Dr. Benjamin Zike
Dr. Benjamin Zike grew up in Kaysville, Utah, and earned his Bachelor’s in Public Health with an emphasis in Health Sciences from Brigham Young University. He then moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he graduated from Dalhousie Dental School. Dr. Zike married his wife, Jessica, in 2010. Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and occasionally fills in at the office. Together they have four children: 7-year-old twins Arthur and Peter, 3-year-old Henry, and Delilah, who is 2.
Dr. Zike purchased his office in Tillamook in 2019. He has greatly appreciated the opportunity to serve the people of Tillamook County and looks forward to many more years contributing to the community. Dr. Zike regularly strives for quality by continuing his education in an effort to improve his skills and better help his patients. He has spent many hours advancing his knowledge about implants, advanced restorative dentistry, and comprehensive dental care.
Meet Our Team
Kaylynn – Registered Dental Hygienist
Kaylynn is a registered dental hygienist and has worked with Dr. Zike since 2019. She graduated from Pacific University. Kaylynn grew up in Boring, Oregon. She enjoys hiking, cooking, and trying different restaurants. She lives with her husband Skylar and their dog Korra. They are currently expecting their first child.
Debbie Cox – Office Manager
Debbie is our talented office manager and has been working with Dr. Zike since 2020. She has lived in many states, as her father was in the Air Force, but considers Idaho her home state. Debbie enjoys living on the Oregon Coast because she loves the ocean, rivers, lakes, trees, and fresh air. Debbie has many skills and interests outside the office, including sewing, photography (some of her art hangs in our office), baking, kayaking, traveling, and spending time with family. Debbie lives with her husband Ben. Together they have eight children (two from him and six from her) and thirteen grandchildren.
Kara Hernandez – Dental Hygienist
Kara is a registered dental hygienist who joined the office in 2022. She graduated from Pacific University with her RDH degree in 2019. She previously attended Western Oregon University. Kara also speaks Spanish and has experience working in public health. She enjoys napping, spending time with friends, camping, vacations, and cooking. She lives with her husband, Jesus, and their three cats.
Lacy Hinson – Dental Assistant
Lacy is a dental assistant with over 20 years of experience. She has worked with Dr. Zike since 2020. She graduated from Portland Community College in 2002 with her EFDA license. Lacy was born and raised in Oregon, but she currently resides in Lincoln City with her boyfriend, two kids, and dog and has been there for 15 years. She enjoys taking her dog to the beach, trips with her family, and going to live music events, especially rock concerts.
Maddy Hoskins – Dental Assistant
Maddy is our newest dental assistant and began working with Dr. Zike in 2022. She was born and raised in Tillamook, and graduated from Tillamook High School in 2021. She enjoys photography, shopping, food, and Larry Styles.
Shelby Parrot – Office Manager Assistant
Shelby is our office manager assistant. She has been working here since 2021. Shelby was born and raised in Tillamook. She graduated from Tillamook High School and married her husband in 2018. She likes to sing, hike, garden, and spend time with family and friends. Shelby has two cats, Aurora and Violet.
Get in Touch
- 1103 3rd Street, Tillamook, OR 97141