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Our Doctors

Dr. John Hisel

Dr. John Hisel

Dr. Hisel and his wife Terri are high school sweethearts and have been married 40 years.  They both graduated from Boise High School in 1978. Dr. Hisel attended the College of Idaho graduating in 1982, Creighton University School of Dentistry graduating in 1986 and completed a United States Air Force General Practice Residency in 1987.  After 2 years of 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 5 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, John IV and Luke.

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 2 daughters, Ainsley and Kinzlee.

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 3 horses, a blind Springer Spaniel named Pippa, and one barn cat.

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 the Pierre Fuchard Academy for Dentists –both of which are organizations honoring Dentists for their commitment to Dentistry and service to their community.  Dr. Hisel served the Idaho State Dental Association as President in 2016-2017 and was awarded the President’s award in 2018. Dr. Hisel currently serves as one of Idaho’s Delegates to the American Dental Association and also serves on the Council of Government Affairs for the American Dental Association.

When he is not in our office, Dr. Hisel travels for the American Dental Association and 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 City Hope Church in Boise where they have served in many leadership roles. When possible. They enjoy spending time in the beautiful Idaho Mountains, cycling, traveling, spending time with their families, and of course supporting those BSU Broncos!  Dr. Hisel loves to golf and train for marathons and half marathons

Dr. Hisel's And Extended Family

John III (Son) and Chandra, Kristina, John IV and Luke

Melissa (Daughter), Kent and girls Ainsley and Kinzlee

Dr. Hisel and Terri and their Grandchildren

Dr. Hisel volunteering at Refugee Clinic.

Dr. Eric Hoidal - Boise, Idaho Dentist

Dr. Eric Hoidal
Dr. Eric Hoidal has been with Paramount Family Dental since July 2008. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Oregon in 2003. While at Oregon, Dr. Hoidal was a member of the Dean’s list and received the 2003 Analytical Chemistry Award. He was also an active member of 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 was also listed in Who’s Who Among Students in Colleges and Universities. While in dental school, he was privileged to be a 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 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. He and his wife Michelle were married in the fall of 2009. They have 3 girls. 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. His girls love to stop by the office to say hello. If you hear a little voice yelling “Daddy!” you know it is them looking for their favorite dentist.

Our Hygienists

Heidi Heidi

Heidi is a Boise native and graduated from Idaho State University in 1989. She joined Paramount Family Dental in 1991. Heidi has been married to Mark since 1989. They love spending time together traveling and cycling. They have two adult children, 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 but gets to be a wife and mom almost full time.

  Kristin Kristin

Kristin graduated from Centennial High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University. She began working at Paramount in 1993. She is blessed with a wonderful husband, Gerald, two sons and a daughter and loves to spend time with her family. Kristin also enjoys quiet time reading books, gardening, skiing, camping, traveling, and doing lunch with friends. She feels blessed to be part of our 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. Gena has worked for Paramount Family Dental 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 Cherry

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


Amy was born and raised in the Treasure Valley. She graduated from Kuna High School in 2002, Eastern Oregon University in 2006 and dental hygiene school in 2008. Amy married her college sweetheart in 2010 and they have three wonderful children (Larrysa, LaQuan and Cort). Her family is her world! In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, cooking, crafts and reading. Amy also runs the Boise School District Children’s Free Dental Clinic.


Dental Assisting Team        
Dani Dani

Dani became part of our team at Paramount Family Dental in 2006. She thoroughly enjoys the interactions she has with patients and staff members as well as many other aspects of her career. Dani is married to her high school sweetheart, James and together they share a wonderful son. As a family they love spending time together doing many outdoor activities and home projects.



Bailey was born and raised in Boise and graduated as a dental assistant in 2011. She loves being able to build relationships while also helping people in such a caring atmosphere. Bailey has two children, her son Orion born in 2014 and her daughter Isla born in 2018. Bailey enjoys outdoor activities with her kids as well as cooking and playing board games. 

Administrative Team        
Alli Alli

Alli was born and raised in Puyallup, WA and moved to Boise in December of 2015. She has been in the dental field for nearly 10 years. Though she is new to our office she already feels right at home. Alli enjoys forming special bonds with patients and helping them to understand their dental benefits and treatment needs as well as calming any fears they may have. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family & friends, running with lab puppy and cooking.


  Shelly Shelley

Shelley is an Idaho native growing up in Hazelton, a small farming community near Twin Falls. She graduated from Boise State’s Dental Assisting Program in 1985 and has been in the dental field since. Before joining us in 2017, Shelley had spent many years working for Slattery Orthodontics here in Boise. She and her husband, Keith, were blessed with boy/girl twins born in 1989 as well as a son born in 1997. Together they enjoy boating and camping as much as possible. Shelley’s favorite part of dentistry is getting to know the patients on a personal level and making sure they know how truly important they are to us!


Kim’s native home is western Nebraska. She and her husband, Mark, moved to the Boise area in 2018. Kim came to our office with many years of dental experience as she started in the field at age 18. She feels dentistry has been a rewarding  profession and truly enjoys teaching people that dentistry can be comfortable, makes you healthier and can change your life with beautiful restorations. Kim is blessed to have two sons and a daughter as well as 5 grandchildren.She enjoys gardening, baking, wood working and being outdoors in God’s beautiful Treasure Valley.



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