Meet The Team


Kenneth Shirtcliff, DMD

Dentist

Dr. Ken Shirtcliff is originally from Myrtle Creek, OR. Dr. Shirtcliff received his undergraduate degree at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, in 1995 and his dental degree at Oregon Health Sciences University in 1999. Dr. Shirtcliff has practiced dentistry in Bend since 1999.
Active in his profession, Dr. Shirtcliff belongs to the American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Oregon Dental Association (ODA), and Central Oregon Dental Association.
Dr. Shirtcliff and his wife Carmela have three wonderful children, Gabriella, Joseph, and Luke.  He loves to spend time with his family and is president of 1p36 Deletion Support and Awareness, a non profit organization that helps those who are affected by 1p36 deletion syndrome.


Taira

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Taira is a native of central Oregon and has been with Greenwood Dental Care since 2002.  She works chairside with Dr. Shirtcliff and is wonderful at making you feel at home in our office.  She enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding and the many other outdoor activities central Oregon has to offer.  She also enjoys travel and eating out with her friends at the many restaurants in Bend.


Michelle

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Michelle has been a dental assistant since 2007 and has been with Greenwood Dental Care since 2017. She assists Dr. Shirtcliff with the many varied procedures we do on a daily basis. She enjoys being a mother to her 3 kids, spending time with family and golfing at many of the wonderful courses in central Oregon.


Liane , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Liane grew up in Klamath Falls and got her Bachelors degree in 1997 from OIT.  She has been with Greenwood Dental Care since 1999.  She enjoys game night with friends, many different crafts and being outdoors.  Liane and her husband also spend many weekends bird hunting with their two German Wirehaired Pointers.


Trysta , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Trysta has spent most of her life as an Oregonian. She graduated from Pacific University in 2011 with a bachelors degree in dental health science. She moved to Bend in 2015 with her husband. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids, traveling, and exploring Central Oregon.


Jennifer

Office Manager/Receptionist

Jennifer grew up in Central Oregon and joined our staff in 2009 but has worked in the dental field since 1999.  She is the smiling face that you meet when you walk in the door and is always there to answer any questions that you may have. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and fishing with her husband.