Our Staff

Dr. Evan Johnson, DMD Dr. Jeffrey Hoover, DMD

The staff at Sunnyside Dental care are caring and professional. Many have worked in the dental field for a number of years so they really know how to handle just about any dental situation.

  • Dr. Evan Johnson - Doctor of Dental Medicine

    Dr. Evan Johnson

    Dr. Evan Johnson was born and raised in the Idaho Falls area, and after graduating Skyline High School, he attended Ricks College (Rexburg, ID), BYU (Provo, UT) and Idaho State University (Pocatello, ID). He received his doctorate in dentistry, from Oregon Health Science University (Portland, OR) in 1984 and has practiced General Dentistry ever since.
    Dr. Johnson is trained in all aspects of general dentistry including implants, root canals, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and sedation. He has attended many continuing education courses. Dr. Johnson speaks Spanish.

  • Dr. Jeffrey Hoover - Doctor of Dental Medicine

    Dr. Jeffrey Hoover

  • ChyAnne - Registered Dental Hygienist


    ChyAnne graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University. She has worked with Dr. Hoover as one of his full time Hygienist since 2010. ChyAnne is married to Allen and together they have three children. They enjoy hunting, camping and being outdoors.

  • Cathy - Registered Dental Hygienist


    My name is Cathy and I graduated from ISU with a Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2004. I have been working with Dr. Hoover doing fill-in at the Channing Way office since 2006 and part-time here at Sunnyside Dental since 2010. I really enjoy providing quality dental care and teaching patients how to better take care of their dentition.
    I am also a full-time Mom of two wonderful kids, Emily and Jackson. In my spare time, I love spending time with them. My kids keep me pretty busy with Girl Scout or Cub Scout activities and basketball. I enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities from sledding with the kids to bicycling, hiking, gardening and fishing.

  • Maria - Registered Dental Hygienist


    Maria graduated with a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from Idaho State University. After working in the Salt Lake area for several years, she returned to her native Idaho Falls and has been working part-time for Dr. Johnson for the last 18 years. She loves working with people and helping them have a comfortable and pleasant experience while getting their teeth cleaned.
    She and her husband have seven children and live west of Idaho Falls, where she enjoys spending time with her family, working outside in the yard and reading.

  • Amanda - Registered Dental Hygienist


    My name is Amanda. I am a hygienist in our office. I grew up in Rexburg and am currently living in Ammon. I graduated from Idaho State University in 2003 and have been working as a hygienist ever since. I have been blessed to work for Sunnyside Dental for the last thirteen years. I am married to an amazing man and we have three awesome kids. I love being a mom, and I often find myself running kids from one activity to the next. I do enjoy finding time for designing on the computer and occasional crafting. I am grateful for the opportunity I have, to work with other staff members in our office, and most importantly the chance I get to help our patients.

  • Ginger - Registered Dental Hygienist


  • Kristen - Registered Dental Hygienist


  • Jennifer - Dental Assistant


    Jennifer graduated from the Dental Assistant program at EITC and has been working full time in the dentistry profession for 16 years. She enjoys the relationships developed with her patients while caring for their smile. Jenn also enjoys hiking in remote mountains, camping, and has a bucket list item of seeing every waterfall possible. Gardening, enjoying the Bible, coffee on the porch, playing fetch with her dog, family and friends rounds out her life.

  • Diane - Dental Assistant


    I am the youngest of 10 children and love being from a large family with lots of nieces and nephews. I graduated from Rigby High School, married a wonderful man and have raised 4 sons. I now have 4 daughters-in-law and 8 grandchildren. I so enjoy being a grandmother. I started working as a dental assistant after a year at Ricks College. I was trained on the job and took expanded functions from Vo Tech in Idaho Falls. I have attended several Dental conventions in Idaho, Utah, and Florida learning the different types of procedures and dental supplies. As well as being a dental assistant, I have worked as a Hygiene assistant and assisted in Oral Surgery. I enjoy working with the dentist and other assistants. I enjoy meeting people and helping them feel comfortable as they come to the dentist. Dentistry is rewarding as we help many with a smile that they feel good with.

  • Megan - Dental Assistant


    Megan has been a CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) since 2013. She received her training at Eastern Idaho Technical College. She started working with Dr. Jeff Hoover upon graduating. Her favorite part of dentistry is meeting the patients. She enjoys getting to know them and helping them to feel comfortable.
    Outside the office, Megan loves to be with her family. She is married and has two children. Her hobbies are reading and baking.

  • Kyeshia - Dental Assistant


  • Debbie - Front Office


    My name is Debbie. I am new to the office, but I have been a patient of Dr. Johnson for the last 31 years. I look forward to working with the patients and getting to know them. My husband and I have lived in Idaho Falls for the last 31 years, and absolutely love this community. I have 4 amazing children, and 5 of the cutest grandkids ever. In my spare time I enjoy water and snow skiing, spending time with my family, and I love to cook! I am happy to be part of the great team at Sunnyside Dental.

  • Mary - Front Office


    Mary was born in Blackfoot, Idaho, but raised most of her life in Idaho Falls. She went to dental assisting in Salt Lake City, Ut. in 1969. She has three adult children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loves to swim, walk around river and hangout with friends and family. Mary works part-time for Dr. Hoover at Sunnyside Dental Center at front desk.

  • Lezlie - Front Office


    I am Lezlie, and I started working for Dr. Hoover in 2000. I have enjoyed meeting and becoming friends with so many wonderful longtime patients and I look forward to meeting and making new friendships with our new patients.
    I married my high school sweetheart almost 40 years ago. We have three beautiful daughters, seven grandchildren; 6 boys and 1 girl. We all enjoy camping and spending time together.