Meet the Staff


We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Office Manager

Renee is the youngest of nine children that all graduated from Kelso High School.  She has been in the medical field for 29 years and began working at Hilander Dental in 2006.  Renee's favorite part of her job is interacting with patients and developing relationships with her coworkers.   She makes her home in Longview with her husband Jeff.  They just sent their son Isaac off to Western Washington University so they're empty nesters.  Outside the office Renee enjoys reading, walking with her dogs, spending time with her enormous family and staying involved in her  church. 



Asst. Office Manager

Kerri was raised in Kelso and graduated from Kelso High School.  She attended Lower Columbia College where she received her AA Degree in Early Childhood Education.  She was able to put that to good use when working for the Kelso School for 5 years before coming to Hilander Dental in 2007.  She enjoys seeing the children that she worked with at the local schools come through our office.  Kerri currently lives in Olympia with her son Ethen and daughter Raven.  They enjoy the beauty of the bay and all the gorgeous scenery that Olympia has to offer, plus all the yummy bakeries.  She is one proud momma - Ethen is in the IBEW apprenticeship program and Raven is attending Beauty College.  

Outside of the office if she can be in the sun and on the water, she is one happy and relaxed girl.  Kerri enjoys going to the farmers market, camping, boating, attending local community celebrations and of course traveling.  But what she treasures most is time with her family and friends.



Insurance Coordinator

Vickie is a transplant from Idaho.  She has worked in the insurance field for over 20 years and brought her expertise to Hilander Dental in 2007.   Vickie enjoys helping patients understand their dental benefits and working with them to best utilize their insurance.  She and her husband Rocky live locally and have 6 grown children and 8 grand children ranging in ages from 8 years to 3 months old.  They enjoy every bit of time they get with their grand children.  Vickie loves to spend her spare time reading, camping, hiking and anything that includes time with her family.



Patient/Hygiene Coordinator

Kindra lives in Kelso with her husband Pat and daughter Kamaile.  She has worked in the medical field for over 11 years.  Kindra joined the Hilander Dental team in June of 2013.  She enjoys working closely with our patients and getting to know them on a personal level.  When Kindra is not at work, she loves watching her daughter play volleyball, reading, watching sports with her husband and traveling near and far with her family.



Front Office Assistant

Coming Soon!



Dental Assistant

Corinna came to Hilander Dental in 2011 with over 20 years of dental assisting experience.  She likes working the diversity of working with older and younger patients.  She and her husband Matt make their home in Longview.  They have two grown boys and a sweet little grand baby girl Kinley that they love to spoil.  When not working, When Corinna isn't rooting on the Huskies or vacationing in Palm Desert, she enjoys anything that involves spending time with Kinley.



Dental Assistant

Tilonnie was born & raised in Kelso.  She graduated from Carrington College in 2011 from the dental assisting program and has worked at Hilander Dental for the past 7 years.  If you spend any time at our office, you will hear Tilonnie laugh...and laugh...and laugh.  She makes her home in Silver Lake with her fiance Jeremy and son Devin.  In her spare time she enjoys crafting, spending time with family and friends and watching Devin play football or baseball.



Dental Assistant

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Dental Assistant

Valerie is from the Kalama area and graduated from dental assisting program at Concorde College in 2010.  She came to Hilander Dental in early 2017 with almost 7 years of dental assisting experience.  Valerie and her husband Jake have been married for 6 years and make their home in Kelso.  They have two dogs, Percy and Locki.  In her spare time Valerie enjoys walking her dogs, hiking and riding bikes with Jake and spending time with family and friends.  



Dental Assistant

Coming Soon!

“I have been going to Hilander Dental for many years and honestly, I have never been disappointed. On the contrary—I continue to be impressed with how professional and courteous the entire staff is in making our visits comfortable. Thank you!”
-Gregory H.
“I switched to Hilander Dental after my dentist retired. I personally am very picky on who is working on my teeth. I did some research before and I am so glad because this office is so friendly with a wonderful helpful staff, not to mention great dentists.”
-Tami H.
“Hilander Dental has been so accommodating and helpful with my family's crazy schedule. For a dentist office to feel like home... that's pretty hard to do. It's an added bonus that they are a quality businesses that is locally owned and operated!”
-Jennie K.
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