Meet the Team at Shasta Family Dental in Klamath Falls, OR

Mindy Brown, DMD

Dr. Mindy Brown was born and raised here in Klamath Falls. She graduated from both Henley High School and OIT. In fact, she was the first person from OIT to be accepted to OHSU Dental School in Portland.  


While in college at OIT Dr. Brown began her dental career as a dental assistant in public health in Klamath County where she returned to work as a dentist immediately after graduating dental school. She then went on to practice in the Medicaid population. After a couple of years, she left Klamath County to pursue more training in a large group before being given the great opportunity to return to Klamath Falls and practice dentistry. 


Community is a very important part of Dr. Brown’s life. She has been committed to supporting our community with various volunteer activities and giving projects. She believes that this community has given her a lot of valuable experience, values, and love. She is excited to be able to give back to the community by providing quality, compassionate dentistry to our community. 


When she is not working, Dr. Brown loves to spend time with her family. She also enjoys cooking and is starting to learn to sew.  

Stacie Neely, RDH

Stacie is from Klamath Falls, graduating from Klamath Union, and getting her Dental Hygiene degree at OIT. In her spare time she enjoys camping with her husband and stepson, four wheeling on the Oregon Coast, playing with her dog Loki, knitting, and cross-stitching. 


The thing Stacie enjoys most about dentistry is seeing the improve in patients’ oral health, making a fun and enjoyable dental environment that makes patients want to come in, and helping to improve patients’ smiles.  

Clare Clark, RDH

Clare is originally from Coquille and graduated with her degree in Dental Hygiene from OIT, she is also registered to do restorations for her patients. In her spare time she enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, and spending time with her family. 


The thing Clare enjoys most about dentistry is helping people feel better about their smile, reducing their fear of coming to the dentist, and making it fun and as enjoyable as possible for all ages.    

Naomi Telkamp, Dental Assistant

Naomi is originally from Gilroy, CA eventually moving to Klamath Falls and attending KCC. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, crafting, and shopping. 


The thing Naomi enjoys most about dentistry is seeing a patient with a confident smile and the joy we bring to our patients.    

Marianna Ortega and Christina deHoop, Front Desk

Marianna is originally from Bonanza and graduated from Bonanza High School. In her spare time she enjoys raising her baby girl, snowboarding, and watching Oregon Ducks football games.   The thing Marianna enjoys most about dentistry is being able to be involved and reach out to the community for all their dental needs.    


Christina is from Klamath Falls and graduated from Henley High School.  In her spare time she enjoys gardening and being involved in her kids' sports.  The thing she enjoys most about dentistry is getting to know new people and teaching little ones how to care for their teeth.