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About Oregon Kids Pediatric Dentistry

Oregon Kids Pediatric Dentistry originated because Dr. Lentfer felt it was time to open her own practice so she had the control to treat patients in a manor she was treated by dentists and doctors when she grew up, a way that is fading in our current day….taking time with her patients! Dr. Lentfer enjoys getting to know her patients and developing treatment plans for each individual child. She truly believes there is no one way to treat a child and encourages open communication with patients and parents to create a treatment plan that fits your child’s needs. 

Jordan Lentfer, DMD Pediatric Dentist

Board Certified Diplomate of The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Lentfer grew up in Ashland, Oregon and attended University of Oregon for undergraduate studies. In 2007, Dr. Lentfer graduated Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. After completing dental school, she returned to Oregon where she practiced as a general dentist for four years before returning to specialize in pediatric dentistry at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After Dr. Lentfer completed her pediatric dental residency, she returned to Oregon and practiced as an associate until she decided it was time to open her own practice here in Eugene. 

Dr. Lentfer is a board certified diplomate of The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, sits on the Lane County Dental Society board, and is a member of The American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Academy of Laser Dentistry, Holistic Dental Association, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, and International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine. She is also a member of the International Affiliation of Tongue and Lip Tie Professionals (IATP). Dr. Lentfer takes pride in her expanding knowledge to reduce toxicity and increase bio-compatibility of the materials used in her office for her patients. 

When Dr. Lentfer is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband Max, their son Cooper, daughter Collins, and their two dogs, Piper and Rey. Having grown up in Oregon, Dr. Lentfer loves taking advantage of the coast, mountains, lakes and rivers that are here in our backyard. Skiing, biking, running and swimming when she gets the time are some of her favorite activities. 

Meet Our Team

Erica Avery - Dental Assistant/EFDA

Erica is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant who graduated from the Lane Community College Dental Assisting program in 2015. Erica has been working in Pediatric Dentistry since she graduated and loves every second of it! She started working alongside Dr. Lentfer in 2016 and is thrilled to be a part of the fun, caring and respectful atmosphere Dr. Lentfer provides for her patients.
 
Erica is an Oregon native and currently resides in Pleasant Hill with her husband Bryan, their two sons, Ethan and Cole, and their three fur babies. When Erica is not at the office, you can find her enjoying the outdoors. Her favorite activities include camping, hiking, and relaxing on her favorite beach in Pacific City.
 

Marika Murray - Patient Care Coordinator/EFDA

Marika is originally from Southern Oregon and moved to Eugene when she was ten years old. After High School, Marika attended the dental assisting program at Lane Community College, graduating in 2014. She has enjoyed working with Dr. Lentfer since 2017 and feels the best part about working in pediatric dentistry is getting to spend time providing  positive experiences for kids at the dentist that will continue into their adult years. 
 
In her spare time, Marika loves spending time with her husband Mark and their four children, Spencer, Tristan, Emmerson and Brynlee.   

Maria A Marroquin - Patient Care Coordinator

Maria was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Oregon when she was 11 years old. She has been in the dental industry since 2012. Maria loves and enjoys being part of an amazing, caring, loving, fun, and respectful team. Providing the best customer service and helping parents and children have an amazing unforgettable experience is her goal. In her spare time, she likes to sing, play piano as well as to travel (indoors and outdoors), fashion, and photography.

Celeste Velazquez- Dental Assistant/EFDA

Celeste was born in Texas and moved to Oregon when she was 11. She graduated from the Lane Community College dental assistants program in 2012 and resides in Springfield with her husband Jovany and their 2 daughters Ilyana and Alyah. Celeste loves being a part of the team at Oregon Kids Pediatric Dentistry because its such a fun and uplifting office to work at. In Celeste’s free time she likes to play volleyball and loves being outside.

Kristie Biondi - Patient Care Coordinator, Billing and General Anesthesia Scheduling Specialist

Kristie was born and raised right here in Eugene, Oregon. She graduated in 2005 from the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon with a Bachelors degree in Accounting. After graduating, Kristie focused on her children until they were school age, at which time she entered the workforce. She always found herself working with people and numbers, no matter the industry. Kristie has been in the dental industry since 2018, and has found it to be a fulfilling one that suits her skill sets. 
 
In her spare time Kristie enjoys spending time with her husband, Brandon, and their family. She is mom to Tyler and Bailey, and bonus mom to Zachary and Briar Rose. They enjoy playing games, going on walks, swimming and watching movies together. 
 
Kristie joined Dr. Lentfer’s team in 2020, and is excited to work in such an amazing and caring practice! She loves the team at Oregon Kids Pediatric Dentistry and is so glad to be a part of it!

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