Makenzi ("Kenzi") is a native to the Pacific Northwest and joined Winlock Family Dentistry in 2017. She is the first person you will see as you walk through the door, so make sure to say hi and give her a smile! She is married to her wonderful husband, Johnnie, and together are raising two beautiful children, Jackson and Henlee. When she is not at work, she loves to read a good book or catch up on the latest movies. With her family, they enjoy going to the sand dunes in Oregon and going on little mini getaway vacations.
Gayle has been a team member of Winlock Family Dentistry since 1986! Can you believe it? She really enjoys meeting and getting to know all of the patients. Her long term commitment and dedication to the practice and patients is evident when you meet her. Her husband, Terry, is a graduate and teacher of Toledo High School. They have a daughter, who is a dental hygienist, and a son, who is now working after completing college. Outside of work, Gayle is well-known for her creativity and design in craft, event planning, and desserts!
Erin is a long-time resident of Toledo, WA and has been with Winlock Family Dentistry since 2002. Erin has been practicing dental hygiene since 1994 and is adored by her patients. She loves that her many years at Winlock Family Dentistry has allowed her to develop long-term, trusting relationships with all of her patients. Her husband, Horst, is a history teacher and soccer coach at Toledo High School. Together, they have two teenage boys who are actively involved in sports all year round.
Jennie was born and raised in Winlock, WA and has recently moved back to the area. Upon her return, she seeks to improve the oral health of her community. She graduated from Clark College with an A.A.S. in 2009 and has been practicing dental hygiene for over 8 years. Her husband, who is also from Winlock, started medical school at the University of Washing in 2015. They have a smart and beautiful 6 year old daughter and a darling 5 month old son together. In her free time, she enjoys crafting and reading. During the summer, she enjoys getting out and hiking with her family.
Dustie has been a dental assistant for over 11 years. She joined our team in 2016 and has really enjoyed working with this dental family. Dustie has a strong commitment to community dentistry and helping the underserved. She regularly finds opportunities to volunteer in community dental events. She graduated in 2002 from Toledo, WA and currently resides in Centralia's Edison District. Her 3 children and work keeps her busy, but she finds time to enjoy being in nature. She has a small vegetable garden and strawberry patch and she works hard every year to make it a little bigger!
Katelyn is born and raised in Kelso, WA. She started her dental assisting career in 2016 at a dental community center. She is an eager learner and loves that Winlock Family Dentistry allows her to learn more specialty procedures in a warm, private practice environment. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, family, friends, and my puppy Lucy. Together, she likes to take trips to the beach (rain or shine), and hiking during the summer. Some of her favorite things that she enjoys are Mexican food, Starbucks coffee, and Target.