Meet the staff at Mountainside Family Dentistry:
Your Portland, OR Dental Office of Choice!

Samar – Office Manager

Samar recently joined the team, as the business/office manager. She grew up on the east coast in Pennsylvania and attended The Pennsylvania State University, where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Middle East Studies. She lived and worked in government consulting in Washington, DC until she married her now husband, Dr. Anthony El Youssef, in 2013 and moved to Portland. Since then, she has been immersed in the dental community and has worked in continuing dental education. 


Anna – Dental Assistant

Anna has been the dental assistant at Mountainside Family Dentistry since 2009 and is very devoted to her career. She attended the dental assisting program at Corcorde Career College. She enjoys spending time with her 3 children and takes her children to their wrestling and football sporting events all year around. 


Winona (Nicole)- Assistant

Nicole has been dental assistant at Mountainside Family Dentistry since 2013. She grew up in Indiana, (and is a die-hard Indianapolis Colts fan), where she received her degree and is certified in expanded function dental assisting. She moved to Oregon in 2013, before she married her husband, Mike. She volunteers her time at the Family Worship Center.


Mayaa - Front Desk Receptionist

Since early 2016, Mayya has our amazing front desk receptionist. She is multi-lingual and ensures everyone's experience at our office is a pleasant one. She received her certification from Portland Community College. She enjoys spending time with her daughter and making people smile.


Minh - Hygienist

Minh has been our wonderful hygienist since 2016. She graduated from Oregon Tech in 2014 and recently married. Minh is an avid dog lover and likes to spend her free time with her family. She plays tennis and dabbles in cosmetology.


Nikki - Dental Assistant

Our extremely bubbly dental assistant, Nikki, has been with our practice since early 2017. She began as an intern here and upon completing her program at Concorde College was hired immediately. When she is not at our office, you can find her at Starbucks making coffee or in Eugene visiting friends and family.