Caring for your entire family.
Our friendly and knowledgeable team members come from all backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common—working to ensure you have a comfortable experience every time you visit our office.
Dr. Travis Bartschi is the owner and CEO of LC Smiles. He is an Eagle Scout originally from Idaho Falls and has lived in Lewiston since 2002. He has been married since 1997 and has five children. Dr. Bartschi obtained his Bachelor Degree in 1999 from Lewis Clark State College and is a 2003 graduate from Creighton University. To better serve his patients, he has received extra training in anesthesia, sedation, and sleep apnea services, and continues to complete 100+ hours of continuing education annually. He feels it is important to stay current to provide the best care for his patients. Dr. Bartschi currently treats patients from all over the Northwest and was voted Best in the West 2017. In addition to his extra training, he is also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Bartschi accepts patients of all ages and has their comfort and care as his top priorities.
Dr. Shad Helm owned a large dental practice in Post Falls, Idaho for nine years and continued working there for the new owner for three additional years during their transition. He also spent two years practicing general dentistry in Anchorage, Alaska. Dr. Helm earned his Associates degree from Ricks College (BYU-Idaho) and studied three more years at Idaho State University. He graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry. Dr. Helm is married and has five daughters. He enjoys fishing for salmon and steelhead as well as camping and skiing with his family. He has been practicing with Dr. Bartschi since April 2017.
Shannon has a bachelor degree in dental hygiene and has over ten years of dental experience. She has been with Dr. Bartschi’s office for three and a half years. Shannon enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.
Frankie earned her degree in dental hygiene from Sheridan College and has over 25 years of dental experience. She has been with Dr. Bartschi’s office for ten years. Frankie enjoys spending time with her husband, Kieler, and her son, Dillon.
Amanda graduated from Lewiston High school in 1999 and continued her education at Lewis Clark State College. She earned her Bachelor degree in Natural Sciences. Amanda graduated from the University of New England in 2006 with her degree in dental hygiene. She has four years’ experience as a dental assistant and over 12 years’ experience as a dental hygienist.
Loretta attended Lewis Clark State College where she became a business certified dental assistant. She has over 30 years of dental experience and continuing education. Loretta has been with Dr. Bartschi’s office since 2008. She is married with three children and enjoys spending time with them and exercising.
Debbie attending Multnomah Bible College in Portland Oregon as well as Clark Community College where she earned her Applied Science degree. She has over 19 years of dental experience in the front office and assisting. She has been working with Dr. Bartschi for over 13 years. Debbie is married with two children and one grandchild. She loves spending time in the outdoors.
Emily has been in the patient care field for nearly three years and has been working with Dr. Bartschi’s office since April of 2017. She enjoys anything outdoors with her family and friends.
Hollie has over eight and a half years of dental experience and has been with Dr. Bartschi’s office since March 2009. Her prior experience includes ten years in the legal field. Hollie is married to Jeremy with two children. She loves to watch soccer, travel, and to go camping and four wheeling.
Ashley attended Lewis Clark State College where she earned her Associates Degree. She has over two and half years of dental experience at Dr. Bartschi’s office. Ashley has 1 child and enjoys boating, four wheeling and being outdoors.
Laura earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from BYU-Idaho. She has been with Dr. Bartschi’s office since March 2017. Laura is married with 7 children and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as camping, fishing and four-wheeling.