Maria Deming, BS


Maria Deming is an instructor for the School of Dental Hygiene Studies at Pacific University. Maria teaches dental Spanish to first year students. Maria is employed full-time at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. She is the dental operations manager for one of the five dental clinics located in Beaverton, OR. There, she provides support to all the staff that consists of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and front staff to ensure all operations run smooth.  Maria’s past work history includes being the clinic manager of Pacific’s dental hygiene clinic. Her career in the dental field started as dental assistant in California. After moving to Oregon in 1997, she sought opportunities in dental administration. She has worked for private dental offices, academic and now health community health.

She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from the School Healthcare Administration and Leadership at Pacific University.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren, husband and two fur babies Oscar and Luna.