Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Meeting the Oral Health Care Needs of our Community

As an experienced SE Portland senior dentist, Dr. Cardwell has assembled an exceptional team to help better meet the needs of his patients.

Each member of the Prime Dental Care team possesses a true passion for meeting the oral health care needs of our community. When you visit our office, know that you'll always see a warm and welcoming face to greet you at your arrival.

rosa prime dental



Rosa is honored to be part of this team. Her goal is to represent the office in a professional and friendly matter, making sure that each patient that walks into the office feels welcomed and comfortable.

When Rosa is not in the office, she loves to cook, shop on Amazon, and travel when she can. She enjoys spending time with friends and family. Rosa's favorite college football team is the Oregon Ducks. She has a passion for volleyball, so she tries to play as much as she can. Oh - and her favorite tea is peppermint tea!

leann prime dental



Leann lives in Canby with her husband Steve and two cats, Baxter and Stella. In rain, snow, or sunshine she is out power walking, averaging 20 miles a week. She enjoys antiques, being a self-proclaimed "foody" and reading. She loves dentistry because every day is a new and exciting adventure and you get to meet lots of different people.

luann prime dental



Luann loves dentistry and has been a hygienist for 26 years. She has experience in the specialty of periodontics (gum disease) and loves to help patients learn to better care for their oral health.

She and her husband live in Oregon City and enjoy camping. Luann’s lifetime passion is horse training and showing. She is currently involved in the cow horse discipline.

laural prime dental



Laural has been with Prime Dental Care for over 5 years and brings over two decades of experience as a leader in dentistry. As the practice manager, Laural oversees all day-to-day operations of the office to ensure a great experience for every patient and her team.

As an insurance specialist, Laural will be sure each patient understands the cost of any necessary dental treatment and ensures the patient will receive the maximum insurance benefit.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and home design & decorating. Her most treasured gifts in her life are her husband Joey, their Boston Terrier "OZZY" and their three adult children.

"The best part of my day is talking with the patients - great stories and kind hearts."

prime dental



Audi has been a Dental Assistant for 12 years, she has a true passion for Dental Care and loves caring for people, especially in the dental setting. When she’s not working she loves spending quality family time with her Husband and their 2 daughters. She loves coffee and aspires to visit every coffee shop in Portland one day 🙂

kim prime dental



I am a mother of three who enjoys sewing, singing and art. I live and breathe patient care and strive to help make every visit with us happy and enjoyable. In my spare time, I love rafting down the river with my kids or you'll find me at the Renaissance Fair enjoying the local artists and merchants.
kelly prime dental



Kelly was born and raised in Portland, attended Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, and now resides in Estacada with her husband, two teenage children and a menagerie of different animals.  Most of the time she is busy taking her son to and from just about any type of sports practice, games, meets, etc or just hanging out or shopping with her daughter.

Her philosophy in dentistry is gentle but thorough and she strives to be an excellent clinician. Her twenty three years of experience come with several years in the specialty of periodontics.  Kelly works well with all types of patients and enjoys the friendships formed overs the years.