Our Team of Qualified Health Care Professionals
Pacific Park Family Dental is a state-of-the-art dental facility for all of your comprehensive oral care needs. We are located in eastern Vancouver, and proudly serve not just the Greater Portland-Vancouver metro areas, but also communities along the Columbia River Gorge, the Willamette Valley, the Cascades and the I-5 corridor.
At our practice, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the necessary information required to help them make informed decisions about their oral health care needs. We are proud of our multi-lingual staff, who provides that extra feeling of accessibility and ease of communication with our diverse community.
Dr. Julia Gourley, DMD
Dr. Julia Gourley is excited about acquiring the practice and has a true passion for dentistry. She enjoys transforming smiles and seeing the added confidence it gives her patients. She received her degree in General Dentistry from Oregon Health and Sciences School of Dentistry in 2012. She graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science with highest honors. She keeps very busy going on adventures with her fantastic family – her husband Scott, her mother Galina, and her two children: Sophia (9 years old) and Andrew (21 years old). Her favorite family activities include going to parks, zoos, museums, hiking, and traveling. Dr. Gourley is an avid learner of new dental procedures. In addition to a plethora of skills, Dr. Gourley is certified to place dental implants, and to perform the Chao Pin Surgery Technique.
Dr. Lydia Watson, DDS
Dr. Lydia Watson was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. After graduating from college in the top of her class, she started dental school at the University of Tennessee in her hometown. There, her dental education sparked a passion for treating the families and children of underserved populations and instilled in her the importance of serving the community. Dr. Watson has volunteered at multiple free dental events in both the Pacific Northwest and the Southeast. Following graduation, Dr. Watson and her fiancé moved across the country to the Portland area with their dog, Olive. On weekends, they love exploring the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest and sampling some of the millions of amazing restaurants Portland has to offer.
Brenda is the most caring and compassionate hygienist you will encounter. She respects and cares deeply for all of her patients, and takes the time to provide a high quality dental cleaning. She spent her childhood in Germany, and attended high school in Spain, before she returned to the USA. Although her husband retired from dentistry, she continues to work because she enjoys taking care of patients. Brenda also spends most of her weekends volunteering at local nursing homes.
Oksana is from Kazakhstan, and graduated from Evergreen HS in 2013. She also attended Bible College in Gresham. She loves working with children, and is a native speaker of Russian. Oksana has also volunteered on missions in Bangladesh and Honduras, where she cared for orphans and battered women. Oksana is well-traveled, and spent this past summer visiting villages in Moldova and Ukraine.
Jasmin graduated from Clark County Skills Center in May 2017 and from Evergreen High School shortly afterwards. She loves spending time with her family. Jasmin is an active volunteer with Friends of Trees, which is a non-profit organization which plants trees regularly in the community. She is fluent in Spanish and hopes to become a dental hygienist one day.
Nataliya is from southwestern Ukraine, but spent most of her life in Vancouver. She graduated from Evergreen High School in 2013, and from Elite Dental Assisting Academy in 2016. She is currently attending Clark College, where she hopes to become a dental hygienist. Her favorite part of dentistry is being able to work with children, and making sure everyone has a pleasant experience. Nataliya enjoys traveling and participating in mission trips with her church. She is also fluent in Russian and Ukrainian.
Cassandra graduated from Clark County Skills Center in May 2017 and from Fort Vancouver High School shortly afterwards. Cassandra is originally from Mexico but spent most of her life in Vancouver. The part of her job she enjoys the most is working with children, and helping improve the dental condition of the patients she works on. Cassandra is also taking classes at Clark College with the hopes of becoming a dental hygienist one day. She is also fluent in Spanish.
Olga has worked in the dental field for 10 years and really enjoys what she does. She loves interacting with patients, and providing them with a welcoming office environment. She is also fluent in Russian. Besides having extensive dental knowledge, she also studies nutrition in her personal time, because she values a healthy lifestyle. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, and hiking and gardening.
Kristen was born and raised in Oregon, where she started her career in dental as a dental assistant. For the past 8 years her passion for dentistry and serving others has led her to towards becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist. Kristen loves getting to know her patients and providing them with individualized oral care. She recently graduated from Pacific University in Hillsboro Oregon and relocated to Vancouver Washington. When she is not at the office she enjoys spending time with her husband Drew and their 10 year old dog Maggie.