Meet Our Team



Jill has been working in the field of orthodontics for 15 years. The last 14 years have been alongside Dr. Bennion. Her favorite thing about being our Treatment Coordinator is getting to meet all our new patients and making sure they feel welcome in our practice. She loves to see the positive impact a healthy smile has on our patients. Most of her spare time is spent with her husband and her three children. She enjoys gardening and anything in the sunshine.


Betsy is our team's Financial Coordinator. She graduated from Eastern Washington with a degree in Business Management. She has spent the last 20 years in customer service, sales and office management. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She enjoys anything chocolate.


Patty's passion for dentistry started back in New York City where she worked for a general dentist while still in high school. Later, she and her husband journeyed out west, first to Walla Walla, Washington, and then to Eugene in 1981. Patty has worked alongside Dr. Fred Bennion and now Dr. Andy Bennion for almost 30 years. Her excitement for orthodontics is top priority and she loves to see what a positive impact having a beautiful smile has on a person's self-esteem. Outside of the office, Patty shares a busy life with her husband and three grown daughters, as well as one grandson.


Susan has lived in Eugene most of her life. She attended South Eugene High School and Lane Community College. She has worked as a Dental Assistant for about 42 years. In June 2014, she celebrated her 20th year in our office. Working in Orthodontics is very rewarding for her, especially the day the braces come off. It is a pleasure to come to work and be with such a great group of people. Outside of work, Susan enjoys her family, reading, watching movies and square dancing.


Leslie has been working as a sterilizer for Dr. Andy for the last 8 years. She is also responsible for pouring models and making Bio star retainers. Leslie has been very busy raising 7 children, 5 of which were fortunate to have Dr. Andy take care of their orthodontic treatment.


Stephanie was born and raised in Eugene. After graduating from Churchill High School, she received her dental assisting degree from L.C.C. She has been an Orthodontic Assistant for 30 years. She has had the privilege of working with Dr. Andy for the last 17 years. She enjoys gardening, cooking and spending time with her husband, and their two daughters.


Angela has worked for Dr. Andy as an Orthodontic Assistant since graduation from the assisting program in 2000. In her free time, hunting, fishing, camping and cattle work are just a few of the outdoorsy activities Angela enjoys with her husband and two sons.


Sarah's addition to the Bennion team as Scheduling Coordinator began in November of 2012. Originally from Idaho, she moved to Oregon at the age of 10 and graduated from Redmond High School. When she is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband watching their two children play sports, camping, riding quads, and let's not forget....Oregon Duck Football!


Sunny grew up on a dairy farm in Tillamook county. She loves being in the sun, riding horses and meeting new people. She met her husband while attending Linn-Benton Community College and where she received her dental assisting certificate in 2010. She feels lucky enough to become apart of Dr. Bennion’s staff and team who are so knowledgeable, professional, and caring. Everyone has made her feel so welcome, making it a joy for her to go to work everyday!


Mona moved to Eugene in 2013 and recently started working for Dr. Andy. She started working as a sterilizer in 2015 and loves every minute of it. She loves the staff and meeting the patients. Mona has 4 children and a husband that keep her busy. In her spare time, she loves to fish, garden and watch movies.