Meet Our Team.
Dr. eric asay & staff
Your entire family can gain stronger, healthier teeth when you visit Asay Dental for our general and family dentistry in Nampa, Idaho. At our relaxing office, Dr. Eric Asay and our team will strengthen, restore, and repair teeth.
Dr. Asay has over 25 years of experience practicing dentistry. He grew up on a ranch in Wyoming. He achieved his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree in 1989 from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. As an undergraduate, he studied zoology at Brigham Young University in Provo. Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Asay has consistently attended continuing education courses so he can give his patients the latest, most effective dental treatments available today. With his advanced training, he is able to place and restore dental implants, provide periodontal care, and offer IV sedation to his patients. He is also certified by the state of Idaho to evaluate dental offices throughout the state and verify their standard of care. As an active member of the dental community, he maintains membership in the American Dental Association and the Idaho Dental Association.
Dr. Asay has been married for 31 years to Vicki Mercer Asay. They have four children: Whitney, Patrick, Jillian, and Spencer. Dr. Asay and his family enjoy beach combing and they also stay involved in church activities. Gardening, biking, hiking, and geode and fossil hunting are some of the other activities Dr. Asay enjoys in his free time. Patients appreciate Dr. Asay’s approachable personality and the family-friendly atmosphere of his practice.
Eric Asay, DDS
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Summer Wentland, RDH
Vicki was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. She attended Brigham Young University where she met her husband, Dr. Eric Asay. She and Dr. Asay spent time in Utah and Nebraska before settling in Nampa, ID where they have lived for the past 26 years. Together they have raised 4 children and just recently gained their first grandchild. Vicki enjoys spending time with her family, reading, walking, and binge watching Netflix. Vicki also teaches a drawing foundations class at a local junior high.
Martie’s southern charm stems from her Arkansas roots (Go Razorbacks!). She attended Arkansas State University before she moved around between Arkansas, Utah, and Idaho with her husband. She settled in Nampa in 1989 and has since raised 4 children and gained 6 grandchildren. Martie joined Dr. Asay’s team 25 years ago where she has gotten to know our many patients on personal levels. Martie is a huge sports fan and enjoys reading, sewing, and following politics.
Hilda was born and raised in Caldwell, ID. She attended Vallivue High School and later Idaho State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Hilda has worked in the dental field for the past 31 years, including 8 years at Asay Dental where she enjoys one on one time with patients and learning how to help them. She and her husband have 2 grown children. Hilda loves anything that has to do with organizing, decorating, and painting.
Hilda McCleery, RDH
Jill was born and raised in Nampa where she attended Liberty Charter High School. Following graduation, she moved to Provo, Utah to attend Brigham Young University where she played college rugby. After her time in Utah, Jill moved back home to marry her present husband. Jill began working at Asay Dental 2 years ago and has enjoyed getting to know all the patients that come through the office. Jill loves working in the dental field, as well as everything that has to do with food, plants, sports, movies, office supplies, Costco, and her dog, Doug.
Monica was born and raised in Idaho where she graduated from Skyview High School. Following high school, she received dental assistant training at The Academy of Professional Careers. Monica has been a part of Dr. Asay’s team for 10 out of her 12 years of dental experience. Her favorite part about working in the dental field is helping people with dental phobias and changing the way they view dentistry. Monica’s hobbies include baking, going to the movies, party planning, and making Dutch Bros runs (she secretly wants to work there). Having been married for 9 years, Monica has 3 amazing kids that make for a loud and crazy house, but she wouldn’t want it any other way.
Shannon was born in Portland, OR and has lived in Nampa for the past 12 years. After attending Brigham Young University, Shannon was married and has been for 16 years with 4 awesome children. She was a stay at home mom for 12 years until she recently went back to school at Milan Institute to receive her dental assistant training and credentials. Shannon has been with Asay Dental for the past year and finds the dental field very fascinating. She enjoys learning new things in the dental office, as well as sewing, going to the movies, baking/cooking, and spending time with family.
Brandie was born in Idaho Falls and raised in Nampa where she attended Kuna High School. Following graduation, she attended Carrington College where she received her degree in dental hygiene. Brandie has worked at Asay Dental for 11 of her 13 years in the dental field. She loves her profession because she gets to help others and build relationships and friendships with new and existing patients. When Brandie isn’t in the dental office, she is reading, swimming, fishing, biking, shopping, traveling, playing candy crush, and spending time with her husband and 2 kids at the movies, baseball games, and Water Park. Brandie thinks the office is the best show on Netflix and men’s cologne smells way better than women’s!
Summer is a Boise native and has lived in the Nampa area for most of her life. She attended Boise State University, as well as San Joaquin Valley College in California. Summer began working as a dental assistant at age 19 for about 8 years before she received a degree in dental hygiene. Since then, she’s spent a total of 24 years in the dental field (2 years at Asay Dental) where she loves working with people and helping others. In her free time, Summer enjoys watching football, traveling, being with friends and family, and chilling by the pool with her husband and dogs.
Andrea Jenkins, RDH
Andrea has lived in Idaho all her life. She went to high school at Vallivue High School and later Idaho State University for her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Andrea has been working in the dental hygiene field for 12 years and joined Dr. Asay’s team 1 year ago. Between all her school and work, Andrea learned to speak Spanish and served an LDS mission in Argentina for 18 months. She also married a wonderful husband and is currently raising 3 children. She loves camping, reading, and spending time with her family.