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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 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

Kelsey Reed

Registered Dental Hygienist 

Kelsey was born and raised in Klamath Falls. Her great grandpa was a dentist in Klamath and she has been interested in it ever since she was a child. She completed hygiene school at Oregon Institute of Technology. And she has been a hygienist for 3 years now. Her favorite sport is baseball.

Favorite movie: The Sandlot
TV show she can’t miss: Grey’s Anatomy or Chicago Fire
Favorite Candy: Reese’s

Bridget McDonald

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) 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. Bridget graduated from Central Oregon Community College in Bend, Oregon for Expanded Functions Dental Assisting. What Bridget likes about the office is getting to know the patients and the great working environment we have.

Favorite movie: The Fast and The Furious francise
TV show she can’t miss: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Shameless
Favorite Candy: Thin Mints

Marie Wolgamott

Dental Assistant

Marie was born at the Air Force Base in Misawa, Japan and has lived in Arizona. Idaho, and Missouri while growing up. In her spare time Marie likes to spend time with her husband, Brian, and their two boys, Bryton (11) and Maddox (4). Together they enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, and traveling. Marie has over 10 years of experience working in the dental field as an assistant and front office worker.

Favorite movie: Hope Floats
TV show she can’t miss: Occasionally she will binge watch old TV shows on Amazon Prime
Favorite Candy: Starburst

Kassandra Simon

Front Desk Receptionist

She was born and raised in Idaho. She moved to Malin, Oregon in 2017, and she is enjoying what Oregon has to offer with amazing fishing and hiking trails.

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
TV show she can’t miss: The Andy Griffith Show
Favorite Candy: Peanut Butter M&M’s

Riley Rodgers

Front Desk Receptionist

She was born and raised in Klamath Falls. She is currently finishing a degree in business. On her days off she likes to spend time with her family and catch up on her favorite shows and new movies.

Favorite movie: Black Panther
TV show she can’t miss: Big Bang Theory
Favorite Candy: Salt Water Taffy

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