Meet the Foutz Family Dental Team

The Foutz Family Dental team is dedicated to providing the highest level of comfort and care. Our friendly, experienced team believes quality dental care leads to a confident, high quality life, and we work to ensure our patients receive the best dental care possible. We also do our best to ensure you receive the insurance benefits you pay for each year.

Personal attention. Exceptional care.

From regular cleanings to advanced procedures, you can trust our dental and administrative teams to guide you through your visit with ease. We will take time to explain and clarify the options available to you as well as which treatments are recommended or elective. Our aim is to make you feel at home when you’re in our care, so that you can relax and talk to us openly about your questions, concerns, and desires.

Come meet the Foutz Family Dental team in person, and enjoy some of Dr. Jake’s fresh-baked bread. We’d love to show you how enjoyable a visit to the dentist can be!

Andrea, RDH

Andrea, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Raised in the Rogue Valley, Andrea graduated top of her class from Lane Community College. She has devoted 15 years to creating beautiful smiles and building strong relationships with her patients. Andrea loves dentistry because it helps people stay healthy and feel good about themselves. She strives to ensure our patients are always comfortable and 100% informed during their visit. Andrea can often be found enjoying the outdoors with her husband and their two dogs, or riding her horse with her friends.

Melanie, RDH

Melanie, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Melanie earned a Bachelor of Science from Oregon Institute of Technology and has over 20 years of experience as a dental hygienist. She customizes care for each patient, assessing their needs with the goal of achieving optimal of oral health for a lifetime. She will meet you where you are without judgement or lectures! Melanie enjoys spending time with her three children. She likes to read, scrapbook, do yoga, ride quads, ski, hike, swim, and run.

Donna, RDH

Donna, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Donna was raised on a small farm in Alabama. She attained her degree in dental hygiene from Pensacola State College where she lived and worked for 8 years. Later she worked as a hygienist for 26 years on the Central Coast of California, while raising a daughter and twin sons. She has 3 grandchildren that she adores. Donna has a gift for being relatable and truly cares for her patients. During her free time, she likes to hike, enjoy fly fishing and rafting, with her husband and their Golden Retriever Gracie.

Shannon, EFDA

Shannon, EFDA

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Shannon was born and raised in the Rogue Valley. She’s been a dental assistant for about 14 years and interacting with her patients is what she loves most about her job. Outside the office, Shannon enjoys outdoor adventures with her fiancé, Ryan and their 2 dogs, Stassi and Maya. When she’s home, she pays extra attention to her cat Ginger who gets jealous of missing the action!

Lanee

Lanee

Financial Coordinator

Lanee Kivett moved to Medford when she married in 1994.  She worked in a medical office until she had her first son and was a stay at home mom until her second son was almost two.  Dr. Foutz is the third dentist she has worked for here in this office and has seen some amazing changes through the years. Lanee will use her insurance expertise to help you maximize your benefits. In her spare time, she enjoys board games, reading, puzzles, rafting, and spending time relaxing with her amazing husband and two wonderful sons. 

Lupita

Lupita

Scheduling Coordinator

Maria Guadalupe (Lupita) was born in Ashland and raised in Escondido California. She moved back to the Rogue Valley in 2013 where she met and married her husband. Lupita has recently joined the team at Foutz Family Dental, and she’s happy to be serving the Spanish speaking community. Lupita loves to travel and spend time with her husband and adorable young son.

Heather

Heather

Office Manager

Heather is happiest when she is helping other people. She enjoys sharing the things she’s learned with others to make their lives better. Heather has over 20 years of office and management experience and prides herself on being both kind and efficient. She is glad to be a part of the warm and inviting team at Foutz Family Dental. When they’re not working at the office, Heather enjoys sneaking away for a date night with her husband, reading a good book, exercising, practicing yoga, and spending time with their three children.

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