Candace L. Peterson, DMD | 18795 SW Boones Ferry Rd. | Tualatin, OR 97062 | Ph: (503) 691-9046 |

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Meet Our Staff


Dental Hygienist

Debbie is one of our dental hygienists. She grew up in Santa Cruz, CA and Bend, OR-two of the most beautiful cities on the west coast. She earned a degree in chemistry from Seattle Pacific University  before deciding to pursue Dental Hygiene at OHSU School of Dentistry. When she is not at work she enjoys a variety of physical activities. She runs, swims, cycles and once a week clog dances. She is slso very involved at her church and with her husband's ministry there. She has been married to Del for 36 years.

Debbie has a passion for getting to know her patients and contributing to their efforts to stay healthy.


EFDA Assistant

Trish is our EFDA certified Dental Assistant.  She joined our team in January 2010 and has 23 years experience as a Dental Assistant  Trish is originally from The Bay area but has called Tualatin home for many years. With true patient compassion she really enjoys seeing, meeting and helping people. She is here to help ensure the best patient comfort and care.

Trish enjoys running and spending time with her family. She has been married to her husband Jim for the last 19 years and they have two daughters.


Front Office Coordinator

Andrea is a newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, hailing from eastern Kentucky. She started her dental career as an orthodontic assistant. Then she took courses to become an EDDA assistant which she remained until becoming a dental assisting instructor at a technical college in Louisville, KY. Contributing to the administrative area of dentistry is where she decided to forward her career and plans to continue in that aspect. Excellent patient care and satisfaction are her primary goals at Dr. Peterson's welcoming practice.


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