Meet Our Team

Our team welcomes you to Oak Mountain Dental! We are committed to providing each of our patients with personalized, high-quality dental care for a smile that is both healthy and attractive. Our staff is 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 eager to get to know you better!

Carol
Office Manager

Carol has been working at our practice since 2013.She loves being a part of our team because our office is warm, friendly, and has an inviting atmosphere that welcomes everyone. She is our office manager and is here to help you have a delightful experience at the dentist. If you have any concerns or questions she would be glad to help in any way.

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

Brenda
Administrative Assistant

Brenda has been with Oak Mountain Dental for 3 Year. She graduated from Aberdeen High School, and 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 also tries to engage with new patients and help them feel comfortable in the office.

Her husband, Matt, is retired from the US Army, and they have two children. Brenda loves to craft, sew, garden and do woodworking. She also loves to go camping with her family.

Administrative Assistant

Lisa is our newest member here at Oak Mountain Dental, but brings in a lot of knowledge of insurance and customer service. She graduated from Highland High School & Vo-Tech. Previously employed with Health Benefits of America & Farmers Insurance. She was born & raised in Pocatello, Idaho. She would love to go over your benefits with you and help you understand how to use them.

Her husband, Anthony, is employed as an engineer @UPRR. She has two daughters, one is working in Occupational Therapy in Boise, Idaho and the other is attending ISU. She enjoys gardening, and being around family & friends.

Max
Dental Assistant

Max has over 40+ years in the dental field and has been with our practice since 2013. She is a certified dental assistant from Idaho State University. She 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 daughter and eight grandchildren. She is fond of spending time with family, scrap-booking, and quilting.

Paige
Dental Hygienist

Paige graduated from the dental hygiene program at Idaho State University in 2009, and she has been a part of our team at Oak Mountain Dental since . 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 since , with three children. When she is not 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.

Bridget
Dental Hygienist

Bridget graduated from the dental hygiene program at Idaho State University in 2011 & has been with Oak Mountain Dental since 2015. She enjoys working with a fun, friendly dental team that truly cares about the needs of our patients. Bridget is excited to provide updated, top quality care to all she treats.

Outside of her career, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young boys. She has passion for animals, gardening, camping, ATV riding, and anything outdoors.

Bridget grew up in Aberdeen, Idaho and currently resides there with her family and animals. Her family raises potatoes, wheat, and sugar beets. She enjoys helping out on the farm.

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.

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

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