Jennifer is the Office Manager here at Eugene Smiles. She has over 18 years of clinical and administrative experience in dentistry. She is kind and compassionate. Getting to know patients and helping them has always been the best part of Jennifer’s job and she is very excited to be a part of Dr. Furgason’s team! Jennifer has two boys, Tyler and Jake, who keep her and her husband very busy. Along with keeping up with them, they really love to travel and being active outdoors.
Julie moved to Eugene three years ago from the Oregon coast. She has worked in dentistry for more than 20 years. Julie has experience in both administrative and clinical, although she primarily works in the front office, she is still an expanded functions assistant. Julie is dedicated to making the whole patient experience a positive one. Working with such a talented staff makes her job easy. When she is not working she enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding and anything outdoors with family and friends.
Windy brings more than 15 years of dental experience to Eugene Smiles. She is an excellent communicator and a compassionate, caring hygienist. Her experience and caring spirit make her a great health care provider and a valuable member of the team. Windy enjoys fishing and working on her home and cars.
Stacie has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 25 years and has worked with Dr. Furgason since the year 2000. She has always enjoyed getting to know her patients and their families. Establishing good relationships with them is also very important to Stacie and she feels very fortunate to be working at such a great practice. Stacie is fourth-generation Oregonian and really loves the outdoors. Along with her husband and four children, they enjoy camping, fishing, hiking and of course Oregon Duck Sports!
As one of Eugene Smile’s three Registered Dental Hygienists, Carolyn’s attentive spirit of professionalism and genuine compassion for her patients is appreciated by all. A graduate of the Dental Hygiene program from Lane Community College, she has cared for her patients for more than 15 years. She finds fulfillment in partnering with her patients to achieve the healthiest smile for years to come. Her quiet yet confident demeanor brings reassurance to all her patients.
Talia has been chair-side assisting Dr. Furgason for over 15 years. She is a graduate of the LCC Dental Assistant program. Talia’s unique approach to assisting brings comfort and ease to all of our patients and Dr. Furgason is very fortunate to have Talia as his right-hand assistant. She enjoys the relationships she has made with many of her patients and always looks forward to making new ones. Talia’s gentle personality and kind spirit keep us all thankful for her dedication to the practice. She loves spending her extra time with her husband and two young sons A.J. and Caleb.
Rena is one of our three certified dental assistants. She has been in the dental field for over three years and became a part of Eugene Smiles in 2013. Her attention to detail and winning smile make her a patient favorite however her humor makes her a team favorite. During her time off she enjoys fishing and camping with her husband and baby girl.
Chris grew up in Springfield and began her career in dentistry in 1980. Throughout her career she has trained in many areas of the field. Specifically, Chris has had extensive training with implants and implant related procedures. Her skills as an expanded functions dental assistant to Dr. Fife, along with her sense of humor and compassion, are qualities that help make her patients feel at home and comfortable while they are here in our office. Chris has two grown children, Phil and Kayla as well as two grandsons, Evan and Liam. During her spare time Chris enjoys reading, gardening and camping with her family.
Nichole has been with Dr. Furgason and Dr. Fife for year now. She is new to dentistry and has truly enjoyed learning about the field. Being up at the front desk has allowed her to meet, talk with and get to know many of our patients, which is her favorite part of being here at our practice. Nichole has three children, Serenity, Skylar and Alyssa. When she isn’t working, Nichole loves spending fun time with her family and like another one of our team members, watching the Ducks!
Roschelle is the newest member of our team. Talking with and helping patients is what she enjoys most about being a dental assistant, however assisting with dental surgeries is a close second. Roschelle is an amazing help to us in our lab as well. In her off time she loves music, being outdoors and visiting new and interesting restaurants around Eugene. She grew up in Oregon near the Thurston area.