Dental Hygienists

We have a wonderful team of dental hygienists ready to help you acheive a healthy mouth.

Chelsea – RDH, Lead Hygienist

Chelsea graduated as Class Secretary from the Lane Community College Dental Hygiene program in 2016 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree. Chelsea loves being a hygienist because it gives her the opportunity to get to know each and every one of her patients as individuals and help them develop a home care regimen that fits their own personal needs. She grew up in Southern Oregon and enjoys doing yoga as well as spending time with her friends, family, and her dog named Louie.

Jody – RDH

Jody was born and raised in Georgia and graduated from Clayton State University in 2004 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has loved vacationing on the west coast for the past 20 years and moved to Oregon in 2018 with her family. What she loves most about being a hygienist is making a personal connection with each of her patients, making her patients laugh and helping patients overcome their fear of coming to the dentist. When she is not with her dental family she loves dressing up as Bigfoot and doing all things outdoors with her husband and son.

Keshia – RDH

Keshia was born and raised in Southern Oregon and graduated from Oregon Tech in 2008 with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is mom of 3 very energetic boys and married to her favorite human on the planet-Ryan. Her favorite part about being a hygienist is interacting with patients. She says “I love people, and helping patients to maintain a healthy mouth, which leads to better overall health, is what I strive for!”
When she is not at work, Keshia can be found outside, doing boy mom stuff, camping and exploring.

Lindsay – RDH

Lindsay graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology Dental Hygiene Program with a Bachelor of Science Degree. With over 20 years experience in the dental field, Lindsay loves getting to know her patients and developing the best care for each individual. When she’s not with her work family she is camping, hiking, biking and exploring with her husband and 2 girls!

Asia – RDH

After ten years of experience as an expanded functions dental assistant, Asia felt a pull to further her career and is so happy she did! In 2019, she graduated from the dental hygiene program at Portland Community College with an Associate of Applied Science degree. As a hygienist she enjoys building friendships, providing a positive experience, and being a strong advocate for her patients’ oral health. Outside of work, she loves being with her husband and raising their tiny human. They spend their time gardening, working on projects around their property, breaking bread with family, friends, and traveling whenever they can!


Kaelyn – RDH

Kaelyn was born and raised in Grants Pass. She graduated from OIT in 2021 with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. Kaelyn has wanted to be a hygienist since the first grade and thoroughly enjoys serving her patients. Her favorite thing about hygiene is the relationships she makes while helping patients achieve a healthy smile. When Kaelyn is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and dogs.

Contact Info

Johnston Dental Care
1825 NW Hawthorne Ave.
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Office Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday & Saturday

Member Of

oregon-dental-assocacademy of general dentistryICOI


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