Meet the Team



Rikki holds a BS degree in business from Oregon State University and a Bachelors's degree in dental hygiene from Oregon Health & Science University. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Dental Hygiene Honor Society, which recognizes academic achievement and clinical excellence. She has two children attending Linfield College in McMinnville and enjoys watching their various sporting events. Rikki likes to spend her free time fine dining and wine tasting with friends.



Teresa is genuinely excited about helping patients keep a healthy smile! Her strong knowledge of insurance plans and billing ensures that insurance payments are processed in a timely manner. Teresa has a terrific sense of humor and has a way of making everyone feel welcome.



Alesha is our lead dental assistant and joined our practice in 2010. Her comforting personality keeps the office atmosphere light and fun! She works closely with patients to achieve the best care possible. Spending time outdoors and fishing with her husband and two children are one of her favorite things to do while away from the office.



Carly has over 16 years’ experience in all aspects of the front office. She is one of the first faces you’ll see when you arrive and works hard to ensure that the office runs seamlessly for both the staff and patients. Carly lives in Redland with her husband Josh, and two boys. They enjoy riding UTV’s on the Oregon Sand dunes, and backyard campfires at home.



Maria is a graduate of Oregon State University and received her Public Health Degree in 2013. She is a huge sports fan and resides with her husband and 2 cats! She has been in the dental field for over 6 years and has devoted her time to creating beautiful smiles and building strong relationships with her patients. After all, creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health!

Strauss Dental
802 Molalla Ave.
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone: 503-656-2139
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