Our Staff

Andersen Dental
 

Morgan L. Andersen DDS

Dr. Andersen grew up in southeast Idaho, gleaning experience and work ethic from the farmland. Most of the jobs for youth out there were hard labor agricultural jobs, but it was good for young Dr. A.... Real good.

He left the area with a BA in Science from Idaho State University in 1981, and went on to dental school at the University of Washington. There he worked just as hard, graduating with honors as #2 in the class of 1985. During dental school, Dr. A was blessed to see his family grow. When he left UW, he and his wife Julie moved on to open private practice with their three children.

Dr. A loves dentistry, but he loves the opportunity to serve people and be a part of their team for better health even more. He works well with all ages, and really puts his attention into you, the individual, where it matters the most. As a dentist this is what he has been doing for 25 years, and is what he will always be doing.

Of course when the salmon are running in the Northwest, Dr. A is going to go out and try to catch some fillets to share with the office. (That means he is nuts about fishing!) He likes to be outdoors in all seasons, even helping the Boy Scouts have fun out there in the woods. Life is good; especially because he is loved by his wife and four children.


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Jodi

Office Manager

Jodi grew up in Coos Bay, Oregon and made her way to Vancouver in 1999. With over fifteen years at Dr. Andersen's, and acquiring expertise in several different areas of the dental office, Jodi remains passionate about dentistry and providing patients with the best overall care. She spends her free time being a devoted wife and mother to her husband,Kyle, and her daughter,Reese.

 

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Ashley

Dental Assistant

Ashley began her dental career in 1996. She has worked with Dr. Andersen since June of 1999. Ashley took a break from the dental office to be home with her children, she is now back assisting Dr Andersen. She particularly enjoys assisting Dr Andersen with surgery, and enjoys that Dr. Andersen's office offers personalized care under the direction of one Doctor. Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and four wonderful children.

 

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Caitlyn

Dental Assistant

Caitlyn became interested in a career in dentistry at a very young age when her sister started working as a dental assistant for Dr. Andersen. In high school she got accepted into the dental assisting program at the Clark County Skills Center and now attends Clark College, majoring in Dental Hygiene. She hopes to graduate with her bachelors degree in dental hygiene and begin her career as a dental hygienist. She loves helping and working with people and enjoys dental assisting.

 

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Shilah

Dental Hygienist

Shilah grew up in Longview, WA before graduating from Yakima Valley Hygiene School in 2001.  She spent here first 6 yrs as a hygienist working in Longview before relocating to Vancouver, Wa with her family.  She has worked with Dr. Andersen since May of 2007 and strives to always administer the best quality care to her patients while making them feel comfortable.  She enjoys the personal feel of working for a small family practice allowing her to develop trusting relationships with her patients.