The Palouse View Team
Clay Hansen, DDS completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University. He graduated in 2003 from The Ohio State University Dental School. Dr. Hansen is committed to high standards for his practice and feels privileged to have the opportunity each day to help patients improve their lives and prevent emergencies. Dr. Hansen has received the Academic Certificate of the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Academy for Oral-Systemic Health. He and the team at Palouse View Dental receive four to five times the continuing education courses required by the state. They stay current on their professional development through lectures, workshops, and by reading publications about advancements in techniques and technology.
Dr. Hansen has been in private practice at Palouse View Dental since 2005. Previously, he practiced as an associate for two years in Oregon. He and his wife, Amy, have been married since 1997 and have two children, Joseph and Emma. As a family, they enjoy fishing and making music together. Dr. Hansen also enjoys photography, hiking, and cycling.
Susan, Registered Dental Hygienist, has enjoyed 42 years as a dental professional. She has been with Palouse View Dental for 21 years. Susan has a bachelor’s of science with an extended access oral healthcare endorsement. She received the Clinical Achievement award from ISU and the Professional Achievement award from the state of Idaho. Her professional associations include both the Idaho Dental Hygienists Association and the American Dental Hygienists Association, as well as the Idaho Oral Health Alliance. She enjoys our Moscow practice’s fun, uplifting atmosphere. Helping patients achieve optimal oral health is the best part of her job.
Susan has been married for 45 years and has six children and 20 grandchildren, with whom she loves spending time. She keeps herself busy with oil painting, sewing, quilting, photography, hiking, and music.
Laurie has been an administrator for Palouse View Dental since 1985. She loves the patients, the team, and the safe and friendly environment, and the business side of the practice. Through the years, she has enhanced her skills through many continuing education courses. Laurie and her husband, Einar, have been married since 1978 and have two daughters, Kayla and Emily, and one son-in-law, Daniel. When she’s away from work, Laurie spends her time quilting with her mom and sisters, scrapbooking, taking photos, reading, walking, attending family get-togethers, and best of all, playing with her grandchildren!
Marnie has been an office administrator with our practice since May of 1995. She graduated from the Moscow Senior High School before attending Lewis Clark State College and the University of Idaho. Her philanthropic side includes the Moscow United Way, where she served as a member and secretary. What she appreciates most about working with us are the wonderful patients who love the special extras we offer. She also loves the thank you’s and the appreciation she receives from patients for going above and beyond to meet their needs.
Marnie and her husband, Randy, to whom she’s been married since 1999, have a wonderful son named Logan. She enjoys spending time out with them, as well as hiking, bike riding, scrapbooking, photography, interior design, gardening, and baking.
Conny has been a certified dental assistant at Palouse View Dental since 1987.
Heather has been a dental hygienist since 2005 and a part of our team since December 2010. Prior to joining us, she studied at Paul Smith’s College and Idaho State University, and she is currently a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. Heather loves working with a team that truly cares about each other and about taking the best care possible of everyone who comes through our door. Getting to talk with patients every day and get to know and help keep them healthy is a joy.
Heather and her husband, Eric, have been married since 2000, and together, they have a daughter named Cora and a son named Griffin. Her favorite hobbies include running, biking, reading, and keeping her kids busy and active.
Rebecca joined Palouse View Dental in June 2011 after completing her studies with the ODS College of Dental Sciences. During her time as a student, she repeatedly earned a spot on the President’s and the Dean’s list, and she is currently a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association. Like the rest of our team, Rebecca truly cares about the quality of treatment each patient receives. She loves helping our patients improve their smiles and, as a result, their overall health.
Since April 2010, Rebecca and her husband, Mike, have been living in Lewiston. Mike works for the Washington department of Fish and Wildlife. Together, they have a daughter named Camille, and they love to backpack and go fishing whenever they can.