Our Staff


Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our Team

Valerie Coakley—Accounts and Billing Coordinator

Valerie works in the front office and specializes in accounts and insurance billings. She has been working in the dental field for 17 years. She has been married to her husband for 32 years and has two grown children. Now she is enjoying spending time with her new grandson! She also has a green thumb and loves working in her greenhouse and in her yard.

Michelle Johnson—Scheduling Coordinator

Michelle is our scheduling and treatment plan coordinator. She graduated from Apollo College in 1992 and joined our dental team in 2015. She has more than 19 years of dental experience. Our patients love her beautiful smile and helpful demeanor. Before moving to Lebanon, Michelle became a breast cancer warrior and is now a survivor! She enjoys spending time with her two adult children, her friends and her sweet dog, Penny. She also likes going to the movies and visiting the Oregon Coast. Michelle loves being a part of our dental family and is happy to help our patients with their dental needs.

Katie Vandiver—Dental Hygienist

Katie graduated from PCC Hygiene program in 2004. She has been in the dental profession for 13 years. Having worked for a Periodontist, Katie has a wide range of experiences in the dental field. Katie enjoys camping at the lake with her four children and husband. Everyone loves the days she works because she often brings in homemade treats to the office!

Nancy Frick—Head Dental Assistant

Nancy is a Certified Dental Assistant. Graduating in 1978, Nancy has been in the dental field for 37 years. She has been working for Dr. Shader for 15 years. Nancy enjoys watching her son race at the Lebanon Speedway and going on the staff cruises, especially the evening entertainment! She is having fun day to day enjoying her new granddaughter.

Alex Cox

Alex is one of our Certified Dental Assistants. She began her dental career in 2008. Formerly a scheduling coordinator, Alex now assists Dr. Blatter with patients. Alex enjoys doing CrossFit. Some of her other hobbies include dancing, snowboarding and singing show tunes with Nancy. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family.