Born and raised in Redding, CA, Lael completed her Associate Degree at the local Community College before moving to Oregon in 2003. She graduated, with honors, from Oregon Institute of Technology in 2007 with her Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene. Lael has worked in this practice since 2007 and desires to meet patient's needs with knowledge, respect and sensitivity. Lael works closely with her patients and Dr. Frisinger to provide exceptional care based on each person's individual needs.
Teri earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Oregon Health Science University with honors and has practiced dental hygiene in Central Oregon for many years. She strives to provide thorough, yet gentle individualized care. Away from work, Teri enjoys travelling, hiking, camping and x-c skiing with her husband and two teenage sons.
Gale is a graduate of Linn Benton
Community College in Albany Oregon. She moved from the valley to
Bend in 2000. She misses the valley rain, but agrees that Central
Oregon is a great place to live. Gale has two grown daughters with
three grandchildren. Her husband, Harold, has three children and 4
grandchildren. Gale enjoys making greeting cards and crafting. She
also has a parrot named Murphy. She and Harold enjoy camping, the
coast, and spending time with family. Gale comes to our practice
with 30+ years of experience. She loves meeting patients and excels
at making their dental experience as comfortable and enjoyable as
Amanda graduated from Central Oregon
Community College with a Dental Assistant Certificate in the summer
of 2014. She decided to join the dental field after having her
braces. The ability of a human bone to grown and shift with the
guidance of a gentle doctor’s hand was amazing, so she decided to
be part of this gratifying process. Amanda is eager to continue
learning and makes sure each of our patients get the individualized
care they deserve. In her spare time, Amanda loves to spend time
with her husband, son and pets. Amanda and her family share a love
for their hobby of dirt track racing and you will more than likely
find them at the track racing their 1970’s Camaros.
Chelsea has worked in the dental field for over 20 years and is an excellent source of knowledge. She became x-ray certified at the age of 16 and began working as a Dental Assistant for her father who was a dentist. She continued her education to become a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduated from Mt. Hood Community College in 2000. Growing up in a dental family provides Chelsea with great familiarity and a true understanding of all aspects of dentistry, making her a very successful and thorough Office Manager. Chelsea enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She is an avid sports fan of her two young children and you can always find her and her husband cheering them on at a soccer or baseball game.
Pedro joins our team, with over 5 years of experience
working in the dental field as a patient coordinator. He comes from a large family of seven
siblings and soon will have 12 nieces and nephews. Pedro was born and raised in Southern Oregon
and moved to Central Oregon in 2012 to be with his partner and has loved the
wonderful opportunities and environment it has provided. Pedro is fluent in Spanish and is very
dedicated to providing the best service possible to every patient. Along with his partner, they enjoy the
beautiful outdoors Central Oregon has to offer including hiking, bike riding,
and camping. They also love to spend time with their families whenever
Linda comes to us with 10 years of
dental office experience, bringing her in depth knowledge of the
industry, pleasant energy to our front desk and outstanding people
skills. She believes in giving our patients the best care from the
minute they walk in the door and creating that long lasting patient
relationship. Linda grew up in Lacy, Washington, her dad retired
from the Army and mom was a teacher.
Being an Army brat, she has traveled
throughout the United States and overseas including Germany. In
2004, Linda moved to Central Oregon and fell in love with our amazing
views, outdoors and fresh air. In her free time, Linda enjoys
spending time with her husband, Will and her Australian shepherd,
Pyper. You can find them hiking, going on Harley rides, biking,
gardening and visiting her two daughters and grandkids in Baker City
Oregon. You can also see Linda at many local community events with
her amazing craft booth.
Marianna graduated from Portland State
University with a degree in Business Administration –Marketing.
She has worked in the banking industry for over 15 years and brings a
unique perspective to the dental office. Running a business is not
an easy task, but very gratifying. As a local business owner, she
truly believes that giving back to the community is an important task.
On the weekends, Marianna loves to run with her dog, Sadie, read,
and explore Central Oregon with her family. You can find her at the
local school volunteering in her kid’s classroom, sitting on a FAN
board, and cheering her kids on the soccer and softball fields.
All of us here at Frisinger Dental know how important it is for you to get expert dental assistance in a very timely manner, especially when it comes to more delicate teeth and gum conditions. Contact us today and get the right dental service that you need.