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At Bee Happy Children's Dentistry, Dr. Heidi provides dental care to kids in a warm and anxiety-free environment. We believe that happy smiles come from healthy teeth, and we love sharing our philosophy in a fun and engaging manner with your child!

Dr. Heidi Pahls

Dr. Heidi is currently the only Board-certified Pediatric Dentist on the Southern Oregon Coast. After graduating from Loma Linda School of Dentistry near the top of her class in 2005, Dr. Heidi married her dental school sweetheart, Dr. Brent Pahls, during her 1st year of her Pediatric Dentistry residency at Loma Linda University. In 2007, Dr. Heidi completed her 2-year residency in Pediatric dentistry, along with a Master of Sciences degree as well. Dr. Heidi has also completed her Certification examinations and is a current Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
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She is the very proud mother of two children, Madeleine (born 4 days after her residency completion!) and Beckett. She feels that her ability to love and her capacity for patience and understanding have grown exponentially since becoming a mother. She also knows that these qualities help her to be even more kind and compassionate with her patients. While she is quick to admit that she had never lived in a small town area before, she is equally quick to share how much she loves Coquille. From the dunes, to the beaches, to the coastal towns, to the farms — there is no comparison to the surpassing beauty of the Oregon coast.

Another of Dr. Heidi’s loves for her community stems from her observations of the genuineness, the kindness and the compassion that the residents of this area feel, not only for their children, but also for one another — qualities and values like these are not as easy to find in larger city environments. She has long appreciated the friendships she has been able to make with her patients and their parents as they share not only a functional role, but a relational one as well.

She thrives on the idea that she will watch these children grow into the wonderful people they are to become, and thoroughly enjoys praising them, encouraging them and nurturing them into all that they can be. With this in mind, there can be no doubt as to how much Dr. Heidi loves her job. She feels blessed that her work allows her the freedom to be energetic, creative and silly. She invests a piece of her heart into every patient and family she meets and looks forward to serving our community to the best of her ability in the years to come.

Brandy Kubicki
Office Manager
Brandy has a considerable background in the medical and dental fields, with her past 4 years focusing only on dentistry. Brandy began her dental career as an assistant, but quickly became an important front office team member. She prides herself on providing excellent customer service and is an invaluable part of our practice. Brandy enjoys spending time with her family and also volunteers in the community with Miss Coos County.

Amanda Szarkowski
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Certified Surgical Assistant, Back Office Coordinator
Amanda has vast experience in both the medical and dental fields. She graduated from Minnesota West Community and Technical College in 2005 with certifications as an Expanded Functions Orthodontic Assistant and as an Oral Surgery/Anesthetic assistant. Since completing her certifications, she has continued to expand her training, earning certifications for sealants, denture relines, and surgical assisting for dental implants. Amanda enjoys hunting, fishing and gardening, but especially loves spending time with her husband and son.

Melissa Hindman
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Certified Surgical Assistant, Marketing Coordinator
Melissa has worked in the dental field for over 7 years, achieving extra certifications with procedures from dental implants to children’s sealants. She is a versatile, important part of our dental team because she shares roles both in the front and the back office areas. Melissa graduated from Coquille High School in 2003 and loves spending time with her family. She especially enjoys being outdoors and boating on the Rogue River.

Steven Alvarez
Registered Dental Hygienist
Steve has over 25 years in the dental field, with the past 15 years focused on his dental hygiene career. He received his dental hygiene degree from Loma Linda University in 1999 after serving in the Airforce from 1989-1993. Steve is a fantastic hygienist who values his patients and enjoys his time with them. Outside of the office, his hobbies include having adventures with his family, playing basketball and going to the beach.

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2468 Tremont Ave
North Bend, OR 97459
(541) 435-0413

 

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