Our Office & Staff

The goal of our friendly staff is to provide excellent dental care and quality communication. We value our patients and continually strive to create an atmosphere where you will feel comfortable in our office and safe in our care.

Dental Hygienists

Cheryl Bos graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene and has been associated with this office since 1991. She enjoys interacting with patients and making them feel comfortable with their visits for their oral health care. She is dedicated to helping patient’s maintain and improve their health and smile. Her easy laughter brings a smile to everyone. Her passion for dentistry is a continuous journey of a career well fulfilled. Outside of the office, Cheryl enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, traveling and spending time with her friends.

Desira Johnson graduated in 1999 from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hygiene Started working for Dr Kohls in 2000. Desira is committed to helping patients maintain a beautiful, healthy smile. She is very conscientious and caring about everyone’s needs. She specializes in the prevention of oral health disease. She is passionate about educating our patients and helping them to combat dental decay with proper homecare techniques and dietary decisions. Desira was born and raised in Spokane and in 1982 she married her high school sweetheart, Kurt They have 3 grown sons, Matt, Brett and Derek.

Dental Assistants

Kris Tomcho began her career in dental assisting in 1989 in Spokane. Kris assists with all clinical procedures and oversees our office OSHA procedures. Kris is often complemented for being attentive to our patient’s needs, making sure they are comfortable during their treatment and goes the extra mile to create a five-star patient experience. She is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care with the greatest amount of comfort. She was born and raised in Northern Idaho and married her husband, Greg in 1997. They have 2 children, son, Kohl and daughter, Paige. Her life with her children keeps her busy rushing to soccer, basketball, dance lessons and helping out at the school.

Maudi Campbell is one of our registered dental assistants and has been with our practice since 2000. Her friendly personality and gentle touch help to ensure our patients have a comfortable dental experience. Maudi’s tasks include assisting doctors during dental procedures, keeping supplies and treatment rooms organized, educating patients about treatment procedures, and teaching patients how to maintain their oral health.

Sterilization & Hygiene Assistant

Sharon Lee After spending numerous years in the insurance and banking fields, Sharon joined the Kohls’ team in 2003. Sharon wears many hats and has numerous duties in the clinical office. Sterilization of instruments and the office is her 1st priority. Her responsibility is to ensure and oversee that all OSHA rules and regulations are enforced to guarantee the safety of every patient and team member. When Sharon isn’t working, she enjoys time with her family and friends. As an avid dog lover, she has always had a 4-legged friend in her home and hasn’t met one that hasn’t touched her heart.

Scheduling Coordinators

Donna Dunn Byus began her career in the dental field in 1969 and joined Dr Kohls in 2000. She is the friendly voice on the phone and the smile at the front desk on Mondays and Tuesdays. Donna’s primary responsibility is scheduling and coordinating patient’s dental care. She always goes the extra mile to help schedule your appointment and answer any questions you may have on your treatment. Donna was born in California and moved to Spokane in 1955. She has 2 daughters, Tricia and Stacey, 3 stepchildren and10 grandchildren. She always carries a camera so she can capture that perfect picture of friends and family. Donna loves spending time gardening, watching her grandchildren play sports and being at the lake.

Susie Pettoello is our newest team member. She began working in a dental office in 1987 and joined our team in 2013. Susie immediately became a wonderful addition to our office. Her friendly personality and bright smile will be greeting our patients on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Susie’s attention to detail and dental experience have made her an exceptional scheduling and treatment coordinator. When she’s not working in our office, Susie is the accountant for her family’s espresso business. Susie was born and raised in Spokane. She and her husband, Scott, have three children, Dominic, Alek and Natalie. Even with a busy family schedule and 2 jobs, Susie still remains committed to working out at the gym 5 days a week!

Business Coordinator

Pati Brown grew up in Ashland, Oregon and moved to Spokane to finish high school. She started working in the dental field in the summer of 1966 as a DECA student. Her career began with dental assisting and office management. She eventually started her own business as a management consultant and selling dental management computer systems. Pati joined Dr Kohls team in 1999 and is a vital part of the office. She provides the office administrative duties and the financial coordination of our patient’s care. She keeps our team organized and running smoothly. She loves getting to know patients and is our concierge for outstanding patient relations. When she is not at the office, she has always enjoyed traveling, has a love of gardening and a passion for her roses.