About Us

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

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

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

Bridget McDonald


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