Our Team


Our Team


Our highly educated, skilled and gentle dental hygienists are a valuable part of our dental team, with years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of oral health care. All of our hygienists are Washington licensed and board certified.

Dental Hygienist

Kathy graduated from Cark College in 1996 and joined Battle Ground Dental in 1999. She brings 20 years of dental hygiene expertise to our dental team. She loves what she does and receives great satisfaction in helping build healthy smiles. She has continued her education through the National Dental Hygiene Association, and Seattle Study Club.

Kathy enjoys spending time with her husband, 4 children, and 4 grandchildren. She enjoys gardening, baking, and spending time with family and friends.


Dental Hygienist

Erika graduated from Western Washington University in 1995 and Shoreline Dental Hygiene in 1997. She recently moved to Vancouver from Olympia with her husband and faithful border collie, “Rush”. She loves to cook, run, and travel with her husband.


Dental Hygienist

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Please meet our knowledgeable and friendly front office staff who will help you schedule appointments, assist you with insurance needs and billing procedures, and answer any questions you may have about our practice.

Administrative Assistant

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Our assistants are directly responsible for chair-side assisting as well as sterilization of instruments, room set up, patient education, and lab work. Together they bring years of experience and are always looking for ways to enhance your dental visit and help deliver outstanding dental care to you.

Clinical Assistant

Born and raised in Longview, WA. Alice moved to Rainier, OR when she married her husband in 1999. She started assisting in 1992 and began working with Dr. Kockritz in 1997. She brings a fun, loving, caring attitude to work each day. She loves seeing her co-workers and patients every day. She has two sons and a daughter at home. In her spare time she enjoys running to sporting events to watch her kids play.


Clinical Assistant

2003 graduate of Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, WA. Kim is registered in the State of Washington and has been nationally certified.

Like many patients, her childhood dental visits weren’t a pleasant encounter until she found a great dentist whose words and actions turned it around. She wants everyone to have the best experience possible. She wants to see you smile.

She’s interested in just about everything. Fixing things up is a never-ending journey with her and her husband doing house and yard projects. She loves weekend trips with food destinations and has two grown kids who keep her up to date on the latest pop culture.


Clinical Assistant

Born and raised in Castle Rock, WA., Lori has been a dental assistant since 1991. She received her Expanded Functions Dental Certificate through Portland Community College. She was Dr. Jeff Kockritz’s very first assistant when he graduated from dental school. She joined the Battle Ground Dental team in May 2012. She loves working with patients and making their dental experience an exceptional one! She is married and has two grown boys. She spends her spare time riding horses and competing in barrel races, and spending time with her husband, who is a team roper.



Treatment Coordinator

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Hygiene Coordinator

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Insurance Coordinator

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Battle Ground Dental
1215 SW Scotton Way, Suite 121
Battle Ground, WA 98604
Phone: 360-323-2785
Fax: 360-342-8909
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