About Us


Here is just a little more information about our staff!

Justin Higbee, D.D.S.


Dr. Justin was  has been doing Dentistry for 18 years. He graduated from Dental School in Nashville TN in 1997. He was raised in Redmond and has lived here most of his life. He owned his own practice in Bend for 7 years. He then worked as an associate Dentist until the opening of his own practice in Redmond.


Heather L. Hershey Office Manager / Front Desk

Heather was born and raised here in Redmond, OR. She has worked as a dental office manager for over 15 years in general dentistry and in oral surgery fields. Heather currently lives in Prineville, OR. with her two sons, Chase & Parker. When not working here at Higbee Dental, she stays very busy with her boys Chase and Parker. They are both involved in Basketball, Pig 4H, Vet Science 4H, and Central Oregon Pee-Wee rodeo. Heathers parents Buster & Deanne Bain of Culver, OR, own B-D Rodeo Company. So each year from May through October she and her boys travel the northwest with the family rodeo business, putting on rodeos every weekend. She is the “sound girl”, setting the loud speakers, providing microphones and digitally controlled music and sound for the events, she also competes in the barrel racing. Heather’s entire family works and competes throughout the summer. Her parents not only own all of the bucking horses of the B-D Rodeo Co. But her mom, Deanne is the rodeo secretary and also competes in barrel racing, along with Buster competing in the team roping. Her sister Bobbi Aldrich is the Oregon High School Rodeo state secretary and a very competitive breakaway roper and barrel racer too. Bobbi and her husband Trevor supply the cattle for the rodeo company. Heather’s brother Brian Bain, competes in the bareback riding.  At the end of the summer when rodeo season is over, Heather and her family are avid hunters. They spend most of their fall weekends deer and elk hunting. The other half of Heather’s family is, Hershey Cattle Company. They have been, and still are, long time cattle ranchers, in the Redmond area. Heather will be happy to greet you at your appointment and help you with any of your dental insurance needs, she is our specialist with insurance billing and estimates, and can be very helpful answering any of your insurance questions.

Stefanie VanDeHey

Stefanie grew up in Oakland, Oregon before moving to La Grande Oregon where she graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Dental Hygiene. Stefanie moved to central Oregon in the fall of 2016, where when she is not working she loves to explore everything the area has to offer with her furry companion Duke.
Stefanie looks forward to meeting you and working together to take care of your dental concerns.


Vicki Crawford- EFDA

Vicki lives in Prineville, OR with her dog Heinz. She grew up in Central Oregon and graduated from COCC’s Dental Assisting program in 2010. Since then she has been hard at work using and expanding her skills in the dental field. When she is not at work Vicki enjoys taking her dog out to enjoy the lakes and trails around her home.

Luz Torres- EFDA

Luz was raised in Central Oregon and graduated from Madras High School. Her interest in the Dental field began in 1999 while in treatment for braces her freshman year. After completing a Dental Assisting program at Concorde Career Institute in 2003, she met the qualifications to become CDA, EFDA, an EFODA. Her Favorite hobbies include traveling and engaging in community work. Always wearing a smile, Luz continues to enjoy her role in the Dental profession.





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