Meet Our Team in Eugene, OR

Front Office

Tara - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Tara, Patient Care Coordinator

Tara was born and raised in Oregon. She is married to her wonderful husband, Mike. She is a new mother of her 2 year old baby girl, Evalyn. Tara enjoys cooking, running, and spending time outside. She loves working at Village Plaza Dental, her co-workers, and building relationships with patients.
Michele - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Michele, Account Specialist

Michele has been living in Oregon for 23 years. She has worked in the dental field for 16 years. Michele started working in dentistry with Dr. Damion Gilday in 2000. She enjoys spending time with her 3 children. Her interests include hiking, reading, and traveling.
Gena - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Gena, Office Specialist

Gena is a native Oregonian and has been in the Eugene area most of her life. She has been in dentistry since 1993 and first started working with Dr. Gilday in 1998 as a dental assistant. Gena enjoys traveling and spending time with her 3 kids, two of whom are in college and one who is in high school.
Lauren - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Lauren, Schedule Coordinator

Lauren is Dr. Damion Gilday's oldest daughter. She has lived in Oregon her whole life. Lauren is currently attending Oregon School of Massage as well as creating artwork for local businesses and interning with Good Seed Floral Company. She enjoys traveling the world and spending time with her loved ones.

Dental Assistants

Angela - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Angela, Dental Assistant CDA, EFDA, EFODA

Angela is a native Oregonian. She has been in the dental field for 7 years. Angela graduated from Lane Community College with honors in 2010 and was awarded "Dental Assistant of the Year." Angela and her husband, Josh have a 9 year old daughter, Andrea. Angela enjoys camping, hiking, and being outdoors with her family.

Dental Hygiene

Karen - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Karen, Dental Hygienist

Karen was raised in Cali, Colombia where she received a degree as a Dentist. She moved to Eugene, Oregon and graduated from the Dental Hygiene program in 2013. She has been practicing locally since. Karen is passionate about oral health and enjoys interacting and getting to know her patients. She is a mother to triplets who keep her on her toes. Karen enjoys traveling with her husband and family and spending time at the Oregon coast.
Kayla - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Kayla, Dental Hygienist

Kayla was born in Grants Pass, Oregon and has lived in Eugene for most of her life. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Lane Community College. She loves to spend her time camping, enjoying the sun and spending time with her family and friends.
Julie - Dentist in Eugene, OR

Julie, Dental Hygienist

Julie has been a practicing hygienist in the Eugene area since graduating from the Dental Hygiene Program in 1983. She has two adult daughters who live in Oregon. Julie loves to travel with her husband in her spare time. She also enjoys volunteering for local charity auctions and singing in her church choir.