Meet the Team
One of Murray Scholls Family Dental’s best assets is our staff. The knowledge, expertise and compassion that they display are some of the reasons patients keep coming back. They are truly a team and work together to make our patients comfortable. Most of the staff have worked in the Beaverton dental office for five years or more, so they really get to know the patients.
Traci, Front Desk
Traci has been a part of the Murray Scholls Family Dental front desk team since 2005. She has a genuine caring attitude toward patients. Her friendly personality and amazing memory of patients’ names and details impresses everyone. Traci and her husband live in Sherwood and have two daughters and five grandchildren, which keep her very busy. Traci enjoys camping, hiking, water activities and is a wonderful cook. She also loves cheering for the Blazers and Seahawks!
Carey, Front Desk
Carey is the newest member of our front desk team. She has been in the dental field since 2007 and is here to greet and help patients as they come through the door. She especially loves the interaction with all different types of patients and helping them improve their appearance and confidence through dentistry. She lives in the Tigard area with her husband, Mitch. In her free time Carey likes to hike, swim, garden, travel and spend time with family.
Kay, Lead Dental Assistant
Kay is the lead assistant at Murray Scholls Family Dental as well as Dr. Walker’s main assistant. She has been an essential part of the office since 2002. Kay is a truly talented assistant and her skills are top notch. Her sweet and caring personality makes patients feel comfortable and at ease. She likes how the staff works well together to give outstanding care to the patients. Kay loves spending time with daughter and exploring the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys hiking, kayaking and taking her Bull Mastiff, Buddy, on long walks. Kay is also preparing to walk a half marathon and taking part in the Hood To Coast relay this year.
Cassy, Dental Assistant
Cassy is an integral member of the team and is one of our exceptional assistants. She likes the challenge of general dentistry and the variety of patients and procedures. She absolutely loves working at Murray Scholls Family Dental and instantly noticed the tight-knit relationship between the patients and staff. She looks forward to working at the office for many years. Cassy enjoys camping, the outdoors and spending time with family, especially her grandparents.
Nicolette, Registered Dental Hygienist
Nicolette joined our office as a dental hygienist in 2012. She graduated with honors from Oregon Health and Science University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1997. She has worked in both general dentistry and periodontal practices and enjoys helping patients achieve and maintain better oral health. She lives in Newberg with her husband and three daughters. When she is not in the office she enjoys being a busy mom, volunteering at school and church activities, and hiking and exploring the region with her family.
Jami, Dental Hygienist
Jami is one of the outstanding hygienists at the office. She is a genuinely caring and gentle professional and loves helping patients with their hygiene concerns. Dental hygiene is her passion and she finds great satisfaction when her patients’ oral hygiene improves with her education and assistance. She has worked at several offices and finds that Murray Scholls Family Dental has superior customer service and patient care. Jami lives in Newberg with her husband and three children and enjoys snowboarding and reading.
Leah, Dental Hygienist
Leah is the newest member of our hygiene team. She is very knowledgeable and loves educating patients on ways to achieve optimal oral and overall health. She continually stresses the importance of good home care with patients of all ages. Leah still loves what she does after 17 years in the field, and is always excited to come to work each day. Leah and her husband Garrick have two grown daughters as well as a school age son and daughter. They love staying active with their young children, and enjoy keeping up with all their activities. Leah enjoys baking, knitting, reading, exercising, and watching the Portland Trailblazers and Oregon Ducks.
Mary, Bookkeeper/Practice Relations
Mary has been a part of the Murray Scholls Family Dental team since the practice opened in December 2000. She loves working in a dental office with the wonderful patients and co-workers. Mary takes care of all bookkeeping duties, marketing and practice relations. She lives in the Beaverton area with her husband and three kids (who are away at college). Mary enjoys group fitness classes, skiing, tap dancing and reading.