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Our Hygienists


Shelley R Barnd, RDH

School: Oregon Health & Science University
Year Graduated: 1988
Hire Date: 07/20/1988

Bio: Shelly obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1988 at Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry. She has been with Wendel Family Dental Centre since 1988 and is our managing hygienist. She has a special interest in providing periodontal treatment.

Shelley is married and has one son. She lives in the country on acreage and enjoys spending time with her family and many various animals.

Janet M Silliman, RDH

School: Clark College
Year Graduated: 1970
Hire Date: 04/27/1990

Bio: Jan earned her dental hygiene degree in 1970 from Clark College and her Bachelor of Science degree in 1979 from Evergreen State University.

Jan was a trustee from her district to the Washington State Dental Hygiene Association for six years, State Continuing Education Chairman for three years, and national delegate and alternate delegate for five years. Jan also served as president of her local association for three years. Jan has worked in private practice for over 35 years.

Her favorite hobbies are spending time with her family, traveling, gardening, reading, and making cakes.

Jennifer M Hansen, RDH

School: Clark College
Year Graduated: 1997
Hire Date: 03/26/1999

Bio: Jennifer has been with Wendel Family Dental Centre since 1999. She graduated from Clark Community College in Vancouver, Washington in 1997.

Jenna Bieber, RDH

School: Clark College
Year Graduated: 2013
Hire Date: 2/15/2011

Bio: Jenna has completed her schooling and is excited to move from her role as a dental assistant into a career as a dental hygienist.
In Jenna’s off time she enjoys white water rafting, kayaking, skydiving, traveling and exploring the Washington and Oregon coasts. Some of Jenna’s other interests in her time off are cooking, sharing a meal with family, friends and her cat Charlie.

Nancy K Sweeney, RDH

School: Clark College
Year Graduated: 1995
Hire Date: 03/27/1998

Bio: Nancy graduated from Ridgefield High School in 1987. She graduated from Clark College Dental Hygiene School in 1995. Nancy has been with Wendel Family Dental Centre since 1998.

Nancy is a busy Mom of twins. She enjoys playtime with her family, running with her husband, and traveling.


Paulette Marchand, RHD

School: Clark College
Year Graduated: 1998
Hire Date: 2016

Bio: Paulette was born and raised in Vancouver, Wa. She completed her Dental Hygiene degree in 1998 at Clark College. Paulette truly loves her work in dentistry and has a heart for every patient that she treats. She especially feels accomplished when she can make people with previous negative memories of dentistry comfortable and happy to be receiving care.

Paulette and her husband, Brian, are raising two children together. The family enjoys spending time at their vacation home on the Oregon Coast and going on family adventures.

Alexandra Ransonet, RDH

School: Loma Linda University
Year Graduated: 2001
Hire Date: 03/02/2005

Bio: Alexa graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University in Southern California. She was originally from Bellingham, Washington and loves the Pacific Northwest. Alexa enjoys dental hygiene and prides herself in being gentle, yet thorough.



Kristina Cornwell, RDH

School: Clark College
Year Graduated: 1999
Hire Date: 10/23/06

Bio: Kristi grew up in the greater Portland area. She graduated from Dental Hygiene School at Clark Community College in Vancouver Washington in 1999. She enjoys constantly learning what’s new in dental hygiene and prevention. In her spare time, she volunteers both locally and internationally.

Kristi’s hobbies include playing with her two Great Danes, gardening, photography, and traveling. Some of her favorite travels have been to Nepal and Alaska.

Jeannette Murphy, RDH

School: Oregon Health & Science University
Year Graduated: 1987
Hire Date: 11/09/1998

Bio: Jeannette was born in Bellingham, Washington. She was raised in Eugene, Oregon. She graduated from Oregon Health & Science University with her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1987. She enjoys many aspects of dental hygiene.

In her spare time, she enjoys biking, traveling, and spending time with her two boys.

We provide general dental care services while also providing specialty and cosmetic dental care options to those interested.

Here at Wendel Dental we offer flexible financial options and believe everyone deserves affordable dental care.

Meet our varied and skilled Wendel team members. Our first priority is providing you with the absolute best care possible.


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