Meet the Team
Dr. Cynthia Layport
Dr. Cindy Layport has been in private practice in Portland since 1990 when she purchased Dr. John Derbyshire's practice. She was raised in Coos Bay, Oregon and graduated from Marshfield High School and Stanford University. She received her DMD from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1987 and her Certificate in Periodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989. She is married and has a son and daughter. Her family enjoys skiing and whitewater rafting.
Dr. Layport is an active participant in many dental organizations. She is a past president of the Washington County Dental Society, the Oregon Chapter of Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity, Dental Aid for Children, Oregon Women Dentists, and the Oregon Society of Periodontists.
Dr. Layport was published in the July 1990 Journal of Periodontology with her graduate school paper entitled "Alveolar Bone Loss and Long-Term Supportive Care."
• Washington County Dental Society
• American Academy of Periodontology
• American Association of Women Dentists
Laurie has worked for Dr. Layport periodically since 1998. She graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in business and has a master's degree in education from Willamette University. Laurie is married with three children, and is the sister of Dr. Layport.
Renee has worked as Dr. Layport's bookkeeper since 1994. She has a BS in Finance from Portland State University. Renee is married with two grown children.
Front Office Coordinator
Bette joined our team in September of 2014. She comes to us with 30 years of periodontal experience. She graduated from dental assisting school at Pacific College in San Diego in 1971. Bette is married with a grown daughter and two beautiful grandchildren.
Patient Care Coordinator
Amy started working for Dr. Layport in 2014. She graduated from PCC's Dental Assisting program in 2009. Amy has experience working in an orthodontic office as well as in general dentistry.
Cathy has worked for Dr. Layport since 2006. She has worked in the dental field since 1981 with most of her experience working as an oral surgery assistant. Cathy is married and has two sons.
Luan has worked for Dr. Layport as a hygienist since 2006. She has a Bachelors Degree in Business from Vietnam. She moved to Portland in 1992 and completed her dental hygiene degree in 1999. Luan has a Limited Access Permit, which makes her eligible to work in nursing homes without the supervision of a dentist. She is also an examiner for the WREB (Western Regional Examining Board), a national dental hygiene testing agency. She is studying for her MPH (Masters in Public Health). She was nominated to be on the cover of RDH Magazine in July of 2010. Luan is married with a grown daughter.