Meet the Team
Our friendly staff members make every visit enjoyable by treating patients as if they were members of our own family. We look forward to meeting you!
Susan has worked with Dr. Sunseri since 1993. She graduated from Portland Community College with a dental assisting associate’s degree with high honors in 1993. What she enjoys most about her job is working with a great team and having wonderful, loyal patients. Patients always receive comfort, care, friendly environment and top notch dentistry at Sunseri Dental.
Susan grew up in Milwaukie and currently lives there with her husband Paul. She is an avid cyclist and participates in many bike races. Susan also enjoys golfing, skiing, gardening and being with family.
Lavina has worked in the dental field for over 10 years. She started out studying pre-dental at Portland State University. She lived in the United Kingdom as a Dental Nurse and Office Manager of a private practice, while there she received the National Dental Nursing certificate from Brooklands College of Weybridge. Once back in the US Lavina has focused primary on patient care as a patient care coordinator.
When Lavina is not at the office she enjoys spending time on her 4 acre farm with her husband. Tending to their apple orchard and remodeling their century old home.
Viengchith "Vee" Christopher
Viengchith Christopher joined our team in 2006. She has been a member of the Portland community since the 1980s. She received a BS in Dental Hygiene. When Vee is not in the office treating patients she enjoys wine tasting, vacationing with her family and gardening at her home.
When asked what she loved about her job Vee said, “I love the patients I get to meet. Being able to be a part of their lives, getting to know them, sharing stories and moments about their children, grandchildren and adventures. Know my patients on a personal level helps me taking take of their overall oral health.”
Elizabeth joined our team In November of 2017 as our second Hygienist. She is a native Oregonian who attended David Douglas High school and Mt Hood Community College. Elizabeth graduated from Mt Hood Community College with an associates of Dental Hygiene in 2017. While attending Mt Hood Community College she earned the HuFriedy Golden Scaler Award.
When Elizabeth is not educating her patients about dental hygiene she enjoys singing in church choir, camping, hiking the Columbia Gorge, traveling the Oregon Coast and doing missionary work.
When asked what she loves most about her job Elizabeth said, “I love being able to directly impact the oral health of my patients and see positive results. I am passionate about educating and empowering my patients to take charge of their oral health to keep hose healthy smiles. But what I love most is being able to meet and treat some of the most amazing people.”
Registered Dental Assistant
Jessica joined our team in November 2016 as a Dental Assistant. She received her associates degree in applied science and Dental Assisting and is a Registered Dental Assistant.
She is a native Oregonian who grew up on St Helens, Oregon. When she is not in the dental office helping patients achieve their best smile she enjoys hiking, painting and spending time with her lovely fiancé and baby boy.
When asked what she loved moves about her job Jessica said “ Giving people their smiles back, working hands on to help with our patients overall health.”