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Meet the Team


Our team has trained and is dedicated to offering our patients the best service possible. Through continuing education, training in the latest treatments and overall understanding and compassion for our patients, we've created a dental experience that is sure to bring a smile to your face.


Dan Hayden

Dr. Hayden is a fifth generation Oregonian, born in Willamete Valley. He grew up in Fall Creek on a homestead within the Willamette National Forest and spent his childhood in the woods and rivers, giving him a lifelong love of the outdoors.

Dr. Hayden attended Walla Walla College and earned his degree in Health Science followed by Loma Linda School of Dentistry where he graduated in 2006. After graduation he worked in his brother's dental clinics in Eugene and Hermiston, and in 2008 moved to Baker City.

Dr. Hayden married his wife Kami in 2000 and has three children: Kaylee, Charlie and West Lee. Dr. Hayden is also a blacksmith and enjoys hunting, fishing, archery, beekeeping, gardening, reading, cooking and woodworking.

Sherri Linnemeyer
Registered Dental Hygienist

Sherri grew up in the Black Hills of South Dakota. She has been a registered dental hygienist since 1999. She graduated at the top of her class from Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and Education. She is very passionate about her role in helping her patients have healthy smiles. She is also passionate about her many hobbies such as hiking, alpine and backcountry skiing and snowshoeing, whitewater kayaking, land sailing, photography, making movies, watercolor painting, gardening, hula and belly dancing. She is happily married to her husband Steven and lives with their two big dogs in Baker City, Oregon.

Brandi Johnson
Certified Dental Assistant

Brandi was born and raised in Baker City. She moved to Idaho in 2010 where she went to school to become a Dental Assistant and worked in a Pediatric Dental office in Nampa for 5 years. Brandi and her family moved back to Baker in 2016 and has been with our office ever since. She enjoys spending time with her husband Rob and their 2 kids Akaycia and Ashton, going to the Oregon coast and watching football.

Amanda Bain
Office Manager

Amanda grew up in Baker City, after moving away and traveling in 2005 she returned in 2014. She now lives in Baker City on her mini farm with her husband Jared and 3 kids: Alexis, Aiden and Abel. She has been employed at Mountain Valley Dental Group since March of 2014. She enjoys watching her kids play sports, baking, crafting and being outdoors.