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Our Doctors

Dr. John Hisel

Dr. John Hisel

Congrats to Dr. John Hisel who was recently inducted into the International College of Dentistry. He is one of 230 Dentists from around the world! Also, congrats to Dr. Hisel for being awarded GCCC Dental Volunteer of the Year.

Dr. Hisel and his wife Terri are high school sweethearts and have been married over 36 years.  They both graduated from Boise High School in 1978. Dr. Hisel attended the College of Idaho, Creighton University School of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency in the United Sates Air Force. After General Duty in the USAF was complete, they chose Boise as their home, starting Private Practice in 1989.  Together they have 2 married children and 4 precious grandchildren.

Their son John III is an Associate Pastor at Kuna Life Church in Kuna and is married to Chandra who is a CPA employed in Boise.  Together John and Chandra have Kristina (18), John Hisel, IV (2) and Luke (born July 27, 2015). 

Their daughter Melissa is a Registered Dietician and is employed at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital in Boise.   Melissa is married to Kent who is a Physical Therapist employed at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Hospital in Boise and together they are parents to daughter Ainsley (2).

Dr. Hisel and Terri make their home on 5 acres outside of Kuna where they built a home in 1994 and raised their family.  Currently, they share their home with 2 horses, Blackberry and Jesse, and 2 dogs, Pippa and Jack.

Professionally, Dr. Hisel is active  in a number of dental organizations, including  the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, the Idaho State Dental Association and the Southwest Idaho District Dental Society.  Dr. Hisel is also a member of the International College of Dentists – USA section, and most recently was selected as a member of the Pierre Fuchard Academy for Dentists – an organization honoring Dentists for their commitment to Dentistry and service to their community.  Dr. Hisel will serve as the President for the Idaho State Dental Association from July, 2015 through June, 2016.

Southwest Idaho District Dental Society.  In October, 2012, Dr. Hisel was one of 230 Dentists worldwide inducted into the elite organization of the International College of Dentists-USA Section. He is also currently Vice President of the Idaho State Dental Association, and will be the ISDA’s President in 2015-2016..

When he is not in our office, Dr. Hisel can be found volunteering in any number of dental related community projects.   He has served as a team Dentist for the Idaho Steelheads, is a member of the Idaho Dental Forensics Team and is on staff at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Idaho’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Together Dr. Hisel and Terri helped develop a free dental clinic, and continue to be active at Genesis World Mission’s Garden City Community Clinic.

Dr. Hisel and Terri are both members of Central Assembly Christian Life Center where they serve together in a number of leadership roles.  Together they enjoy spending time in the beautiful Idaho Mountains, cycling, traveling, spending time with their families, and of course supporting those BSU Broncos! In any spare time Dr. Hisel loves to golf, spend time with his family and train for marathons and half marathons.

Dr. Hisel's Family

Kent, Melissa and Ainsley

John III, Chandra, Kristina and John IV

Dr. Hisel and Ainsley, Terri and John IV and Kristina

Dr. David Keim, President, Montana Dental Association,  Dr. Rick Asai, American,  Dental Association 11th District Trustee,  Dr. Hisel, Dr. Carol Summerhays, American Dental Association President, Dr. Greg Ogata, President, Oregon Dental Association.

Terri, Dr. Hisel, Dr. Dave Keim (Current President of the Montana Dental Association) and Rhonna Keim

Dr. Eric Hoidal - Boise, Idaho Dentist

Dr. Eric Hoidal


Dr. Hoidal has been with Paramount Family Dentistry since July 2008.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from theUniversity of Oregon in 2003. While at Oregon, Dr. Hoidal was a member of the Dean’s list and received the 2003 Analytical Chemistry Student Award. He was also an active member in Campus Crusade for Christ.
Dr. Hoidal was accepted into the Idaho Dental Education Program and attended his first year of Dental School at Idaho State University. He then moved to Omaha, Nebraska to finish his final three years at Creighton University’s Boyne School of Dental Science.

Dr. Hoidal was a member of the Dean's list at Creighton and is also listed in Who’s Who Among Students in Colleges and Universities. While in Dental School, he was privileged to be part of a medical/dental mission team traveling to the Dominican Republic. After Dental School, Dr. Hoidal was accepted into the Idaho State University Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program in Boise. He completed his Residency on June 30, 2008. Professionally Dr. Hoidal is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Idaho State Dental Association and the Southwest Idaho Dental Society.

Dr. Hoidal was born and raised in Boise and attended Boise Schools. He graduated from Borah High School in 1999. While in high school, Dr. Hoidal participated in varsity football, basketball, track and tennis. Dr. Hoidal and his wife Michelle were married in the Fall of 2009.  In August of 2012, they welcomed their first child Auburn and are expecting another little girl November 2015. Dr. Hoidal and his family live in Southwest Boise where they share their home with their dog, Griffin. They enjoy being outdoors and spending time as a family.  Auburn loves to stop by the office to say hello. If you hear a little voice yelling “Daddy!” you know it is Auburn looking for her favorite dentist.  

Dr. Hoidal attends Life Church in Meridian where he has led a men’s small group and volunteers with youth ministry. In addition, he has spent many hours volunteering for Vacation Bible Schools, Awana and coaching Upward Basketball. In 2007, Dr. Hoidal was part of the Extreme Home Makeover Painting Team and in July 2011, he traveled to Missouri to help with the Joplin tornado cleanup. Dr. Hoidal is a regular volunteer at Garden City Community Dental Clinic and the Boise School District Clinic.

Our Hygienists



Heidi is a Boise native and graduated from Idaho State University in 1989.  She joined the Paramount Family Dentistry team in 1991.  Heidi has been married to Mark since 1989.  The love spending time together , traveling and cycling.  They have two kids, Jordan and Tommy.  Heidi works two days a week and says she has the best of both worlds.  She loves working and seeing her patients and coworkers two days a week and gets to be a mom and wife, almost full time.



Kristin graduated from Centennial High School and received her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University.  She is blessed with a wonder husband, Gerald, and three awesome children; 2 boys and a girl.  She loves to spend with her family and friends but also enjoys quiet time reading books whenever she can.  She also likes to garden, ski, camp, travel, exercise and do lunch with friends.  She began working for Paramount Family Dentistry in 1993.  Kristin feels blessed to be part of the amazing team and the opportunity it has brought to build great relationships with fabulous patients. 

Gena Gena

Gena was born and raised in Boise and attended Boise High School.  She graduated from Idaho State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.  She has worked for Paramount Family Dentistry since the summer of 1996 and enjoys her patients and her work.  She is married to Nate and together with their children,  they enjoy downhill skiing, hiking, rafting and camping.



Cherry graduated in 2007 from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene and rejoined Paramount Family Dental in June of 2010. Cherry and her husband, Ryan, have two wonderful children and are serving in the ministry together. She is passionate about her profession.  In her free time, Cherry enjoys reading, music, playing games and spending time with all of her family.


Angela was born and raised in Idaho. She graduated from Skyview High school in 2009 and then graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2013. In her spare time she coaches volleyball, stays active and loves spending time with her family. She is a new member to the Paramount Family Dentistry team and is looking forward to many years with the great patients and wonderful coworkers.


Dental Assisting Team        


Wendy was born in California and raised in Medford, Oregon. She received her Dental Assisting Expanded Functions Credentials from Rogue Community College. Wendy moved with her husband Fred and daughter Tanna to Boise, ID in 2003. She joined Paramount Family Dental in 2010 and is very happy to be a part of this patient relationship based practice.

Wendy is an active community volunteer where she has been a Girl Scout Troop Leader since 2005. Her daughter keeps her busy with competitive sports where coaches or helps out any way she can. In addition to her passion for photography, Wendy enjoys sports, camping, fishing and motorcycles with her family. 


Dani is an Idaho native.  She thoroughly enjoys her career and her interactions with patients and staff members.  Dani is married to her high school sweetheart, James.  Together they share a wonderful son.  Dani and her family love spending all the time they can together doing many outdoor activities and home projects.


Cathy was born in California and raised in Caldwell Idaho. She graduated from Caldwell High and attended Boise State where she graduated with a Certified Dental Assisting degree. She enjoys caring and interacting with patients. Cathy and her husband Tracy live in Boise. Cathy has two daughters and four grandchildren. She loves taking care of her grandchildren and spending time with family. She likes going to the beach, gardening and reading.



Administrative Team        
Carol Carol

Carol was born and raised in San Diego and moved to Idaho in 1990.  She is married to her high school sweetheart, Jeff and they have been blessed with four children and four grandchildren.  Carol has worked for Paramount Family Dentistry in an administrative position since 1998.  She loves spending time with her family.  Her spare time also includes traveling, camping, crafts, reading and attending the many sporting events her family is involved in!

  Rolene Rolene

Rolene has been married to her high school sweetheart, Kevin, since 1979. Together they have two children, Kyler (married to Kelsey) and Krystal (married to Jason). Rolene worked for Idaho Power for 23 years and then began working in the dental field.  In her spare time Rolene loves to travel, cook, camp, scrapbook, waterski and spend time with her family.


Erin Erin

Erin moved to Boise from the State of Washington in August 2012.  She comes from a dental and engineering family and has worked for many years as a dental assistant and administrative assistant for the front desk. In addition, Erin has her degree in medical assisting.  Erin is looking forward to exploring and learning more about the area with her son who is attending BSU and majoring in Engineering.



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