Meet The Team

Meet our Rainier Dental Team at Northwest Family Dental

Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime.  We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.


Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. We are excited about what we are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients. 

We are dedicated and motivated with one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure.

We are eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns. 

Call for an appointment and experience the difference today!

Dr. Sara L Evans

Dr. Sara L. Evans has been practicing dentistry in Rainier for 13 years.  She is a 1989 graduate from Oregon Health Science University.  Dr. Evans is known to her patients for her exceptionally caring attitude, both toward her patients and the passion of her work.  One of the ways she demonstrates this is in the time she takes to carefully get to know you as a person, listening and addressing your particular dental concerns and needs.

Kay L Pinkstaff, RDH

Kay came to Northwest Family Dental in December 2000.  Kay has been a hygienist for 28 years and takes continuing education courses to stay current with the latest information.  In her spare time she follows her boys' motorcycle racing and college careers as well as her love of running, bicycle racing and being with her family.