Dr John P. McKim, D.M.D., P.C.
Dr. John McKim grew up in Eastern Oregon. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon. He then attended Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. As an Oregon Alumni, Dr. McKim enjoys Oregon sports and attending track and field events at Hayward Field.
Dr Fred C. Platt, D.M.D., P.C.
Dr Platt grew up Vancouver, Washington. He attend Pacific University in Forest Grove and then received his undergraduate degree from Portland State University
while obtaining his DMD from the Oregon Health Sciences Dental School in Portland.
After graduation he served two years in the US Army, first at Ft.. Eustis VA and then in Vietnam. Upon returning to the states he practiced dentistry in Eugene for 38 years with the exception of one year in which he lived aboard a 40-foot sailboat and sailed from the British Virgin Islands to St. Lucia with his family In addition to practicing Dr. Platt raised a family, and now has grandchildren. Retired for 8 years he has come back to practice with Dr. McKim. He is enjoying seeing former patients, meeting new patients, and working with former and new staff members.
Allie, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant / Front Office
Allie has been with our office since 2013. Allie is certified in Radiology and is a Certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She works in administration as well. She has enjoyed having the experience to be versatile with both the back clinically and the front office. Allie helps our patients with all of their insurance, scheduling and billing needs, she strives to take any chance at improving our close-knit office.
In Allie’s spare time she loves spending it with her children and family. Allie has a beautiful daughter and just welcomed a healthy beautiful baby boy to their family in June. They love spending time enjoying their property where they have farm animals and always things to do. She also enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, sports, and crafts of all kinds.
Kassi, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Kassi is certified in dental radiology and as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant; she also performs many front desk duties as well. Kassi has worked side-by-side assisting Dr. McKim since 2011, and is very dedicated to her job and the quality of care she provides. She is committed to maintaining a comfortable and personal experience for all of our patients.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, her summers camping and being at the coast.
Mary, Front Office
Mary has enjoyed working in dentistry for 32 years, originally as a Certified Dental Assistant then at the front desk as a scheduling and financial coordinator. She and our hygienist Michelle had worked together for 25 years at the office of Dr. Fred Platt before his retirement in 2010. Mary truly cares about our patients and strives to create an atmosphere of compassion and empathy. She feels grateful for the opportunity dentistry has afforded her to meet so many incredible people, and establish life-long friendships.
Away from the office, she enjoys yoga, reading, traveling (Hawaii is a favorite destination), and spending time with her wonderful family.
Elesha was born and raised in Springfield but currently resides on her family farm in Marcola where she spends the majority of her time. Outside of work, she enjoys riding her horses and spending time with her boyfriend, Jeremy, and her dog, Rue. Elesha has been a dental assistant since 2016, has her Oregon Radiology certification, and has became an Expanded Function Dental Assistant in 2016. She strives to provide quality care and a comfortable experience for her patients.
Michelle has enjoyed working in dentistry for 38 years. She was employed as an expanded function chair side dental assistant and as a receptionist prior to receiving her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Lane Community College in 2001. Michelle has volunteered locally at community dental clinics providing care to those in need and traveled to Russia and Costa Rica as part of an international dental mission team. Michelle’s career in dentistry has offered her the opportunity to build lasting relationships with her patients and she values her role in helping them achieve their oral health goals.
Michelle and her husband, Chuck, raised four children and are blessed with three granddaughters. Michelle likes to take her golden retriever, Daisy, for walks. She’s a fan of the Oregon Ducks, likes to read, go antiquing, and she loves to travel.
Cevinah is one of the newest additions to our office. She has been a hygienist for three years and comes to dentistry with an interest in improving the overall health of her patients through oral hygiene.
Cevinah is a Eugene native. After traveling the world she has made her home in the coastal mountain range of Oregon with her husband and two children.
In her free time she enjoys all the adventures that the woods have to offer, hiking, fishing, hunting and gathering.