Meet Our Team

The staff at at Mountain Dental welcomes you! We are dedicated to providing each of our patients with expert, personalized, and high-quality dental care for a healthier, more beautiful smile. Our Local Pocatello Dental Team of Hygienists, Assistants, and office staff are always happy to answer your questions and help in any way we can. To learn more about us and to schedule your next appointment with our dentist, Dr. Jake R. Richards, please call our dental office in Pocatello, Idaho. We are would love to get to know you better!

Dental Assistant

Kendra has been in the dental field since 2014. She has been part of the team at Oak Mountain Dental since 2016. She loves being part of a team that cares so much about each other and their patients. Kendra has two sons and one daughter. She loves to spend time enjoying the outdoors. She loves to read, travel and be around friends and family.

Dental Hygienist

Paige graduated from the dental hygiene program at Idaho State University in 2009, and she has been part of our team at Oak Mountain Dental for over 4 years. She enjoys being part of a team that cares about each other and each of our patients as well. Paige works to provide individualized care for our patients. She cares about our patients’ overall health and strives to help them reach their oral health goals. Paige has been married for 10 years. She has a 10-year-old daughter, a 5-year-old daughter, and a baby on the way, due in May 2015! When she isn’t working, Paige enjoys being outdoors, working out, and spending time with her family.

Katie Jo
Dental Hygienist

Katie has been with the practice for over five years. She graduated from Idaho State University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. Her favorite part about being an employee at our practice is being part of a team where we all provide the best patient care possible. She strives to provide great patient education and tries to help her patients feel at ease.

Katie is married with two children. She loves scrap-booking, crafting, baking, and trying new recipes.

Dental Assistant

Max has been with the practice for two years. She is a certified assistant from Idaho State University and loves helping people and enjoys the people she works with. She always strives to do her job to the best of her abilities and loves being present to help make the practice a success.

Max has three daughters and eight grandchildren. She is fond of spending time with family, scrap-booking, and quilting.

Office Manager

Carol has been working in the dental field for two years. She loves being a part of our team because our office is warm, friendly, and has an inviting atmosphere that welcomes everyone. She is here to help you with completing insurance forms and fulfilling billing duties. She loves the people who surround her and enjoys working for Oak Mountain Dental.

Carol is married with seven children and is a grandmother to 23 grandchildren. She loves to go camping and fishing, and she also enjoys traveling to the Caribbean Islands and scuba diving.

Administrative Assistant

Brenda has been with Oak Mountain Dental for a year and a half. She has worked in the dental profession for over 27 years and was re-hired onto the staff when Dr. Jake R. Richards bought the practice. She graduated from Aberdeen High School, graduated from Vo-Tech at ISU, is certified from the Scheduling Institute, and has attended and received certificates from many dental seminars over the years. Brenda loves working with Dr. Jake R. Richards and our entire team. We all enjoy helping our patients and love making each other laugh. Brenda also tries to engage new patients and help them feel comfortable in the office. She attends various health fairs to meet people and let them know what a terrific practice this is.

Brenda is married to her high school sweetheart. Her husband, Matt, is retired from the US Army, and they have two children together. Brenda loves to craft, sew, and do woodworking. She also loves to go camping with her family. Her son, TJ, and his wife, Becca, live in Oklahoma, where TJ is currently a dentist. They have twin sons named are Samuel and Sterling. Brenda’s daughter, Rachelle, lives in Pocatello with her daughter, Viola. Rachelle is an employee at Mountain America Credit Union.

Dental Hygienist

Bridget graduated from Idaho State University in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene and has been with Oak Mountain Dental since the beginning of 2015. She enjoys working with a fun, friendly dental team that truly cares about the needs of our patients. Bridget is excited to provide individualized top quality dental care to all her patients. She not only cares for her patient’s oral health, but also their overall health. Outside of her career, Bridget enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 yr old boy. She has a passion for animals, gardening, camping, and anything outdoors! Bridget grew up in Aberdeen, ID and currently resides there with her family and animals!

Our  team at Oak Mountain Dental are dedicated to providing you with the best oral health care possible.

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