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About Us

All our professionals at Nicholson Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Kathryn E. Nicholson, D.M.D., P.C.

Family Dentist in Klamath Falls, OR

Nicholson Dental

Dr. Nicholson grew up in Klamath Falls and graduated from Klamath Union High School. She continued her education at the University of Oregon where she received her Bachelors of Science in 1994. Dr. Nicholson then went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree in June of 2000 from Oregon Health Sciences University.

Since graduating, Dr. Nicholson has built a very successful family dental practice in Klamath Falls. She is happy to be back home raising her family and providing quality dental care to the residents of Klamath Falls and the surrounding areas.

Dr. Nicholson is proud to be a member of the Oregon Dental Association, the American Dental Association, as well as a member the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Nicholson is devoted to the highest standard of patient care. She goes above and beyond to optimize her patient’s oral health and takes great pride in the results that come from this high-quality treatment. Dr. Nicholson participates in continued education throughout each year to ensure that she is informed of the latest trends in dentistry. She is always looking for newer, better ways to treat patients. Her attention to detail, kindness and commitment to achieving great oral health for her patients sets Dr. Nicholson apart in the dental field.

Favorite Movie: The Lake House
TV Show She Can’t Miss: The Closer
Favorite Candy: Milk Duds

Our Staff

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Megan Dean

Expanded Functions Dental Assitant (EFDA) in Klamath Falls, OR

Megan graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development and Education. Megan began working for Dr. Nicholson in 2005. She loves kids and sees most of our young children for their cleanings and x-rays. Due to her background, Megan is able to make the kids feel comfortable and ensure a positive dental visit. She gives the children instructions on how to care for their teeth in a way that is age appropriate and easy to understand. Megan is also responsible for our sports guards, bleach and fluoride trays, as well as temporary crowns.

Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing
TV Show She Can’t Miss: Biggest Loser
Favorite Candy: 3 Musketeers

Megan Kahl

Registered Dental Hygienist in Klamath Falls, OR
Nicholson Dental

Megan was born in Chester, California but grew up in Redding, California. She has lived here in the basin for over 15 years. She attended Oregon Institute of Technology and graduated in 2002 with her associates degree in Dental Hygiene. Megan enjoys spending time with her family. Her favorite pass times are traveling, camping and watching her kids play sports. Megan enjoys getting to know her patients personally and helping them understand the importance of good oral hygiene. She has a great personality and always makes her patients feel comfortable in the chair. Megan loves to see her patients excitement when they see their oral health improve. Nicholson Dental is extremely grateful for Megan and her wonderful service!

Favorite Movie: Grease
TV Show She Can’t Miss: Friends
Favorite Candy: Almond Joy

Jenny McKeen

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jenn was born in and grew up in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She went to Henley High School and graduated in 2004. Jenn also has a dog named Bentley who she loves to walk. Some other activities Jenn enjoys are hiking, paddle boarding, swimming, camping, biking, and anything else outdoors. Jenn has previously worked at an oral surgeon’s office for five years. She loves how busy the practice is and how the days fly by.

Favorite movie: Step Brothers
TV show she can’t miss: Grey’s Anatomy
Favorite Candy: Gummy Bears

Emily Webb

Office Manager, Front Office

Emily was born in Salem, Oregon. Before moving to the basin, Emily lived in San Diego, California where she worked at the front office of a General Dental Practice. In Emily’s spare time, you’ll find her with family and friends, as well as her 3 year old German shepherd, Cooper. Emily really cares for our patients and enjoys interacting and getting to know them personally. She feels lucky to work with such a wonderful team and enjoys going into work each day.

Favorite Movie: Sex and the City
TV show she can’t miss: anything written by Shonda Rhimes
Favorite Candy: Reeses

Lucy Claassen

Account Manager

Lucy was born in Busan, South Korea. Lucy lived in Klamath Falls for about 6 years, but now resides in Yreka, CA. She has a sweet year old Golden Retriever, named Ellie. She is 3 years old. In Lucy’s spare time, she enjoys taking Ellie on walks and reading. Lucy previously worked as a Paralegal in New York, as well as a Dental office in Sacramento. Lucy takes care of all our patient’s insurance and account matters to ensure our patients are getting the best care they can.

Favorite movie: Avatar
TV show she can’t miss: She doesn’t watch tv.
Favorite Candy: Toblerone

Marie Johnston

Front Office

Marie was born at the air force base in Misawa, Japan, and has moved around Arizona, Idaho, and Missouri while growing up. In her spare time, Marie likes to spend time with her fiance Brian and her two boys Bryton, who’s 10, and Maddox, who’s 3. She also likes to go camping, hiking, fishing, and traveling. Marie has 10 years of dental assisting experience and 1 full year of full time front desk experience.

Favorite movie: Hope Floats
TV show she can’t miss: She doesn’t watch TV, she likes to be outside!
Favorite Candy: Starbursts

Emily Sweet

Front Office

Emily was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon, but grew up in Houston, Texas. She loves being outdoors or watching sports. Emily has previously worked at this dental office for a year. She loves the environment of the office and how much of a team we are here and how we play country music in the waiting room.

Favorite movie: The Incredibles or The Titanic
TV show she can’t miss: Grey’s Anatomy
Favorite Candy: Pull-n-Peel Twizzlers

Bridget McDonald

Assistant

Bridget was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, and grew up in La Pine, Oregon. In her spare time, Bridget enjoys playing with her dogs, sleeping, and spending time with friends and family. What Bridget likes about the office is getting to know the patients and the great working environment we have. Bridget is currently interning while attending school.

Favorite movie: The Fast and the Furious franchise
TV show she can’t miss: Shameless
Favorite Candy: Thin mints