Vivian Saechao, Patient Advocate
Vivian, also known as Pip, is a native Oregonian and grew up being very involved with her family and enjoyed spending time with her brothers. She loves meditating, working out, and finding fun and new recipes. Vivian started with ADANW in 2010 as an intern and has worked her way up into being a Patient Advocate for the practice. She also does assisting for Dr. Teasdale and fills in at the front desk whenever necessary.
Vivian enjoys being able to work with patients directly and can be contacted at Vivian@
Ou Sananixay, Lead Clinician
Ou comes to Advanced Dental from Laos, by way of Thailand and the Philippines. She arrived in Portland in 1986 with an interest in a medical career, and graduated from in the Dental Assistant program at Portland Community College in 1995. She joined us that same year.
Ou is certified as both Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and Expanded Functions Orthodontic Assistant, and takes advanced training from Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the Great Lakes Education Center for CAD/CAM Dentistry in Detroit, The World Clinical Laser Institute, the World Congress for Minimally Invasive Dentistry, and Align Technologies.
Ou speaks Leu, Lao, Thai, Mien, and English. Ou can be reached at Ou@advanceddentalartsnw.com.
Anna, Front Office
Anna has been with ADA NW for three years and you will see her wearing many different hats with a smile always on her face.
Anna is a local resident of the Portland metro area. She is devoted to her husband and two children. When she is not chasing around her kids she loves to enjoy Broadway musicals and the great outdoors.
You may reach Anna at Anna@advanceddentalartsnw.com.
Cody, Dental Hygienist
Cody comes to us locally from Estacada, Oregon. He graduated at the top of his class as a Dental Assistant from Concorde Career College in 2011. After working for a year as a Dental Assistant, he began the journey of becoming a Dental Hygienist and graduated from Carrington College Dental Hygiene School in Portland, Oregon earning his Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. You will be put at ease with his gentle approach to dental hygiene and his fun, energetic personality.
Cody enjoys what most Oregonians do – camping, hiking, tasting new local brews and enjoying the outdoors. He plans to go back to school in the upcoming fall term to pursue his Bachelors in Nutrition while focusing on nutritional deficiencies in pregnant woman and the developing fetus.
Cody can be reached at Cody@advanceddentalartsnw.com