All professionals at Wikle Family Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dentist - Aaron Wikle, DMD
Dr. Wikle grew up in Wilsonville and is excited to be practicing dentistry in Lake Oswego. After graduating from West Linn High School, Dr. Wikle attended college in Idaho, Utah, and New Jersey. Dr. Wikle graduated from University of Louisville, School of Dentistry. Dr. Wikle and his wife, Brynn, met at college in Utah at Brigham Young University. They have adopted three wonderful children. The family currently resides in Sherwood and enjoys spending time with family and friends. In his spare time, Dr. Wikle enjoys being outdoors and traveling to visit relatives.
Dr. Wikle strives to be a comfort to those coming for treatment. He is extremely dedicated to giving his patients the best quality dentistry possible. He gives this attention to detail in every procedure from the most basic to the most complicated. He wants his work to last a long time and he wants his patients to be happy with the dental work they receive. His focus with continuing education has been to study the things that he feels will benefit his patients the most. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, Washington County Dental Society, and the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Wikle enjoys smiling with his patients, creating lasting friendships, and appreciates the many people he has met through this avenue of dentistry.
Hygienist - Darcie
We are excited to have Darcie as our new full time hygienist. She joined Wikle Family Dental at the end of 2017 and has been a great addition to the office. She has commented multiple times on how friendly everyone has been and how she can tell that the patients who come to see us are really good people. She loves the personal relationship she gets to have with so many people at the office. She has been a hygienist for 16 years and graduated from hygiene school at OHSU. She loves Oregon and has lived here her whole life. She got married a year ago and is enjoying the new home that she and her husband bought. Her husband is originally from Ireland, so they try to visit there as much as possible. Traveling to new places has become one of Darcie's favorite things to do. Darcie loves being a hygienist and looks forward to helping you keep your mouth healthy.
Hygienist - Megan
Megan's kindness shows through in her personal life and in her profession as a dental hygienist. She truly cares about you as a person and is also very interested in your oral health. She makes your appointment more enjoyable because of her gentle touch and her soft spoken voice. She has been a dental hygienist for many years and splits this responsibility with her family responsibilities as a mother and wife. Her kids are teenagers and she has stayed very involved and supportive in their lives. It is common to find Megan enjoying a sporting event with her family. We are truly happy to have Megan with us for some of the days during the month and look forward to having her at the office more often as her kids get older.
Hygienist - Doris
If you want someone to care about you, then you would love to have Doris clean your teeth. Not only are her years of experience and continued education valuable for your dental health, but her kind words and personal interest in your life also leave you feeling better than when you first arrived. Doris has enjoyed designing the homes her and her husband have built. They lived in Alaska at one point and their favorite family activity is snow skiing.
Hygienist - Amanda
We love how fun Amanda is. She brings great energy with her as she does her work as a hygienist. She has an optimistic attitude that is fun to be around. She enjoys all of our patients but has a special place in her heart for the children. She makes the experience more playful and fun for them and they leave from their teeth cleaning with a smile on their face. Amanda enjoys playing soccer and other athletic activities. She truly cares about people and makes sure to find opportunities to serve in the community.
Dental Assistant – Sta'Cee
Sta’Cee has a good solid background in dentistry and likes to stay active in using these skills and knowledge. She does an amazing job of being a dental assistant and being actively involved in many other activities in the community. She teaches a drama class to elementary age kids, volunteers at her kid’s schools, and teaches an art lesson in their class each month. Her family is big into soccer and Sta’Cee loves scrapbooking about them. She has also had an amazing opportunity of being part of a dental team that has done service in Cambodia 4 times and Haiti once.
Dental Assistant – Juliann
Juliann is an excellent dental assistant because of her passion for dentistry, and also her enjoyment of visiting with and helping patients and staff members throughout the day. Juliann has worked in dentistry for over 20 years. She has a background in Neuromuscular Dentistry, Sleep Dentistry, Oral Surgery, and General Practice. She’s married and has 2 young children. Her hobbies include gardening, volunteering, and remodeling their house. She enjoys working with patients and assisting them to achieve their desired smiles.
Dental Assistant – Kara
Kara is one of our dental assistants and is fairly new to the profession. She has an excitement and enthusiasm that is contagious. She is very motivated and determined to acquire the certifications necessary to be an expanded duties dental assistant as quickly as possible. Her positive personality helps her get along well with the rest of the staff but also helps with her favorite part of the job - being with the patients. She wants your experience to be as comfortable as possible and she looks forward to seeing you. She is married and has 3 daughters that she is very proud of. She loves her family and cherishes the time she has with them.
Dental Assistant / Front Office - Julie
Julie has been with the office for many years. She used to work in the front office for Dr. Edvalson and is excited to be back working with us again. She is still doing some front office work but is also now a dental assistant. She completely loves being with all of you and helping you to get your dental treatment done. She has a fun, happy personality that will make you feel like you are with a friend while you are here. She has put a lot of effort into helping her family and loves spending time with them, especially her young grandchildren.
Sterilization Specialist / Front Office - Jackie
Jackie’s role with instrument sterilization and front office work has proven to be a huge asset to our office. She has happily taken on different duties as the needs have changed which has been helpful in keeping the office flowing smoothly. Whether you see her or not, when you come to your appointment you can be assured that she cares about you and has made efforts to try and have your experience with us be as positive as possible. She loves being part of the team. She helps many people, including her family and also those in the community. She especially loves the time she has with her grandchildren.
Front Office – Jill
Jill is an asset to everyone. She has the challenging job of keeping up with how various insurances operate. She will help you find a good time in your schedule to get your teeth cleaned or to get dental treatment completed. She loves for people to be happy and enjoys seeing so many people as she greets them when they enter the front doors. Jill’s family is the most important thing in her life. She cherishes the time she has with them, especially the little bit of time she gets to see her family members that are in the military.
Front Office – Kim
Kim is a fun person to know. She thoroughly enjoys people and helps you feel glad you came to the office the moment you start to talk to her. She is currently working at the front desk. She is also an experienced dental assistant who has helped many of our patients during their visits. Kim is now a grandma and there isn’t anything that could make her happier. She has two beautiful little grandbabies.
Front Office – Sue
Sue has been a great help to the patients and the rest of the staff by filling in at the front office as needed. We miss her part of the year when she is in Arizona, but are very happy with the great work she does when she is here. She knows almost everyone who comes to the office and is a friend to all. Sue enjoys the sunny days in Arizona but always loves coming home to Oregon.