Meet Our Doctors

John Hisel

Dr. John Hisel

Dr. Hisel was raised in the Boise area after moving with his family from California at age 4. He attended Boise schools graduating in 1978 from Boise High School along with his high school sweetheart, Terri. They were married shortly after high school and celebrate 43 years of marriage in March 2022! Together they have 2 married children and 5 grandchildren. Dr. Hisel and Terri make their home in Kuna along with a blind Springer Spaniel named Pippa and 2 horses.

Immediately after high school, Dr. Hisel attended College of Idaho graduating Cum Laude in 1982. Dr. Hisel was accepted into the pilot program of the Idaho Dental Education Program and he and Terri moved to Pocatello, Idaho for his first year of dental school.

9 months later they moved to Omaha, Nebraska where Dr. Hisel would attend Creighton’s Boyne School of Dental Science, graduating Suma Cum Laude in 1986. Dr. Hisel became a Captain in the United States Air Force in Fall of 1985, completing his General Practice Residency Training at Offutt Air Force Base Nebraska. After 2 years of General Duty at Fairchild Air Force Base, WA, Dr. Hisel and Terri set up Private Practice in Boise in August 1989.

Their son, John E Hisel, III is the Lead Pastor at Engage Boise and is married to Chandra who is a CPA in Meridian. John and Chandra have 3 children: Kristina, John IV, and Luke.

Their daughter Melissa is a Registered Dietitian and is employed at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital in Boise. Melissa is married to Kent, who is a Physical Therapist employed at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Hospital. Together they have 2 girls: Ainsley and Kinzlee.

Professional Info

Professionally, Dr. Hisel is active in numerous dental organizations including the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, the Idaho State Dental Association, and the Southwest Idaho Dental Society. Dr. Hisel is also a member of the International College of Dentists-USA Section, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy for Dentists – both of which are dental organizations honoring Dentists for their continued commitment to Dentistry and service to their community. Dr. Hisel served the Idaho State Dental Society as its President in 2016-2017 and was awarded the ISDA’s President’s Award in 2018. In June 2021 Dr. Hisel was honored to receive the ISDA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Currently, Dr. Hisel serves as one of Idaho’s Delegates to the American Dental Association’s House of Delegates, is a member of the ISDA’s Legislative Committee and serves as a consultant to the Idaho State Board of Dentistry. Dr Hisel also currently represents Idaho, Montana, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington on the Council of Government Affairs for the American Dental Association.

Volunteer Work

When he is not in our office, Dr. Hisel travels for the American Dental Association and can be found volunteering in any number of dental related community projects. He has served as a team Dentist for the Idaho Steelheads, was a member of the Idaho Dental Forensics Team and is on staff at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Idaho’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Dr. Hisel and his wife Terri have always been a great team and together they developed and continue to be a part of a free dental clinic in Garden City which still exists today as Genesis Community Health.

Dr. Hisel and Terri are both members of CityHope Church in Boise and have served in many leadership roles. When possible, they enjoy spending time at their lakeside cabin in Donnelly, cycling, traveling, and spending time with their families. Dr. Hisel loves college football (Go Broncos!) loves to golf and runs to train for marathons and half marathons.


Dr. Eric Hoidal

Dr. Eric Hoidal has been with Paramount Family Dental since July 2008. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Oregon in 2003. While at Oregon, Dr. Hoidal was a member of the Dean’s list and received the 2003 Analytical Chemistry Award. He was also an active member of Campus Crusade for Christ. Dr. Hoidal was accepted into the Idaho Dental Education Program and attended his first year of dental school at Idaho State University. He then moved to Omaha, Nebraska to finish his final three years at Creighton University’s Boyne School of Dental Science.

Dr. Hoidal was a member of the Dean’s list at Creighton and was also listed in Who’s Who Among Students in Colleges and Universities. While in dental school, he was privileged to be a part of a medical/dental mission team traveling to the Dominican Republic. After dental school, Dr. Hoidal was accepted into the Idaho State University Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program in Boise. He completed his residency on June 30, 2008. Professionally, Dr. Hoidal is a member of the American Dental Association, the Idaho State Dental Association and the Southwest Idaho Dental Society.

Personal Info

Dr. Hoidal was born and raised in Boise and attended Boise Schools. He graduated from Borah High School in 1999. While in high school, Dr. Hoidal participated in varsity football, basketball, track and tennis. He and his wife Michelle were married in the fall of 2009. They have 3 girls. Dr. Hoidal and his family live in Southwest Boise where they share their home with their dog, Griffin. They enjoy being outdoors and spending time as a family. His girls love to stop by the office to say hello. If you hear a little voice yelling “Daddy!” you know it is them looking for their favorite dentist.

Our Hygienists



Heidi is a Boise native and graduated from Idaho State University in 1989. She joined Paramount Family Dental in 1991. Heidi has been married to Mark since 1989. They love spending time together traveling and cycling. They have two adult children, Jordan and Tommy. Heidi works two days a week and says she has the best of both worlds. She loves working and seeing her patients and coworkers but gets to be a wife and mom almost full time.



Kristin graduated from Centennial High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University. She began working at Paramount in 1993. She is blessed with a wonderful husband, Gerald, two sons and a daughter and loves to spend time with her family. Kristin also enjoys quiet time reading books, gardening, skiing, camping, traveling, and doing lunch with friends. She feels blessed to be part of our team and the opportunity it has brought to build great relationships with fabulous patients.



Gena was born and raised in Boise and attended Boise High School. She graduated from Idaho State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Gena has worked for Paramount Family Dental since the summer of 1996 and enjoys her patients and her work. She is married to Nate and together with their children, they enjoy downhill skiing, hiking, rafting and camping.



Cherry graduated in 2007 from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. In June of 2010 she rejoined Paramount Family Dental and is passionate about her profession. Cherry and her husband, Ryan, have three wonderful children and are serving in the ministry together. In her free time, Cherry enjoys reading, music, playing games and spending time with her family.



Amy was born and raised in the Treasure Valley. She graduated from Kuna High School in 2002, Eastern Oregon University in 2006 and dental hygiene school in 2008. Amy married her college sweetheart in 2010 and they have three wonderful children (Larrysa, LaQuan and Cort). Her family is her world! In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, cooking, crafts and reading. Amy also runs the Boise School District Children’s Free Dental Clinic.



Kelly is a native of the Treasure Valley. She attended Borah High School, and later, Montana State University. She joined our team in 2018 and works part-time. Kelly and her husband, Mike, have retired from the Air Force and settled back home since 2007. They have been married 37 years! She feels very blessed to be living near their daughter, Amanda, and her family. She has a granddaughter named MaKenna, and a new grandson expected in early 2022! Kelly enjoys camping, quilting, crafting, and spending time with friends and family.

Dental Assisting Team



Erika has been in dentistry for 39 years. She graduated as a certified dental assistant from American Institute of Dental Technology in 1983. Erika is a returning employee of Paramount Family Dental. She first started with us back in 1995 and worked for 12 years, and returned in September 2022. She enjoys working with the patients and helping them have a pleasant dental experience. Erika has lived in Boise for 32 years. She enjoys running, skiing, and yoga.

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Madonna joined our team in April 2022 after taking 10 years away from the dental field. She wanted to get back into dentistry to serve and help people. She is married with two children and enjoys her time with her family.



Bailey was born and raised in Boise and graduated as a dental assistant in 2011. She loves being able to build relationships while also helping people in such a caring atmosphere. Bailey has two children, her son Orion born in 2014 and her daughter Isla born in 2018. Bailey enjoys outdoor activities with her kids as well as cooking and playing board games.



Corinna is a Boise native. She attended the Boise State University Dental Assisting Program and graduated in 1984. She married her high school sweetheart in 1993. They have a fur baby, a Pomeranian. She chose a career that she loves, and it is her pleasure to serve our patients. Family is a very important part of her life. She loves spending time outdoors, working in her yard, traveling, and many other hobbies.

Administrative Team



Leah has served in the dental community on the administrative side for 7 years and joined our team in 2022. Her adventures have taken her from Idaho to Nevada to Texas to Colorado and back, but she and her husband have called Idaho home since 1991. She is the proud mother of three sons, all of whom have joined the Armed Services, has three wonderful daughters in laws, and has three beautiful grandchildren, and one on the way!!! Leah has always been passionate about three things: God, her people, and serving others. You can find her and her husband enjoying the great outdoors in the Boise area, crafting, reading, or relaxing with feet in the water and deep in a Bible study.


Jodi is an Idaho native and returned to Idaho 3 years ago after living in Georgia for 30 years. She was a dental hygienist for 22 years in Georgia and made the switch to the business office 7 years ago. She has a daughter and two sons. Her teenage children keep her very active with all their sports and activities. Jodi enjoys skiing, hiking, backpacking, camping, rafting, and gardening in her free time. She feels very blessed to be a part of such an amazing group of people at Paramount Family Dental, and truly enjoys caring for such wonderful patients here. A fun fact about Jodi and her children, they are all black belts in Tae Kwon Do.