About High Desert Dental

  • Our Team

    Madras, Oregon dental team

    Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

    Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

    Our office is conveniently located on 611 SE 5th Street, and is accessible via all major roads. We are proud of our office, which fully utilizes state of the art equipment.

    Our friendly and competent staff is dedicated to patient comfort and quality care. We provide the best and latest in dental technology and treatment options. We provide gentle, family-oriented dental care to the adults and children of this community.

     

    Meet your dentist!

     

    Wayne Schultz, DDS

     

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    Dr.Schultz graduated with honors from Loma Linda University Dental School in 1977.  He began his career at the Warm Springs Dental clinic and after 2 years of service for the tribal people he opened his own clinic in Madras.  Perfection and compassion are only some of the traits he uses to give his patients excellent dental care. Dr. Schultz has loyal patients that come from all over Central Oregon to have their teeth cared for.  “I wouldn’t think of going elsewhere” is often the comments from his patients. In addition to his passion for dentistry, his personal interests include flying, hiking, camping, biking, travel, and of course spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.  When asked when he will retire, Dr. Schultz says, ” I have no plans to retire.  I love what I do and plan to do it for many years to come.”  He is careful to make sure he has plenty of on-going education in order to continue his excellence and quality of care with the best dental products and techniques.

    Andrew Toms, DDS

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    Andy graduated dental school from Loma Linda University in 2004. This is when he moved to Central Oregon and started practicing with Dr. Schultz in Madras. He loves working in Madras and especially enjoys his patients as well as his whole dental team he works with. In his off time he spends time with his wife and son doing the many things that Central Oregon has to offer. Including: skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. 

     


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    Bev Schultz, RN – Business Bookkeeper

    Bev is the wife of Dr. Schultz and has worked in the practice since they began it together in 1980. She is also a registered nurse and worked in this community until 1996 when she retired to allow more time for the dental office management. Bev is an idea person and has been the drive behind setting up policies that produce the excellence in dentistry that our team is able to present to our patients. Personal care and compassion of our patients are two areas that describe her. Currently she does special projects and the bookkeeping for the business. ” I like this position, except that I do not get to see our patients as much, and I miss that,” says Bev. On a personal level, Bev served on the local hospital board for many years, and enjoys volunteering at the prison and a private Christian school.

     

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    Kelli Bell - Insurance Coordinator

    Kelli grew up in The Dalles and moved to Madras with her husband and two sons in 1998. She is an Expanded Function Dental Assistant that has been with our team since 2000. Kelli will always greet you with a smile and do her best to make you feel at home in our office. She enjoys hiking, bike riding, crafting, and DIY projects.

     

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    Kelly Kerbow – Scheduling Coordinator

    Kelly moved to Madras with her husband in 1995. Kelly has had various jobs over the years involving the health and welfare of children. She enjoys photography and gardening in her free time. She is always smiling and happy to greet you when you come into our office.

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    Anna Quist – Hygienist

    As a daughter of a career Air Force officer, Anna traveled thru out the U.S. and overseas. Settling in Montana she graduated from Butte High in 1974 and later Carroll College in Helena MT in 1977. Moving with her young family in 1982 to Seattle Washington, she studied anesthesia and restorative at Shoreline Community College. After many years in Washington, in 1995, Anna and her family moved to Central Oregon where she joined our dental team in 1996 and has been happily treating patients in Madras for 17 years. She enjoys her family, friends, and all the wonderful people she has met in Madras thru our office.

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    Jeanne Howard - Hygienist

    Jeanne grew up in Prineville, graduated from Crook County High School and four years later from Lane Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She returned to Prineville to work and raise a family in her beloved Central Oregon. She enjoys gardening, camping, hunting, fishing, and reading. She has been with our office for over 23 year, with over 500 hours of continuing education. She strives to be gentle, caring, compassionate, and thorough with every patient she sees.

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    Marlise Jay - Hygienist

    A Central Oregon native, Marlise grew up in Prineville and graduated from Crook County High School in 1974. After studying dental hygiene at Lane Community College in Eugene, life took her to Virginia, Florida, Texas, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Though she reports many great experiences, she was happy to move back to Prineville in 2007. Marlise’s hobbies include reading and horseback riding, though most of her spare time is spent with family, as her and her husband share nine kids and lots of grand kids. After 36 years as a dental hygienist, Marlise says her job is still enjoyable because of her wonderful patients.

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    Anna Johnson - Assistant

    Anna is an Expanded Functions X-ray certified dental assistant here at High Desert Dental. She was raised in Madras and graduated from Madras High. She also graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Montana State University College of Technology in Great Falls Montana in 2010. She enjoys working with our patients in making them feel comfortable and happy with their smiles since 2011. In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, playing games, and participating in outdoor activities with her friends and family.

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    Carlita Risser - Assistant

    Carlita joined our dental team in August of 2012 as a dental assistant. “I am so privileged to be working with the great team, while learning, growing and furthering her education.” One of her goals as a dental assistant is to provide each one of her patients with comfort and ease before, during, and after their procedure. She loves to care for others and with dental assisting she gets to do just that. Carlita lives in Redmond, Oregon with her husband. They enjoy traveling together and spending lots of time in the beautiful outdoors of Central Oregon with their Border Collie. “Let your smile change the world, but don’t let the world change your smile.”

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    Miriam Jimenez – Assistant

    Miriam was born and raised in Madras OR.  She graduated from Madras High School in 2009. Following High School Miriam went to Carrington College in Portland OR for her dental assisting training. She likes to play piano and learn new things when it comes to music, which is her passion. She likes to be adventurous and hanging out with family and friends.