Meet Our Team

Justin Holloway – Office Manager

Justin D. Holloway is our Office Manager! He joined our team after working in dental management for five years and has over twelve years of business management experience. Justin loves seeing the happy smiles of our patients and helping make sure they have an enjoyable experience at our practice. At our practice, Justin is the welcoming voice on the phone and the friendly face that greets patients when they walk through our door.

Patients having access to care is Justin’s top priority, and he’s always there to lead and support our team to ensure that our staff has everything they need to help patients achieve their oral health goals in a comfortable and positive environment. Justin loves to meet new people and feels blessed to work with such a passionate team to create a comfortable atmosphere for patients who are afraid of going to the dentist.

In his spare time, Justin enjoys working in his yard and watching sports. He’s married to an amazing woman named Charlotte and the couple has one incredibly smart and beautiful nine-year-old daughter named Paige and two miniature Yorkies named Bella and Buffy. As a family, they love to bike, take walks, play board games, watch movies, and vacation in Sunriver to enjoy all the outdoor activities Central Oregon has to offer.


Alaynna Wright – Patient Care Coordinator

Alaynna Wright is our Patient Care Coordinator. She has a background in client service and coordinating, and came to our practice with a year and a half of dental office experience. Alaynna loves working with our team to make sure each patient is receiving the care they deserve. You can usually find her at the front desk, greeting patients with a friendly smile and answering questions and phone calls. Alaynna’s top priority is coordinating benefits and financials so that each patient can get the best care and coverage possible from our team. She is very passionate about dentistry. To Alaynna, there is nothing better than helping a patient gain more confidence and a brighter smile!

In her spare time, Alaynna loves crafting, hiking, and camping. She is happily married to her high school sweetheart, Matthew. Go Oregon Ducks!


Alyssa Gordon – Dental Assistant

Alyssa graduated from dental assisting school in 2015 with a 4.0 GPA. She loves building relationships with her co-workers and patients. Away from the practice, she loves the outdoors. She enjoys hiking, reading, and shopping.


Catherine Wilson – Dental Hygienist

Catherine Wilson is a registered Dental Hygienist. She has been working as a dental hygienist for five years. Catherine has a long background in providing excellent client care. She graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Lane Community College in 2013 with a dental hygiene degree. Before that, she achieved an associate degree in medical office management. Her love for helping people obtain good oral health brought her back to continue her education and earn a dental hygiene degree.

Catherine is happily married to her husband of 13 years, Steve, and she has a beautiful and talented 7-year-old daughter, Madison. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors int he warm weather, running 5k’s and competing in spirit triathlons.

Catherine looks forward to building long-term relationships here and carrying on the excellent quality of care provided at Salem Dental. She loves being apart of a team that works well together to provide exceptional care for our clients. She feels it is important to provide gentle, thorough care to everyone. She strives to provide care in a comfortable and positive environment.


Shelley Merrill – Dental Assistant

Shelly Merrill has been a dental assistant for 25 yrs. She specialized in oral surgery for 15 years and she is anesthesia certified. She loves to help scared patients and she will do anything she can to make it easier for the patient.

Away from work, she loves being with her family and friends. She loves scuba diving and traveling. She has cats and dogs that she loves as well.