Meet The Staff
Our Stevenson Dental Team
Our goal is to have the technologies that allow us the best information, most comfortable patient experience, and best treatment outcomes for our patients. Aside from our in-house staff below, we work closely with our outstanding associate dental labs for high quality artisans, materials, and technicians. We have an exceptional implant team of oral surgeon, dental lab, and staff that meet regularly for training, case studies, and new techniques and materials for state-of-the-art solutions.
Heather Sheilds, EFODA
Heather, our Patient Coordinator and Dental Assistant has been with our office since 2017 but has been working in the dental field for the last 10 years throughout the Gorge. In 2019 she moved into the patient coordinator position at SDC. Heather utilizes her clinical knowledge to help bridge the gap between patients and clinical staff. “It’s been a fun transition! I enjoy using my clinical expertise to keep patients informed and help them understand their conditions” Heather was born and raised in Skamania County. She currently lives in Carson with her family and her dog Gertie. In her spare time she enjoys reading, crafting, and being outdoors.
- Concord Career Institute: Graduated with a 4.0, June 2009.
- Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Oct. 2009
- Expanded Functions Orthodontics Dental Assistant, Oct. 2009.
- Oregon Radiologic Proficiency, Sept. 2009
Lyndell H. Winters, RDH
Lyndell has been our dental hygienist for Stevenson Dental Care since 2015. Prior to joining the SDC family she spent two years in NE Portland working with children in a pediatric office, and is exceptional at creating a positive experience children and adults. “I want people to enjoy coming to the dentist. I hope that while they’re here with me they feel relaxed and well taken care, and of course that I can encourage great oral home care!”
A native to Skamania County, she now lives with her family of three daughters in Stevenson. “It’s a wonderful feeling to live and work in our beautiful community, I am very proud to be here!”
In her free time, Lyndell enjoys gardening, swimming, boating, running and reading.
RDH: Clark College, Vancouver WA. 2012.
Additional Education: Ongoing training in patient care, treatment and hygiene management to improve the experience and wellbeing of all my patients.
Andrea Scott, RDA
Andrea joined our team as our Dental Assistant in summer of 2019. Prior to joining our team she enjoyed seven years working in an Orthodontic office. She is very excited to be back in General Dentistry and to be back in her home town. She is passionate about getting to know all of our patients and making sure they receive quality service and attention. Andrea enjoys spending her free time with her family, being outdoors, baking and reading a good book.
Registered Dental Assistant
Education: Concorde Career Ins. Feb 2009.
Dawn Thompson- Accounts Manager
Dawn has been with the office since 2004. Before joining the Stevenson Dental Care team she was a patient of Dr. Clifton’s. “Over the years I have had the good fortune to be around so many wonderful people, both patients and coworkers. I am an anxious patient and very thankful for our caring staff.” Dawn has lived in Skamania County for 35 years, she now lives in Bonneville with her husband and pug Roxy. In her free time she enjoys working outdoors with her husband in their Creekside yard. They mostly do “subtractive” gardening. That’s cutting, digging out, and mowing what doesn’t belong so the natives can flourish. She is a sci-fi fan from Star Trek to Marvel and likes to play video games.
Education: Clark Community College, CDA in child development.