Dental Staff

All professionals at Mountain Valley Dental Group maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr. Hayden

    Dr. Hayden is a fifth generation Oregonian, born in Willamette Valley. He grew up in Fall Creek on a homestead within the Willamette National Forest and spent his childhood in the woods and rivers, giving him a lifelong love of the outdoors. He attended Walla Walla College and earned his degree in Health Science followed by Loma Linda School of Dentistry where he graduated in 2006. After graduation he worked in his brother's dental clinics in Eugene and Hermiston, and in 2008 moved to Baker City and opened his own practice.

    Dr. Hayden married his wife Kami in 2000 and has three children: Kaylee, Charlie and West Lee. Dr. Hayden is also a blacksmith and enjoys hunting, fishing, archery, beekeeping, gardening, reading, cooking, woodworking and traveling.

  • Kami Hayden
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Kami grew up in Northern Arizona. She has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2004. She graduated from Loma Linda University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and Education. She is very passionate about her role in helping her patients have healthy smiles. Her hobbies include sewing, cooking, and reading. She has been happily married to Dr. Hayden since 2000 and together they share 3 children.

  • Sherri Linnemeyer
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Sherri grew up in the Black Hills of South Dakota. She has been a registered dental hygienist since 1999. She graduated at the top of her class from Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and Education. She is very passionate about her role in helping her patients have healthy smiles. She is also passionate about her many hobbies such as hiking, alpine and backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, and gardening. She loves to create original works of art and her work can be seen in several art galleries. She is happily married to her husband Steven and lives in Baker City, Oregon. Sherri has worked with Dr. Hayden since he opened his practice in 2008.

  • Jill Curtis
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Jill grew up in Prairie City, Or. She has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since graduating from Oregon Institute of Technology, La Grande in 2015. After moving away for a short time, she returned to her hometown and joined our team in 2022. She enjoys golfing, hiking, gardening, and anything that gets her outside spending time with her family.

  • Amanda Bain
    Office Manager/Dental Assistant

    Amanda grew up in Baker City, after moving away and traveling in 2005 , she returned in 2014 when she met her husband Jared and really settled into Baker City life. She attended UEI school for Dental Assisting in 2010 and has been in the dental field since. She has been employed at Mountain Valley Dental Group since March of 2014. She enjoys watching her 3 kids Lexi, Aiden, and Abel play sports, baking, being outdoors, and remodeling homes.

  • Brandi Johnson
    Registered Dental Assistant

    Brandi was born and raised in Baker City. She moved to Idaho in 2010 where she went to school to become a Dental Assistant and worked in a Pediatric Dental office in Nampa for 5 years. Brandi and her family moved back to Baker in 2016 and she has been with our office ever since. She enjoys spending time with her husband Rob and their 2 kids Akaycia and Ashton, going to the Oregon coast and watching football.

  • Sarah Berry
    Certified Dental Assistant

    Sarah grew up in Grants Pass Oregon. She started working in the dental field in 2017 and graduated from Rogue Community College for Dental Assisting in 2018. She is new to Baker City and our office as of 2023 and you will find her assisting Dr. Hayden on procedures. Her hobbies include wakeboarding, hiking, fishing, and hunting.

  • Elektra Ervolina

    Elektra, who goes by Ellie is new to the dental field and our office as of May 2023. You will find her setting up and breaking down operatories and sterilizing instruments or you may talk to her on the phone or when you come in. She is also a caregiver on the weekends. Her passion is helping people, whether it be caregiving or helping patients keep a beautiful smile. When she is not busy working she enjoys anything outdoors and spends a lot of my time taking her dogs exploring with her to collect gems and rocks. She is always ready for an adventure. Eventually, she would love to travel and see the world.


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