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Marni Peterson - Office Manager

Office Manager Marni Peterson

Marni has worked at North College Dental since 1997. She was raised in Boise, Idaho and now lives in Jerome. She is married to a great guy, Brett. Together they enjoy snowmobiling, hiking, spending time with family and friends, and sitting on the front porch to watch the sunset. They have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren!

Lorinda Horner - Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Lorinda Horner

Congratulations On Your Retirement, Lorinda!
Lorinda has worked at North College Dental since 2003. She is a graduate of Idaho State University. She is married and has two grown children and two beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys traveling with her husband and outdoor activities with her energetic labradoodle Harriette.

Heather West-Gouker – Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Heather West Gouker

Heather has worked at North College Dental since 1998. She was born and raised in the Magic Valley area. She attended CSI and Idaho State University where she graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys spending time with husband and son, camping and going on A.T.V. adventures.

Michelle Heiner – Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Michelle Heiner

Michelle graduated from CSI with an Associate of Arts degree emphasizing communications and an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Michelle’s interest in communications is what led her down the path to becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist. She enjoys one-on-one time with her patients and helping to make their visit a comfortable and an enjoyable one. Michelle and her husband just recently welcomed their second baby girl into their family. They love spending time outdoors and are excited to share that love with their daughters.

Alicia McMurtry – Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Alicia McMurty

Alicia is 25 years old. She grew up in Burley and worked there as an assistant for 5 years. Alicia moved to Twin Falls in 2017 for school. She got married 3 years ago and it has been wonderful! She just graduated from the CSI dental hygiene program in May 2021. Alicia is new and excited to learn and grow as a dental hygienist!

Heidi Loughmiller – Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Heidi Loughmiller

Heidi has worked at North College Dental since 2005. She graduated from the College of Southern Idaho with her Associates in Music and Technical Certificate in Dental Assisting. She and her husband Danny have 5 wonderful children. When they have spare time, they enjoy camping, softball, theater, music, movies, and game nights.

Tabitha Pingree – Dental Assistant / Sterilization

Tabitha Pingree Dental Assistant

Tabitha recently moved to Twin Falls from Northern California, where she got on the job training in sterilization and dental assisting. In Tabitha’s free time she enjoys going for walks, adventuring the surrounding nature, having movie nights, and spending time with family and friends.

Cherise Retherford – Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Cherise Rutherford

Cherise has worked with Dr. Lambert since 2004. She was born and raised in Blackfoot, Idaho, and moved to the Twin Falls area in 2004. She enjoys dentistry and has over 30 year’s experience in the dental field. She is married and has 2 sons. She enjoys photography, camping with her family, riding horses, sports, and anything outdoors.

Andrea Murphy – Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Andrea Murphy

Andrea moved to Hansen from Vancouver, with her husband. She was born and raised in Washington. Andrea played competitive basketball for 14+ years. She has served in the United States Navy. As hobbies, she enjoys going to crossfit, going out shooting, exploring new areas, traveling the world, and trying new foreign food.

Jean Wagner – Receptionist

Dental Assistant Jean Wagner

Jean joined our team in January, 2018. She is a graduate of Phoenix College. Jean and her husband have two terrific sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law and two adorable granddaughters. Their favorite activities as a family include camping, ATV riding, and playing games. She also enjoys a good book, painting, quilting and needlework in her spare time.

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North College Dental

1411 Fillmore St. #601
Twin Falls, ID 83301

Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

(208) 734-2300

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