Dr. Pam, Ragazza & Deiter
Dr. Ortiz has called the Rogue Valley home since 2000. She is a native Texan who, after living abroad, followed her dream to settle in the Pacific NW. She completed her dental school training at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, practiced for seven years as a general dentist in the US Army, then returned to specialize in pediatric dentistry at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Ortiz has over 25 years experience in the dental field and believes in the importance of education as the first step in preventing dental disease. The focus of her team at Grins4Kidz is appropriate early intervention for each child and family.
Dr. Kim & Grant
Like Dr. Ortiz, Dr. Heeter is also a native Texan who is happy to call the Rogue Valley home. After completing her dental school training at Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry she practiced general dentistry for two years, then attended The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston where she received her specialty certificate in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Heeter and her husband then moved to Seattle where they fell in love with the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Heeter is also board certified in pediatric dentistry and has over 13 years experience practicing dentistry in community clinics as well as private practice, and enjoyed her time as faculty at the dental schools in Seattle and San Antonio. In her free time she enjoys spending as much time as she can in the great outdoors with her husband and son.
Marti and Sadie
Marti is a native of Southern Oregon and has been in the medical and dental field for over 17 years. She is proud that 13 of those years have been with Dr. Ortiz, and she is dedicated to her team and patients at Grins4Kidz. She enjoys camping, hiking and swimming with her dog, friends and family.
Denise and Charlie
Denise moved to the Rogue Valley in 1992. She has been in the dental field for over 16 years, 11 of which have been with the Grins4Kidz team. Denise enjoys gardening, cooking and spending time with her two dogs, Charlie and Toby.
Nicole and Dakota
Nicole is a native of the Rogue Valley and has been with the Grins4Kidz team since 2011. It is Nicole's passion to work with children and ensure they have a positive and fun visit. An avid horsewoman, she enjoys spending her time riding, camping and hiking with her family and always finds the time to enjoy a good book.
Angela & Kiki
Angela grew up in Southern Oregon and has over 20 years experience in the dental field. Grins4Kidz team member since 2015, she is a chairside assistant and also teaches dental assisting. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the lake, flowers, and spending time with her daughter and family.
Becky and Daisy
Becky is a native of the Rogue Valley and has been active in the dental field for over 20 years. She has been a team member of Grins4Kidz and assistant to Dr. Ortiz for 15 years. She enjoys nutrition, fitness and outdoor activities with her dog and family.