Dr. Pyper believes the members of his staff are not only courteous, friendly, and professional, but very personable too! You’ll know from the minute you walk in the door that their mission is to provide you with the most positive and comfortable experience possible. Learn more about our team below and then call to arrange your initial appointment and come on in to our Silver Falls Family Dental Care office to meet everyone in person!

Alyssia, Dental Hygienist

Alyssia is a graduate of the Mt. Hood Community College School of Dental Hygiene. Born and raised in Silverton, she enjoys her career as a hygienist in her hometown. She currently resides in Woodburn with her husband, Jimmy, and children Jameson, Natalie, and Kaliyah. They enjoy family time, camping and being outdoors, especially in Hawaii!


Kendra, Dental Hygienist

Kendra graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology in 2012 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She was born and raised in the Mt. Angel/Silverton area and loves connecting with the people in our community through her work and volunteering. Kendra has the ability to make anyone comfortable in the dental chair and her patients can see the love she has for her profession shining through. Kendra enjoys traveling abroad and has served mission trips in both Cambodia and Honduras. Kendra enjoys spending time with her husband Tyler and their growing family. She loves hiking with Tyler and their dog. She also enjoys crafting and has learned the art of weaving with her grandmother.


Heidi, Dental Hygienist

Heidi grew up in Illinois where she graduated with her dental hygiene degree. She, and her husband, Dean, moved to the Silverton area in 1990 where they have raised their six children and Heidi has enjoyed her part-time career in the dental field. She finds building long term relationships and teaching her patients better oral hygiene habits to be the most rewarding aspects of her job. Heidi also enjoys helping on the family Hazelnut farm and spending time with her three beautiful granddaughters.


Christie, Lead Dental Assistant

Christie has been a board Certified Dental Assistant with expanded functions for over 30 years. She loves helping people feel comfortable while achieving their dental goals. Christie lives on a farm with her husband Dennis, who is a career farmer. Christie loves animals and enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and gardening.


Tania, Dental Assistant/Spanish Interpreter

Tania was born and raised in Jefferson, Oregon. She graduated from the Corvallis Practical Dental Assisting of Oregon program in 2018. She enjoys the outdoors, hiking and hammocking when she gets the chance.


Patty, Office Manager

Patty was born and raised in Mt. Angel, OR and now lives in the Scotts Mills area. She has been in the dental field for over 25 years. Before working the front desk, Patty was a dental assistant for many years. When not at work, Patty enjoys time with her twin boys, Briar and Brody, and her husband, Jason. She also enjoys gardening, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends!


Lori, Receptionist

Lori is a graduate of Chemeketa Community College and has been working in the dental/medical field for over 20 years. She has two grown children, and three grandchildren. Lori loves spending time with family and friends, exploring the great outdoors, traveling to fun and exciting places, and volunteering her time in the Silverton community.


Olga, Receptionist

Olga is a graduate of Chemeketa Community College and has been working in the dental field for 16 years. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.