Julia Gourley, DMD
Dr. Julia Gourley acquired the practice in 2014 and has a true passion for dentistry. She enjoys transforming smiles and seeing the added confidence it gives her patients. She received her degree in General Dentistry from Oregon Health and Sciences School of Dentistry in 2012. She graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science with highest honors. She keeps very busy going on adventures with her fantastic family, her husband Scott, her mother Galina, and her two children: Sophia and Andrew. Her favorite family activities include going to parks, zoos, museums, hiking, and traveling. Dr. Gourley is an avid learner of new dental procedures. In addition to a plethora of skills, Dr. Gourley is certified to place dental implants, and to perform the Chao Pinhole Surgery Technique.
Teresa – Registered Dental Hygienist
Teresa graduated from Mark Morris High School in 1983, studied at Lower Columbia College for two years, and graduated with her associate degree in dental hygiene from Clark College in 1987. She has been with our practice for seven years and enjoys working with awesome coworkers; we are a great team that works well together while having fun to provide great care to our patients. Teresa loves getting to know her patients on a personal level, becoming friends with them, and providing them with individualized oral care for their specific needs. In fact, she has been seeing many of the same patients for over 25 years! Teresa married her wonderful husband, Roger, in 1988, and they have cats that they refer to as their four-legged children. When she isn’t working, she enjoys riding quads in the dunes, camping, reading, yoga, and spending time with family.
Amy – Restorative Dental Assistant
I enjoy spending time with my husband, golf and boating. I have been in the dental field for 25 years and love making people smile. I have a son and 3 beautiful bonus daughters that are amazing. I also have two fur babies, a cat and St Bernard.
Jamie M – Lead Dental Assistant
I have been a dental assistant for almost 21 years. I have enjoyed every year. I am Married with two grown beautiful daughters. I love spending time with my family and friends, we love being in the outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking, we also love road trips to random places we have never been before. Favorite place to be is the beach, I find it very relaxing!
Makenna S – Registered Dental Assistant
I have attended the school here at Apple Family Dental, called Lower Columbia Dental Assisting Academy. Graduated in 2019 and have been with Apple Family Dental since January 2019. In my free time I like to go camping, having game nights and spending time with my family. I have two miniature Australian Shepherds. Currently engaged and getting married in May 2021 I love working in the dental field and helping patients with a better smile.
Monte C – Registered Dental Hygienist
I joined Apple Family Dental in June of 2020 and feel very much at home here. I Have lived in Longview for 20 years. I was raised in southern Oregon. After High School, I joined the military to fulfill my dream about being a helicopter pilot. After leaving active duty, I joined the National Guard and attended Dental Hygiene school. I like to spend time with my family, traveling, camping, fishing, I also like to tinker with my sports car. Patient comfort and quality of care are my highest priorities.
Buffy R – Treatment Coordinator
I am a proud mother of two and a young fun Nana. I have been happily married to my high school sweetheart for 19 years. My family is my everything. My hobbies include spending as much time as possible with my family, we enjoy fishing, camping and going on Random adventures.
Jodee Costello – Insurance Coordinator
I joined Apple Family Dental in September 2020. I was born and raised in the local area. I am married and raising three teenagers. When I am not working, I enjoy traveling and spending time with my family.
Barb – Office Manager
I have been in the Dental field for almost 20 years, my goal in dentistry is to strive for the most positive experience for our patients! Was born in Montana, and I enjoy a great adventure. Such as the beach, the mountains, or a drive to nowhere. I am a huge Star Wars Fan (ask me about my Star Wars Room). I have three amazing daughters with 5 grandbabies. There is always a moment to smile or Laugh in life and I hope that this rubs off on those around me!!