grew up in the PNW and recently moved to Southern Oregon with her young family. She spends her free time outdoors hiking and backpacking in addition to weightlifting. She is excited to be a part of the community and explore the area!

Colleen Bennett

Dental Hygienist

Colleen graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene and received her expanded practice permit. She was born and raised in Grants Pass and is so excited to serve the community of her home town! What she loves most about her job is getting to know her patients, making them feel comfortable, and creating relationships. Though the dentist may not be everyone’s favorite place to be, she hopes to make it an enjoyable experience!

When she isn’t cleaning teeth, Colleen enjoys traveling, getting outdoors with her two golden retrievers, and spending time with her husband. Feel free to give her your favorite travel destinations!

Ashley Annis

Dental Assistant

Ashley was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She immediately loved the dental field when she began in 2010 seeing first hand how a confident smile can change lives. She has worked with nearly all specialties and a wide variety of general dentists. Ashley has recently taken a few years off to begin a family and now has a daughter and two sons. She is so excited to be back in the office, and even more excited about the office and team she has found with Compassionate Dentistry.

Ashley enjoys the outdoors and water! She loves taking her three children, fiancé, and dog to explore new places.

Cassandra Samoylenko

Dental Assistant

Cassandra joins the Compassionate Dental team with over 20 years of Dental Assisting experience.
She has experience in General Dental as well as Orthodontics.
Cassandra has a passion for making sure people are as comfortable as possible while receiving dental care.
She loves fun activities with her two sons and their blue tick hound. They love the outdoors including the beach, camping, skating and hiking.