Meet The Team

Dr. Jeremy Kato, DDS

Dentist, Owner

Dr. Jeremy Kato is a dentist with a surprising range of talents. He received his dental degree from the University of Maryland, has completed special courses in implantology and orthodontics, and has done extensive dental research since 2001. But in addition to his great dentistry skills, Dr. Kato also speaks Cantonese, a language he learned while he lived in China for two years, and also worked as an EMT before he became a dentist. All of these talents show that he takes communicating with and caring for people seriously. But don’t worry, even though he’s a serious guy, he still likes to have a good time as he works with patients. When he’s not at work he volunteers at his church, spends time with his wife and four kids and enjoys outdoor activities.


Michelle

Hygienist

Michelle is an Oregon native and has a lot of love for her state. She grew up in NE Portland, going to Beaumont grade school and U.S. Grant High School. She also graduated from OSU and started in the dental industry in 1995. She’s been with Hollywood Family Dentistry since 2004 and has many patients who have become like an extended family for her. She loves the opportunity she has to care for them and many others. In her off time, she loves to travel and is always looking for a new adventure.


Sam

Front Desk/Insurance Coordinator

Sam grew up in Oregon and started working for Hollywood Family Dentistry in 2018 shortly after graduating. She loves working in dentistry and puts the needs of the patients first. It is important to her that patients have a thorough understand of their treatment and insurance so that they can make informed decisions. She is their advocate and is well versed in dental insurance. When Sam isn’t at work, she is spending time with her husband and family, trying a new recipe or taking a nap.


Olivia

Front Desk/Patient Care Coordinator

Olivia joined Hollywood Family Dentistry in July of 2021 after graduation from OHSU-PSU’s program in Health Services Administration. She enjoys helping patients coordinate care while making their experience as enjoyable as possible. In her free time, she likes to read, watch movies and spend time with her family.


Jennifer

Assistant

Jennifer began her dental assisting career in 2012, after graduating from Concorde Career Institute. She has been a valued member of Hollywood Family Dentistry since 2015. Jennifer enjoys interacting and establishing relationships with all her patients, by getting to know them and their family. Her goal is to make every patient feel comfortable and have full understanding of their dental needs before, during and after treatment. Outside of working Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, enjoying live music and delicious food.


Karina

Assistant

Karina is a born and raised Portlander. She graduated from David Douglas High School and continued her education at Clackamas Community College to complete the dental assisting program. She has been with Hollywood Family Dentistry since 2019. Making her patients comfortable and getting to know them as more than just a chart number is important to her. Karina is also fluent in Ukrainian and Russian. On her free time, you can find her with her family or in the kitchen trying new things.


Angelyca

Assistant

Angelyca recently graduated from Clackamas Community College and joined the team at Hollywood Family Dentistry in June of 2021. She chose dental assisting because she enjoys seeing people be confident in their smile. She loves assisting with the pediatric patients and helping them to feel comfortable. On her free time, she enjoys exploring new places with her friends.

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