We recognize that all of our patients are unique, and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Our staffs primary goal is to give you the healthy, straight, beautiful smile that you’ve always wanted. Everyone understands that choosing to receive orthodontic care is a big decision, and we respect your reasons for wanting to improve the way you look and feel. Our entire team will work with you every step of the way to make sure that your orthodontic care is as comfortable, convenient, and easy as possible. Using the latest technology available today combined with a variety of safe and gentle treatment options, we provide you a customized and individual care plan that you deserve.
Susan joined Dr. Darcy in 2005 and as financial coordinator is available to answer your financial and insurance questions. An OSU graduate and long-time Forest Grove resident, she enjoys the challenge of the varied questions that arise in day to day patient care and will present a payment plan that works for you. In her free time she enjoys volunteering and visiting her five grandchildren.
Angie is our fearless front office leader, and we do mean fearless. She will tackle any problem for you, from supplying proper FSA documentation, finding appointment slots that fit your schedule, coordinating referrals with other specialists and finding time to get to know you. She worked chairside in orthodontics before moving to the front office to assist the doctor with correspondence, reports and accounts payable. Angie enjoys watching her son play baseball and football and if she’s not there, or the office, you can find her playing softball or in the gym.
Jo, as lead assistant, is committed to making your time in the chair an amazing experience. She is an expert in making each patient feel comfortable with her calm, knowledgeable manner. It is her job to help Dr. Cruikshank do hers and she does it with patience and dedication. Jo loves to see the change in confidence a patient displays as their smile transforms. An outdoor enthusiast, Jo has been horseback riding for 17 years, from performance to barrel racing.
Stephanie started working at Cruikshank Orthodontics while still in high school. You’ll be in competent hands with Stephanie, who has experience in every area. She is on her second go around here after leaving to start a family, her proudest accomplishment. She is patient, kind and dedicated to her patients. She will put you at ease, so sit back and enjoy your visit. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young sons.
Nancy, our cheerful chairside assistant, loves seeing the results of her patients’ orthodontic treatment. As the bilingual member of our team, she will help translate in Spanish for patients on the phone and in the office. You will notice she is currently in braces and can offer comfort tips from personal experience. Lean back and enjoy her sense of fun as she is part of the process towards a perfect smile.
Marissa always wears a smile while acting as a valued member of the team. She also has 13 years of experience in the dental field and will strive to make your appointment comfortable. She recently acquired a puppy and loves to share the adventures of owning a new puppy. As a member of the community, Marissa volunteers at the Visitation Sausage Dinner every year. You can find her in the potholder booth.